Humor Quotes

Dick clark - humor is always based on a modicum of truth. have...
Thomas carlyle - true humor springs not more from the head than...

Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.
E. B. White
People who are tremendously concerned about their identification, their individuality, their self - Expression, or their sense of humor, always seem to be missing the very things they pursue.
Walter Lippmann
If you could choose one characteristic that would get you through life, choose a sense of humor.
Jennifer Jones
The more I live, the more I think that humor is the saving sense.
Jacob August Riis

Joseph addison, the spectator, july 12, 1711 - exercise ferments the humors, casts them into...
Humor is a rubber sword - - It allows you to make a point without drawing blood.
Mary Hirsch
The pug is living proof that God has a sense of humor.
Margo Kaufman
When humor goes, there goes civilization.
Erma Bombeck
I can imagine no more comfortable frame of mind for the conduct of life than a humorous resignation.
W. Somerset Maugham
We take the shortest route to the puck and arrive in ill humor.
Bobby Clarke
A great step toward independence is a good humored stomach.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
It is the ability to take a joke, not make one, that proves you have a sense of humor.
Max Eastman
Defining and analyzing humor is a pastime of humorless people.
Robert Benchley
Humor is always based on a modicum of truth. Have you ever heard a joke about a father - In - Law?
Dick Clark
Whatever else an American believes or disbelieves about himself, he is absolutely sure he has a sense of humor.
E. B. White
Humor the sons of the poor, for they give science its splendor.
The Talmud
Anyone without a sense of humor is at the mercy of everyone else.
William Rotsle
Humor is the great thing, the saving thing. The minute it crops up, all our irritations and resentments slip away, and a sunny spirit takes their place.
Mark Twain
A taste for irony has kept more hearts from breaking than a sense of humor, for it takes irony to appreciate the joke which is on oneself.
Jessamyn West
He had the sort of face that makes you realize God does have a sense of humor.
Bill Bryson
For health and the constant enjoyment of life, give me a keen and ever - Present sense of humor it is the next best thing to an abiding faith in providence.
George Barrell Cheeve
Nothing is more curious than the almost savage hostility that humor excites in those who lack it.
George Saintsbury
Humor is richly rewarding to the person who employs it. It has some value in gaining and holding attention. But it has no persuasive value at all.
John Kenneth Galbraith
The wit makes fun of other persons; the satirist makes fun of the world; the humorist makes fun of himself, but in so doing, he identifies himself with people - - That is, people everywhere, not for the purpose of taking them apart, but simply revealing their true nature.
James Thurbe
It is characteristic of all deep human problems that they are not to be approached without some humor and some bewilderment.
Freeman John Dyson
Love is my Sword, Goodness my Armor, And Humor my Shield.
Unknown, epitaph for a loved one
Wit is the lowest form of humor.
Alexander Pope
WARNING Humor may be hazardous to your illness.
Ellie Katz
A well - Developed sense of humor is the pole that adds balance to your steps as you walk the tightrope of life.
William Arthur Ward
Humor brings insight and tolerance. Irony brings a deeper and less friendly understanding.
Agnes Repplie
Humor is perhaps a sense of intellectual perspective an awareness that some things are really important, others not and that the two kinds are most oddly jumbled in everyday affairs.
Christopher Morley
There are two insults no human being will endure that he has no sense of humor, and that the has never known trouble.
Sinclair Lewis
Righteous people have no sense of humor.
Bertolt Brecht
Humor is a rubber sword - It allows you to make a point without drawing blood.
Mary Hirsch
Where humor is concerned there are no standards - No one can say what is good or bad, although you can be sure that everyone will.
John Kenneth Galbraith
Total absence of humor renders life impossible.
Colette, Chance Acquaintances, 1952
The kind of humor I like is the thing that makes me laugh for 5 seconds and think for 10 minutes.
William Davis
Humor distorts nothing, and only false gods are laughed off their earthly pedestals.
Agnes Repplie