Humor Quotes

A day without laughter is a day wasted.-Charlie Chaplin

 

 

Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.-E. B. White

 

 

Laughter is the closest distance between two people.-Victor Borge

 

 

Everywhere is within walking distance if you have the time.-Steven Wright

 

There is a thin line that separates laughter and pain, comedy and tragedy, humor and hurt.-Erma Bombeck

 

If you could choose one characteristic that would get you through life, choose a sense of humor. – Jennifer Jones

 

 

Humor is just another defense against the universe.-Mel Brooks

 

A sense of humor… is needed armor. Joy in one’s heart and some laughter on one’s lips is a sign that the person down deep has a pretty good grasp of life.-Hugh Sidey

 

 

Laughter is an instant vacation.-Milton Berle

 

 

You may not be able to change a situation, but with humor you can change your attitude about it.-Allen Klein

 

 

A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It’s jolted by every pebble on the road.-Henry Ward Beecher

 

Start every day off with a smile and get it over with.-W. C. Fields

 

The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.-e. e. cummings

 

Humour is the weapon of unarmed people: it helps people who are oppressed to smile at the situation that pains them.-Simon Wiesenthal

 

 

Humor is one of the best ingredients of survival.-Aung San Suu Kyi

 

 

Comedy is simply a funny way of being serious. – Peter Ustinov

 

 

Humor is by far the most significant activity of the human brain.-Edward de Bono

 

Like a welcome summer rain, humor may suddenly cleanse and cool the earth, the air and you.-Langston Hughes

 

It’s always funny until someone gets hurt. Then it’s just hilarious.-Bill Hicks

 

Everything is funny, as long as it’s happening to somebody else.-Will Rogers

 

 

Good planning is important. I’ve also regarded a sense of humor as one of the most important things on a big expedition. When you’re in a difficult or dangerous situation, or when you’re depressed about the chances of success, someone who can make you laugh eases the tension.-Edmund Hillary

 

 

It is the ability to take a joke, not make one, that proves you have a sense of humor.-Max Eastman

 

A little perspective, like a little humor, goes a long way.-Allen Klein

 

 

Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he isn’t. A sense of humor was provided to console him for what he is.-Horace Walpole

 

 

Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing.-Clive James

 

Most comedy is based on getting a laugh at somebody else’s expense. And I find that that’s just a form of bullying in a major way. So I want to be an example that you can be funny and be kind, and make people laugh without hurting somebody else’s feelings.-Ellen DeGeneres

 

 

Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense of humor to console him for what he is.-Francis Bacon

 

 

I have seen what a laugh can do. It can transform almost unbearable tears into something bearable, even hopeful. – Bob Hope

 

 

I think the scariest person in the world is the person with no sense of humor.-Michael J. Fox

 

 

Humor is everywhere in that there’s irony in just about anything a human does.-Bill Nye

 

When humor goes, there goes civilization.-Erma Bombeck

 

 

 

A joke’s a very serious thing.-Charles Churchill

 

 

I realize that humor isn’t for everyone. It’s only for people who want to have fun, enjoy life, and feel alive.-Anne Wilson Schaef

 

Comedy has to be based on truth. You take the truth and you put a little curlicue at the end.-Sid Caesar

 

Humor is mankind’s greatest blessing.-Mark Twain

 

 

If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide.-Mahatma Gandhi

 

 

Good humor is a tonic for mind and body. It is the best antidote for anxiety and depression. It is a business asset. It attracts and keeps friends. It lightens human burdens. It is the direct route to serenity and contentment.-Grenville Kleiser

 

 

Humor is emotional chaos remembered in tranquility. – James Thurber

 

 

I love people who make me laugh. I honestly think it’s the thing I like most, to laugh. It cures a multitude of ills. It’s probably the most important thing in a person.-Audrey Hepburn

 

 

We are, in the comics, the last frontier of good, wholesome family humor and entertainment.-Bil Keane

 

I have a fine sense of the ridiculous, but no sense of humor.-Edward Albee

 

 

Humor is the instinct for taking pain playfully.-Max Eastman

 

 

From there to here, and here to there, funny things are everywhere.-Dr. Seuss

 

The duty of comedy is to correct men by amusing them.-Moliere

 

 

I don’t think it’s possible to have a sense of tragedy without having a sense of humor.-Christopher Hitchens

 

A sense of humor is a major defense against minor troubles.-Mignon McLaughlin

 

The secret source of humor is not joy but sorrow; there is no humor in Heaven.-Mark Twain

 

Humor is laughing at what you haven’t got when you ought to have it. – Langston Hughes

 

 

A pun is the lowest form of humor, unless you thought of it yourself.-Doug Larson

 

 

Wit is an explosion of the compound spirit.-Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

 

 

Impropriety is the soul of wit.-W. Somerset Maugham

 

 

The problem with having a sense of humor is often that people you use it on aren’t in a very good mood.-Lou Holtz

 

 

I think the next best thing to solving a problem is finding some humor in it.-Frank A. Clark

 

 

Get well cards have become so humorous that if you don’t get sick you’re missing half the fun.-Flip Wilson

 

 

A sense of humor is good for you. Have you ever heard of a laughing hyena with heart burn?-Bob Hope

 

Comedy, we may say, is society protecting itself – with a smile.-J. B. Priestley

 

 

The secret to humor is surprise.-Aristotle

 

 

It’s a funny old world. – Margaret Thatcher

 

I can imagine no more comfortable frame of mind for the conduct of life than a humorous resignation.-W. Somerset Maugham

 

Everything human is pathetic. The secret source of humor itself is not joy but sorrow. There is no humor in heaven.-Mark Twain

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