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Good Humor quotes: Best famous quotes about Humor

Good Humor quotes: Best famous quotes about Humor

Great men are rarely isolated mountain peaks; they are the summits of ranges. – Thomas W. Higginson

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

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

Humor is reason gone mad. – Groucho Marx

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

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

Wit is the lowest form of humor. – Alexander Pope

Humor distorts nothing, and only false gods are laughed off their earthly pedestals. – Agnes Repplier

Humor brings insight and tolerance. Irony brings a deeper and less friendly understanding. – Agnes Repplier

The more I live, the more I think that humor is the saving sense. – Jacob August Riis

Humor is, I think, the subtlest and chanciest of literary forms. It is surely not accidental that there are a thousand novelists, essayists, poets or journalists for each humorist. It is a long, long time between James Thurbers. – Leo Rosten

Humor is the affectionate communication of insight. – Leo Rosten

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

Humor is mankind’s greatest blessing. – Mark Twain

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

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

The satirist shoots to kill while the humorist brings his prey back alive and eventually releases him again for another chance. – Peter De Vries

A well-developed sense of humor is the pole that adds balance to your steps as you walk the tightrope of life. – William A. Ward

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

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

This I conceive to be the chemical function of humor: to change the character of our thought. – Lin Yutang

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Good quotes about Humor: Some of the best great quotes about Humor

Good quotes about Humor: Some of the best great quotes about Humor

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

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

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

When humor goes, there goes civilization. – Erma Bombeck

Humor is something that thrives between man’s aspirations and his limitations. There is more logic in humor than in anything else. Because, you see, humor is truth. – Victor Borge

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

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

Humor is an affirmation of man’s dignity, a declaration of man’s superiority to all that befalls him. – Romain Cary

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

Humor is merely tragedy standing on its head with its pants torn. – Irvin S. Cobb

You can turn painful situations around through laughter. If you can find humor in anything, even poverty, you can survive it. – Bill Cosby

The kind of humor I like is the thing that makes me laugh for five seconds and think for ten minutes. – William Davis

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

A sense of humor is the ability to understand a joke – and that the joke is oneself. – Clifton Paul Fadiman

Humor is not a postscript or an incidental afterthought; it is a serious and weighty part of the world’s economy. One feels increasingly the height of the faculty in which it arises, the nobility of things associated with it, and the greatness of services it renders. – Oscar W. Firkins

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

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

One doesn’t have a sense of humor. It has you. – Larry Gelbart

There is no defense against adverse fortune which is so effectual as an habitual sense of humor. – Thomas W. Higginson

When a thought takes one’s breath away, a grammar lesson seems an impertinence. – Thomas W. Higginson

Nothing is so galling to a people not broken in from the birth as a paternal, or in other words a meddling government, a government which tells them what to read and say and eat and drink and wear. – Thomas W. Higginson

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Good Funny quotes: Best famous quotes about Funny

Good Funny quotes: Best famous quotes about Funny

You’re only has good as your last haircut. – Fran Lebowitz

Don’t forget Mother’s Day. Or as they call it in Beverly Hills, Dad’s Third Wife Day. – Jay Leno

I refuse to join any club that would have me as a member. – Groucho Marx

I was married by a judge. I should have asked for a jury. – Groucho Marx

I rant, therefore I am. – Dennis Miller

My Father had a profound influence on me, he was a lunatic. – Spike Milligan

A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kick boxing. – Emo Philips

I don’t have a bank account because I don’t know my mother’s maiden name. – Paula Poundstone

If God wanted us to bend over he’d put diamonds on the floor. – Joan Rivers

In Hollywood a marriage is a success if it outlasts milk. – Rita Rudner

There comes a time in every man’s life, and I’ve had plenty of them. – Casey Stengel

I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realize I should have been more specific. – Lily Tomlin

If love is the answer, could you please rephrase the question? – Lily Tomlin

If truth is beauty, how come no one has their hair done in the library? – Lily Tomlin

You want a friend in Washington? Get a dog. – Harry S. Truman

There is no sadder sight than a young pessimist. – Mark Twain

Duct tape is like the force. It has a light side, a dark side, and it holds the universe together. – Oprah Winfrey

I bought some batteries, but they weren’t included. – Steven Wright

I busted a mirror and got seven years bad luck, but my lawyer thinks he can get me five. – Steven Wright

I intend to live forever. So far, so good. – Steven Wright

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