Humor Quotes

The secret to humor is surprise.

Aristotle

Zen is non-serious. Zen has a tremendous sense of humor. No other religion has evolved so much that it can have that sense of humor.

Osho

I have wit in my work and a sense of humor, but I do not use irony in any way.

John Zorn

I love humor. I always will fall back on humor. That's something that I think you can't ever get enough of and, if it's done well, it's great. When it's bad, it's horrible.

Sandra Bullock

That is the saving grace of humor, if you fail no one is laughing at you.

Alan Whitney Brown

Humor is an antidote to isolation.

Elizabeth Janeway

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

In arguing one should meet serious pleading with humor, and humor with serious pleading.

Oliver Goldsmith

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

William Arthur Ward

There are more people abusive to others than lie open to abuse themselves; but the humor goes round, and he that laughs at me to-day will have somebody to laugh at him to-morrow.

Seneca

A sense of humor is the ability to understand a joke-and that the joke is oneself.

Clifton Fadiman

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

Erma Bombeck

The challenge of leadership is to be strong, but not rude; be kind, but not weak; be bold, but not bully; be thoughtful, but not lazy; be humble, but not timid; be proud, but not arrogant; have humor, but without folly

Jim Rohn

Golf is twenty percent mechanics and technique. The other eighty percent is philosophy, humor, tragedy, romance, melodrama, companionship, camaraderie, cussedness, and conversation

Grantland Rice

Come, woo me, woo me, for now I am in a holiday humor, and like enough to consent.

William Shakespeare

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

Good humor is the health of the soul, sadness its poison

Lord Chesterfield

When humor goes, there goes civilization.

Erma Bombeck

I could not tread these perilous paths in safety, if I did not keep a saving sense of humor

Lord Nelson

The challenge of leadership is to be strong, but not rude; be kind, but not weak; be bold, but not bully; be thoughtful, but not lazy; be humble, but not timid; be proud, but not arrogant; have humor, but without folly.

Jim Rohn

Humor is the great thing, the saving thing. The minute it crops up, all our irritation and resentments slip away, and a sunny spirit takes their place.

Mark Twain

One never needs their humor as much a when they argue with a fool

Chinese Proverbs

Humor is mankind's greatest blessing.

Mark Twain

Humor is a rubber sword - it allows you to make a point without drawing blood

Mary Hirsch
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