Humor Quotes

Humor is also a way of saying something serious.

T. S. Eliot

You've got to have a sense of humor to keep your sanity

Lance Bass

Humor is healing.

Brad Garrett

The secret to humor is surprise.


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.


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

John Zorn

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

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.


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

Clifton Fadiman
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