Humor Quotes

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 a serious thing. I like to think of it as one of our greatest earliest natural resources, which must be preserved at all cost.

James Thurber

Anger and humor are like the left and right arm. They complement each other. Anger empowers the poor to declare their uncompromising opposition to oppression, and humor prevents them from being consumed by their fury.

James H. Cone

Whatever else an American believes or disbelieves about himself, he is absolutely sure he has a sense of humor

E. B. White

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 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

Humor is a universal language.

Joel Goodman

No mind is thoroughly well organized that is deficient in a sense of humor.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

The most valuable sense of humor is the kind that enables a person to see instantly what it isn't safe to laugh at

Donald Rumsfeld

Keep your sense of humor. As General Joe Stillwell said, "The higher a monkey climbs, the more you see of his behind.

Donald Rumsfeld

A keen sense of humor helps us to overlook the unbecoming, understand the unconventional, tolerated the unpleasant, overcome the unexpected, and outlast the unbearable

Billy Graham

A sense of humor is part of the art of leadership, of getting along with people, of getting things done

Dwight David Eisenhower

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

Max Eastman

ýCommon 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

Good humor is one of the preservatives of our peace and tranquility

Thomas Jefferson

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

Bill Cosby

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

Chinese Proverbs

There is hope for the future because God has a sense of humor and we are funny to God.

Bill Cosby

Humor is tragedy plus time

Mark Twain

Through humor, you can soften some of the worst blows that life delivers. And once you find laughter, no matter how painful your situation might be, you can survive it.

Bill Cosby

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 an affirmation of dignity, a declaration of man's superiority to all that befalls him.

Roman Gary

There is more logic in humor than in anything else. Because, you see, humor is truth.

Victor Borge

A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs - jolted by every pebble in the road.

Henry Ward Beecher
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