Humor In Politics Quotes

Imagination was given to man to compensate for what he is not, and a sense of humor to console him for what he is.

Francis Bacon

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 keep friends. It lightens human burdens. It is the direct route to serenity and contentment.

Greenville Kleisser

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

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

Fight any instinct to be humorless, for humorlessness is the worst of all absurdities.

Jean Maurice Eugne Clment Cocteau

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

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

Journalism may not dare too much. It can be gently humorous and ironic, very lightly touched by idiosyncrasy, but it must not repel readers by digging too deeply. This is especially true of its approach to language: the conventions are not questioned. The questioning of linguistic conventions is one of the main duties of what we call literature.

Anthony Burgess

Humor is just another defense against the universe.

Mel Brooks

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

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

Mary Hirsch

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

Mark Twain

The Pink Panther is supposed to use humor to uplift. Instead, I departed this movie feeling depressed. Lifeless comedies can suck the energy out of a viewer, especially when they sully the image of an cinematic icon.

James Berardinelli

Few people know how to take a walk. The qualifications are endurance, plain clothes, old shoes, an eye for nature, good humor, vast curiosity, good speech, good silence and nothing too much.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Humor is just another defense against the universe.

Mel Brooks

Humor is, however, nearer right than any emotion we have. Humor is the atmosphere in which grace most flourishes.

Henry Ward Beecher

A musician cannot move others unless he too is moved. He must feel all the emotions that he hopes to arouse in his audience, for the revealing of his own humor will stimulate a like mood in the listener.

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

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

Romain Gary

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

Erma Bombeck

Humor is tragedy plus time.

Mark Twain

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

Mignon McLaughlin

I think we`re losing our sense of humor instead of being able to relax and laugh at ourselves. I don`t care whether it`s ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, or whose ox is being gored.

Betty White

Humor is a whisper from the soul, imploring mind and body to relax, let go and be at peace again.

Unknown

People are far more sincere and good-humored at speeding their parting guests than on meeting them.

Anton Chekhov

The difficult part of good temper consists in forbearance, and accommodation to the ill-humors of others.

William Empson

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