Humor In Politics Quotes

In conversation, humor is worth more than wit and easiness more than knowledge.

George Herbert

The man who sees consistency in things is a wit; the man who sees the inconsistency in things is a humorist.

G. K. Chesterton

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

A sense of humor judges one's actions and the actions of others from a wider reference... it pardons shortcomings; it consoles failure. It recommends moderation.

Thornton Wilder

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

Roman Gary

Someone once defined humor as a way to keep from killing yourself. I keep my sense of humor and I stay alive.

Abe Burrows

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

Victor Borge

Humor prevents one from becoming a tragic figure even though he/she is involved in tragic events.

E.T. "Cy" Eberhart

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

Thomas W. Higginson

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

William Davis

Nothing is more curious than the almost savage hostility that humor excites in those who lack it.

George Saintsbury

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

Mignon McLaughlin

After God created the world, He made man and woman. Then, to keep the whole thing from collapsing, He invented humor.

Bill Kelly, "Mordillo"

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

Humor has a way of bringing people together. It unites people. In fact, I'm rather serious when I suggest that someone should plant a few whoopee cushions in the United Nations.

Ron Dentinger

Humor results when society says you can't scratch certain things in public, but they itch in public.

Tom Walsh

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

Humor is a reminder that no matter how high the throne one sits on, one sits on one's bottom.

Taki

Humor is just another defense against the universe.

Mel Brooks

Humor is our way of defending ourselves from life's absurdities by thinking absurdly about them.

Lewis Mumford

Humor is by far the most significant activity of the human brain.

Edward De Bono

Total absence of humor renders life impossible.

Colette

In my opinion, I think sarcasm and humor in a song, without turning it into a novelty song, is really charming.

Alanis Morissette

The humorous story is told gravely; the teller does his best to conceal the fact that he even dimly suspects that there is anything funny about it.

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

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