Humor In Politics Quotes

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

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

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

The first thing you lose on a diet is your sense of humor.


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

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.


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

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

George Herbert

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