Humor In Politics Quotes

Probably it is impossible for humor to be ever a revolutionary weapon. Candide can do little more than generate irony

Lionel Trilling

Humor can be an incredible, lacerating and effective weapon

Carl Hiaasen

Affection without sentiment, authority without cruelty, discipline without aggression, humor without ridicule, sacrifice without obligation, companionship without possessiveness.

William E. Blatz

Every disasters screams for humor

Silvia Millecam

The satirist shoots to kill while the humorist brings his prey back alive and eventually releases him again for another chance.

Peter De Vries

Humor is reason gone mad.

Groucho Marx

Every survival kit should include a sense of humor.


Humor is merely tragedy standing on its head with its pants torn.

Irvin S. Cobb

Humor is a universal language.

Joel Goodman

Where humor is concerned there are no standards - no one can say what is good or bad, although you can be sure that everyone will.

John Kenneth Galbraith

Humor is the only test of gravity, and gravity of humor; for a subject which will not bear raillery is suspicious, and a jest which will not bear serious examination is false wit.


Humor is also a way of saying something serious.

T. S. Eliot

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

Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

Lance Bass

Humor is healing.

Brad Garrett

There's no trick to being a humorist when you have the whole government working for you.

Will Rogers

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

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


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

There's no trick to being a humorist when you have the whole government working for you

Will Rogers

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