Humor Quotes

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

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 universal language.

Joel Goodman

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

Mary Hirsch

Humor is mankind's greatest blessing.

Mark Twain

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

Chinese Proverbs

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

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

Bill Cosby

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

Thomas Jefferson

Humor is... despair refusing to take itself seriously.

Arland Ussher

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 the instinct for taking pain playfully.

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

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

Max Eastman

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

Dwight David Eisenhower

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

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

Donald Rumsfeld

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

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

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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 hardnesses yield, all our irritations and resentments flit away and a sunny spirit takes their place.

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

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

Jean Maurice Eugne Clment Cocteau

That is the saving grace of humor, if you fail no one is laughing at you.

Alan Whitney Brown

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Updated On : March 02, 2014
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