Humor Quotes

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

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

Bill Kelly

If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide.

Mahatma Gandhi

Humor is just another defense against the universe.

Mel Brooks

The secret source of humour itself is not joy, but sorrow. There is no humour in heaven.

Mark Twain

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

Irvin S. Cobb

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 reason gone mad.

Groucho Marx

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

Mignon McLaughlin

Warning: Humor may be hazardous to your illness.

Ellie Katz

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

George Saintsbury

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

Arland Ussher

I think the next best thing to solving a problem is finding some humor in it.

Frank A. Clark

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

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

Thomas W. Higginson

Humor is the instinct for taking pain playfully.

Max Eastman

A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs - jolted by every pebble in the road.

Henry Ward Beecher

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

Victor Borge

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

Roman Gary

Humor is, I think, the subtlest and chanciest of literary forms. It is surely not accidental that there are a thousand novelists, essayists, poets or journalists for each humorist. It is a long, long time between James Thurbers.

Leo Rosten

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

Humor is tragedy plus time

Mark Twain

If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide.

Mahatma Gandhi

There is hope for the future because God has a sense of humor and we are funny to God.

Bill Cosby

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Updated On : March 02, 2014
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