Humour Quotes

The best defence against misguided arrogance is a keen sense of humour.

Kathryn L. Nelson

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

Lewis Mumford

Humor is just another defense against the universe.

Mel Brooks

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

Taki

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

Tom Walsh

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

Bill Kelly, "Mordillo"

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

Mignon McLaughlin

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

George Saintsbury

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

William Davis

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

Thomas W. Higginson

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

E.T. "Cy" Eberhart

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

Victor Borge

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

Abe Burrows

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

Roman Gary

The Power Of Failure: We Get To Decide What It Means

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Updated On : April 15, 2011
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