Humour Quotes

It is a curious fact that people are never so trivial as when they take themselves seriously.

Oscar Wilde

Good humour is one of the best articles of dress one can wear in society.

William Makepeace Thackeray

If someone had told me years ago that sharing a sense of humour was so vital to partnerships, I could have avoided a lot of sex!

Kate Beckinsale

Bad humour is an evasion of reality; good humour is an acceptance of it.

Malcolm Muggeridge

Humour is also a way of saying something serious.

T S Eliot

Humour is emotional chaos remembered in tranquility.

James Thurber

Humour is a social lubricant that helps us get over some of the bad spots.

Steve Allen

Humour is the first of the gifts to perish in a foreign tongue.

Virginia Woolf

A person without a sense of humour is like a wagon without springs. It's jolted by every pebble on the road.

Henry Ward Beecher

Humour is the instinct for taking pain playfully.

Max Eastman

The secret to humour is surprise.

Aristotle

Total absence of humor renders life impossible.

Colette

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

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Humor is by far the most significant activity of the human brain.

Edward De Bono

Mark my words, when a society has to resort to the lavatory for its humour, the writing is on the wall.

Alan Bennett

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Updated On : April 15, 2011
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