Humour Quotes

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 also a way of saying something serious.

T. S. Eliot

Humour is a great vehicle for getting a message across: If you get too serious, you could die of starch.

Cyndi Lauper

Humour and a bit of charm will get most women in bed.

Jerri Byrne

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.

Aristotle

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 a universal language.

Joel Goodman

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

Every survival kit should include a sense of humor.

Unknown

Humor is reason gone mad.

Groucho Marx

Let your humour always be good-humour, in the double sense of the phrase: if it comes from a bad humour, it is almost sure to be bad humour.

Augustus William Hare and Julius Charles Hare

Laughter rises out of tragedy, when you need it the most, and rewards you for your courage.

Erma Bombeck

The beauty of the world has two edges, one of laughter, one of anguish, cutting the heart asunder.

Virginia Woolf

Honest good humour is the oil and wine of a merry meeting, and there is no jovial companionship equal to that where the jokes are rather small and laughter abundant.

Washington Irving

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

My way of joking is to tell the truth. It's the funniest joke in the world.

George Bernard Shaw

Everything is changing. People are taking the comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke.

Will Rogers

Warning: Humor may be hazardous to your illness.

Ellie Katz

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Updated On : April 15, 2011
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