Jokes Quotes

Advice is sometimes transmitted more successfully through a joke than grave teaching.

Baltasar Gracian

A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.

Georg C. Lichtenberg

I don't make jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts.

Will Smith

If you want anything done well, do it yourself. This is why most people laugh at their own jokes.

Bob Edwards

A joke is not a thing but a process, a trick you play on the listener's mind. You start him off toward a plausible goal, and then by a sudden twist you land him nowhere at all or just where he didn't expect to go.

Max Eastman

I should stop myself from dying if a good joke or a good idea occurred to me


Forgive, O Lord, my little jokes on Thee, and I'll forgive Thy great big joke on me.

Robert Frost

A rich man's joke is always funny.

Thomas Edward Brown

Most jokes state a bitter truth

Larry Gelbart

The aim of a joke is not to degrade the human being, but to remind him that he is already degraded

George Orwell

A joke's a very serious thing.

Charles Churchill

A caricature is putting the face of a joke on the body of a truth.

Joseph Conrad

Different taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.

George Eliot

Jokes are better than war. Even the most aggressive jokes are better than the least aggressive wars. Even the longest jokes are better than the shortest wars.

George Mikes

The crisis of today is the joke of tomorrow.

H. G. Wells
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