Quotes about Humor

Enjoy these inspirational quotes about humor. We hope they bring a smile to your face. As e. e. cummings once said, the most wasted of all days in one without laughter.
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A sense of humor is the ability to understand a joke - and that the joke is oneself.
Clifton Paul Fadiman

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

Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.
E.B. White

When humor goes, there goes civilization.
Erma Bombeck

Comedy has to be based on truth. You take the truth and you put a little curlicue at the end.
Sid Caesar

A sense of humor is good for you. Have you ever heard of a laughing hyena with heart burn?
Bob Hope

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

Honest good humor 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

Gags die, humor doesn't.
Jack Benny

Humor is mankind's greatest blessing.
Mark Twain

Humor is emotional chaos remembered in tranquility.
James Thurber

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

I have always noticed that people will never laugh at anything that is not based on truth.
Will Rogers

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 a universal language.
Joel Goodman

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

Celebrate your success and find humor in your failures. Donít take yourself so seriously. Loosen up and everyone around you will loosen up. Have fun and always show enthusiasm. When all else fails, put on a costume and sing a silly song.
Sam Walton

Humor to a man is like a feather pillow. It is filled with what is easy to get but gives great comfort.
Funny Irish Sayings

"Humor has smoothed the paths of many leaders - and it may be the mark of a great leader."
Stephen Post, PhD and Jill Neimark, Why Good Things Happen to Good People

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