Humor Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Humor

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Humor can alter any situation and help us cope at the very instant we are laughing.
~By Allen Klein ~


In the beginning, my mother humored me when I told her I wanted to be a reporter.
~By Jessica Savitch ~


There are just certain things that turn my head. It may be a girl's sense of humor, it may be her wit, or her belief system; it could be a lot of different things.
~By Jensen Ackles ~


I am a great believer that what makes our show different is the humor.
~By Treat Williams ~


When all is done, human life is, at the greatest and the best, but like a froward child, that must be played with and humored a little to keep it quiet till it falls asleep, and then the care is over.
~By William Temple ~


A lot of stars don't have a sense of humor.
~By Kathy Griffin ~


Humor was not important only for me, humor was important for this nation for centuries, to survive, you know.
~By Milos Forman ~


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.
~By James Thurber ~


Any film which views the darker side of life, which is death with a sense of humor, is very much to my taste.
~By Carter Burwell ~


Bob Hope, like Mark Twain, had a sense of humor that was uniquely American, and like Twain, we'll likely not see another like him.
~By Dick Van Dyke ~


Once we got over the origin story, we could really delve deeper into their lives and characters and angst. So this movie actually has more heart, more humor.
~By Avi Arad ~


But because it was able to balance that kind of humor with a sweet story and characters you really rooted for and also got across the girls' point of view, I've heard nothing but great things from younger and older females as well.
~By Jason Biggs ~


The first ingredient in conversation is truth, the next good sense, the third good humor, and the fourth wit.
~By William Temple ~


I wanted to do an hour-long show, and I wanted to something that was dramatic and sometimes funny and humorous, as well. I'm just delighted to have this opportunity to be a part of this project.
~By Ron Glass ~


If one tends to be a humorous person and you have a sense of humor the rest of your life then you can certainly lighten the load, I think, by bringing that to your trials and tribulations. It's easy to have a sense of humor when everything is going well.
~By Alan Thicke ~


I really hate sitcoms on television with canned laughter and stuff. What really makes me laugh is the real-life stuff. I've got a dry sense of humor.
~By Katie Price ~


Incongruity, they say, is one of the main ingredients of humor. Maybe it's because everybody can feel superior to me. I honestly don't know.
~By Emmett Kelly ~


He has such a patronizing tone and manner, and such a sarcastic sense of humor. I found him rather brutal, a kind of elegant brutality which appealed. No, I think he came pretty much off the page.
~By Jeremy Northam ~


I don't have a very quick sense of humor.
~By Florenz Ziegfeld ~


There is also this benefit in brag, that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
~By Miguel de Cervantes ~


Men will confess to treason, murder, arson, false teeth, or a wig. How many of them will own up to a lack of humor?
~By Frank Moore Colby ~


This is a feminist bookstore. There is no humor section.
~By John Callahan ~


Humor is by far the most significant activity of the human brain.
~By Edward de Bono ~


Humor has historically been tied to the mores of the day. The Yellow Kid was predicated on what people thought was funny about the immigrant Irish. When you're different in a society, you're funny.
~By Will Eisner ~


The President has a wonderful sense of humor, which is one of the reasons it is so much fun to work for him.
~By Karen Hughes ~


I write lustily and humorously. It isn't calculated; it's the way I think. I've invented a writing style that expresses who I am.
~By Erica Jong ~


Well, darkness with humor... I'm not an extremely suicidal or sad person.
~By Peter Steele ~


A well-developed sense of humor is the pole that adds balance to your steps as you walk the tightrope of life.
~By William Arthur Ward ~


There are people who can talk sensibly about a controversial issue; they're called humorists.
~By Cullen Hightower ~


In my opinion, I think sarcasm and humor in a song, without turning it into a novelty song, is really charming.
~By Alanis Morissette ~


I'll do humor about myself, I'll poke fun and everything, but that's me and I can do it to me. I think it's cruel to do it to somebody else.
~By Delta Burke ~


Laughter, and the broader category of humor, are key elements in helping us go on with our life after a loss.
~By Allen Klein ~


Good humor is one of the best articles of dress one can wear in society.
~By William Makepeace Thackeray ~


From sixteen to twenty, all women, kept in humor by their hopes and by their attractions, appear to be good-natured.
~By Samuel Richardson ~


There is humor in the specter of the worst disaster in our nation's history. All I have to do is sweep away the debris of shock to find it.
~By Will Durst ~


Humor has been the balm of my life, but it's been reserved for those close to me, not part of the public Lana.
~By Lana Turner ~


It is quite true, as some poets said, that the God who created man must have had a sinister sense of humor, creating him a reasonable being, yet forcing him to take this ridiculous posture, and driving him with blind craving for this ridiculous performance.
~By David Herbert Lawrence ~


Men are happy to be laughed at for their humor, but not for their folly.
~By Jonathan Swift ~


Humor brings insight and tolerance. Irony brings a deeper and less friendly understanding.
~By Agnes Repplier ~


I love the diversity of America. I love the plain, normal sense of humor Americans have. It is not wicked, like in some countries. And I also love how new America is.
~By Antonio Banderas ~


Married people should not be quick to hear what is said by either when in ill humor.
~By Samuel Richardson ~


Humor can be an incredible, lacerating and effective weapon.
~By Carl Hiaasen ~


I liked the humor of it, I've always enjoyed a sense of humor in God and in religion and in spirituality.
~By Amber Tamblyn ~


If you can get humor and seriousness at the same time, you've created a special little thing, and that's what I'm looking for, because if you get pompous, you lose everything.
~By Paul Simon ~


Humor is perhaps a sense of intellectual perspective: an awareness that some things are really important, others not; and that the two kinds are most oddly jumbled in everyday affairs.
~By Christopher Morley ~


Wit is the lowest form of humor.
~By Alexander Pope ~


The more I live, the more I think that humor is the saving sense.
~By Jacob August Riis ~


The Good Humor man can only be pushed so far.
~By Nancy Cartwright ~


The great thing about university is that they incline you to get up and do it, from the Classics to modern plays, to the humor that Monty Pythons made popular.
~By Michael York ~


I like to deal with EVERY aspect of our condition, and that means terror and humor in equal mix. Some books have more room for humor than others.
~By Dean Koontz ~


I have wit in my work and a sense of humor, but I do not use irony in any way.
~By John Zorn ~


Humor can help you cope with the unbearable so that you can stay on the bright side of things until the bright side actually comes along.
~By Allen Klein ~


If I didn't try to eavesdrop on every bus ride I take or look for the humor when I go for a walk, I would just be depressed all the time.
~By Lynda Barry ~


When we are dealing with death we are constantly being dragged down by the event: Humor diverts our attention and lifts our sagging spirits.
~By Allen Klein ~


Humor is not a mood but a way of looking at the world. So if it is correct to say that humor was stamped out in Nazi Germany, that does not mean that people were not in good spirits, or anything of that sort, but something much deeper and more important.
~By Ludwig Wittgenstein ~


I think in life, the sense of humor and comedy always exists.
~By Mike Epps ~


God has a most wicked sense of humor.
~By Maureen O'Hara ~


The satirist shoots to kill while the humorist brings his prey back alive and eventually releases him again for another chance.
~By Peter De Vries ~


Humor comes from self-confidence.
~By Rita Mae Brown ~


A pun is the lowest form of humor, unless you thought of it yourself.
~By Doug Larson ~


Good taste and humor are a contradiction in terms, like a chaste whore.
~By Malcolm Muggeridge ~


Humor is just another defense against the universe.
~By Mel Brooks ~


A lot of my humor does come from anger. It's like, you're not gonna pull one over on me - which is pretty much my motto anyways.
~By Courteney Cox ~


Eventually I would like to touch all the genres. I would like to do some detective stories, and I want to do a Western. I would want to do humorous Westerns.
~By Sergio Aragones ~


What we're doing is fun - if you have any sense of humor at all!
~By Calvin Klein ~


It never seems to occur to some people, that, like beauty, a sense of humor may sometimes be fatal.
~By Edgar Rice Burroghs ~


Men live by intervals of reason under the sovereignty of humor and passion.
~By Thomas Browne ~


Charlie Chaplin's genius was in comedy. He has no sense of humor, particularly about himself.
~By Lita Grey Chaplin ~


Whether planned or not, humor takes our mind off of our troubles.
~By Allen Klein ~


The guys in my band are great-we watch movies, we eat pizza, take walks, read books. Everybody has a really great sense of humor. And my boyfriend comes and visits me on the road.
~By Lisa Loeb ~


Our subconscious minds have no sense of humor, play no jokes and cannot tell the difference between reality and an imagined thought or image. What we continually think about eventually will manifest in our lives.
~By Robert Collier ~


Congratulations, you have a sense of humor. And to those who didn't: Go stick your head in the mud.
~By Jesse Ventura ~


It's a humorous statement that doesn't mean anything. You can't lie to God - it's ridiculous.
~By Jimmy Swaggart ~


Even people that I agree with can do something that would be a target for a bit of humor.
~By Jonathan Shapiro ~


Gags die, humor doesn't.
~By Jack Benny ~


I've always tried to explore the humorous aspects of life.
~By Ted Lange ~


I think humor is a very serious thing. I use it as a way of weakening the reader's defenses so that I can more easily take him to something more.
~By William Collins ~


I can see the humorous side of things and enjoy the fun when it comes; but look where I will, there seems to me always more sadness than joy in life.
~By Jerome K. Jerome ~


There was a time I was very much blaming the way I felt on L.A, that it was a vacuum of creativity, of humor or anything organic, and I was really angry at the place. But then today I feel completely different - I love L.A.!
~By Naomi Watts ~


He was just trying to tease me - I knew that later - but he said he'd have to leave because it wasn't fair to have anyone in the room who was going to make fun of what he had to say. He had a good sense of humor, really.
~By Fay Wray ~


Absurdity is what I like most in life, and there's humor in struggling in ignorance. If you saw a man repeatedly running into a wall until he was a bloody pulp, after a while it would make you laugh because it becomes absurd.
~By David Lynch ~


And it really pisses Peter and Micky off when I get onto one of those tangents where I start to do humor.
~By Davy Jones ~


Prior to Wordsworth, humor was an essential part of poetry. I mean, they don't call them Shakespeare comedies for nothing.
~By William Collins ~


I try to bring it across on my record, in my dress, in what I do and what I say because to me humor is important. You should have a dose of that and I guess giving it is what I'm here for.
~By Bootsy Collins ~


Down the road, I'll probably have a kid or two or three. And there will probably be political events or spiritual things to comment on, and humor.
~By Alanis Morissette ~


I've got a great sense of humor.
~By Anthony Hopkins ~


You may not like the humor, but that is why every radio has an on-off button.
~By Mel Karmazin ~


The world is an infinitely fascinating, tragic and humorous place.
~By Mike Figgis ~


I am in the Master of Professional Writing program teaching Humor Writing, Literary and Dramatic.
~By Shelley Berman ~


Putting a little time aside for clean fun and good humor is very necessary to relieve the tensions of our time.
~By Hattie McDaniel ~


You know, I'm Australian, and we have got the worst sense of humor. We are cruel to each other.
~By Steve Irwin ~


Humor is mankind's greatest blessing.
~By Mark Twain ~


When humor can be made to alternate with melancholy, one has a success, but when the same things are funny and melancholic at the same time, it's just wonderful.
~By Francois Truffaut ~


Robert Walker as Bruno was excellent. He had elegance and humor, and the proper fondness for his mother.
~By Patricia Highsmith ~


Humor is the ability to see three sides to one coin.
~By Ned Rorem ~


Dad needs to show an incredible amount of respect and humor and friendship toward his mate so the kids understand their parents are sexy, they're fun, they do things together, they're best friends. Kids learn by example. If I respect Mom, they're going to respect Mom.
~By Tim Allen ~


Some major writers have a huge impact, like Ayn Rand, who to my mind is a lousy fiction writer because her writing has no compassion and virtually no humor. She has a philosophical and economical message that she is passing off as fiction, but it really isn't fiction at all.
~By Theodore Sturgeon ~


A clever, imagination, humorous request can open closed doors and closed minds.
~By Percy Ross ~


Humor has always been important to me. If there is a shield of faith that you can keep up against difficulties, humor is the Teflon coating.
~By Laurel Lee ~


Humor is richly rewarding to the person who employs it. It has some value in gaining and holding attention, but it has no persuasive value at all.
~By John Kenneth Galbraith ~

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