Humor Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Humor

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


It is characteristic of all deep human problems that they are not to be approached without some humor and some bewilderment.
~By Freeman Dyson ~


In looking for humor, keep in mind this guideline: Sometimes it takes a little time to see the humor in your upsets; you may not find something to laugh about immediately.
~By Allen Klein ~


America is not only big and rich, it is mysterious; and its capacity for the humorous or ironical concealment of its interests matches that of the legendary inscrutable Chinese.
~By David Riesman ~


Stand-up comics reflect less of a visual humor and more of a commentary.
~By Shel Silverstein ~


If a dog doesn't put you first where are you both? In what relation? A dog needs God. It lives by your glances, your wishes. It even shares your humor. This happens about the fifth year. If it doesn't happen you are only keeping an animal.
~By Enid Bagnold ~


It's odd how violence and humor so often go together, isn't it?
~By Dan Simmons ~


Perhaps naively I thought people understand what humor was, that it was invented by the human race to cope with the dark areas of life, problems and terrors.
~By Bill Forsyth ~


Like a welcome summer rain, humor may suddenly cleanse and cool the earth, the air and you.
~By Langston Hughes ~


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 ~


Humor can be one of our best survival tools.
~By Allen Klein ~


One of the things that binds us as a family is a shared sense of humor.
~By Ralph Fiennes ~


Cathy was the first widely syndicated humor strip created by a woman. The strip was pretty revolutionary at the time not only because it starred a female, but also because it was so emotionally honest about all the conflicting feelings many women had in 1976.
~By Cathy Guisewite ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


The thing about For Better or Worse is the only thing that made me an okay director for that is that I have a sense of humor, and it was supposed to be funny.
~By Jason Alexander ~


Humor is the instinct for taking pain playfully.
~By Max Eastman ~


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


If you get a diagnosis, get on a therapy, keep a good attitude and keep your sense of humor.
~By Teri Garr ~


I always thought the biggest failing of Americans was their lack of irony. They are very serious there! Naturally, there are exceptions... the Jewish, Italian, and Irish humor of the East Coast.
~By Colin Firth ~


I love poking fun at myself. I have a rather mean sense of humor.
~By Alton Brown ~


I'm not a traditional politician, and I have a sense of humor. I'll try to soften it and become boring, maybe even very boring, but I'm not sure if I'll be able to.
~By Silvio Berlusconi ~


It is the ability to take a joke, not make one, that proves you have a sense of humor.
~By Max Eastman ~


Humor expands our limited picture frame and gets us to see more than just our problem.
~By Allen Klein ~


The nation that complacently and fearfully allows its artists and writers to become suspected rather than respected is no longer regarded as a nation possessed with humor or depth.
~By James Thurber ~


I think it would be hard to go the distance in this business without a sense of humor.
~By Patricia Clarkson ~


Dali had a good sense of humor - obviously you could tell just looking at him; he was funny.
~By Joe Grant ~


When humor goes, there goes civilization.
~By Erma Bombeck ~


There's no trick to being a humorist when you have the whole government working for you.
~By Will Rogers ~


I'm not an expert on the Malaysian sense of humor.
~By Ben Stiller ~


Humor is reason gone mad.
~By Groucho Marx ~


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


In conversation, humor is worth more than wit and easiness more than knowledge.
~By George Herbert ~


I love Sell Out, I think it's great. I love the jingles. The whole thing as an album is a wonderful piece of work. The cover. Everything about it. It's got humor, great songs, irony.
~By Roger Daltrey ~


But it also became the experience, or was the experience, of the writers who were attracted to this kind of humor. They're all men or women who come from the same kind of experience in their own lives.
~By Norman Lear ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


All I try to do is as earnestly and as acutely as I can, conceive a character and try to portray this character just honestly. If the humor is within the absurdity and the awfulness of situations, then let it be seen that way.
~By Patrick Warburton ~


I failed to fulfill what should have been an interesting role. I couldn't take their formula and bring what I had, my humor, my ideas, and make it my own.
~By Dianne Wiest ~


I needed to be accepted, not humored. I intended to act.
~By Gene Tierney ~


Humor does not rescue us from unhappiness, but enables us to move back from it a little.
~By Mason Cooley ~


They don't make you pay for the humor. It's up and down, but they're trying to give you as many laughs as possible in 2 minutes. They are the most honest comedians ever.
~By Mike Judge ~


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 ~


Confidence is at the root of so many attractive qualities, a sense of humor, a sense of style, a willingness to be who you are no matter what anyone else might think or say and it's true, I do have a certain fondness for women that have dark hair.
~By Wentworth Miller ~


A good actor is someone who knows how to take the part and make it real and make it honest and be effective in it. If it's in a funny movie and, as long as they are cast in an appropriate way, humor will come from it.
~By Ivan Reitman ~


You are not angry with people when you laugh at them. Humor teaches tolerance.
~By W. Somerset Maugham ~


I don't think I could ever do a network sitcom because the humor is often based on some trite circumstance. I don't want to be a part of a show where it's mostly about coming up with the jokes.
~By Sherilyn Fenn ~


The comic is the perception of the opposite; humor is the feeling of it.
~By Umberto Eco ~


Academics tend to have wonderfully infantile senses of humor.
~By John Lithgow ~


Humor is such a wonderful thing, helping you realize what a fool you are but how beautiful that is at the same time.
~By Lynda Barry ~


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 ~


In some sort of crude sense, which no vulgarity, no humor, no overstatement can quite extinguish, the physicists have known sin; and this is a knowledge which they cannot lose.
~By J. Robert Oppenheimer ~


Humor has justly been regarded as the finest perfection of poetic genius.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


It's very hard to write humor.
~By Mark Strand ~


Roosevelt's humor was broad, his manner friendly. Of wit there was little; of philosophy, none. What did he possess? Intuition, inspiration, love of adventure.
~By Emanuel Celler ~


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


When you do find humor in trying times, one of the first and most important changes you experience is that you see your perplexing problems in a new way - you suddenly have a new perspective on them.
~By Allen Klein ~


Me and Matt love to argue, but in general our sense of humor is pretty much alike.
~By Trey Parker ~


Being a Hot Mom means being respected as a mom and a woman. And, the key to being a Hot Mom is having a sense of humor about yourself and all the crazy situations that arise.
~By Jami Gertz ~


A wise parent humors the desire for independent action, so as to become the friend and advisor when his absolute rule shall cease.
~By Elizabeth Gaskell ~


Today's business and health care climate may not be pleasant. Cutbacks, pay cuts and layoffs do not make anyone's job easy. But that does not mean that the humor need stop.
~By Allen Klein ~


When I started writing this, I found that I simply couldn't take fantasy seriously, so it became humorous, and continued from there.
~By Piers Anthony ~


Humor distorts nothing, and only false gods are laughed off their earthly pedestals.
~By Agnes Repplier ~


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


Graphic design is the paradise of individuality, eccentricity, heresy, abnormality, hobbies and humors.
~By George Santayana ~


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


Advertisers also know that humor can help bond us to their product.
~By Allen Klein ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


There are two insults no human being will endure: that he has no sense of humor, and that he has never known trouble.
~By Sinclair Lewis ~


I don't think humor is forced upon my universe; it's a part of it.
~By Manuel Puig ~


In truth, politeness is artificial good humor, it covers the natural want of it, and ends by rendering habitual a substitute nearly equivalent to the real virtue.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


Humor is an affirmation of dignity, a declaration of man's superiority to all that befalls him.
~By Romain Gary ~


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


We have always had gross humor. But we try for funny, not gross.
~By Shawn Wayans ~


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


I liked the premise of this material. I love the marriage relationship. They kind of keep each other honest, and they enjoy each other's sense of humor. Kind of a sexy but boring relationship.
~By Patricia Arquette ~


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 ~


Humor is always based on a modicum of truth. Have you ever heard a joke about a father-in-law?
~By Dick Clark ~


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 ~


My family has been amazing, and they understand how blessed I am. They've been able to keep my sense of humor.
~By Karen Duffy ~


Next to power without honor, the most dangerous thing in the world is power without humor.
~By Eric Sevareid ~


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


The secret to humor is surprise.
~By Aristotle ~


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


But when they offered this little situation for me to do this voice in this special segment, I found it so incredibly humorous that I said yes, and I enjoyed it. It was fun.
~By Werner Klemperer ~


The first glass is for myself, the second for my friends, the third for good humor, and the forth for my enemies.
~By William Temple ~


As a person, he was wonderful. He really was a great person. He was full of life. He had a great sense of humor. Very talented, of course, but very caring to his parents. There was a very endearing quality about Elvis.
~By Priscilla Presley ~


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 ~


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


The sense of humor has other things to do than to make itself conspicuous in the act of laughter.
~By Alice Meynell ~


My stories are very somber, so I think I need the comic ingredient. Besides, life has so much humor.
~By Manuel Puig ~


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


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


Maybe there's a chance to get back to grown-up films. Anything that uses humor and dramatic values to deal with human emotions and gets down to what people are to people.
~By Robert Altman ~


Tony and I had a good on and off screen relationship, we are two very different people, but we did share a sense of humor, we now live in different parts of the world but when we find ourselves in the same place it is more or less as if there had been no years in between.
~By Roger Moore ~


Wit is a weapon. Jokes are a masculine way of inflicting superiority. But humor is the pursuit of a gentle grin, usually in solitude.
~By Frank Muir ~

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