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


Humorists can never start to take themselves seriously. It's literary suicide.
~By Erma Bombeck ~


Joe Barbera's s always complaining that he can't get humor into cartoons anymore. Just do it. You've got your money. Why do they let the networks run their lives?
~By John Kricfalusi ~


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 ~


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 ~


If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


I'm lucky that my real-life Mom has both a great sense of humor about herself and an amazing ability to slip into complete denial if the subject matter gets a little too close to home.
~By Cathy Guisewite ~


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


My fam is just a regular family. But all of them have great senses of humor.
~By Dane Cook ~


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 ~


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 ~


As far as humor goes, I've always been a very insecure person and I've always wanted to be liked.
~By Peter Steele ~


In prehistoric times, mankind often had only two choices in crisis situations: fight or flee. In modern times, humor offers us a third alternative; fight, flee - or laugh.
~By Robert Orben ~


Good humor is a tonic for mind and body. It is the best antidote for anxiety and depression. It is a business asset. It attracts and keeps friends. It lightens human burdens. It is the direct route to serenity and contentment.
~By Grenville Kleiser ~


I believe that economists put decimal points in their forecasts to show they have a sense of humor.
~By William Gilmore Simms ~


I'm known as a kind of dramatic, serious, almost humorless actor and the fact is, I'm a funny guy, and I spend most of my life trying to find a lighter side of things, and on stage was given plenty of opportunity to do that.
~By Campbell Scott ~


You may not be able to change a situation, but with humor you can change your attitude about it.
~By Allen Klein ~


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


I genuinely liked all of the cast members very much. Steve had a wicked sense of humor. I remember Russell coming to my rescue, once. I watched Eric evolve before everyone's eyes. Maurice loved what he did, so. He treated his character with respect, down to the costuming.
~By Madeleine Stowe ~


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


There are men so philosophical that they can see humor in their own toothaches. But there has never lived a man so philosophical that he could see the toothache in his own humor.
~By H. L. Mencken ~


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


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


The overwhelming majority of Americans are possessed of two great qualities a sense of humor and a sense of proportion.
~By Franklin D. Roosevelt ~


Sure, the comedians who swear or use scatological humor can get laughs, but they're uncomfortable laughs.
~By John Ratzenberger ~


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 ~


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 ~


M*A*S*H offered real characters and everybody identified with them because they had such soul. The humor was intelligent and it always assumed that you had an intellect.
~By Loretta Swit ~


The president of General Motors was in a foul humor.
~By Arthur Hailey ~


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


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


Humor must not professedly teach and it must not professedly preach, but it must do both if it would live forever.
~By Mark Twain ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Humor is the most engaging cowardice.
~By Robert Frost ~


I'm a classic example of all humorists - only funny when I'm working.
~By Peter Sellers ~


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


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.
~By Washington Irving ~


I realize that humor isn't for everyone. It's only for people who want to have fun, enjoy life, and feel alive.
~By Anne Wilson Schaef ~


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 ~


I'm not a comic. I'm a humorist.
~By Dick Gregory ~


Humor is imperative, more important than food. You have a choice when someone dies. You can lie down or get back into life. Do something for someone else.
~By Doris Roberts ~


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


Humor has bailed me out of more tight situations than I can think of. If you go with your instincts and keep your humor, creativity follows. With luck, success comes, too.
~By Jimmy Buffett ~


Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense of humor to console him for what he is.
~By Francis Bacon ~


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 ~


People come up to me as I leave the stage after a performance and tell me tey saw my mother onstage with me every time I sing. I keep a sense of humor about it.
~By Lorna Luft ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Humor is emotional chaos remembered in tranquility.
~By James Thurber ~


Democratic politicians have disliked things I've written, Republican politicians... if they all love you, you might as well be driving a Good Humor truck.
~By Adam Clymer ~


Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing.
~By William James ~


I really wouldn't want to live in America. I found New York claustrophobic and dirty. I missed England when I was there, simple things like smells and the British sense of humor.
~By Jonny Lee Miller ~


I've always chosen my band members based on their sense of humor. It might sound stupid, but it means not only are they fun to live with on a tour bus for years, but humor implies intelligence.
~By Kristin Hersh ~


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


The secret source of humor is not joy but sorrow; there is no humor in Heaven.
~By Mark Twain ~


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


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


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


I think it's because it's so different and it takes risks. Plus, it's really smart humor. It gives the audience credit in terms of not needing to tell them when to laugh. I love that about the show. There's no laugh track.
~By Sarah Chalke ~


It felt as if things were literally slipping through my fingers. Things were just streaming away from me. I lost my sense of humor. I'm still looking for that.
~By Michelle Williams ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Humor is everywhere, in that there's irony in just about anything a human does.
~By Bill Nye ~


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


Humor is merely tragedy standing on its head with its pants torn.
~By Irvin S. Cobb ~


Cynicism is humor in ill health.
~By H. G. Wells ~


It has always surprised me how little attention philosophers have paid to humor, since it is a more significant process of mind than reason. Reason can only sort out perceptions, but the humor process is involved in changing them.
~By Edward de Bono ~


Our humor turns our anger into a fine art.
~By Mary Kay Blakely ~


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


If you look at the game and everything, it's not quite like looking at an animated film, because that's total character. This, this is really movement, but it's got funny little things if you look for the humor. They're actually getting to the character.
~By Don Bluth ~


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 ~


Wit - the salt with which the American humorist spoils his intellectual cookery by leaving it out.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


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


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 ~


The love of truth lies at the root of much humor.
~By Robertson Davies ~


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


I'm not for gratuitous nudity, but if there's humor, I don't have a problem.
~By Rebecca Romijn ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


Probably it is impossible for humor to be ever a revolutionary weapon. Candide can do little more than generate irony.
~By Lionel Trilling ~


Throughout history, great leaders have known the power of humor.
~By Allen Klein ~


Anyone in the humor business isn't thinking clearly if he doesn't surround himself with idea people. Otherwise, you settle for mediocrity - or you burn yourself out.
~By Hank Ketcham ~


Keep your sense of humor, my friend; if you don't have a sense of humor it just isn't funny anymore.
~By Wavy Gravy ~


Puns are a form of humor with words.
~By Guillermo Cabrera Infante ~


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


True humor springs not more from the head than from the heart. It is not contempt; its essence is love. It issues not in laughter, but in still smiles, which lie far deeper.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


While I would agree that I write about serious subjects, and that they're not necessarily the most pleasant subjects or even the most pleasant people, as a writer I just think about the humorous aspects of these things - that's what keeps me going when I'm writing a story.
~By Ann Beattie ~


Colombian humor is very black, very sarcastic.
~By Barbet Schroeder ~

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