Humor Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Humor

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


The wit makes fun of other persons; the satirist makes fun of the world; the humorist makes fun of himself, but in so doing, he identifies himself with people - that is, people everywhere, not for the purpose of taking them apart, but simply revealing their true nature.
~By James Thurber ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 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 ~


Negative humor is forgotten immediately. It's the stuff that makes us feel better about our lives that lives long. Much more satisfying. Enter children's books.
~By Berke Breathed ~


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 ~


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


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


Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he isn't. A sense of humor was provided to console him for what he is.
~By Horace Walpole ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


If I can't see the humor in it, how am I going to be funny?
~By Casey Affleck ~


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


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 ~


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


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


I don't think my sense of humor has changed at all; I was born with this, for better or for worse.
~By Ivan Reitman ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Poor David Hume is dying fast, but with more real cheerfulness and good humor and with more real resignation to the necessary course of things, than any whining Christian ever dyed with pretended resignation to the will of God.
~By Adam Smith ~


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


Philip Larkin has a tough honesty and sense of humor that I find irresistible, as a contemporary poet.
~By Robert Morgan ~


A farce, or slapstick humor, does well universally.
~By John Ratzenberger ~


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 ~


Humor is the affectionate communication of insight.
~By Leo Rosten ~


The polls indicated that I was feisty, that I was tough, that I had a sense of humor, but they weren't quite sure if they liked me and they didn't know whether or not that I was sensitive.
~By Geraldine Ferraro ~


The best scary movies have great humor in them and a great story.
~By Stephen Sommers ~


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 ~


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


I think people are sexy when they have a sense of humor, when they are smart, when they have some sense of style, when they are kind, when they express their own opinions, when they are creative, when they have character.
~By Suzanne Vega ~


Humor is reason gone mad.
~By Groucho Marx ~


If I ever have sex with someone I might be able to develop a sense of humor.
~By Kate Beckinsale ~


This I conceive to be the chemical function of humor: to change the character of our thought.
~By Lin Yutang ~


Humor is something that thrives between man's aspirations and his limitations. There is more logic in humor than in anything else. Because, you see, humor is truth.
~By Victor Borge ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


We take the shortest route to the puck and arrive in ill humor.
~By Bobby Clarke ~


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 ~


When we can find some humor in our upsets, they no longer seem as large or as important as they once did.
~By Allen Klein ~


Well, it's a humor strip, so my first responsibility has always been to entertain the reader... But if, in addition, I can help move readers to thought and judgment about issues that concern me, so much the better.
~By Garry Trudeau ~


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


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 ~


Conservative humor is frankly harder than liberal humor. You get points for just being liberal. You can get more points if you make fun of your own side sometimes.
~By Ted Rall ~


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


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


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 ~


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 emotional chaos remembered in tranquility.
~By James Thurber ~


There is hope for the future because God has a sense of humor and we are funny to God.
~By Bill Cosby ~


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 ~


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


Humor is a social lubricant that helps us get over some of the bad spots.
~By Steve Allen ~


But it was this tough little character part that I was playing, a very funny little guy that I invented over a weekend, because I realized I was not contributing to the humor of this thing. And I had to do something.
~By Dabney Coleman ~


Total absence of humor renders life impossible.
~By Sidonie Gabrielle Colette ~


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 ~


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


I'm not really big on slapstick humor. I like gentle humor.
~By Anjelica Huston ~


A laugh is a surprise. And all humor is physical. I was always athletic, so that came naturally to me.
~By Chevy Chase ~


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 ~


Nothing in man is more serious than his sense of humor; it is the sign that he wants all the truth.
~By Mark Van Doren ~


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 ~


Good humor isn't a trait of character, it is an art which requires practice.
~By David Seabury ~


At NBC I wasn't really sure if the grandparents were going to get my sense of humor on a particular topic.
~By Tabitha Soren ~


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 ~


A man of sense only trifles with them, plays with them, humors and flatters them, as he does with a sprightly and forward child; but he neither consults them about, nor trusts them with, serious matters.
~By Lord Chesterfield ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


There's a few tunes of mine that don't have jokes, but most of them have a joke and they have a humorous point of view somewhere.
~By Mose Allison ~


Those years on the golf course as a caddie, boy, those people were something. They were vulgar, some were alcoholics, racist, they were very difficult people to deal with. A lot of them didn't have a sense of humor.
~By Martin Sheen ~


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 ~


Lesbian humor isn't trying to sell anything, it doesn't have to sell out. Coming out as a lesbian onstage is still a very political act; if it weren't, more women would do it.
~By Kate Clinton ~


Bad humor is an evasion of reality; good humor is an acceptance of it.
~By Malcolm Muggeridge ~


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


Never say a humorous thing to a man who does not possess humor. He will always use it in evidence against you.
~By Herbert Beerbohm Tree ~


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 ~


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 ~


It's easy being a humorist when you've got the whole government working for you.
~By Will Rogers ~


Men love it. They have a sense of humor, whereas a lot of women are threatened or just don't get it.
~By Lara Flynn Boyle ~


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


A sense of humor keen enough to show a man his own absurdities will keep him from the commission of all sins, or nearly all, save those worth committing.
~By Samuel Butler ~


I like a man who can be a real friend, has a good sense of humor, a good pair of shoes and a healthy gold card.
~By Victoria Beckham ~


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 ~


Comedy is so hard to do, so it was very cool to do dead pan humor.
~By Brittany Daniel ~


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

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