Topics - Humor


Quote 54Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.
Quote 298A sense of humor is the ability to understand a joke - and that the joke is oneself.
Quote 393Alimony is like buying hay for a dead horse. - Groucho Marx
Quote 460A sense of humor... is needed armor. Joy in one's heart and some laughter on one's lips is a sign that the person down deep has a ...
Quote 1003Humor is perhaps a sense of intellectual perspective: an awareness that some things are really important, others not; and that the two kinds...
Quote 1045Comedy is simply a funny way of being serious.
Quote 1210A joke is a very serious thing. - Winston Churchill
Quote 1226Humor is mankind's greatest blessing. - Mark Twain
Quote 1388Humor is just another defense against the universe.
Quote 1712Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing.
Quote 2102A well-developed sense of humor is the pole that adds balance to your steps as you walk the tightrope of life.
Quote 2253Humor is merely tragedy standing on its head with its pants torn.
Quote 2269A sense of humor is a major defense against minor troubles.
Quote 2443Comedy has to be based on truth. You take the truth and you put a little curlicue at the end.
Quote 2667Humor brings insight and tolerance. Irony brings a deeper and less friendly understanding.
Quote 2922Great men are rarely isolated mountain peaks; they are the summits of ranges.
Quote 3063The secret to humor is surprise. - Aristotle
Quote 3126A taste for irony has kept more hearts from breaking than a sense of humor, for it takes irony to appreciate the joke which is on oneself.
Quote 3536Humor is reason gone mad. - Groucho Marx
Quote 3573A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It's jolted by every pebble on the road.
Quote 3600You can turn painful situations around through laughter. If you can find humor in anything, even poverty, you can survive it.
Quote 4003There is hope for the future because God has a sense of humor and we are funny to God.
Quote 4076Everything human is pathetic. The secret source of humor itself is not joy but sorrow. There is no humor in heaven.
Quote 4088Humor distorts nothing, and only false gods are laughed off their earthly pedestals.
Quote 7636Humor is emotional chaos remembered in tranquility.
Quote 8084My computer beat me at checkers, but I sure beat it at kickboxing.
Quote 8102A laugh is a surprise. And all humor is physical. I was always athletic, so that came naturally to me.
Quote 8148Wit is the lowest form of humor. - Alexander Pope
Quote 8227Start every day off with a smile and get it over with.
Quote 8230Nothing is so galling to a people not broken in from the birth as a paternal, or in other words a meddling government, a government which te...
Quote 8263Comedy, we may say, is society protecting itself - with a smile.
Quote 8278Humor is richly rewarding to the person who employs it. It has some value in gaining and holding attention, but it has no persuasive value a...
Quote 8332Humor is laughing at what you haven't got when you ought to have it.
Quote 8659The more I live, the more I think that humor is the saving sense.
Quote 8704One doesn't have a sense of humor. It has you.
Quote 8708Puns are a form of humor with words. - Guillermo Cabrera Infante
Quote 8732Humor can alter any situation and help us cope at the very instant we are laughing.
Quote 8841Humor does not diminish the pain - it makes the space around it get bigger.
Quote 9120Humor is everywhere, in that there's irony in just about anything a human does.
Quote 9138A pun is the lowest form of humor, unless you thought of it yourself.
Quote 9252Humor is the affectionate communication of insight.
Quote 9310All I know about humor is that I don't know anything about it.
Quote 9759Everywhere is within walking distance if you have the time.
Quote 9941When humor goes, there goes civilization. - Erma Bombeck
Quote 9949What a strange world this would be if we all had the same sense of humor.
Quote 10138Humor is something that thrives between man's aspirations and his limitations. There is more logic in humor than in anything else. Beca...
Quote 10242There seems to be no lengths to which humorless people will not go to analyze humor. It seems to worry them.
Quote 10368Humor is the instinct for taking pain playfully.
Quote 10386Like a welcome summer rain, humor may suddenly cleanse and cool the earth, the air and you.
Quote 10819I have a fine sense of the ridiculous, but no sense of humor.
Quote 11833When a thought takes one's breath away, a grammar lesson seems an impertinence.
Quote 11839There is no defense against adverse fortune which is so effectual as an habitual sense of humor.
Quote 11883In conversation, humor is worth more than wit and easiness more than knowledge.
Quote 11894Humor 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.
Quote 11948I think the next best thing to solving a problem is finding some humor in it.
Quote 12015Gags die, humor doesn't. - Steven Wright
Quote 12602Get well cards have become so humorous that if you don't get sick you're missing half the fun.
Quote 12639This I conceive to be the chemical function of humor: to change the character of our thought.
Quote 13235If you could choose one characteristic that would get you through life, choose a sense of humor.
Quote 13524Wit - the salt with which the American humorist spoils his intellectual cookery by leaving it out.
Quote 13809Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense of humor to console him for what he is.
Quote 13826If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide.
Quote 13867The satirist shoots to kill while the humorist brings his prey back alive and eventually releases him again for another chance.