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Quotes About Humor
Whether you already have a great sense of humor, or you need a little help with yours, these quotes on humor should give you a few giggles.
Here are some of my favorite great quotes about humor...
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Humor is the only test of gravity, and gravity of humor; for a subject which will not bear raillery is suspicious, and a jest which will not bear serious examination is false wit. ~Aristotle
A sense of humor is part of the art of leadership, of getting along with people, of getting things done.
~Dwight D. Eisenhower
Humor is everywhere, in that there's irony in just about anything a human does.
That is the saving grace of humor, if you fail no one is laughing at you.
~A. Whitney Brown
The only rules comedy can tolerate are those of taste, and the only limitations those of libel.
Total absence of humor renders life impossible.
The world is a tragedy to those who feel, but a comedy to those who think.
Humor is always based on a modicum of truth. Have you ever heard a joke about a father-in-law?
Humor is by far the most significant activity of the human brain.
~Edward De Bono
If there's one thing I know it's God does love a good joke.
Humor is also a way of saying something serious.
~T. S. Eliot
The wit makes fun of other persons; the satirist makes fun of the world; the humorist makes fun of himself.
Where humor is concerned there are no standards - no one can say what is good or bad, although you can be sure that everyone will.
~John Kenneth Galbraith
All I need to make a comedy is a park, a policeman and a pretty girl.
Humor is our way of defending ourselves from life's absurdities by thinking absurdly about them.
Humor is the great thing, the saving thing. The minute it crops up, all our irritations and resentments slip away and a sunny sp
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Humor is just another defense against the universe. ~Mel Brooks
Humor can be dissected as a frog can, but the thing dies in the process and the innards are discouraging to any but the pure scientific mind.
~E. B. White
Comedy is simply a funny way of being serious.
Humor is a rubber sword - it allows you to make a point without drawing blood.
Wit makes its own welcome, and levels all distinctions. No dignity, no learning, no force of character, can make any stand against good wit.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson
Comedy is nothing more than tragedy deferred.
Defining and analyzing humor is a pastime of humorless people.
Life is tough, and if you have the ability to laugh at it you have the ability to enjoy it.
Tragedy is when I cut my finger. Comedy is when you walk into an open sewer and die.
One doesn't have a sense of humor. It has you.