Funny Quotes About Humor

If you could choose one characteristic that would get you through life, choose a sense of humor.
Jennifer Jones

Comedy has to be based on truth. You take the truth and you put a little curlicue at the end.
Sid Caesar

A joke's a very serious thing.
Charles Churchill

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

I have a fine sense of the ridiculous, but no sense of humor.
Edward Albee

The best way to make your audience laugh is to start laughing yourself.
Oliver Goldsmith

A sense of humor is a major defense against minor troubles.
Mignon McLaughlin

Humour is the weapon of unarmed people: it helps people who are oppressed to smile at the situation that pains them.
Simon Wiesenthal

The duty of comedy is to correct men by amusing them.

I think the next best thing to solving a problem is finding some humor in it.
Frank A. Clark

Humor comes from self-confidence.
Rita Mae Brown

It's always funny until someone gets hurt. Then it's just hilarious.
Bill Hicks

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

I think the scariest person in the world is the person with no sense of humor.
Michael J. Fox

Laughter is an instant vacation.
Milton Berle

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

Different taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.
George Eliot

There is a thin line that separates laughter and pain, comedy and tragedy, humor and hurt.
Erma Bombeck

The problem with having a sense of humor is often that people you use it on aren't in a very good mood.
Lou Holtz

Humor is reason gone mad.
Groucho Marx

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

Everything is funny, as long as it's happening to somebody else.
Will Rogers

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

The secret to humor is surprise.

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.
Horace Walpole

The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.
E. E. Cummings

I love people who make me laugh. I honestly think it's the thing I like most, to laugh. It cures a multitude of ills. It's probably the most important thing in a person.
Audrey Hepburn

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

Celebrate your successes. Find some humor in your failures.
Sam Walton

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.
H. L. Mencken

I could not tread these perilous paths in safety, if I did not keep a saving sense of humor.
Horatio Nelson

Don't wish me happiness - I don't expect to be happy it's gotten beyond that, somehow. Wish me courage and strength and a sense of humor - I will need them all.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh

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

There is no defense against adverse fortune which is so effectual as an habitual sense of humor.
Thomas Wentworth Higginson

Men are happy to be laughed at for their humor, but not for their folly.
Jonathan Swift

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