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86+ Humor Quotes

Humor is a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter. Humor defines the quality of being amusing or comic, especially as expressed in literature or speech. 86+ quotes and sayings on Humor.

Humor is mankind's greatest blessing. - Mark Twain
Humor and seriousness are not in opposition to each other. - Al Franken
Humour is the weapon of unarmed people: it helps people who are oppressed to smile at the situation that pains them. - Simon Wiesenthal
Humor is just another defense against the universe. - Mel Brooks
A sense of humor is a major defense against minor troubles. - Mignon McLaughlin
Humor has been the balm of my life, but it's been reserved for those close to me, not part of the public Lana. - Lana Turner
Humor is the first of the gifts to perish in a foreign tongue. - Virginia Woolf
Humor must not professedly teach and it must not professedly preach, but it must do both if it would live forever. - Mark Twain
Humor's a weapon if you want to make it one. - Bob Newhart
Humor is reason gone mad. - Groucho Marx
Humor is everywhere in that there's irony in just about anything a human does. - Bill Nye
Humor is the most engaging cowardice. - Robert Frost
Humor is an antidote to all ills. - Patch Adams
Humor is by far the most significant activity of the human brain. - Edward de Bono
Humor is emotional chaos remembered in tranquility. - James Thurber
Humor is laughing at what you haven't got when you ought to have it. - Langston Hughes
Humor is the most important thing in life. It trumps everything else, and it's the only thing that helps me deal with everything else. - Paul Rudd
Humor can bring people under the tent. And a good joke can deflect some of the intensity surrounding a serious subject. - Ted Danson
Humor comes from the surprise release of some buried tension. - Lorrie Moore
Humor is the truth; wit is an exaggeration of the truth. - Stan Laurel
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. - Allen Klein
Humor does not rescue us from unhappiness, but enables us to move back from it a little. - Mason Cooley
Humor distorts nothing, and only false gods are laughed off their earthly pedestals. - Agnes Repplier
Humor is not something funny. It is something gloriously Funny.
Humor has justly been regarded as the finest perfection of poetic genius. - Thomas Carlyle
Humor comes from self-confidence. - Rita Mae Brown
Humor is probably the most significant characteristics of the human mind. Far more significant than reason. In fact, reason is actually a very cheap commodity. - Edward de Bono
Humor can be one of our best survival tools. - Allen Klein
Humor without sadness underneath it feels cheap and aggressive. - John Cameron Mitchell
Humor is a social lubricant that helps us get over some of the bad spots. - Steve Allen
Humor in a relationship is so important. Many women will say that. Some say, 'If they can make you laugh, it's the sexiest thing on earth.' - Helen Mirren
Humor is very interesting to me. My films are not comedies, but there's comedy in them from time to time, absurdities, just like in real life. - David Lynch
Humor is always based on a modicum of truth. Have you ever heard a joke about a father-in-law? - Dick Clark
Humor is perhaps a sense of intellectual perspective: an awareness that some things are really important, others not; and that the two kinds are most oddly jumbled in everyday affairs. - Christopher Morley
Humor can alter any situation and help us cope at the very instant we are laughing. - Allen Klein
Humor does not diminish the pain - it makes the space around it get bigger. - Allen Klein
Humor expands our limited picture frame and gets us to see more than just our problem. - Allen Klein
Humor is my default mode. - John Updike
Humor is one of the best ingredients of survival. - Aung San Suu Kyi
Humor is the secret into the audience's other ranges of emotions. - Kevin Feige
Humor is a powerful tool, and some of these politicians are so far out and easy to lampoon. They just provide such delicious opportunity. - George Takei
Humor is the affectionate communication of insight. - Leo Rosten
Smiling is definitely one of the best beauty remedies. If you have a good sense of humor and a good approach to life, that's beautiful. - Rashida Jones
Like a welcome summer rain, humor may suddenly cleanse and cool the earth, the air and you. - Langston Hughes
From there to here, and here to there, funny things are everywhere. - Dr. Seuss
If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide. - Mahatma Gandhi
A little perspective, like a little humor, goes a long way. - Allen Klein
Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense of humor to console him for what he is. - Francis Bacon
A sense of humor is good for you. Have you ever heard of a laughing hyena with heartburn? - Bob Hope
Good late-night humor can work at any time of the day. - Rich Eisen
A well-developed sense of humor is the pole that adds balance to your steps as you walk the tightrope of life. - William Arthur Ward
When humor goes, there goes civilization. - Erma Bombeck
Kindness is really important to me in finding my own prince - so are patience and a sense of humor. Without those qualities he's no Prince Charming! - Anne Hathaway
Hateful words stand no chance against self-worth and a little of humor. - Iskra Lawrence
Everybody's got a different sense of humor. It's just different styles. - Colin Quinn
Humor and laughter - not necessarily derogatory derision - are my pet tools. This may come from my general philosophy of never taking the world too seriously - for fear of dying of boredom. - Marcel Duchamp
It is the ability to take a joke, not make one, that proves you have a sense of humor. - Max Eastman
Keep your sense of humor, my friend; if you don't have a sense of humor it just isn't funny anymore. - Wavy Gravy
Next to power without honor, the most dangerous thing in the world is power without humor. - Eric Sevareid
The secret source of humor is not joy but sorrow; there is no humor in Heaven. - Mark Twain
You're not going to see my sense of humor on the football field. That's not a place for me to joke around. - Tom Brady
Transparency, honesty, kindness, good stewardship, even humor, work in businesses at all times. - John Gerzema
Putting a little time aside for clean fun and good humor is very necessary to relieve the tensions of our time. - Hattie McDaniel
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. - Thomas Jefferson
Everyone is flailing through this life without an owner's manual, with whatever modicum of grace and good humor we can manage. - Anne Lamott
Confidence is at the root of so many attractive qualities, a sense of humor, a sense of style, a willingness to be who you are no matter what anyone else might think or say and it's true, I do have a certain fondness for women that have dark hair. - Wentworth Miller
The first ingredient in conversation is truth, the next good sense, the third good humor, and the fourth wit. - William Temple
Anybody with a sense of humor is going to put on my album and laugh from beginning to end. - Eminem
My humor is my creativity, and my skepticism is a gift. - Josh Tillman
There are two insults no human being will endure: that he has no sense of humor, and that he has never known trouble. - Sinclair Lewis
Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing. - Clive James
Things are more complex today, and I think humor has changed a a great deal. People are more sensitive today. - Lewis Grizzard
The humor section is the last place an author wants to be. They put your stuff next to collections of Cathy cartoons. - David Sedaris
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. - Robert Orben
Humor distorts nothing, and only false gods are laughed off their earthly pedestals. - Agnes Repplier
Insult is powerful. Insult begets both rage and humor and often at the same time. - Suzanne Fields
Since the very beginning, Emeril's had a sense of humor about me calling him names and poking fun at him. - Anthony Bourdain
I think a sense of humor will help get a girl out of a dark place. - Twyla Tharp
When humor works, it works because it's clarifying what people already feel. It has to come from someplace real. - Tina Fey
Sometimes it takes ten seconds to see some humor in your dilemmas, sometimes ten years. - Allen Klein
A lot of my humor does come from anger. It's like, you're not gonna pull one over on me - which is pretty much my motto anyways. - Courteney Cox
In rough times, pathfinders rely on work, friends, humor and prayer. They develop a support network. - Gail Sheehy
The first glass is for myself, the second for my friends, the third for good humor, and the forth for my enemies. - William Temple
The interesting thing about humor is that in humor, you - in logic, something is A or not A. In humor, it's both A and not A. - Robert Mankoff
That is the saving grace of humor, if you fail no one is laughing at you. - Whitney Brown
Gallows humor is part of our coping mechanism. It's part of our grief process. If we don't know what else to do, we laugh. That's a very real thing. - James Roday
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