Humor Quotes

β€œWhy can't we treat death with a certain amount of humanity and dignity, and decency, and God ...

β€œWhy can't we treat death with a certain amount of humanity and dignity, and decency, and God forbid, maybe even humor. Death is not the enemy gentlemen. If we're going to fight a disease, let's fight one of the most terrible diseases of all, indifference.” - Robin Williams as Patch Adams
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 05
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My mission in life is not merely to survive, bu...

My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style. Maya Angelou
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 12
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"Humor can be dissected as a frog can, but the thi...

"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." β€” E. B. White
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 25
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"Humor is our way of defending ourse...

"Humor is our way of defending ourselves from life's absurdities by thinking absurdly about them." β€” Lewis Mumford
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 07
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"My mission in life is not merely to survive, but...

"My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style." - Maya Angelou
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 27
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β€˜Humor does not rescue us from un...

β€˜Humor does not rescue us from unhappiness, but enables us to move back from it a little.’ - Mason Cooley
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 16
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Humor is one of the b...

Humor is one of the best ingredients of survival. ...Aung San Suu Kyi
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 14
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"There is also this benefit in boastfulness, that the speake...

"There is also this benefit in boastfulness, that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it." - Miguel de Cervantes
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 03
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"One doesn't have a...

"One doesn't have a sense of humor. It has you." β€” Larry Gelbart
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 29
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"There is nothing in the world so...

"There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious than laughter and good humor" - Charles Dickens
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 16
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There are many humorous things in the world;...

There are many humorous things in the world; among them, the white man's notion that he is less savage than the other savages -- Mark Twain
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 17
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β€˜You may not be able to change a s...

β€˜You may not be able to change a situation, but with humor you can change your attitude about it.’ Allen Klein
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 23
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"Everybody I know who is funny, it's in them. You can teach timing, or some ...

"Everybody I know who is funny, it's in them. You can teach timing, or some people are able to tell a joke, though I don't like to tell jokes. But I think you have to be born with a sense of humor and a sense of timing." Carol Burnett
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 30
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"Humor is just anoth...

"Humor is just another defense against the universe." β€” Mel Brooks
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 23
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My mission in life is not merely to survive, but...

My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor , and some style.β€”Maya Angelou
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 11
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"Humor is t...

"Humor is tragedy plus time." -Mark Twain
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 11
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"Humor is everywhere, in tha...

"Humor is everywhere, in that there's irony in just about anything a human does." β€” Bill Nye
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 11
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"A taste for irony has kept more hearts from break...

"A 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." β€” Jessamyn West
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 02
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β€œIf you ever get in real trouble, don’t panic. Sit down and thi...

β€œIf you ever get in real trouble, don’t panic. Sit down and think about it. Remember two things, always. There must be some way out of it and there must be humor in it somewhere.” - Louise Fitzhugh
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 28
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β€œHumor can get in under the door...

β€œHumor can get in under the door while seriousness is still fumbling at the handle.” ― G.K. Chesterton
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 20
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"Good humor is a tonic for mind and body. It is the best antidote for anxiety an...

"Good humor is a tonic for mind and body. It is the best antidote for anxiety and depression. It is a business asset. It attracts and keeps friends. It lightens human burdens. It is the direct route to serenity and contentment." - Grenville Kleiser
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 23
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I have no sense...

I have no sense of humor about LOSING - Rafael Nadal
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 04
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"Humor is the evil of m...

"Humor is the evil of men said with the innocence of a child." -- Miguel Gila
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 27
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"Humor can be dissected as a frog can, but the thi...

"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." β€” E. B. White
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 19
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"One doesn't have a...

"One doesn't have a sense of humor. It has you." β€” Larry Gelbart
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 11
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"Humor is always based on a modicu...

"Humor is always based on a modicum of truth. Have you ever heard a joke about a father-in-law?" β€” Dick Clark
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 07
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β€œMy mission in life is not merely to survive, bu...

β€œMy mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.” -Maya Angelou
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 08
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β€œMy mission in life is not merely to survive, bu...

β€œMy mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style” - Maya Angelou
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 06
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"A taste for irony has kept more hearts from break...

"A 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." β€” Jessamyn West
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 20
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"Humor is by far the most ...

"Humor is by far the most significant activity of the human brain." β€” Edward De Bono
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 16
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Just as true humor is laughte...

Just as true humor is laughter at oneself, true humanity is knowledge of oneself. ― Alan Watts
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 19
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Humor comes fr...

Humor comes from self-confidence. Rita Mae Brown
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 11
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"There are many humorous things in the worl...

"There are many humorous things in the world, among them the white men's notion that he is less savage than other savages." -- Mark Twain
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 20
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"Where humor is concerned there are no standards -...

"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." β€” John Kenneth Galbraith
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 11
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β€œMy mission in life is not merely to survive, bu...

β€œMy mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.” β€”Maya Angelou
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 17
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β€œThe attempt to develop a sense of humor and to see t...

β€œThe attempt to develop a sense of humor and to see things in a humorous light is some kind of a trick learned while mastering the art of living.” ― Viktor E. Frankl
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 01
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β€œHumor keeps us alive. Humor and ...

β€œHumor keeps us alive. Humor and food. Don't forget food. You can go a week without laughing. ― Joss Whedon
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 05
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"The love of truth li...

"The love of truth lies at the root of much humor." β€” Robertson Davies
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 02
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"My mission in life is not merely to survive, bu...

"My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style." -Maya Angelou
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 17
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"You know how they always say that women l...

"You know how they always say that women like guys with senses of humor? Turns out they just laugh at handsome guys." - Norm MacDonald
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 04
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"It’s your outlook on life that counts. If you take yourself lightly a...

"It’s your outlook on life that counts. If you take yourself lightly and don’t take yourself too seriously, pretty soon you can find the humor in our everyday lives. And sometimes it can be a lifesaver." - Betty White
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 20
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"Nonsense wakes up the brain cells. And it helps develop a sense of humor, which is awfully impor...

"Nonsense wakes up the brain cells. And it helps develop a sense of humor, which is awfully important in this day and age. Humor has a tremendous place in this sordid world. It's more than just a matter of laughing. If you can see things out of whack, then you can see how things can be in whack."
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 11
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Humor is the shock absor...

Humor is the shock absorber of life; it helps us take the blows. - Peggy Noonan
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 10
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"If you see the world accurately...

"If you see the world accurately, it's bound to be humorous, because it's ridiculous." β€” Charlie Munger
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 01
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"Imagination was given to man to comp...

"Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense of humor for what he is." - Francis Bacon
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 11
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Reality - Dreams = Animal Being; Reality + Dreams = A Heart-Ache (usually called...

Reality - Dreams = Animal Being; Reality + Dreams = A Heart-Ache (usually called Idealism); Reality + Humor = Realism (also called Conservatism); Dreams - Humor = Fanaticism; Dreams + Humor = Fantasy; Reality + Dreams + Humor = Wisdom. Lin Yutang
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 02
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"Humor is the insti...

"Humor is the instinct for taking pain playfully." ~ Max Eastman
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 10
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My mission in life is not merely to survive, bu...

My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style. Maya Angelou
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 22
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Good-humor makes all th...

Good-humor makes all things tolerable. Henry Ward Beecher Henry Ward Beecher
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 23
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"That is the saving grace of ...

"That is the saving grace of humor: If you fail no one is laughing at you." -A. Whitney Brown
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 07
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A sense of humor helps us to get through the dul...

A sense of humor helps us to get through the dull times, cope with the difficult times, enjoy the good times and manage the scary times – Steve Goodier
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 22
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Imagination was given to man to compensate him...

Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not, and a sense of humor was provided to console him for what he is. β€”Oscar Wilde
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 05
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β€œIf you see the world accuratel...

β€œIf you see the world accurately, you think it’s humorous because it’s ridiculous.”- Charlie Munger
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 01
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"Humor is almost alw...

"Humor is almost always anger with its make-up on." - Stephen King
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 19
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"My mission in life is not merely to survive, but...

"My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style." - Maya Angelou
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 06
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The secret source of humor i...

The secret source of humor is not joy but sorrow; there is no humor in heaven. - Mark Twain
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 19
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"When humor works, it works because it'...

"When humor works, it works because it's clarifying what people already feel. It has to come from someplace real." - Tina Fey
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 09
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My mission in life is not merely to survive, but...

My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style. - Maya Angelou
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 01
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β€œHumor is what happens when we’re t...

β€œHumor is what happens when we’re told the truth quicker and more directly than we’re used to.” ― George Saunders
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 01
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You can turn painful situations around thro...

You can turn painful situations around through laughter. If you can find humor in anything, even poverty, you can survive it. -Bill Cosby
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 10
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"My mission in life is not to merely survive, b...

"My mission in life is not to merely survive, but to thrive, and to do so with some passion, compassion, some humor and some style." - Maya Angelou
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 05
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"humor was the only means of counteracting ...

"humor was the only means of counteracting the compulsion of human awareness to take inventories and to make cumbersome classifications."
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 10
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β€œThrough humor, you can soften some of the worst blows tha...

β€œThrough humor, you can soften some of the worst blows that life delivers. And once you find laughter, no matter how painful your situation might be, you can survive it.” -Bill Cosby
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 22
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"We broke up in April's fools day, so I to...

"We broke up in April's fools day, so I took it as a joke. I'm willing to humor her for a month." - Cop663 on 'Chunking Express(1994)'
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 25
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β€œThat was the way it was with people. The longer you knew t...

β€œThat was the way it was with people. The longer you knew them the more their eccentricities showed. Sometimes their eccentricities were humorous in the beginning.” - Charles Bukowski
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 07
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"It is a defect of God's humor that he di...

"It is a defect of God's humor that he directs our hearts everywhere but to those who have a right to them." -Tom Stoppard, Arcadia
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 27
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How humorously haunting is the irony of our hunt ...

How humorously haunting is the irony of our hunt to help hasten our home planet's healing from the horrific harm humans have heaped upon it?β€”Bryan O'Shea
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 14
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"There is a thin line that separa...

"There is a thin line that separates laughter and pain, comedy and tragedy, humor and hurt." - Erma Bombeck
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 22
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"My mission in life is not merely to survive, but...

"My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style." - Maya Angelou
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 29
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"The secret source of humor its...

"The secret source of humor itself is not joy but sorrow. There is no humor in heaven." ~ Mark Twain
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 11
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"Common sense and a sense of humor are the same...

"Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing." -William James
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 11
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Why can't we treat death with a certain amount ...

Why can't we treat death with a certain amount of humanity and dignity and decency and, God forbid, maybe even humor? -Robin Willams as "Patch Adams"
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 13
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"There are many difficult times ahead, but you ...

"There are many difficult times ahead, but you must keep your sense of humor, work through the tough situations and enjoy yourself." - Shigesato Itoi
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 15
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β€œThis story is not and never was meant to challenge anyone's faith; however, if one...

β€œThis story is not and never was meant to challenge anyone's faith; however, if one's faith can be shaken by stories in a humorous novel, one may have a bit more praying to do.” ― Christopher Moore, Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 17
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"So long as you have courage and a ...

"So long as you have courage and a sense of humor, it is never too late to start life afresh." - Freeman Dyson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 21
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