Category Archives: Humor

Humor Quotes

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William Davis

“The kind of humor I like is the thing that makes me laugh for five seconds and think for ten minutes.” – William Davis

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Abe Burrows

“Someone once defined humor as a way to keep from killing yourself. I keep my sense of humor and I stay alive.” – Abe Burrows

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E.T. “Cy” Eberhart

“Humor prevents one from becoming a tragic figure even though he/she is involved in tragic events.” – E.T. “Cy” Eberhart

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Thomas W. Higginson

“There is no defense against adverse fortune which is so effectual as an habitual sense of humor.” – Thomas W. Higginson

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Frank A. Clark

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

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Humorous Quotes and Sayings

“Many a true word is spoken in jest.” – English Proverb

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Sid Caesar

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

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Mel Brooks

“Humor is just another defense against the universe.” – Mel Brooks

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William James

“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

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Humorous Quotes and Sayings

“Every survival kit should include a sense of humor.” – Unknown

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Ron Dentinger

“Humor has a way of bringing people together. It unites people. In fact, I’m rather serious when I suggest that someone should plant a few whoopee cushions in the United Nations.” – Ron Dentinger

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Francis Bacon

“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

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George Saintsbury

“Nothing is more curious than the almost savage hostility that humor excites in those who lack it.” – George Saintsbury

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Taki

“Humor is a reminder that no matter how high the throne one sits on, one sits on one’s bottom.” – Taki

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Peter De Vries

“The satirist shoots to kill while the humorist brings his prey back alive and eventually releases him again for another chance.” – Peter De Vries

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Irvin S. Cobb

“Humor is merely tragedy standing on its head with its pants torn.” – Irvin S. Cobb

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Hugh Sidey

“Above all else: go out with a sense of humor. It 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 pretty good grasp of life.” – … Continue reading

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Mahatma Gandhi

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

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Ellie Katz

“Warning: Humor may be hazardous to your illness.” – Ellie Katz

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James Thurber

“Humor is emotional chaos remembered in tranquility.” – James Thurber