A joke is a very serious thing.
Let the little fairy in you fly!
Humor is mankind’s greatest blessing.
One doesn’t have a sense of humor. It has you.
Comedy is simply a funny way of being serious.
Humor is the instinct for taking pain playfully.
Humor is the affectionate communication of insight.
Humor is just another defense against the universe.
Start every day off with a smile and get it over with.
W. C. Fields
A sense of humor is a major defense against minor troubles.
Everywhere is within walking distance if you have the time.
Humor is laughing at what you haven’t got when you ought to have it.
Great men are rarely isolated mountain peaks; they are the summits of ranges.
Thomas W. Higginson
I may not lead the most dramatic life, but in my brain it’s War and Peace everyday.
I may be drunk, Miss, but in the morning I will be sober and you will still be ugly.
Like a welcome summer rain, humor may suddenly cleanse and cool the earth, the air and you.
This I conceive to be the chemical function of humor: to change the character of our thought.
Comedy has to be based on truth. You take the truth and you put a little curlicue at the end.
There is no defense against adverse fortune which is so effectual as an habitual sense of humor.
Thomas W. Higginson
The poor girl does not know how to have a conversation. Unfortunately, she does know how to speak.
The Almighty in His infinite wisdom did not see fit to create Frenchmen in the image of Englishmen.
There seems to be no lengths to which humorless people will not go to analyze humor. It seems to worry them.
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
Everything human is pathetic. The secret source of humor itself is not joy but sorrow. There is no humor in heaven.
Humour is the weapon of unarmed people: it helps people who are oppressed to smile at the situation that pains them.
The satirist shoots to kill while the humorist brings his prey back alive and eventually releases him again for another chance.
Peter De Vries
Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing.
There’s no life without humour. It can make the wonderful moments of life truly glorious, and it can make tragic moments bearable.
Humor is something that thrives between man’s aspirations and his limitations. There is more logic in humor than in anything else. Because, you see, humor is truth.