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Humor Quotes

humor quotesEnjoy these humor quotes which demonstrate how important humor is for our emotional health and resilience.

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

Humor is reason gone mad. Groucho Marx

Humor has justly been regarded as the finest perfection of poetic genius. Thomas Carlyle

Humor is mankind's greatest blessing. Mark Twain

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

I wonder if illiterate people get the full effect of alphabet soup? Jerry Seinfeld

A serious and good philosophical work could be written consisting entirely of jokes. Ludwig Wittgenstein

No mind is thoroughly well organized that is deficient in a sense of humor. Samuel Taylor Coleridge

It is a curious fact that people are never so trivial as when they take themselves seriously. Oscar Wilde

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

And we should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once. And we should call every truth false which was not accompanied by at least one laugh. Friedrich Nietzsche

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

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

I'm struck by how laughter connects you with people. It's almost impossible to maintain any kind of distance or any sense of social hierarchy when you're just howling with laughter. Laughter is a force for democracy. John Cleese

Next to power without honor, the most dangerous thing in the world is power without humor. Eric Sevareid

Comedy is acting out optimism. Robin Williams

A sense of humor is part of the art of leadership, of getting along with people, of getting things done. Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

When humor goes, there goes civilization. Erma Bombeck

Every survival kit should include a sense of humor. Anonymous

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

Humor is just another defense against the universe. Mel Brooks

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

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

There is more logic in humor than in anything else. Because, you see, humor is truth. Victor Borge

Humor is everywhere, in that there's irony in just about anything a human does. Bill Nye

A sense of humor is part of the art of leadership, of getting along with people, of getting things done. Dwight D. Eisenhower

Humor is our way of defending ourselves from life's absurdities by thinking absurdly about them. Lewis Mumford

Humor is the great thing, the saving thing. The minute it crops up, all our irritations and resentments slip away and a sunny spirit takes their place. Mark Twain

Life is a joke. The only way to survive it is to find the right punch line. Becky Alunan

It's hard to create humor because of the unfair competition from the real world. Peter's Almanac

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