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Humor Quotes

Great men are rarely isolated mountain peaks; they are the summits of ranges.

Humor brings insight and tolerance. Irony brings a deeper and less friendly understanding.

Humor can alter any situation and help us cope at the very instant we are laughing.

Humor distorts nothing, and only false gods are laughed off their earthly pedestals.

Humor does not diminish the pain - it makes the space around it get bigger.

Humor is a serious thing. I like to think of it as one of our greatest earliest natural resources, which must be preserved at all cost.

Humor is by far the most significant activity of the human brain.

Humor is emotional chaos remembered in tranquility.

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

Humor is just another defense against the universe.

Humor is laughing at what you haven't got when you ought to have it.

Humor is mankind's greatest blessing.

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

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.

Humor is reason gone mad.

Humor is richly rewarding to the person who employs it. It has some value in gaining and holding attention, but it has no persuasive value at all.

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.

Humor is the affectionate communication of insight.

Humor is the instinct for taking pain playfully.

I have a fine sense of the ridiculous, but no sense of humor.