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Humor Quotes

I think the next best thing to solving a problem is finding some humor in it.

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

If you could choose one characteristic that would get you through life, choose a sense of humor.

Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense of humor to console him for what he is.

In conversation, humor is worth more than wit and easiness more than knowledge.

Like a welcome summer rain, humor may suddenly cleanse and cool the earth, the air and you.

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

Nothing is so galling to a people not broken in from the birth as a paternal, or in other words a meddling government, a government which tells them what to read and say and eat and drink and wear.

One doesn't have a sense of humor. It has you.

Puns are a form of humor with words.

The more I live, the more I think that humor is the saving sense.

The satirist shoots to kill while the humorist brings his prey back alive and eventually releases him again for another chance.

The secret to humor is surprise.

There is hope for the future because God has a sense of humor and we are funny to God.

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

There seems to be no lengths to which humorless people will not go to analyze humor. It seems to worry them.

This I conceive to be the chemical function of humor: to change the character of our thought.

What a strange world this would be if we all had the same sense of humor.

When a thought takes one's breath away, a grammar lesson seems an impertinence.

When humor goes, there goes civilization.