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Famous Sense Of Humor Quotes

Laugh as much as possible, always laugh. It’s the sweetest thing one can do for oneself one’s fellow human beings. Maya Angelou

I don’t trust anyone who doesn’t laugh. Maya Angelou

A good laugh makes any interview, or any conversation, so much better. Barbara Walters

I used to think that finding the right one was about the man having a list of certain qualities. If he has them, we’d be compatible and happy. Sort of a checkmark system that was a complete failure. But I found out that a healthy relationship isn’t so much about sense of humor or intelligence or attractive. It’s about avoiding partners with harmful traits and personality types. And then it’s about being with a good person. A good person on his own, and a good person with you. Where the space between you feels uncomplicated and happy. A good relationship is where things just work. They work because, whatever the list of qualities, whatever the reason, you happen to be really, really good together. Deb Caletti

He who laughs, lasts. Mary Pettibone Poole

Everyone has a sense of humor. If you don’t laugh at jokes, you probably laugh at opinions. Criss Jami

A good laugh overcomes more difficulties and dissipates more dark clouds than any other one thing. Laura Ingalls Wilder

If fate doesn’t make you laugh, you just don’t get the joke. Gregory David Roberts

There is nothing like a gleam of humor to reassure you that a fellow human being is ticking inside a strange face. Eva Hoffman

Wit seduces by signaling intelligence without nerdiness. Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Through humor, you can soften some of the worst blows that life delivers. And once you find laughter, no matter how painful your situation might be, you can survive it. Bill Cosby

The funny thing about the heart is a soft heart is a strong heart, and a hard heart is a weak heart. Criss Jami

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

A sense of humor is the best indicator that you will recover; it is often the best indicator that people will love you. Sustain that and you have hope. Andrew Solomon

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

She wrote me a letter asking, How can I read it? Its so hard. I told her to start at the beginning and read as far as you can get until you’re lost. Then start again at the beginning and keep working through until you can understand the whole book. And thats what she did. Richard P. Feynman

When humor goes, there goes civilization. Erma Bombeck

It is the test of a good religion whether you can joke about it. G.K. Chesterton

A sense of humor 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. Hugh Sidey

Senses of humor define people, as factions, deeper rooted than religious or political opinions. When carrying out everyday tasks, opinions are rather easy to set aside, but those whom a person shares a sense of humor with are his closest friends. They are always there to make the biggest influence. Criss Jami

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

Humor can make a serious difference. In the workplace, at home, in all areas of life looking for a reason to laugh is necessary. A sense of humor helps us to get through the dull times, cope with the difficult times, enjoy the good times and manage the scary times. Steve Goodier

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

It stands to reason that anyone who learns to live well will die well. The skills are the same being present in the moment, and humble, and brave, and keeping a sense of humor.  Victoria Moran

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

I was tempted to tell her it was because we were British and actually had a sense of humour, but I try not to be cruel to foreigners, especially when they’re that strung out. Ben Aaronovitch

Comedy is acting out optimism. Robin Williams

As Carrie Fisher once said in a film, everyone thinks they have good taste and a sense of humour. Jane Green

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

A dirty and mean sense of humor first thing in the morning. I may learn to like you yet. Lorelei James

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

The Reverend William Trent, whose mind was of a serious order, had several times warned his elder sister that too lively a sense of humour frequently led to laxity of principle. She now perceived how right he was; and wondered, in dismay, whether it was because he invariably made her laugh that instead of regarding the Nonesuch with revulsion she was obliged to struggle against the impulse to cast every scruple to the winds, and to give her life into his keeping. Georgette Heyer

Humor is just another defense against the universe. Mel Brooks

Progress is nothing but the victory of laughter over dogma. Benjamin De Casseres

Humor is laughing at what you haven’t got when you ought to have it. Langston Hughes

The judge also must behave like a little child, in order to make sense out of a senseless case. Mwanandeke Kindembo

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

And when shit happens, linger on it for a while don’t lose your poise and sense of humor because that very same shit will make you a stronger person amidst different shitty people in various shitty places under any shitty circumstances of your shitty life. Danny Castillones Sillada

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

Fancy degrees are easy to find, sense of humor not so easy. Sarvesh Jain

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. Victor Borge

There is nothing better in life than commitment to personal development and lifelong learning. Lailah Gifty Akita

Humor is the affectionate communication of insight. Leo Rosten

Some people seem quite destitute a sense of humour. George Grossmith

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

Character that is fruit producing can be summed up in the mastery of these 5 qualities morals, but a sense of humor; love, but respect for criticism; intelligence without pretense; humility without self loathing; and a mind open, but with solid convictions. Criss Jami

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

A sense of humor is essentially a sense of perspective. It is an understanding that comes from a true sense of proportion. Humor is not a matter of laughing at things, but of understanding them. At its highest it is a part of understanding life. It is an ability to see ourselves as we are, and to smile at the comic figure that the biggest of us cuts in strutting across life’s stage. Nivard Kinsella

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

I don’t have a sense of humor anymore. It’s literally just sarcasm and a general hate of the majority of the human population. Fact of Life Lani Lynn Vale

The sense of humor has other things to do than to make itself conspicuous in the act of laughter. Alice Meynell

The mark of a poor comedian is not making the other person laugh. The mark of a worse comedian is asking if the person got it. Weike Wang

I love poking fun at myself. I have a rather mean sense of humor. Alton Brown

Most preachers say the nature of God is unknowable, but I’m certain of one thing at least. God almighty has a sense of humor. Robert Ferrigno

I liked the humor of it, I’ve always enjoyed a sense of humor in God and in religion and in spirituality. Amber Tamblyn

A sense of humor, being born of perspective, bears a near kinship to philosophy; each is the soul of the other. Will Durant

Fate has a twisted sense of humor. Amelia Atwater Rhodes

Without a sense of humor, you are blind to so much in this world. To human nature. To the absurdity of so much that we say and do. Steven Erikson

A sense of humor is the best indicator that you will recover; it is often the best indicator that people will love you. Sustain that and you have hope. Andrew Solomon

Villagers saw me as a person when I played with them, as opposed to when I talked with them. Rebekah Nathan

I have a very dark sense of humor. Andy Dick

Your obsession with being in control of your mind makes you so stiff all the times; that is why our egos are growing, and our sense of humor is shrinking. Jasz Gill

I’ve got a great sense of humor. Anthony Hopkins

I’m a sucker for sweetness. Intelligence, creativity and a sense of humor mean little to me if a person isn’t also kind. Scott Stabile

Anyone without a sense of humor is too pretentious to be a good magician. Anton Szandor LaVey

Humour is healthy for humans. Amit Kalantri

Cervantes is the most important Spanish writer. But he is not the most representative of the Spanish. His irony, his sense of humor they are too subtle to seem Spanish. Antonio Munoz Molina

Be with someone who has a good sense of humor so that the two of you can sit down and laugh together at the joke that your lives are. Nitya Prakash

One loses everything when one loses one’s sense of humor. Ayn Rand

The most important quality in the man you decide to marry should be the ability to make you laugh. Beauty fades, careers end, money comes and goes, religions change, children grow up and move away, spouses get sick, struggles happen, family members die, senility sets in when your older, but the ability to make you giggle every day is the most precious gift God can give you to get through all of it. Shannon L. Alder

The friendship that we established early on in our marriage that carries you through tough times. That and a good sense of humor. Barack Obama

A sense of humor is just common sense dancing. William James

I had used my sense of humor; I had called it proportion, perspective. But perspective is distance. Bel Kaufman

My best definition of a nerd someone who asks you to explain an aphorism. Nassim Nicholas Taleb

I’m not an expert on the Malaysian sense of humor. Ben Stiller

I think the reason I choose the comic approach so often is because it’s harder, therefore affording me the opportunity to show off. Rita Mae Brown

The righteous one has no sense of humor. Bertolt Brecht

Not being funny doesn’t make you a bad person. Not having a sense of humor does. David Rakoff

If one has no sense of humor, one is in trouble. Betty White

Life is way too short, so try to enjoy every minute of it with a sense of humor! Christina Scalise

The future isn’t just something that happens. It’s a brutal force, with a great sense of humor, that’ll steamroll you if you’re not watching. Cameron Crowe

A sense of humor helps us to get through the dull times, cope with the difficult times, enjoy the good times and manage the scary times. Steve Goodier

The universe may not always play fair, but at least it’s got a hell of a sense of humor. Candace Bushnell

Miss Fairlie laughed with a ready good humour, which broke out as brightly as if it had been part of the sunshine above us. Wilkie Collins

People who know me know I have a sense of humor that can really push the envelope. Carmen Electra

The easiest way to make money is to be funny. The easiest way to be regarded as funny is to have money. Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Jazz can be so serious, no sense of humor. Chad Smith

We can always lace a sense of humor around anything. C. JoyBell C.

I think it’s terribly difficult to take sex seriously if you’ve got a sense of humor. Charlotte Bingham

With a sense of humor, you can tackle any situation in life. Moreover, you’ll also learn to see the funny side of things. His Holiness Divas

A sense of humor is great it goes a long, long way in a marriage. Chris Rock

God probably thinks it’s worth giving a sense of humor only to those of us who have to laugh at all the rubbish bits that are wrong with us. Allison Pearson

A sense of humor is the ability to understand a joke and that the joke is oneself. Clifton Fadiman

Ability to laugh at evil, to relativize symbols without dismissing them is usually a sign of a rather healthy person. Puritans and reformers can never laugh. Richard Rohr