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Humor Quotes

Nothing is more curious than the almost savage hostility that humor excites in those who lack it. George Saintsbury
When humor goes, there goes civilization. Erma Bombeck
Total absence of humor renders life impossible. Colette, Chance Acquaintances, 1952
Where humor is concerned there are no standards - no one can say what is good or bad, although you can be sure that everyone will. John Kenneth Galbraith
Imagination was given man to compensate for what he is not, and a sense of humor to console him for what he is. Author Unknown
Humor is the only test of gravity, and gravity of humor for a subject which will not bear raillery is suspicious, and a jest which will not bear serious examination is false wit. Aristotle
You are not angry with people when you laugh at them. Humor teaches them tolerance. W. Somerset Maugham
I think the next best thing to solving a problem is finding some humor in it. Frank A. Clark
Common sense and sense of humor are the same thing moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing. Clive Jones
A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing. Clive James
A sense of humor is a major defense against minor troubles. Mignon McLaughlin
Nothing makes your sense of humor disappear faster than having somebody ask you where it is. Ivern Ball
It is the saying of an ancient sage that humor was the only test of gravity, and gravity of humor. Shaftesbury
Good humor is one of the best articles of dress one can wear in society. William Makepeace Thackery
If you can find humor in anything, you can survive it. Bill Cosby
True humor springs not more from the head than from the heart. It is not contempt; its essence is love. It issues not in laugther, but in still smiles, which lie far deeper. Thomas Carlyle
Anyone without a sense of humor is at the mercy of everyone else. William Rotsler
Love is my Sword, Goodness my Armor, And Humor my Shield. Unknown, epitaph for a loved one
A sense of humor is just common sense dancing. Clive James
WARNING Humor may be hazardous to your illness. Ellie Katz
( quotes are updated each month )