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Humor Quotes

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
The kind of humor I like is the thing that makes me laugh for 5 seconds and think for 10 minutes. William Davis
It is the saying of an ancient sage that humor was the only test of gravity, and gravity of humor. Shaftesbury
This I conceive to be the chemical function of humor to change the character of our thought. Lin Yutang
A sense of humor is part of the art of leadership, of getting along with people, of getting things done. Dwight D. Eisenhower
A sense of humor is the ability to understand a joke and that the joke is oneself. Clifton Paul Fadiman
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
Anyone without a sense of humor is at the mercy of everyone else. William Rotsler
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
A sense of humor is just common sense dancing. Clive James
I think the next best thing to solving a problem is finding some humor in it. Frank A. Clark
Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it. E. B. White
Love is my Sword, Goodness my Armor, And Humor my Shield. Unknown, epitaph for a loved one
You can turn painful situations around through laughter. If you can find humor in anything --even poverty--you can survive it. Bill Cosby
It is characteristic of all deep human problems that they are not to be approached without some humor and some bewilderment. Freeman John Dyson
Nothing is more curious than the almost savage hostility that humor excites in those who lack it. George Saintsbury
I have never examined the subject of humor until now. I am surprised to find how much ground it covers. I have got its divisions and frontiers down on a piece of paper. I find it defined as a production of the brain, as the power of the brain to produce something humorous, and the capacity of percieving humor. Mark Twain
For health and the constant enjoyment of life, give me a keen and ever-present sense of humor it is the next best thing to an abiding faith in providence. George Barrell Cheever
I sometimes think that the saving grace of America lies in the fact that the overwhelming majority of Americans are possessed of two great qualities- a sense of humor and a sense of proportion. Franklin D. Roosevelt
Good humor is one of the best articles of dress one can wear in society. William Makepeace Thackery
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