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Top 77 Quotes on Humor in Life (LAUGH)

Top 10 Quotes on Humor in Life

“Good planning is important. I’ve also regarded a sense of humor as one of the most important things on a big expedition. When you’re in a difficult or dangerous situation, or when you’re depressed about the chances of success, someone who can make you laugh eases the tension.”

Edmund Hillary
He who laughs, lasts. - Mary Pettibone Poole
He who laughs, lasts. – Mary Pettibone Poole
If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide. - Mahatma Gandhi
If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide. – Mahatma Gandhi

“The sense of humor is the oil of life’s engine. Without it, the machinery creaks and groans. No lot is so hard, no aspect of things is so grim, but it relaxes before a hearty laugh.”

G.S Merriam
Humor is an affirmation of dignity, a declaration of man’s superiority to all that befalls him. - Romain Gary
Humor is an affirmation of dignity, a declaration of man’s superiority to all that befalls him. – Romain Gary
Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing. - Clive James
Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing. – Clive James

“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
You may not be able to change a situation, but with humor you can change your attitude about it. - Allen Klein
You may not be able to change a situation, but with humor you can change your attitude about it. – Allen Klein
Laugh as much as possible, always laugh. It's the sweetest thing one can do for oneself & one's fellow human beings. - Maya Angelou
Laugh as much as possible, always laugh. It’s the sweetest thing one can do for oneself & one’s fellow human beings. – Maya Angelou
Humor is mankind's greatest blessing. - Mark Twain
Humor is mankind’s greatest blessing. – Mark Twain

Top 14 Most Famous Quotes on Humor in Life

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 person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It’s jolted by every pebble on the road. – Henry Ward Beecher
There is nothing like a gleam of humor to reassure you that a fellow human being is ticking inside a strange face. –Eva Hoffman
There is nothing like a gleam of humor to reassure you that a fellow human being is ticking inside a strange face. – Eva Hoffman
There is a thin line that separates laughter and pain, comedy and tragedy, humor and hurt. - Erma Bombeck
There is a thin line that separates laughter and pain, comedy and tragedy, humor and hurt. – Erma Bombeck
I realize that humor isn't for everyone. It's only for people who want to have fun, enjoy life, and feel alive. - Anne Wilson Schaef
I realize that humor isn’t for everyone. It’s only for people who want to have fun, enjoy life, and feel alive. – Anne Wilson Schaef
Humor is laughing at what you haven't got when you ought to have it. - Langston Hughes
Humor is laughing at what you haven’t got when you ought to have it. – Langston Hughes
Humor is just another defense against the universe. - Mel Brooks
Humor is just another defense against the universe. – Mel Brooks
Like a welcome summer rain, humor may suddenly cleanse and cool the earth, the air and you. - Langston Hughes
Like a welcome summer rain, humor may suddenly cleanse and cool the earth, the air and you. – Langston Hughes
The secret to humor is surprise. - Aristotle
The secret to humor is surprise. – Aristotle
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
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
Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it. - E.B. White
Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it. – E.B. White
The more I live, the more I think that humor is the saving sense. - Jacob August Riis
The more I live, the more I think that humor is the saving sense. – Jacob August Riis
Humor is by far the most significant activity of the human brain. - Edward de Bono
Humor is by far the most significant activity of the human brain. – Edward de Bono
Humor is the most engaging cowardice. - Robert Frost
Humor is the most engaging cowardice. – Robert Frost
Humor is reason gone mad. - Groucho Marx
Humor is reason gone mad. – Groucho Marx

15 Quotes on Humor in Life that Will Tickle Your Funny Bone

Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read. - Groucho Marx
Outside of a dog, a book is man’s best friend. Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read. – Groucho Marx
There is no sunrise so beautiful that it is worth waking me up to see it. - Mindy Kaling
There is no sunrise so beautiful that it is worth waking me up to see it. – Mindy Kaling
Everywhere is within walking distance if you have the time. - Steven Wright
Everywhere is within walking distance if you have the time. – Steven Wright
I always cook with wine. Sometimes I even add it to the food. - W.C. Fields
I always cook with wine. Sometimes I even add it to the food. – W.C. Fields
The problem with having a sense of humor is often that people you use it on aren't in a very good mood. - Hugh Sidey
The problem with having a sense of humor is often that people you use it on aren’t in a very good mood. – Hugh Sidey
People say money is not the key to happiness, but I have always figured if you have enough money, you can have a key made. - Joan Rivers
People say money is not the key to happiness, but I have always figured if you have enough money, you can have a key made. – Joan Rivers
I don't believe in astrology; I'm a Sagittarius and we're skeptical. - Arthur C. Clarke
I don’t believe in astrology; I’m a Sagittarius and we’re skeptical. – Arthur C. Clarke
I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realize I should have been more specific. - Lily Tomlin
I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realize I should have been more specific. – Lily Tomlin
Sometimes you lie in bed at night and you don't have a single thing to worry about. That always worries me! - Charlie Brown
Sometimes you lie in bed at night and you don’t have a single thing to worry about. That always worries me! – Charlie Brown
If at first you don’t succeed, then skydiving definitely isn’t for you. - Steven Wright
If at first you don’t succeed, then skydiving definitely isn’t for you. – Steven Wright
My favorite machine at the gym is the vending machine. - Caroline Rhea
My favorite machine at the gym is the vending machine. – Caroline Rhea
Housekeeping is like being caught in a revolving door. - Marcelene Cox
Housekeeping is like being caught in a revolving door. – Marcelene Cox
Don't worry about the world coming to an end today. It is already tomorrow in Australia. - Charles M. Schulz
Don’t worry about the world coming to an end today. It is already tomorrow in Australia. – Charles M. Schulz
Marriage is the only war in which you sleep with the enemy. - Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Marriage is the only war in which you sleep with the enemy. – Francois de La Rochefoucauld
When my kids become wild and unruly, I use a nice, safe playpen. When they're finished, I climb out. - Erma Bombeck
When my kids become wild and unruly, I use a nice, safe playpen. When they’re finished, I climb out. – Erma Bombeck

14 Inspirational Quotes on Humor in Life to Get You Through The Day

“Good humor is a tonic for mind and body. It is the best antidote for anxiety and depression. It is a business asset. It attracts and keeps friends. It lightens human burdens. It is the direct route to serenity and contentment.”

Grenville Kleiser
Humor has bailed me out of more tight situations than I can think of. If you go with your instincts and keep your humor, creativity follows. With luck, success comes, too. - Jimmy Buffet
Humor has bailed me out of more tight situations than I can think of. If you go with your instincts and keep your humor, creativity follows. With luck, success comes, too. – Jimmy Buffet
A good laugh makes any interview, or any conversation, so much better. - Barbara Walters
A good laugh makes any interview, or any conversation, so much better. – Barbara Walters
I love people who make me laugh. I honestly think it's the thing I like most, to laugh. It cures a multitude of ills. It's probably the most important thing in a person. - Audrey Hepburn
I love people who make me laugh. I honestly think it’s the thing I like most, to laugh. It cures a multitude of ills. It’s probably the most important thing in a person. – Audrey Hepburn
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
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
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
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
I have seen what a laugh can do. It can transform almost unbearable tears into something bearable, even hopeful. - Bob Hope
I have seen what a laugh can do. It can transform almost unbearable tears into something bearable, even hopeful. – Bob Hope
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 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 sense of humor is a major defense against minor troubles. - Mignon McLaughlin
A sense of humor is a major defense against minor troubles. – Mignon McLaughlin
Humor is one of the best ingredients of survival. - Aung San Suu Kyi
Humor is one of the best ingredients of survival. – Aung San Suu Kyi
Humor is the weapon of unarmed people it helps people who are oppressed to smile at the situation that pains them. - Simon Wiesenthal
Humor is the weapon of unarmed people: it helps people who are oppressed to smile at the situation that pains them. – Simon Wiesenthal
Humor can alter any situation and help us cope at the very instant we are laughing. - Allen Klein
Humor can alter any situation and help us cope at the very instant we are laughing. – Allen Klein
A day without laughter is a day wasted. - Charlie Chaplin
A day without laughter is a day wasted. – Charlie Chaplin
Start every day off with a smile and get it over with. - W.C Fields
Start every day off with a smile and get it over with. – W.C Fields

14 Wise Quotes About Finding Humor in Life

Honest good humor is the oil and wine of a merry meeting, and there is no jovial companionship equal to that where the jokes are rather small and laughter abundant. - Washington Irving
Honest good humor is the oil and wine of a merry meeting, and there is no jovial companionship equal to that where the jokes are rather small and laughter abundant. – Washington Irving
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 part of the art of leadership, of getting along with people, of getting things done. – Dwight D. Eisenhower
You are not angry with people when you laugh at them. Humor teaches tolerance. - W. Somerset Maugham
You are not angry with people when you laugh at them. Humor teaches tolerance. – W. Somerset Maugham
Humor is the first of the gifts to perish in a foreign tongue. - Virginia Woolf
Humor is the first of the gifts to perish in a foreign tongue. – Virginia Woolf
The most wasted of all days is one without laughter. - E.E. Cummings
The most wasted of all days is one without laughter. – E.E. Cummings
Laughter is the closest distance between two people. - Victor Borge
Laughter is the closest distance between two people. – Victor Borge
Humor is everywhere in that there's irony in just about anything a human does. - Bill Nye
Humor is everywhere in that there’s irony in just about anything a human does. – Bill Nye
No mind is thoroughly well organized that is deficient in a sense of humor. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
No mind is thoroughly well organized that is deficient in a sense of humor. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Humor is the affectionate communication of insight. - Leo Rosten
Humor is the affectionate communication of insight. – Leo Rosten
A pun is the lowest form of humor, unless you thought of it yourself. - Doug Larson
A pun is the lowest form of humor, unless you thought of it yourself. – Doug Larson
I think the next best thing to solving a problem is finding some humor in it. - Frank A. Clark
I think the next best thing to solving a problem is finding some humor in it. – Frank A. Clark
Humor is emotional chaos remembered in tranquility. - James Thurber
Humor is emotional chaos remembered in tranquility. – James Thurber
If you could choose one characteristic that would get you through life, choose a sense of humor. - Jennifer Jones
If you could choose one characteristic that would get you through life, choose a sense of humor. – Jennifer Jones
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
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

10 Humor Quotes that will Make You Think and Laugh

“Most comedy is based on getting a laugh at somebody else’s expense. And I find that that’s just a form of bullying in a major way. So I want to be an example that you can be funny and be kind, and make people laugh without hurting somebody else’s feelings.”

Ellen DeGeneres
Everything is funny, as long as it's happening to somebody else. - Will Rogers
Everything is funny, as long as it’s happening to somebody else. – Will Rogers
From there to here, and here to there, funny things are everywhere. - Dr. Seuss
From there to here, and here to there, funny things are everywhere. – Dr. Seuss
Laughter is an instant vacation. - Milton Berle
Laughter is an instant vacation. – Milton Berle
Comedy has to be based on truth. You take the truth and you put a little curlicue at the end. - Sid Caesar
Comedy has to be based on truth. You take the truth and you put a little curlicue at the end. – Sid Caesar
I'm not funny. What I am is brave. - Lucille Ball
I’m not funny. What I am is brave. – Lucille Ball
Comedy is simply a funny way of being serious. - Peter Ustinov
Comedy is simply a funny way of being serious. – Peter Ustinov
I think the scariest person in the world is the person with no sense of humor. - Michael J. Fox
I think the scariest person in the world is the person with no sense of humor. – Michael J. Fox
It is the ability to take a joke, not make one, that proves you have a sense of humor. - Max Eastman
It is the ability to take a joke, not make one, that proves you have a sense of humor. – Max Eastman
It's always funny until someone gets hurt. Then it's just hilarious. - Bill Hicks
It’s always funny until someone gets hurt. Then it’s just hilarious. – Bill Hicks

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