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Bad Humor Quotes


"Keep your sense of humor. There's enough stress in the rest of your life not to let bad shots ruin a game you're supposed to enjoy." - Amy Alcott

"Bad humor is an evasion of reality; good humor is an acceptance of it." - Malcolm Muggeridge

"Sometimes bad is bad." - Huey Lewis

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

"Humor is a social lubricant that helps us get over some of the bad spots." - Steve Allen

"Anxiety and hostility seem to be a great part of good and bad humor. Examining humor too closely does seem to destroy it." - Matt Groening

"The Sopranos' is filled with really retrograde humor. Bathroom humor, falls, stupid puns, bad jokes - infantile, adolescent stuff, but it makes me laugh." - David Chase

"'The Sopranos' is filled with really retrograde humor. Bathroom humor, falls, stupid puns, bad jokes - infantile, adolescent stuff, but it makes me laugh." - David Chase

"The line between humor and bad taste is your audience, in which some people will find everything offensive, and some people will find nothing offensive, but the truth is that most humor originates in what would be called bad taste." - Robert Mankoff

"Bad beliefs make bad behavior." - Warren Akin Candler

"My advice to defensive players: Take the shortest route to the ball and arrive in a bad humor." - Bowden Wyatt

"It doesn't take many people to have a bad sense of humor to get in trouble at a corporation." - Scott Adams

"Humor is... despair refusing to take itself seriously." - Arland Ussher

"I love humor. I always will fall back on humor. That's something that I think you can't ever get enough of and, if it's done well, it's great. When it's bad, it's horrible." - Sandra Bullock

"Bad husbands will make bad wives." - William Makepeace Thackeray

"If you approach Cannes with a sense of humor, nothing is that bad. You have to take it for what it is; otherwise, its silly." - Mathieu Amalric

"There are some men who are witty when they are in a bad humor, and others only when they are sad." - Joseph Joubert

"Keep your sense of humor. There's enough stress in the rest of your life to let bad shots ruin a game you're supposed to enjoy." - Amy Alcott

"If you approach Cannes with a sense of humor, nothing is that bad. You have to take it for what it is; otherwise, it's silly." - Mathieu Amalric

"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

"And, when the votes are counted, let everybody, including the candidates, get into a good humor as quick as they got into a bad one." - Will Rogers

"From my dad ... I think we have a similar sense of humor. I don't know if that's a good or bad thing, but I think he's funny!" - Jenna Bush

"With prodigious bravery and eviscerating humor, Roxane Gay takes on culture and politics in Bad Feminist-and gets it right, time and time again. We should all be lucky enough to be such a bad feminist." - Ayelet Waldman

"I'm bad at golf." - Seth Macfarlane

"Someone once defined humor as a way to keep from killing yourself. I keep my sense of humor and I stay alive." - Abe Burrows

"G.I. humor is similar to cop humor." - Nelson Demille

"Good humor is one of the preservatives of our peace and tranquility." - Thomas Jefferson

"I want to help people, give hope to all. Humor is the foundation of our lives." - Terry Bradshaw

"Humor is a prelude to faith and laughter is the beginning of prayer." - Reinhold Niebuhr

"A sense of humor is the one thing no one will admit to not having." - Mark Twain

"I cannot believe in a God who has neither humor nor common sense." - W Somerset Maugham

"... humility + humor = humanity." - Kathie Lee Gifford

"A crisis + time = humor." - Blaine Lee Pardoe

"Humor heals the heckler." - Gerald C. Meyers

"Nobody's safe, humor wise." - Morena Baccarin

"Humor is healing." - Brad Garrett

"I like humor." - David Yates

"Gags die, humor doesn't." - Jack Benny

"Of all bad men religious bad men are the worst." - C S Lewis

"Bad marriages don't cause infidelity; infidelity causes bad marriages." - Frank Pittman

"A bad attitude is worse than a bad swing." - Payne Stewart

"Bad taste is a species of bad morals." - Christian Nestell Bovee

"Humor requires perspective. Perspective requires focus. Focus requires balance. Balance requires attention to the present moment. In the 'now' one is freed from labels. Success and failure, good luck and bad-they're all constructs of your mind." - Tom Bergeron

"My father said, "Okay, enough with the Jewish school." He put me into a public school and he said, "If you are the first one in your class, that means the school is bad." That was his humor." - Chantal Akerman

"Great spenders are bad lenders." - Benjamin Franklin

"A jester, a bad character." - Blaise Pascal

"People love to admit they have bad handwriting or that they can't do math. And they will readily admit to being awkward: 'I'm such a klutz!' But they will never admit to having a poor sense of humor or being a bad driver." - George Carlin

"True humor is fun - it does not put down, kid, or mock. It makes people feel wonderful, not separate, different, and cut off. True humor has beneath it the understanding that we are all in this together." - Hugh Prather

"Good-humor is allied to generosity, ill-humor to meanness." - Sir Fulke Greville

"I love bawdy humor, but not dirty humor." - Betty White

"There's humor in everything. There's gotta be humor in everything." - Amy Sedaris

"There is no defense against adverse fortune which is so effectual as an habitual sense of humor." - Thomas Wentworth Higginson

"If a girl doesn't have a sense of humor, then what would you have to talk about?" - Josh Hartnett

"A Jazz man should be saying what he feels: humor, sadness, joy... all the things that humans have." - Bob Brookmeyer

"The main characteristics of effective leadership are intelligence, integrity or loyalty, mystique, humor, discipline, courage, self sufficieny and confidence." - James Fisher

"Come, woo me, woo me, for now I am in a holiday humor, and like enough to consent." - William Shakespeare

"Humor is a reminder that no matter how high the throne one sits on, one sits on one's bottom." - Taki Theodoracopulos

"It [humor] inhabits the marginal." - Penelope Gilliatt

"I believe humor nullifies violence." - John Wayne

"Humor is wit and love." - William Makepeace Thackeray

"Humor is tragedy plus time." - Mark Twain

"Humor (is) intrinsitc to Christianity." - Soren Kierkegaard

"Humor is man's greatest blessing." - Mark Twain

"Humor brings insight and tolerance." - Agnes Repplier

"Humor is a universal language." - Joel Goodman

"Humor is all about timing." - Steven Heller

"Tragedy plus time equals humor" - Marie Osmond

"Humor is a survival tool." - Erica Jong

"Humor is mankind's greatest blessing." - Mark Twain

"I quite like dark humor." - Marina And The Diamonds

"Humor helps people open up." - Roger Von Oech

"For me, humor is everything!" - Judy Gold

"Humor is my default mode." - John Updike

"Humor comes from self-confidence." - Rita Mae Brown

"Humor is reason gone mad." - Groucho Marx

"I like bawdy humor. I love bawdy humor, but not dirty humor." - Betty White

"We think abortion is a bad thing." - Kate Michelman

"There's no such thing as bad publicity," - P T Barnum

"Hey ma, your bad boy did good!" - Rocky Graziano

"Bad news is just an excuse." - Neil Young

"Drinking is bad taste but tastes good." - Franklin P. Adams

"Good laws are produced by bad actions." - Ambrosius Theodosius Macrobius

"The bad guys are the best parts." - Brion James

"Nobody is all good or all bad." - Ashley Madekwe

"Only criminals and bloodsuckers reward bad behavior." - Ted Nugent

"The more bad choices you make, the less bad your choices seem." - Karen Kingsbury

"A bad salesman will automatically drop his price. Bad salesmen make me sick." - Danny Devito

"If you put good apples into a bad situation, you'll get bad apples." - Philip Zimbardo

"Bad beginnings, bad endings." - Livy

"A good person is the bad person's teacher. A bad person is the good person's task." - Laozi

"Finding bad reasons for what one believes for other bad reasons - that's philosophy." - Aldous Huxley

"If you choose bad companions, no one will believe that you are anything but bad yourself." - Aesop

"Technology happens, it's not good, it's not bad. Is steel good or bad?" - Andy Grove

"It's mind-boggling to consider that movies this bad are actually committed to film. The poor quality of The Pest in almost every category humor, intelligence, creativity, and just plain entertainment value ranks it somewhere between a bad infomercial and a local cable newscast. Rarely do I consider the act of seeing a movie to be a chore, but this kind of experience is the exception - Directed By Paul Miller." - James Berardinelli

"I enjoy watching a woman with really bad teeth and a good sense of humor struggling to use her lips and tongue to hide her teeth when she's laughing. I just stand there and tell her joke after joke after joke." - George Carlin

"Make not a bosom friend of a melancholy soul; he'll be sure to aggravate thy adversity and lessen thy prosperity. He goes always heavily loaded, and thou must bear half. He is never in a good humor, and may easily get into a bad one, and fall out with thee." - Thomas Fuller

"Lights! Lights would be very good right now! (Amanda) Since they hurt my eyes to the point I can barely see, no they wouldn't. Trust me. (Kyrian) Trust you, my left foot! I'm not immortal over here! (Amanda) Yeah, well, in a bad enough car wreck, neither am I. (Kyrian) I really hate your sense of humor. (Amanda)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"There are a lot of explorations on TV of romantic relationships, and some are good and some are bad. I think there are very few explorations of male friendship that' s not just a wingman type friendship and not just an opportunity for humor, but that really explores two friends and their relationship." - David Shore

"Sometimes an actor will stumble on the joke, and I'm right on them. Back it up before the audience hears the bad version of the joke, because humor is 90% surprise. If they know what's coming, they won't laugh as hard." - James Burrows

"Subordinates look for their bosses to be positive, in good humor, and cheerful. They aren't supposed to be emotional or have bad days. but leaders are guman, too, and when they are in a lousy mood and snap at a subordinate, it can have a devastating effect." - Donald T. Phillips

"I didn't think that anything is beyond humor - not profane humor, but a good, honest approach to humor." - Mort Sahl

"A keen sense of humor helps us to overlook the unbecoming, understand the unconventional, tolerated the unpleasant, overcome the unexpected, and outlast the unbearable." - Billy Graham

"Keep your sense of humor. As General Joe Stillwell said, 'The higher a monkey climbs, the more you see of his behind'." - Donald Rumsfeld

"A sense of humor always withers in the presence of the messianic delusion, like justice and truth in front of patriotic passion." - H L Mencken

"A sense of humor judges one's actions and the actions of others from a wider reference. It pardons shortcomings, it consoles failure." - Thornton Wilder

"Men will confess to treason, murder, arson, false teeth, or a wig. How many of them will own up to a lack of humor?" - Frank Moore Colby

"Humor [in a scene] is not jokes. It is that attitude toward being alive without which you would long ago have jumped off the 59th Street Bridge." - Michael Shurtleff

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

"The person who has a sense of humor is not just more relaxed in the face of a potentially stressful situation, but is more flexible in his approach." - John Morreall

"She raised us with humor, and she raised us to understand that not everything was going to be great-but how to laugh through it." - Liza Minnelli

"Golf is 20 percent mechanics and technique. The other 80 pecent is philosophy, humor, tragedy, romance, melodrama, companionship, camaraderie, cussedness and conversation." - Grantland Rice

"What children need most are the essentials that grandparents provide in abundance. They give unconditional love, kindness, patience, humor, comfort, lessons in life. And, most importantly, cookies." - Rudy Giuliani

"Fortune and humor govern the world." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"Humor is the pensiveness of wit." - Robert Aris Willmott

"I think absurdist humor is funny..." - Aziz Ansari

"Righteous people have no sense of humor." - Bertolt Brecht

"Humor is the mask of wisdom." - Friedrich Durrenmatt

"Humor is an antidote to all ills" - Patch Adams

"Wit and humor belong to genius alone." - Miguel De Cervantes

"Exaggeration is the cheapest form of humor." - Barbara Mertz

"It's a more ridiculing, divisive humor today." - Lily Tomlin

"In humor, almost always, less is more." - Ken Weber

"When humor go's, there go's civilization." - Erma Bombeck

"Contempt is egotism in ill- humor." - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

"Reality - Dreams = Animal Being Reality + Dreams = A Heart-Ache (usually called Idealism) Reality + Humor = Realism (also called Conservatism) Dreams - Humor = Fanaticism Dreams + Humor = Fantasy Reality + Dreams + Humor = Wisdom" - Lin Yutang

"He kills her in her own humor." - William Shakespeare

"Humor is the mistress of tears." - William Makepeace Thackeray

"Humor is the foundation of reconciliation." - Saint Francis De Sales

"Humor is an antidote to isolation." - Elizabeth Janeway

"Is there a tumor in your humor?" - Robbie Williams

"Humor prevents a hardening of the attitudes." - Joel Goodman

"Humor is the harmony of the heart." - Douglas William Jerrold

"Humor is just truth, only faster!" - Gilda Radner

"Good-humor is always a success." - Johann Kaspar Lavater

"Cynicism is the humor of hatred." - Herbert Beerbohm Tree

"Humor tells you where the trouble is." - Louise Bernikow

"Good-humor makes all things tolerable" - Henry Ward Beecher

"Fate has a twisted sense of humor." - Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

"A sense of humor is needed armor." - Hugh Sidey

"Sarcasim is the lowest form of humor." - John Lennon

"There is no humor in heaven." - Mark Twain

"Humor is the only reason to live." - Marcel Duchamp

"Humor disarms people. They don't feel threatened." - Bette Midler

"I see (humor) in the smallest things." - Hal Hartley

"I really like dark, politically incorrect humor." - Marina Abramovic

"Humor is not far from my vocabulary." - Edward Herrmann

"Humor is emotional chaos remembered in tranquillity." - James Thurber

"Total absence of humor renders life impossible." - Colette

"Good -humor is goodness and wisdom combined." - Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of Lytton

"Humor was the enemy of desire." - Arthur C Clarke



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