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Funny Side Of Life Quotes


"Seeing the funny side of life is useful, and I've always had a sense of humour." - Henry Allingham

"The Side Effects of Dying in Your Pants isn't really funny... Alright, it's a little funny." - John Green

"Not often is there as much of a vulnerable side as there is a funny side." - Jenny Slate

"It's not surprising that you wouldn't see that side of me on television, but in real life I find the world to be quite a funny place." - Gwen Ifill

"The great thing is that the funny side of getting old is fuel for my comedy." - Steve Coogan

"My mum taught me always to see the funny side of things." - Michelle Dockery

"How happy is the Optimist / To whom life shows its sunny side / His horse may lose, his ship may list, / But he always sees the funny side." - Phyllis Mcginley

"As you know it is a comedy so everything is a little bit pushed. That's what's funny about this kind of movie is you can laugh about the absurdity, and the bad side of life." - Sophie Marceau

"I don't think that there's necessarily a side to drama that has to be completely bleak. You have to have a flicker of humor 'cause everyone has a flicker of humor, something they find funny in life." - Amy Seimetz

"I kind of thought, wouldn't it be funny to take a swing at being on the weird side of mainstream?" - John Mulaney

"You have to have a serious streak in you, or you can't see the funny side of the other fellow." - Will Rogers

"I'm interested in the gorgeous side of life, but also familiar with the dark side too." - Lana Del Rey

"If you cannot see the bright side of life, polish the dull side." - Christina Dodd

"Looking on the bright side of life never killed anybody." - Jenny Han

"Outlaw all abortions; err on the side of life." - Mike Huckabee

"Human life begins on the far side of despair." - Jean-Paul Sartre

"I am attracted to the dark side of life!" - Famke Janssen

"Always look on the bright side of life." - Graham Chapman

"I've always enjoyed the communal side of Jewish life." - Thomas Friedman

"Life begins on the other side of despair." - Jean-Paul Sartre

"Life begins on the other side of despair." - Jeanpaul Sartre

"Life will continue on the other side of the veil." - Joseph B Wirthlin

"I've only been interested in the artistic side of life." - Elton John

"I'm not funny. People assume that because my books are funny, I'll be funny in real life. It's the inevitable disappointment of meeting me." - Jonathan Safran Foer

"I'm known as a kind of dramatic, serious, almost humorless actor and the fact is, I'm a funny guy, and I spend most of my life trying to find a lighter side of things, and on stage was given plenty of opportunity to do that." - Campbell Scott

"In the film world, and I know this from just talking to other people, that I'm known as a kind of dramatic, serious, almost humorless actor, and the fact is I'm a funny guy, and I spend most of my life trying to find a lighter side of things and on stage was given plenty of opportunity to do that." - Campbell Scott

"And remember, it's also very funny, because side by side with grief lies joy." - Fran Drescher

"I tend to head for what's amusing because a lot of things aren't happy. But usually you can find a funny side to practically anything." - Maggie Smith

"I do think laughter is the most important thing, and being able to see the funny side of nearly anything is a crucial, crucial thing." - Jeremy Vine

"It takes just as little time to see the positive side of life as it does the negative side." - Jimmy Buffett

"You can't see the glory of life if you haven't seen the dark side of life." - Bessel van der Kolk

"Being sexy is just one component. It's not a thing I am. It's a thing I can be. It's a side of myself I can tap into, just like I can tap into my funny side, my quirky side or my dramatic side. It's not what I am." - Eva Mendes

"Irony won't save you from anything; humour doesn't do anything at all. You can look at life ironically for years, maybe decades; there are people who seem to go through most of their lives seeing the funny side, but in the end, life always breaks your heart. Doesn't matter how brave you are, or how reserved, or how much you've developed a sense of humour, you still end up with your heart broken. That's when you stop laughing." - Michel Houellebecq

"You can't throw away years of your life because it makes a funny anecdote." - David Nicholls

"I don't think of myself as being funny. But life takes strange turns." - Frank Gorshin

"I do good things in my life, too. It's just that none of them are funny." - Doug Stanhope

"Life has a funny way of helping you out when you think that everything's gone wrong." - Alanis Morissette

"I find, when you're an optimist, life has a funny way of looking after you." - Simon Sinek

"Life has a funny way of becoming ordinary as soon as it can." - Colm Toibin

"There are a lot of funny things that happen in one's life." - Pierce Brosnan

"I don't control the line of 'funny,' 'funny,' 'funny,' 'not funny.'" - Tracy Morgan

"There's lots of sides. The CD doesn't really create a mood. It creates more of a journey. It starts out with a simple bluegrass tune, sort of melancholy and sad, like "Lovin' and Lyin'," then it's sexy and there's some funny songs in there where I'm talking, like "Designated Drunk." There's a humor side, a sexy side, but there's also a pretty sad side, the country side. It's the backwards side of me!" - Laura Bell Bundy

"I can feel the public side of my life and the private side of my life sort of drifting away from one another." - Eleanor Catton

"Adam Sandler is a really funny guy in real life. Separate from all of the movies, that is a funny man." - Judd Nelson

"Life - life - life! 'Tis the sole great thing This side of death, Heart on heart in the wonder of Spring!" - William Ernest Henley

"I'm not a man who constantly thinks up jokes. But I think it's very important to be able to see the funny side of life and its joyful dimension and not to take everything too tragically. I'd also say it's necessary for my ministry. A writer once said that angels can fly because they don't take themselves too seriously. Maybe we could also fly a bit if we didn't think we were so important." - Pope Benedict Xvi

"I don't get a chance to be funny with the thrillers. I like to be funny, and I think I am really funny. So with 'Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life', it was fun to let loose." - James Patterson

"I can do comedy, so people want me to do that, but the other side of comedy is depression. Deep, deep depression is the flip side of comedy. Casting agents don't realize it but in order to be funny you have to have that other side." - Parker Posey

"Funny how life messed with you." - Sarah Mlynowski

"In real life, comedians aren't funny." - Michael Showalter

"You find out in life that people really like you funny. So what do you give 'em? Humor. And then if you show them the other side, they don't like you as much. I find, too, that I can hide behind the idiot's mask being funny, and you never see the sorrow or the pain." - Terry Bradshaw

"The heyday of woman's life is the shady side of fifty." - Elizabeth Cady Stanton

"It's an odd fact of life that whichever side of the stream you're on, two-thirds of the best water is out of reach on the other side." - John Gierach

"In every aspect of my life, I tend to look for the deeper side." - Anoushka Shankar

"Birth, life, and death? each took place on the hidden side of a leaf." - Toni Morrison

"As if in the other side of his kiss there could ve a new life" - Alice Sebold

"How you live your life on this side of the grave determines what happens next." - Andy Stanley

"So always look for the silver lining And try to find the sunny side of life." - P G Wodehouse

"The most interesting things in life happen just on the other side of your comfort zone." - Michael Hyatt

"That which we call death, is but the other side of life." - William Walker Atkinson

"Birth, life, and death each took place on the hidden side of a leaf." - Toni Morrison

"I'm not gonna live my life on one side of an ampersand." - Amanda Palmer

"So always look for the silver lining And try to find the sunny side of life." - Buddy DeSylva

"Birth, life, and death- each took place on the hidden side of a leaf." - Toni Morrison

"....avoid roasted cabbage, do not eat earwax, and look on the bright side of life!" -Angela" - Christopher Paolini

"Your whole life is on the other side of the glass. And there is nobody watching." - Alan Bennett

"I would never write stories with only despair and defeat and the dark side of life." - Morris Gleitzman

"I always like to look on the optimistic side of life..." - Walt Disney

"I lean towards traditionally what people would consider the more negative side of life." - Josh Silver

"'Rocky' represents the optimistic side of life, and 'Rambo' represents purgatory." - Sylvester Stallone

"My view is that when in doubt, society should err on the side of life." - Mac Thornberry

"And I trusted someone to look after me on the business side of life." - Elton John

"I'm lucky because I have the ability to look at the brighter side of life." - Phaneesh Murthy

"Death is the side of life which is turned away from us." - Rainer Maria Rilke

"You can't really be strong until you see a funny side to things." - Ken Kesey

"(Such a life)engaged gross quantities of hope and despair and set them wildly side by side, like a Third World country of the heart." - Lorrie Moore

"The whole life story of Jesus, on the human side, is the life story of One who lived by faith." - G. Campbell Morgan

"There are people who know Hillary Clinton who tell wonderful stories about her, how likable she is, how funny she is; 99 percent of American people don't - have never seen that side of her." - Mark Shields

"In terms of the creative side of it, it's really been a thing where you come up with the funny stuff is usually at a bar or out talking to people or whatever." - Trey Parker

"Left-handers have more enthusiasm for life. They sleep on the wrong side of the bed, and their head gets more stagnant on that side." - Casey Stengel

"I've read a lot of scripts and I'm really luck to be able to play a woman who's funny and can be charming and has a mischievous side to her as well. I'm really lucky." - Cobie Smulders

"I"ve read a lot of scripts and I'm really luck to be able to play a woman who's funny and can be charming and has a mischievous side to her as well. I'm really lucky." - Cobie Smulders

"If you're going through a divorce and you're in a comedy you have to find some way to find the funny side of things even though you might not want to." - Alan Ruck

"You can film me 24 hours a day and you'll get a very accurate picture of who I am. You see the funny side, I work hard, and I try to be honest and just call it how it is." - Lisa Vanderpump

"Zen approaches it from the practical side of life-that is, to work out Enlightenment in life itself." - D.T. Suzuki

"I have a split - of my real home-life side that's real-life, and then the creative side that is not necessarily real-life, but it intersects my real-life so much." - Frank Iero

"It's funny when I read the tabloids and they're reporting on only a fraction of the life I'm leading." - Zach Braff

"I don't consider myself, you know, in real life one of those funny guys. My comedy comes through my work," - Eugene Levy

"I think if actors don't think of themselves as funny in real life they think they can't do comedy." - Ben Barnes

"It's been a funny life for me. Sometimes I feel I haven't done a lot of living." - Joanna Cassidy

"[Simone Weil's] life is almost a perfect blend of the Comic and the Terrible, which two things may be opposite sides of the same coin. In my own experience, everything funny I have written is more terrible than it is funny, or only funny because it is terrible, or only terrible because it is funny." - Flannery O'Connor

"Jesse Tyler Ferguson is probably one of the funniest people I've ever met in my life. Everything the kid does is funny. I think he tunes his life to being funny." - Jesse L Martin

"When you are on the bright side of life, do not forget the people who are on the dark side and remember that man can easily slip from one side to the other!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"It's a funny line when you're walking - the creativity, the subjectivity versus the objectivity, creativity versus the business, and recognizing that you are in the music business, so there are certain things that you have to acquiesce to on the business side and certain creative decisions that you have to make for the purposes of serving the business side of it." - Lupe Fiasco

"So much of a stand-up's life is doing live radio and having to be funny and quick on the spot with these strangers, and sort of surgical in terms of how funny I can be in three minutes." - Aisha Tyler

"Commercials and sometimes other guests - it's the down side of TV. Other people - it's the downside of life in general." - Fran Lebowitz

"On every side, and at every hour of the day, we came up against the relentless limitations of pioneer life." - Anna Howard Shaw

"When you're chewing on life's gristle Don't grumble, give a whistle And this'll help things turn out for the best... And...always look on the bright side of life... Always look on the light side of life." - Graham Chapman

"The surprising thing is that I was not funny in high school. I was always jealous of the funny kids because they always got the girls. I couldn't tell a joke to save my life." - Sean William Scott

"It's a funny time, but I'm sure in any time you live in, you'd consider it funny because life is change and it'll just keep doing that. It's a matter of embracing it or not." - Toni Collette

"I don't need no stool and mike stand. I don't need all of that to be funny. I've been funny my whole life. This is a gift God gave me. I spread love wherever I'm at. I'm like Marvin Gaye." - Tracy Morgan

"The surprising thing is that I was not funny in high school. I was always jealous of the funny kids because they always got the girls. I couldn't tell a joke to save my life." - Seann William Scott

"For poetry, more than any other art, except music, has a compelling hold upon the spiritual side of life." - Lizette Woodworth Reese

"Christ never intended to cover up the dark side of life, but rather to illuminate a path through it." - Dan B. Allender

"If you enter the dark side of life, and come through it, you emerge with more strength and passion." - Nicole Kidman

"The life you want is on the other side of the labor pains it takes to birth it." - Iyanla Vanzant

"Perhaps sometimes life shows you a side of itself which leaves you with nothing more to say" - Alessandro Baricco

"Gratitude is looking on the brighter side of the life, even if it means hurting your eyes." - Ellen Degeneres

"It takes no more time to see the good side of life than to see the bad." - Jimmy Buffett

"When you've come face-to-face with the dark side of the school yard, life doesn't hold many surprises." - Eoin Colfer

"Whose happiness is so firmly established that he has no quarrel from any side with his estate of life?" - Boethius

"Run towards your fears. Embrace them. On the other side of your greatest fears lives your greatest life." - Robin S. Sharma

"What broke Mom's heart was realizing that her children knew nothing and cared nothing about the better side of life." - Ethel Waters

"There is no doubt that to walk with Jesus means to walk on the wilder side of life." - Alan Hirsch

"To throw oneself to the side of the oppressed is the only dignified thing to do in life." - Edwin Markham

"I always see the glass as half full and prefer to look on the bright side of life." - Alli Simpson

"Art is not to do with the practical side of making a living. It's to live a fuller human life." - Henry Moore

"It takes no more time to see the good side of life than it takes to see the bad." - Jimmy Buffett

"Nobody adopts antisocial behaviour unless they fear that they will fail if they remain on the social side of life." - Alfred Adler

"To me I've just really, really found a relaxed, peaceful side of my life and I'm enjoying it." - Greg Norman

"Of which all Europe rings from side to side." - John Milton

"Every side of a coin has another side." - Myron Scholes

"The whole Universe is on your side. Life is forever biased on the side of healing, on the side of overcoming, on the side of success. When you get yourself centered in the Universal flow you become synchronized with this divine bias for good." - Eric Butterworth

"Many comedians have a dark side that lets them take a negative thing and turn it funny." - Rachel Dratch

"Living is death; dying is life. We are not what we appear to be. On this side of the grave we are exiles, on that citizens; on this side orphans, on that children; on this side captives, on that freemen; on this side disguised, unknown, on that disclosed and proclaimed as the sons of God." - Henry Ward Beecher

"Life would be tragic if it weren't funny." - Stephen Hawking

"Life is funny, baby, and that's no joke" - Rachel Cohn

"Life is funny. If you don't laugh, you're in trouble." - Taylor Hawkins

"What fills us is real, sweet, dopey, funny life." - Anne Lamott

"I've explored the worship side, the pop side, and the film scoring side of me." - Michael W Smith

"Clever is the eunuch version of funny." - George Meyer

"The maimings of love are endlessly funny...." - Gilbert Sorrentino

"Keep your sense of humor. Stay funny." - Frederick Lenz

"I happen to be very good with younger actors because I have extremely vivid memories of that time of my life, and kids are just funny." - David M Evans

"If I studied all my life, I couldn't think up half the number of funny things passed in one session of congress." - Will Rogers

"I can't not find humor in elements of most parts of life, but at the same time nothing ever seems perpetually funny to me." - Greg Kinnear

"And it can take a lifetime, a life of many years, to accept the incongruity of things: that a small moment can sit side by side with a big one, and become part of the same." - Rachel Joyce

"The web of marriage is made by propinquity, in the day to day living side by side, looking outward in the same direction. It is woven in space and in time of the substance of life itself." - Anne Morrow Lindbergh

"I want you to know there's nothing... nothing to be afraid of. On one side, there's life. And on the other...there's life, too." - John Dye

"I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter." - Walt Disney

"There are no plans that always work in life. For me, the secret to happiness is being positive and looking at the brighter side of my life." - Karisma Kapoor

"Most of the jokes that I wrote were funny and there always seems to be an aspect of comedy in my long-form work. I think that's how life is. I think even the more dramatic moments of one's life are often punctuated by very funny comments or situations. I like to say, "Keep your comedy serious and your drama funny, and you'll be pretty true to life."" - Victor Levin

"Throughout the book, she refers to herself as "the side effect," which is just totally correct. Cancer kids are essentially side effects of the relentless mutation that made the diversity of life on earth possible." - John Green

"Despair is the result of each earnest attempt to go through life with virtue, justice and understanding, and to fulfill their requirements. Children live on one side of despair, the awakened on the other side." - Hermann Hesse

"Being this side of 40 feels like what I should have felt being this side of 25: in my body, in my heart, happy with my life, and OK with whatever bumps in the road present themselves." - Jennifer Aniston

"Women are no longer victims. They have become leaders. They are at the forefront of the demonstrations. We will share a role in all aspects of life, side by side with men." - Tawakkol Karman

"More than life, I value vindication. When you are at peace with the truth and you know that you are on the side of the right and God is on your side, you are not afraid of anything, including jail." - Imelda Marcos

"I sketch the faces upside down because it's like drawing from the left side of the brain or the right side of the brain. I never took an art lesson in my life." - Stevie Nicks

"What is the life of man! Is it not to shift from side to side? From sorrow to sorrow? To button up one cause of vexation! And unbutton another!" - Laurence Sterne

"Not only did I enjoy the creative side of Playboy and enjoy being surrounded by people who are curious about life, but I also love the analytical and hard business side of it." - Christie Hefner



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