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Value Of Humor Quotes


"We don't appreciate the value of humor sometimes." - Janet Evanovich

"What i value more than all things, good humor." - Thomas Jefferson

"I value humor, kindness, and the ability to tell a good story far more than money, status, or the kind of car someone drives." - Rebecca Wells

"For me, suspense doesn't have any value if it's not balanced by humor." - Alfred Hitchcock

"What I value most in new music is strangeness, oddity. Passion. And humor. I listen to a lot of hip-hop because it combines so many things like that." - Carrie Brownstein

"When a comic becomes enamored with his own views and foists them off on the public in a polemic way, he loses not only his sense of humor but his value as a humorist." - Johnny Carson

"Unearned increment of value." - John Stuart Mill

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"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

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

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

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

"Wit is the lowest form of humor." - Alexander Pope

"Humor is a part of spirituality." - Zooey Deschanel

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

"A boy is naturally full of humor." - Robert Powell

"Humor is the affectionate communication of insight." - Leo Rosten

"I've got a great sense of humor." - Anthony Hopkins

"I have a dark sense of humor." - Olivia Munn

"I value each woman for what she has to offer whether it be charm-beauty-wit-intelligence or humor but warmth is the quality I value most." - Marlon Brando

"Humor is richly rewarding to the person who employs it. It has some value in gaining and holding attention, but it has no persuasive value at all." - John Kenneth Galbraith

"Nine-tenths of the value of a sense of humor in writing is not in the things it makes one write but in the things it keeps one from writing. It is especially valuable in this respect in serious writing, and no one without a sense of humor should ever write seriously. For without knowing what is funny, one is constantly in danger of being funny without knowing it." - Robert Benchley

"Humor is not the opposite of seriousness. Humor is the opposite of despair." - Conrad Hyers

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

"I use a lot of humor in my writing. But it's completely black humor." - Kurt Vile

"Among animals, one has a sense of humor. Humor saves a few steps, it saves years." - Marianne Moore

"My wife has a keen sense of humor. The more I humor her, the better." - Henny Youngman

"The secret source of humor is not joy but sorrow; there is no humor in Heaven." - Mark Twain

"Every experience is of value." - Oscar Wilde

"Elizabeth Rothra's excellent biography of Charles Torrey Simpson restates his philosophies about the intrinsic value of natural ecosystems like the Everglades. No one knew better than he the history of the plants and animals of South Florida or conveyed it with more humor and enthusiasm." - Marjory Stoneman Douglas

"When you get to the fourth, fifth and sixth years of a show, it's really good to have held back, so that you have somewhere to go. That also applies to levels of violence, levels of humor, levels of production value." - Bruno Heller

"Yes, I have a good sense of humor to sort of last a long time in show business, and I think to be able to find comedic value in who you are and the people that you work is always a good thing." - Jane Krakowski

"A value is valuable when the value of value is valuable to oneself." - Dayananda Saraswati

"Destiny has a sense of humor; a sense of humor sardonic, it is true, cruel, sometimes gruesome; and yet it is a sense of humor." - Porter Emerson Browne

"If we ban whatever offends any group in our diverse society, we will soon have no art, no culture, no humor, no satire. Satire is by its nature offensive. So is much art and political discourse. The value of these expressions far outweighs their risk." - Erica Jong

"I hated Shallow Grave, that movie made me angry. And I hated Happiness. I generally hate movies that use extreme violence or gratuitous shock value in place of having a heart. For example: movies that combine extremely sadistic violence with humor I find offensive." - Jesse Michaels

"There is a collective as well as an individual humor inclining peoples to sadness or cheerfulness, making them see things in bright or somber lights. In fact, only society can pass a collective opinion on the value of human life; for this the individual is incompetent." - Emile Durkheim

"A sense of humor is the main measure of sanity." - Hunter S Thompson

"Part of being human is having a sense of humor." - Patrick Wolf

"Be wary of the horse with a sense of humor." - Pam Brown

"A lot of stars don't have a sense of humor." - Kathy Griffin

"Humor is one of the best ingredients of survival." - Aung San Suu Kyi

"You know what make me laugh? Good, clean, honest humor. Not-trying-to-be-funny humor. Like Will Ferrell. Will Ferrell got that kind of humor." - Redman

"I think I love humor in poetry, but not that slapstick cheap easy humor, but that uncomfortable, "did she say that out loud?" kind of humor." - Victoria Chang

"It is the saying of an ancient sage that humor was the only test of gravity, and gravity of humor." - Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 3rd Earl of Shaftesbury

"It is the saying of an ancient sage that humor was the only test of gravity, and gravity of humor." - Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 7th Earl of Shaftesbury

"Delicate humor is the crowning virtue of the saints." - Evelyn Underhill

"Sarcasm mascarades as the Preppy's sense of humor." - Lisa Birnbach

"Good-humor is the clear blue sky of the soul." - Arthur Frederick Saunders

"Nature has a pretty sick sense of humor." - Kelly Braffet

"Absolute seriousness is never without a dash of humor." - Dietrich Bonhoeffer

"One loses everything when one loses one's sense of humor." - Ayn Rand

"The secret source of humor is not joy but sorrow." - Mark Twain

"A sense of humor is just common sense dancing." - William James

"Humor - the perfect relationship of the parts to the whole." - Anonymous

"I've got a dope sense of humor, brah." - alan

"Humor is one of the primary tools for liberation." - Frederick Lenz

"Persistence is the answer, and a sense of humor helps." - Quentin L. Cook

"Good humor is the sunshine of the mind." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton

"I have no sense of humor about losing" - Rafael Nadal

"I think Ive got a pretty good sense of humor." - PJ Harvey

"Nobody in love has a sense of humor." - S. N. Behrman

"Ultimate seriousness in not without a dose of humor." - Dietrich Bonhoeffer

"A spoonful of humor makes the message go down easier." - Frank Leahy

"A German sense of humor is an oxymoron." - Joan Rivers

"How fatally the entire want of humor cripples the mind." - Alice James

"The righteous one has no sense of humor." - Bertolt Brecht

"An uncontrolled sense of humor is often costly in business." - William Feather

"The source of all humor is not laughter, but sorrow." - Mark Twain

"Humor is also a way of saying something serious." - T S Eliot

"God has a most wicked sense of humor." - Maureen O'Hara

"Life sure has a sick sense of humor, doesn't it?" - Patrick Swayze

"I had these slinky eyes and a sense of humor." - Myrna Loy

"I do have a dirty sense of humor." - Josh Gad

"I like girls with a good sense of humor." - Tyler Posey

"Life sure has a sick sense of humor, does' it?" - Patrick Swayze

"I have a very dry sense of humor." - Eric Stonestreet

"Americans aren't accepting of black humor, it's terrible." - Marina Abramovic

"For doing comedy, a sense of humor is a must!" - Deepika Padukone

"I don't know how to describe my sense of humor." - Michael Angarano

"Life is nothing without a good sense of humor." - John Waters

"A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing." - Clive James

"Every survival kit should include a sense of humor." - Anonymous

"Nothing is better than the unintended humor of reality." - Steve Allen

"Humor is the good natured side of a truth." - Mark Twain

"Madmen and fools see everything through the medium of humor." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"Defining and analyzing humor is a pastime of humorless people." - Robert Benchley

"I love 'Dexter.' The dark sense of humor is wonderful." - Stephen J Cannell

"The president of General Motors was in a foul humor." - Arthur Hailey

"Puns are a form of humor with words." - Guillermo Cabrera Infante

"God has a most wicked sense of humor." - Maureen Ohara

"Laughing stock: cattle with a sense of humor." - Steven Wright

"I don't have a very quick sense of humor." - Florenz Ziegfeld

"Do feminists have a sense of humor? Yes." - Gloria Allred

"I have a very dark sense of humor." - Andy Dick

"One doesn't have a sense of humor. It has you." - Larry Gelbart

"Throughout history, great leaders have known the power of humor." - Allen Klein

"Humor can be one of our best survival tools." - Allen Klein

"I think the humor of double puns is incredible." - Richard Lederer

"Academics tend to have wonderfully infantile senses of humor." - John Lithgow

"A good sense of humor will get you everywhere." - Josh Bowman

"I've got a sense of humor. I'm a funny guy." - Daryl Hall

"Jazz can be so serious, no sense of humor." - Chad Smith

"I'm not an expert on the Malaysian sense of humor." - Ben Stiller

"I am often the brunt of my own humor." - Charles R Swindoll

"I think God has a tremendous sense of humor." - Rainn Wilson

"I'm able to see humor in a lot of things." - Juliana Hatfield

"Humor comes from the surprise release of some buried tension." - Lorrie Moore

"I have a really dark, rich, thick sense of humor." - Inga Muscio

"I've always been really dark, and drawn to darker humor. Nothing has been forced, and I don't say anything for shock value." - Amy Schumer

"Wit is artificial; humor is natural. Wit is accidental; humor is inevitable. Wit is born of conscious effort; humor, of the allotted ironies of fate. Wit can be expressed only in language; humor can be developed sufficiently in situation." - Agnes Repplier

"Theres not a lot of good humor in medicine, but theres a lot of medicine in good humor." - Josh Billings

"Laughter without a tinge of philosophy is but a sneeze of humor. Genuine humor is replete with wisdom." - Mark Twain

"I think that sense of humor is important in marriage. A sense of humor gets people through marriage." - Kyle Chandler

"Keep your sense of humor, my friend; if you don't have a sense of humor it just isn't funny anymore." - Wavy Gravy

"I consider myself to have a decent sense of humor. What's life without a sense of humor?" - Mayer Hawthorne

"I think that sense of humor is important in marriage. A sense of humor gets people through marriage." - Connie Britton

"Wit penetrates; humor envelops. Wit is a function of verbal intelligence; humor is imagination operating on good nature." - Peggy Noonan

"The dominant type of humor in the '60s was essentially defensive and self-deprecating, using humor as a shield." - P. J. O'Rourke

"I think humor is warmer, and wit is colder. Wit is judgment, whereas humor invites some sort of response." - Fran Lebowitz

"I don't have a caustic sense of humor. What I find funny, that humor comes from a much gentler place." - Vera Farmiga

"Wit penetrates; humor envelops. Wit is a function of verbal intelligence; humor is imagination operating on good nature. John Kennedy had wit, and so did Lincoln, who also had abundant humor; Reagan was mostly humor." - Peggy Noonan

"Don't think of cost. Think of value." - John Spence

"The early symptoms of the disease [California Curse], which break out almost on arrival in Hollywood, are a sense of exaggerated self-importance and self-centeredness which naturally alienates all old friends. Next comes a great desire for and belief in the importance of money above all else, a loss of the normal sense of humor and proportion and finally, in extreme cases, the abandonment of all previous standards of moral value." - Elinor Glyn

"Only the ephemeral is of lasting value." - Eugene Ionesco

"Labor is the true standard of value." - Abraham Lincoln

"All propositions are of equal value." - Ludwig Wittgenstein

"Knowledge is of more value than gold" - Solomon

"There remains an experience of incomparable value." - Dietrich Bonhoeffer

"Freedom is a possession of inestimable value." - Cicero

"I'm in the business of value judgments ." - Tucker Carlson

"Experience is the thing of supreme value"." - Henry Ford

"Nothing of value comes without being earned." - Michael Jordan

"Every second is of infinite value." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Don't underestimate the value of Doing Nothing" - A A Milne

"Utility alone is the cause of value." - Eric Roll, Baron Roll of Ipsden

"Information: the negative reciprocal value of probability." - Claude Elwood Shannon

"History is only a value of relation." - Henry Adams

"Gold is the corpse of value..." - Neal Stephenson

"What is the value of your existence?" - Stephen Evans



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