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If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide.

The secret source of humor itself is not joy but sorrow. There is no humor in heaven.
The secret to humor is surprise.
Imagination was given man to compensate for what he is not, and a sense of humor to console him for what he is.
One never needs their humor as much as when they argue with a fool.
Comedy is simply a funny way of being serious.
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.
If you can make a woman laugh you can do anything with her.
It's hard to be funny when you have to be clean.
Everything is funny as long as it is happening to somebody else.
Humor is laughing at what you haven't got when you ought to have it.
Anyone who takes himself too seriously always runs the risk of looking ridiculous; anyone who can consistently laugh at himself does not.
An emotional man may possess no humor, but a humorous man usually has deep pockets of emotion, sometimes tucked away or forgotten.
Good humor isn't a trait of character, it is an art which requires practice.
Chaos in the midst of chaos isn't funny, but chaos in the midst of order is.
If this is coffee, please bring me some tea; but if this is tea, please bring me some coffee.
People of humor are always in some degree people of genius.
Comedy is a tragedy plus time.
A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs-jolted by every pebble in the road.
Among those whom I like or admire, I can find no common denominator, but among those whom I love, I can: all of them make me laugh.
Men will confess to treason, murder, arson, false teeth, or a wig. How many of them will own up to a lack of humor?
Humor is emotional chaos remembered in tranquility.
The comic and the tragic lie inseparably close, like light and shadow.
Anyone without a sense of humor is at the mercy of everyone else.
WARNING: Humor may be hazardous to your illness.
A difference of taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.
Humor is by far the most significant activity of the human brain.
We must laugh at man to avoid crying for him.
Mirth is like a flash of lightning, that breaks through a gloom of clouds, and glitters for a moment; cheerfulness keeps up a kind of daylight in the mind, and fills it with a steady and perpetual serenity.
Get well cards have become so humorous that if you don't get sick you're missing half the fun.
Isn't it sad how some people can't be funny, so they have to settle for being obnoxious?
Humor is a whisper from the soul, imploring mind and body to relax, let go and be at peace again.
Humor -- the perfect relationship of the parts to the whole.
A person who knows how to laugh at himself will never ceased to be amused.
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.
An inexhaustible good nature is one of the most precious gifts of heaven, spreading itself like oil over the troubled sea of thought, and keeping the mind smooth and equable in the roughest weather.
A humorist is a person who feels bad, but who feels good about it.
There is this benefit in brag, that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means; draw it all out, and hold him to it.
Burt Reynolds once asked me out. I was in his room.
To appreciate nonsense requires a serious interest in life.

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