Humour And Laughter Quotes

Humour And Laughter Quotes by Vaclav Havel, Washington Irving, W. H. Auden, Kurt Vonnegut, Christopher Morley, Clarence Darrow and many others.

Anyone who takes himself too seriously always runs the

Anyone who takes himself too seriously always runs the risk of looking ridiculous; anyone who can consistently laugh at himself does not.
Vaclav Havel
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
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.
W. H. Auden
Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion. I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning up to do afterward.
Kurt Vonnegut
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
If you lose the power to laugh, you lose the power to think.
Clarence Darrow
The sound of laughter is like the vaulted dome of a temple of happiness.
Milan Kundera
Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand.
Mark Twain
I have seen what a laugh can do. It can transform almost unbearable tears into something bearable, even hopeful.
Bob Hope
Perhaps I know best why it is man alone who laughs; he alone suffers so deeply that he had to invent laughter.
Friedrich Nietzsche
Man, when you lose your laugh you lose your footing.
Ken Kesey
Through humor, you can soften some of the worst blows that life delivers.
Bill Cosby
Comedy is simply a funny way of being serious.
Peter Ustinov
We should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once.
Friedrich Nietzsche
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
Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face.
Victor Hugo
Humor is an affirmation of dignity, a declaration of man’s superiority to all that befalls him.
Romain Gary