Top 15 Levity Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Levity Quotes from famous people such as Alex Borstein, James Wolk, Kaui Hart Hemmings, Robert Louis Stevenson, Edward Irving, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

I was kind of the comic relief in my household. We had

I was kind of the comic relief in my household. We had a chronic illness in the family. And so, a lot of emergency room visits, and my role was to be silly and add levity, and we’re Jewish. So every Passover is a performance. You kind of learn to role play and do voices at the Passover Seder.
Alex Borstein
There’s a film I did called ‘Front of the Class’, about a teacher who had Tourette’s. That was a beautiful blend of drama and comedy. There’s some great moments of levity in the script.
James Wolk
I just try to write what I think would really happen, and with grief and tragedy, there are these naturally occurring moments of levity and humor and absurdity. I think that’s what life is really like. Sadness gets interrupted, and happiness gets interrupted.
Kaui Hart Hemmings
Nothing like a little judicious levity.
Robert Louis Stevenson
The thing which grieves and oppresses my heart with respect to poor Scotland, is the hardness of heart manifest in the levity and cruelty with which they speak of others.
Edward Irving
Dickinson is my hero because she was a joker, because she would never explain, because as a poet she confronted pain, dread and death, and because she was capable of speaking of those matters with both levity and seriousness. She’s my hero because she was a metaphysical adventurer.
Helen Oyeyemi
I think I was so grateful, in the years after Sleater-Kinney broke up or went on hiatus or whatever you want to call it, to find ‘Portlandia’ and co-create ‘Portlandia’ with Fred Armisen, which allows for levity, allows for the same kind of kinetic energy, but channeled through absurdity and surrealism.
Carrie Brownstein
Exterior shots showing blue skies add a levity and brightness to each show.
Bonnie Hammer
Singing aloud leaves you with a sense of levity and contentedness.
Brian Eno
I have a lot more fun making comedies because there’s a levity on the set, and I find it difficult to go to work and, you know, cry for 12 hours.
Megan Fox
Work is in the word ‘workout.’ But I try to put some levity to it because you’ve got to want to come back.
Gunnar Peterson
‘Burn Notice’ is a show that definitely has some levity to it and it’s a fun show, but it’s also, you fully believe, you’re fully invested that Michael Westen does this stuff. You want Michael Westen on your team.
Tricia Helfer
I love down-and-dirty and grit. But I do think that my favorite dramas are ones that are dark comedies because I think that the only way the audience and the actor can really go as dark and deep as you may want to go is if there’s some levity added to it.
Jessica Rothe
People are apprehensive about finding ‘The Leftovers’ funny because it’s such a dark circumstance, but I think, really, what the show is about is examining how different people deal with loss. There are elements of humour and levity and irony in that… just like in real life.
Emily Meade
You want to represent it accurately, and the accurate representation of quarantine is not that it’s sad all the time or that people are struggling constantly, it’s that there are these moments of hardship and then there are intense moments of levity and kinship and people supporting each other.
Megan Ganz