Humor is a remarkable quality that has the ability to brighten our days, lighten our hearts, and bring joy to even the most mundane moments. It is a universal language that transcends barriers, connects people, and adds a touch of lightness to our lives. In this article, we dive into the wonderful world of humor and present a collection of hilarious quotes that will tickle your funny bone and leave you with a smile.
Humor allows us to find amusement in the absurdities of life, see the silver lining in challenging situations, and create memorable moments of laughter. It has the power to shift perspectives, alleviate stress, and foster a sense of camaraderie. By embracing humor, we can infuse our lives with joy, connect with others on a deeper level, and find beauty in the simple act of laughter.
Words of Laughter: Funny Quotes to Brighten Your Day
Throughout history, comedians, writers, and witty individuals have shared their humorous insights, witty one-liners, and hilarious observations. Their quotes capture the essence of comedy, clever wordplay, and the art of finding humor in everyday life. Below, we present a collection of funny quotes that will tickle your funny bone and remind you of the joy that laughter brings.
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.
George Carlin is brilliant with words, and Johnny Winters is very creative. It’s taking something common and drawing out the humor, being clever with words.
Our records, if you have a dark sense of humor, were funny, but our records weren’t about comedy. They were about protests, fantasy, confrontation and all that.
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.
Racial humor was about 35% of my act when I first started. But I realized that it was a crutch. What brought it home was when another comedian said to me, ‘If you changed color tomorrow, you wouldn’t have any material.’ He meant it as a put-down, but I took it as a challenge.
I knew racial discrimination at its worst in the 1930s. I lived with the humility of it but I never lost my sense of humor. Humor is the escape valve from the deadly reality of adversity.
My favorite kind of humor is basically, if it was happening to you, it wouldn’t be funny, but to observe it, it’s hilarious.
Humor is a serious thing. I like to think of it as one of our greatest earliest natural resources, which must be preserved at all cost.
There’s something very authentic about humor, when you think about it. Anybody can pretend to be serious. But you can’t pretend to be funny.
Humor is probably the most significant characteristics of the human mind. Far more significant than reason. In fact, reason is actually a very cheap commodity.
Edward de Bono
Humor has been the balm of my life, but it’s been reserved for those close to me, not part of the public Lana.
But it was this tough little character part that I was playing, a very funny little guy that I invented over a weekend, because I realized I was not contributing to the humor of this thing. And I had to do something.
My sense of humor lies a little closer to the middle.
Humor can help you cope with the unbearable so that you can stay on the bright side of things until the bright side actually comes along.
I’m really happy I went to a Catholic school because a lot of the repressive tactics they use make for great senses of humor.
I like humor.
I come from a family of teasers myself. My grandfather was from Liverpool, and he had a dry sense of humor, and he would tease us terribly. My brother Beau was so skilled in his teasing that he could get a rise out of me by simply pointing at me.
From sixteen to twenty, all women, kept in humor by their hopes and by their attractions, appear to be good-natured.
Humor can alter any situation and help us cope at the very instant we are laughing.
I don’t really like using ridicule as a form of humor.
Down the road, I’ll probably have a kid or two or three. And there will probably be political events or spiritual things to comment on, and humor.
I loved Peter Sellers. I thought he was the perfect mix of physical comedy with out-of-the-box humor. I loved his tone; I loved his physicality; I loved everything about what he was doing as a comedic actor.
J. B. Smoove
I never worry about people not taking my work seriously as a result of the humor. In the end, the comic’s best trick is the illusion that comedy is effortless. That people imagine what he’s doing is easy is an occupational hazard.
Jazz can be so serious, no sense of humor.
A farce, or slapstick humor, does well universally.
I think the scariest person in the world is the person with no sense of humor.
Michael J. Fox
Everyone needs an escape, whether that is through music or humor. My personal escape is through both of those things so I thought why not combine them? But not in a cringe way, I don’t want to make parody songs. I just want my music to have a humorous edge to it.
All I do is have fun. When I’m not working, it’s about making people laugh. I love making jokes about things. Even when someone’s mad at me, I’ll deflect anger with humor. My days are filled with laughter. If I’m not laughing, I’m not happy.
What’s great about the geek spirit is that life never seems to stop us, and they never seem to kill our enthusiasm, our optimism and our hunger to experience the world. We keep our sense of humor, we protect our dignity, we talk to our friends about the experience and then we start again fresh the very next day.
He has such a patronizing tone and manner, and such a sarcastic sense of humor. I found him rather brutal, a kind of elegant brutality which appealed. No, I think he came pretty much off the page.
I was pretty much a child of ‘Monty Python.’ I grew up loving that type of humor and even structured a lot of humor in the same fashion.
Michael Jai White
I visited Jobs for the last time in his Palo Alto, Calif., home. He had moved to a downstairs bedroom because he was too weak to go up and down stairs. He was curled up in some pain, but his mind was still sharp and his humor vibrant.
Our ability to find humor in the world, to make connections between previously unconnected notions, to create new ideas, to share in a common culture: All these essentially human acts depend on memory.
Humor’s an excellent way to make a point more palatable and/or relatable.
I don’t have a very quick sense of humor.
Sometimes, I use humor because I believe in revealing truth in a way that other forms cannot.
Perhaps naively I thought people understand what humor was, that it was invented by the human race to cope with the dark areas of life, problems and terrors.
A lot of stars don’t have a sense of humor.
I think people are sexy when they have a sense of humor, when they are smart, when they have some sense of style, when they are kind, when they express their own opinions, when they are creative, when they have character.
Sometimes it takes ten seconds to see some humor in your dilemmas, sometimes ten years.
All I know about humor is that I don’t know anything about it.
Today’s business and health care climate may not be pleasant. Cutbacks, pay cuts and layoffs do not make anyone’s job easy. But that does not mean that the humor need stop.
I have a really dry sense of humor. I don’t think it’s funny when people wink at the camera. That’s more of an actor thing, just committing to whatever the thing is.
If you could choose one characteristic that would get you through life, choose a sense of humor.
A sense of humor is great – it goes a long, long way in a marriage.
Comedy used to be a vehicle for change. Now, comedy has gotten to this quirky, nonsensical place, which I enjoy. But I do think there is room for discussion-based humor. We can tell those stories in a way that feels edifying.
I believe God, too, has a sense of humor.
I choose my actors well and get to know the quirks of their personalities – and, most of all, I share humor with them. Then I keep my eyes open when they rehearse and perform, because you never know where the next stimulation comes from.
Expand the definition of ‘reading’ to include non-fiction, humor, graphic novels, magazines, action adventure, and, yes, even websites. It’s the pleasure of reading that counts; the focus will naturally broaden. A boy won’t read shark books forever.
You can’t study comedy; it’s within you. It’s a personality. My humor is an attitude.
I couldn’t really take a girl from Berlin to live in Leeds. I love it here. I miss the Yorkshire sense of humor and things like bitter and Yorkshire puddings, but I can still get my hands on salt ‘n’ vinegar crisps.
If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide.
I don’t have a caustic sense of humor. What I find funny, that humor comes from a much gentler place.
I suppose I miss the British cynicism and the humor.
Bob Hope, like Mark Twain, had a sense of humor that was uniquely American, and like Twain, we’ll likely not see another like him.