Humor Quotes

Carrie Brownstein #Funny #Humor

Photo of Carrie Brownstein With Portlandia, I don't think our intention is always to find something funny. Sometimes the humor comes from taking something really seriously. We're okay with making somebody feel uncomfortable or uneasy.
Anne Lamott #History #Humor

Photo of Anne Lamott We can't understand when we're pregnant, or when our siblings are expecting, how profound it is to have a shared history with a younger generation: blood, genes, humor. It means we were actually here, on Earth, for a time - like the Egyptians with their pyramids, only with children.
Clifton Paul Fadiman #Humor #Humor

A sense of humor is the ability to understand a joke - and that the joke is oneself.
Wavy Gravy #Funny #Humor

Keep your sense of humor, my friend if you don't have a sense of humor it just isn't funny anymore.
Joaquin Phoenix #Experience #Funny #Humor

Photo of Joaquin Phoenix I have this horrible sense of humor where I think discomfort is funny - partly because I experience discomfort a lot, and it's a way of laughing at it and getting a release.
Langston Hughes #Cool #Humor

Photo of Langston Hughes Like a welcome summer rain, humor may suddenly cleanse and cool the earth, the air and you.
Sloane Crosley #Funny #Humor #Truth

Photo of Sloane Crosley It's funny. People often compare me to other humor essayists. They're usually quite nice comparisons I will accept those gladly. But I am always sort of appalled at the idea of being lumped with other, more chick-y female writers. And the truth is probably that neither comparison is accurate.
Allen Klein #Death #Humor

When we are dealing with death we are constantly being dragged down by the event: Humor diverts our attention and lifts our sagging spirits.
Tim Allen #Best #Dad #Friendship #Humor #Mom #Respect

Dad needs to show an incredible amount of respect and humor and friendship toward his mate so the kids understand their parents are sexy, they're fun, they do things together, they're best friends. Kids learn by example. If I respect Mom, they're going to respect Mom.
Leo Rosten #Communication #Humor

Humor is the affectionate communication of insight.
Rachael Ray #Funny #Humor

Photo of Rachael Ray I wish I could be as thin as Jessica Simpson. I think she looks gorgeous! I have had Jessica on my show several times, and I can tell you that girl is genuine and funny with a great self-deprecating sense of humor.
Jennifer Aniston #Equality #Humor #Relationship

Photo of Jennifer Aniston OK, in all seriousness, I would say I couldn't be in a relationship without equality, generosity, integrity, spirit, kindness and humor. And awesomeness.
Carter Burwell #Death #Humor

Any film which views the darker side of life, which is death with a sense of humor, is very much to my taste.
Allen Klein #Experience #Humor

When you do find humor in trying times, one of the first and most important changes you experience is that you see your perplexing problems in a new way - you suddenly have a new perspective on them.
Daniel H. Wilson #Hope #Humor

You probably found 'How to Survive a Robot Uprising' in the humor section. Let's just hope that is where it belongs.
Don Rickles #Attitude #Humor

Photo of Don Rickles You can't study comedy it's within you. It's a personality. My humor is an attitude.
Don Bluth #Funny #Humor

If you look at the game and everything, it's not quite like looking at an animated film, because that's total character. This, this is really movement, but it's got funny little things if you look for the humor. They're actually getting to the character.
Andrew Stanton #Funny #Humor

Photo of Andrew Stanton Even as a kid I was never the generator of humor, but I always knew who was funny, who to hang out with.
Marlon Wayans #Hope #Humor

Photo of Marlon Wayans You learn timing on the road. You learn structure and how to read an audience. You learn so much about the business of laughter that you can't learn on a set, because it's all on you. Sometimes you bomb, and you know not to tell that joke again... You just hope people find the humor in the awkwardness.
Warwick Davis #Amazing #Humor

Photo of Warwick Davis My parents armed me with an amazing sense of humor, and it's what you need when, well, it's what anyone needs in this world.
Tony Visconti #Dad #Humor

Photo of Tony Visconti My dad's sense of humor was direct and sometimes surreal - his quick wit is well known amongst our family and friends. He raised me on Spike Jones records and W.C. Fields movies, and his sense of humor fell somewhere in between.
Catherine O'Hara #Funny #Humor

Photo of Catherine O'Hara To this day, I've found that it doesn't matter what a guy looks like if he's really funny. His sense of humor makes him attractive. On the other hand, you don't hear men saying, 'No she's not pretty, but is she ever funny!'
Cathy Guisewite #Amazing #Home #Humor #Mom

Photo of Cathy Guisewite I'm lucky that my real-life Mom has both a great sense of humor about herself and an amazing ability to slip into complete denial if the subject matter gets a little too close to home.
Marlo Thomas #Dad #Humor

I think in my case, I had no choice but to have a good sense of humor. I grew up with my dad, Danny Thomas, and George Burns and Bob Hope and Milton Berle and Sid Caesar and all those guys were at our house all the time and telling jokes and making each other laugh.
Lou Holtz #Good #Humor

Photo of Lou Holtz The problem with having a sense of humor is often that people you use it on aren't in a very good mood.