Be encouraged by our collection of humor quotes. Humor allows us to laugh at ourselves and at life.
Something we all need in our day to day lives is a good laugh. And,
a good sense of humor is a blessing.
"Laugh and find humor in everyday."
"The ability to find humor in the ups and downs of life can give us a
new perspective and a new way of viewing
Heidi Catherine Culbertson, Wisdom and Recipes: Things I Would Have Shared With My Daughter
Inspirational Quotes |
"Laughter provides a great feeling, and even after the moment has passed,
you will still find yourself chuckling as you think back to the humor in the
situation that caused you to laugh in the first place."
Kala Stevenson, Monday Mornings: A Cup of Laughter
Words of Encouragement |
Our humor turns our anger into a fine art.
Mary Kay Blakely
"A sense of humor is God's antidote for anger and frustration."
"All I will say is that science confirms that positive emotions
invoked by humor have healing effects."
Charles Hunter, Healing Through Humor
"I can imagine no more comfortable frame of mind for the conduct
of life than a humorous resignation."
W. Somerset Maugham
"Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not;
a sense of humor to console him for what he is."
"If you can find humor in your own troubles, you will actually begin
to see them in a different light."
Kristine Joy Escarilla, 50 Things to Know About Living in the Moment
"There is more logic in humor than in anything else.
Because, you see, humor is truth."
"If you are going to go big, to dare to change the world and be seen,
you're going to need your sense of humor."
Jodi Flynn, Accomplished: How to Go from Dreaming to Doing
"As someone who runs sales conferences, I know firsthand of the
value humor brings to a presentation."
"Not that what I say is always funny. Although I do put a lot of importance
on humor, because I think it helps us
keep things in perspective, and even when it doesn't succeed
in doing that, at least it keeps us sane.
And if it doesn't do that, it still makes us laugh - and laughing is good for you."
Rita Davenport, Funny Side Up
Good Quotes |
"Good-humor is goodness and wisdom combined."
"Almost every book ever written on public speaking says humor is a
key part of successful talks.
David Nihill, Do You Talk Funny?: 7 Comedy Habits to Become a Better (and Funnier) Public Speaker
"My wish for you is that you continue. Continue to be who and how you are,
to astonish a mean world with your acts of kindness. Continue to allow
humor to lighten the burden of your tender heart."
"In scientists' opinion, good humor is able to extend human life by 7
and even more years. And this applies even to people whose health
is not perfect, in general. Such is the 'magic' of good humor, the scientists say."
Vanessa Angel, You Live the Life You Want to Live: The Art of Being Happy and Create the Life You Want
Quotes about Life |
"While humor does come naturally to some (but in my family,
we don't make nose jokes), everyone can learn
the joy of making other people giggle. What a gift to the world!"
Mary J. Schirmer
"A sense of humor is high on my list of virtues, in interplay with humility
and compassion and a capacity
to change when that is the right thing to do."
Krista Tippett, Becoming Wise: An Inquiry into the Mystery and Art of Living
"Humor oils the wheels of life and helps to keep it running smoothly."
Dorothea Kopplin, Something to Live By Life
Funny Quotes about Life |
"Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing,
moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing."
Common Sense |
"View yourself through the lens of humor, and you will learn
what is important by seeing what is not."
Greg Henry Quinn
"I think it might be helpful to remember that our humor adds color to a
world gone grey with inattention."
Anne Wilson Schaef
"Humor is inescapable, and humor may have far reaching
consequences - these are two intriguing reasons for the relevance
of studying humor in relation to work and in organizations."
Tabea Scheel, Christine Gockel, Humor at Work in Teams,
Leadership, Negotiations, Learning and Health
"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.
"Handling the little things is often best accomplished with humor. The ability
to laugh at things that make you the most riled up can ease your reaction
when they occur."
A. E. Dean
"Develop a playful attitude toward problems; toss them around; handle
them with a light touch."
"Humor and knowledge are the two great
hopes of our culture."
"Humor is a powerful skill, one that can enhance productivity,
build relationships, boost revenue, improve health, and increase happiness."
Andrew Tarvin, Humor That Works
Henry Ward Beecher
"It is better to laugh about your problems than to cry about them."
The Humorous Foot |
"Good humor is one of the preservatives of our peace and tranquility."
"The gift of humor may be one of the most important gifts
you can give to your friends and family. Words are the most
powerful drug of mankind."
Allen Unruh, The Politically Incorrect Book of Humor
Encouraging Quotes |
"Humor makes social interaction much easier. It lets people drop their guard
and allow themselves to be comfortable with each other. Even if tension
builds to a potentially explosive stage, a little bit of humor can diffuse
what would have otherwise been a negative situation."
Patrick King, Laugh Tactics: Master Conversational Humor and Be Funny On Command - Think Quickly On Your Feet
"A joyful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones."
Proverbs 17:22 ESV
"My humor is always rooted in truth and full of wisdom -
the kind that comes from living, watching, learning, and knowing."
Steve Harvey, Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man
"What was significant about the laughter . . . was not just the fact that it
internal exercise for a person . . . form of jogging for the innards,
but that it creates a mood in which the other positive emotions can
be put to work, too."
Positive Attitude |
"While spending a lifetime finding the answer, along the way I
discovered humor makes the journey a lot more enjoyable."
If You Hear the Message Three Times, LISTEN |
"A keen sense of humor helps us to overlook the unbecoming,
understand the unconventional, tolerated the unpleasant,
overcome the unexpected, and outlast the unbearable."
"Keep your sense of humor. As General Joe Stillwell said,
'The higher a monkey climbs, the more you see of his behind'."
Funny Quotes |
"A sense of humor can help you cope with situations that
otherwise may seem hopeless."
Laughter Is The Best Medicine |
"Story has the power to transmit emotion and humor helps to
deliver positive emotions. Hence, humorous stories make for
one of the best mediums to connect with an audience."
Ramakrishna Reddy, Connect Using Humor and Story: How I Got 18 Laughs 3 Applauses in a 7 Minute Persuasive Speech
"I want our home to be a place where we can be our bravest selves and
our most fearful selves."
Brené Brown, Daring Greatly
"Even though 50 marks what many to consider the just the half way point
in a person's life-with the best yet to come--many people with a sense
of humor like to celebrate it with an 'Over the Hill' party theme."
Mark Myers, The Ultimate Guide to 50th Birthday Party Ideas
"Laughing encourages the sense of humor."
Jeffrey Briar, The Laughter Yoga Book: Laugh Yourself to Better Health - Physical, Mental, Emotional, Social, Spiritual
Funny Poems |
"Humor is a healing art."
"You may be artistically creative, able to write, draw, play music,
or simply entertain those around you with a creative sense of humor."
Rohen Phoenix, Confidence
"Country songs tell you that life and love have a fickle sense
of humor and drama, yet life is neutral; it provides us with sunshine and rain."
Linda Drevenstedt, Life Path by Design
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