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Humor Quotes

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.

"The ability to find humor in the ups and downs of life can give us a new perspective and a new way of viewing our circumstances." Heidi Catherine Culbertson, Wisdom and Recipes: Things I Would Have Shared With My Daughter
Inspirational Quotes  |  

Laugh and find humor in everyday. Catherine Pulsifer
"Laugh and find humor in everyday."
Laughter   |     Quote of the Day

"Keep your sense of humor. As General Joe Stillwell said, 'The higher a monkey climbs, the more you see of his behind'." Donald Rumsfeld
Funny 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  |  

I have never liked working. To me a job is an invasion of privacy. Danny McGoorty
Retirement  |  

Our humor turns our anger into a fine art. Mary Kay Blakely
Anger  |  

A sense of humor is God's antidote for anger and frustration. Rick Warren
"A sense of humor is God's antidote for anger and frustration." Rick Warren
God   |     Frustration

"I can imagine no more comfortable frame of mind for the conduct of life than a humorous resignation." W. Somerset Maugham
Famous   |  

"Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense of humor to console him for what he is." Francis Bacon
Imagination   | confirms that positive emotions invoked by humor have healing effects. Charles Hunter
"All I will say is that science confirms that positive emotions invoked by humor have healing effects." Charles Hunter, Healing Through Humor
Random   |  

"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
Trouble   |  

"There is more logic in humor than in anything else. Because, you see, humor is truth." Victor Borge
Honesty   |  

"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
Change   |  

It is a pleasure to me people - 
Who have a keen sense of humor. Grenville Kleiser
It is a pleasure to me people - Who have a keen sense of humor. Grenville Kleiser
Pleasure To Meet You

"As someone who runs sales conferences, I know firsthand of the value humor brings to a presentation." Max Altschuler
Motivational   |  

"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. Owen Meredith
"Good-humor is goodness and wisdom combined." Owen Meredith
Wise   |  

"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
Success   |  

"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." Maya Angelou
Wish   |  

"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   |  

.... everyone can learn the joy of making other people giggle. What a gift to the world! Mary J. Schirmer
"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
Giving   |  

"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
Compassion   |  

"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." William James
Common Sense   |  

"View yourself through the lens of humor, and you will learn what is important by seeing what is not." Greg Henry Quinn
Vision   |  

I think it might be helpful to remember that our humor adds color to a world gone grey with inattention. Anne Wilson Schaef
"I think it might be helpful to remember that our humor adds color to a world gone grey with inattention." Anne Wilson Schaef
Appreciation   |  

"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
Work   |  

"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. Grenville Kleiser
Friend   |  

"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
Accomplishment   |  

"Develop a playful attitude toward problems; toss them around; handle them with a light touch." Wilferd Peterson
Challenges   |     Inspirational Quotes for Kids

Humor and knowledge are the two great hopes of our culture. Konrad Lorenz
"Humor and knowledge are the two great hopes of our culture." Konrad Lorenz
Hope   |  

"Humor is a powerful skill, one that can enhance productivity, build relationships, boost revenue, improve health, and increase happiness." Andrew Tarvin, Humor That Works
Happiness   |  

"It is better to laugh about your problems than to cry about them." Jewish Proverb
The Humorous Foot   |  

Good humor is one of the preservatives of our peace and tranquility. Thomas Jefferson
"Good humor is one of the preservatives of our peace and tranquility." Thomas Jefferson
Peace   |  

"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   |     Friendship

"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
Stress   |     Thinking

"A joyful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones." Proverbs 17:22 ESV
Joy   |     Spiritual

My humor is always rooted in truth and full of wisdom .... Steve Harvey
"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
Truth   |     Learning

"What was significant about the laughter . . . was not just the fact that it provides 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." Norman Cousins
Positive Attitude   |  

"While spending a lifetime finding the answer, along the way I discovered humor makes the journey a lot more enjoyable." Patricia Heller
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." Billy Graham
Tolerance   |  

A sense of humor can help you cope with situations that otherwise may seem hopeless. Catherine Pulsifer
"A sense of humor can help you cope with situations that otherwise may seem hopeless." Catherine Pulsifer
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
Positive   |  

"I want our home to be a place where we can be our bravest selves and our most fearful selves." Brené Brown, Daring Greatly
Home   |  

"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
Birthday   |  

"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. George Carlin
"Humor is a healing art." George Carlin
Health   |  

"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
Music   |  

"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
Love   |  

Yes, let laughter and a sense of humor bloom where you are planted and watch the joy you bring to yourself and others. Terry Paulson
Poems about Life   |  

Selling can be and should be fun, so let's make it clear from the beginning that a sense of humor combined with self-esteem that allows you to laugh at yourself will play a significant part in your success in your chosen profession. Zig Ziglar, Ziglar on Selling: The Ultimate Handbook for the Complete Sales Professional
Confidence   |  

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