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Humor brings insight and tolerance. Irony brings a deeper and less friendly understanding.
– Agnes Repplier
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Humor can be dissected as a frog can, but the thing dies in the process and the innards are discouraging to any but the pure scientific mind.
– E. B. White
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Humor distorts nothing, and only false gods are laughed off their earthly pedestals.
– Agnes Repplier
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Humor distorts nothing, and only false gods are laughed off their pedestals.
– Agnes Repplier
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Humor is a rubber sword - it allows you to make a point without drawing blood.
– Mary Hirsch
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Humor is a rubber sword--it allows you to make a point without drawing blood.
– Mary Hirsch
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Humor is also a way of saying something serious.
– T. S. Eliot
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Humor is always based on a modicum of truth. Have you ever heard a joke about a father-in-law
– Dick Clark
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Humor is always based on a modicum of truth. Have you ever heard a joke about a father-in-law?
– Dick Clark
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Humor is by far the most significant activity of the human brain.
– Edward De Bono
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Humor is emotional chaos remembered in tranquility.
– James Thurber
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Humor is just another defense against the universe.
– Mel Brooks
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Humor is mankind's greatest blessing.
– Mark Twain
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Humor is not a mood but a way of looking at the world. So if it is correct to say that humor was stamped out in Nazi Germany, that does not mean that people were not in good spirits, or anything of that sort, but something much deeper and more important.
– Ludwig Wittgenstein
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Humor is not a postscript or an incidental afterthought it is a serious and weighty part of the world's economy. One feels increasingly the height of the faculty in which it arises, the nobility of things associated with it, and the greatness of services it renders.
– Oscar W. Firkins
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Humor is perhaps a sense of intellectual perspective an awareness that some things are really important, others not and that the two kinds are most oddly jumbled in everyday affairs.
– Christopher Morley
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Humor is richly rewarding to the person who employs it. It has some value in gaining and holding attention. But it has no persuasive value at all.
– John Kenneth Galbraith
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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.
– Victor Borge
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Humor is the affectionate communication of insight.
– Leo C. Rosten
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Humor is the first of the gifts to perish in a foreign tongue.
– Virginia Woolf
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Humor is the great thing, the saving thing. The minute it crops up, all our irritations and resentments slip away and a sunny spirit takes their place.
– Mark Twain
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Humor is the great thing, the saving thing. The minute it crops up, all our irritations and resentments slip away, and a sunny spirit takes their place.
– Mark Twain
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Humor is the only test of gravity, and gravity of humor for a subject which will not bear raillery is suspicious, and a jest which will not bear serious examination is false wit.
– Aristotle
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Humor is the only test of gravity, and gravity of humor; for a subject which will not bear raillery is suspicious, and a jest which will not bear serious examination is false wit.
– Aristotle
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Humor is, I think, the sublets and chanciest of literary forms. It is surely not accidental that there are a thousand novelists, essayists, poets or journalists for each humorist. It is a long, long time between James Thurbers
– Leo Rosten
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