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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 WittgensteinRate it:
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. FirkinsRate it:
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 MorleyRate it:
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 GalbraithRate it:
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 BorgeRate it:
Humor is the affectionate communication of insight.
– Leo C. RostenRate it:
Humor is the first of the gifts to perish in a foreign tongue.
– Virginia WoolfRate it:
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 TwainRate it:
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 TwainRate it:
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.
– AristotleRate it:
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.
– AristotleRate it:
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 RostenRate it:
Humor is, I think, the subtlest 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 RostenRate it:
Humor is, I think, the subtlest 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 C. RostenRate it:
Humor the sons of the poor, for they give science its splendor.
– The TalmudRate it:
Humore is an affirmation of man's dignity, a declaration of man's superiority to all that befalls him.
– Romain CaryRate it:
Humorists can never start to take themselves seriously. It's literary suicide.
– Erma BombeckRate it:
Humour is a cog in the machine we call love.
– Aaron J. MunzerRate it:
Hundred people enter more easily than a giant. A big reform passes less than a hundred of small. (Cent gens entrent mieux qu'un géant. - Une grosse réforme passe moins que cent.)
– Charles de LEUSSERate it:
Hunger brings people down, but pride can help them get up.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
Hunger makes thief of any man.
– Pearl Sydenstricker BuckRate it:
Hurt him. Hurt him and save him
– Craig PearceRate it:
Hurting people is my business.
– Sugar Ray RobinsonRate it:
Husbands are awkward things to deal with even keeping them in hot water will not make them tender.
– Mary Lorraine BuckleyRate it:
Husbands are like fires - they go out when unattended.
– Zsa Zsa GaborRate it:

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