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List of humor quotes
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This is a list of humor quotes
I remain just one thing, and one thing only, and that is a clown. It places me on a far higher plane than any politician.
Comedy in long-shot
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
Everything a contradiction
I thought I would dress in baggy pants, big shoes, a cane and a derby hat. everything a contradiction: the pants baggy, the coat tight, the hat small and the shoes large.
Glimpse inside a human soul
If you wish to glimpse inside a human soul and get to know a man, don't bother analyzing his ways of being silent, of talking, of weeping, of seeing how much he is moved by noble ideas; you will get better results if you just watch him laugh. If he laughs well, he's a good man.
I don't trust them
If I had no sense of humor
If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide.
Imagination and humor
Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense of humor to console him for what he is.
Joy's smile is much closer to tears than laughter.
Laughter and good humor
There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor.
Laughter and pain
Let old wrinkles come
Man alone who laughs
Perhaps I know best why it is man alone who laughs; he alone suffers so deeply that he had to invent laughter.
Not at all a bad beginning
Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is far the best ending for one.
Humor is the great thing, the saving thing. The minute it crops up, all our irritation and resentments slip away, and a sunny spirit takes their place.
The assault of laughter
Against the assault of laughter, nothing can stand.
The secret to humor
To make a comedy
All I need to make a comedy is a park, a policeman and a pretty girl.
To truly laugh
To truly laugh, you must be able to take your pain, and play with it!
You are not angry with people when you laugh at them. Humor teaches tolerance.
W. Somerset Maugham
The beauty of the world, which is so soon to perish, has two edges, one of laughter, one of anguish, cutting the heart asunder.