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  Quotes of Humour [23]


  1. Where humour is concerned there are no standards - no one can say what is good or bad, although you can be sure that everyone will. - John Kenneth Galbraith
  2. The only rules comedy can tolerate are those of taste, and the only limitations those of libel. - James Thurber
  3. It is the saying of an ancient sage that humor was the only test of gravity, and gravity of humor. - Lord Shaftesbury
  4. The world is a tragedy to those who feel, but a comedy to those who think. - Horace Walpole
  5. Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh. - George Bernard Shaw
  6. Defining and analyzing humour is a pastime of humourless people. - Robert Benchley
  7. One doesn't have a sense of humour. It has you. - Larry Gelbart
  8. The wit makes fun of other persons; the satirist makes fun of the world; the humourist makes fun of himself. - James Thurber
  9. If thereís one thing I know itís God does love a good joke. - Hugh Elliott
  10. Total absence of humour renders life impossible. - Colette
  11. A sense of humour is part of the art of leadership, of getting along with people, of getting things done. - Dwight D. Eisenhower
  12. There's no trick to being a humourist when you have the whole government working for you. - Will Rogers
  13. That is the saving grace of humour, if you fail no one is laughing at you. - A. Whitney Brown
  14. Humour 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
  15. Humour 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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