Arnold H. Glasgow
Bryant H. McGill
Charles F. Kettering
Chris Van Allsburg
Henry Ward Beecher
J. B. Priestley
Jerry B. Jenkins
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Thomas A. Edison
"Comedy, we may say, is society protecting itself - with a smile"
"A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It's jolted by every pebble on the road"
"You can turn painful situations around through laughter. If you can find humor in anything, even poverty, you can survive it"
"Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing"
"In conversation, humor is worth more than wit and easiness more than knowledge"
"A sense of humor is a major defense against minor troubles"
"My computer beat me at checkers, but I sure beat it at kickboxing"
"Everywhere is within walking distance if you have the time"
"A laugh is a surprise. And all humor is physical. I was always athletic, so that came naturally to me"
"Humor is by far the most significant activity of the human brain"
"Get well cards have become so humorous that if you don't get sick you're missing half the fun"
"Humor can alter any situation and help us cope at the very instant we are laughing"
"Humor does not diminish the pain - it makes the space around it get bigger"
"I have a fine sense of the ridiculous, but no sense of humor"
"A sense of humor... is needed armor. Joy in one's heart and some laughter on one's lips is a sign that the person down deep has a pretty good grasp of life"
"Comedy has to be based on truth. You take the truth and you put a little curlicue at the end"
"Comedy is simply a funny way of being serious"
"A sense of humor is the ability to understand a joke - and that the joke is oneself"
"Like a welcome summer rain, humor may suddenly cleanse and cool the earth, the air and you"
"A taste for irony has kept more hearts from breaking than a sense of humor, for it takes irony to appreciate the joke which is on oneself"
"Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it"
"Alimony is like buying hay for a dead horse"
"Humor is emotional chaos remembered in tranquility"
"Humor is a serious thing. I like to think of it as one of our greatest earliest natural resources, which must be preserved at all cost"
"All I know about humor is that I don't know anything about it"
"A humorist is a person who feels bad, but who feels good about it"