That is the saving grace of humor, if you fail no one is laughing at you.
Humor brings insight and tolerance. Irony brings a deeper and less friendly understanding.
It’s hard to force creativity and humor.
Humor does not diminish the pain – it makes the space around it get bigger.
When we are dealing with death we are constantly being dragged down by the event: Humor diverts our attention and lifts our sagging spirits.
One of the most important things to remember about infant care is: don’t change diapers in midstream.
Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense of humor to console him for what he is.
I got the bill for my surgery. Now I know what those doctors were wearing masks for.
You may not be able to change a situation, but with humor you can change your attitude about it.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
When you have got an elephant by the hind legs and he is trying to run away, it’s best to let him run.
Humor distorts nothing, and only false gods are laughed off their earthly pedestals.
Hell isn’t merely paved with good intentions it’s walled and roofed with them. Yes, and furnished too.
You should hurry up and acquire the cigar habit. It’s one of the major happinesses. And so much more lasting than love, so much less costly in emotional wear and tear.
I get asked, ‘How can you have such failures in your films?’ Well, what else is life about? There’s some sense of constant failure in something. Humor gives you a distance from it.
Wit is the lowest form of humor.
The total absence of humor from the Bible is one of the most singular things in all literature.
The sense of humor has other things to do than to make itself conspicuous in the act of laughter.
A little perspective, like a little humor, goes a long way.
Advertisers also know that humor can help bond us to their product.