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Humor can be one of our best survival tools.

Humor can help you cope with the unbearable so that you can stay on the bright side of things until the bright side actually comes along.

Humor distorts nothing, and only false gods are laughed off their earthly pedestals.

Humor does not diminish the pain - it makes the space around it get bigger.

Humor expands our limited picture frame and gets us to see more than just our problem.

Humor is just another defense against the universe.

Humor is mankind's greatest blessing.

Humor is merely tragedy standing on its head with its pants torn.

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.

Humor is reason gone mad.

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.

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.

Humor is the affectionate communication of insight.

Humor is the instinct for taking pain playfully.

I do not think anyone can be taught anything about humor, but I do think that certain persons may be taught the mechanism of producing humorous copy that will sell to magazines and newspapers.

I have a fine sense of the ridiculous, but no sense of humor.

I live in a constant endeavor to fence against the infirmities of ill-health, and other evils of life, by mirth. I am persuaded that every time a man smiles - but much more so when he laughs - it adds something to this fragment of life.

I sometimes think that the saving grace of America lies in the fact that the overwhelming majority of Americans are possessed of two great qualities- a sense of humor and a sense of proportion.

I think the next best thing to solving a problem is finding some humor in it.

If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide.


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