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Humor is the only test of gravity, and gravity of humor; for a subject which will not bear raillery is suspicious, and a jest which will not bear serious examination is false wit.
Defining and analyzing humor is a pastime of humorless people.
- Robert Benchley
Humor is just another defense against the universe.
- Mel Brooks
That is the saving grace of humor, if you fail no one is laughing at you.
- A. Whitney Brown
Humor is always based on a modicum of truth. Have you ever heard a joke about a father-in-law?
- Dick Clark
Total absence of humor renders life impossible.
- Colette Chance Acquaintances, 1952
Humor is by far the most significant activity of the human brain.
- Edward De Bono
A sense of humor is part of the art of leadership, of getting along with people, of getting things done.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
Humor is also a way of saying something serious.
- T. S. Eliot
Where humor 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
One doesn't have a sense of humor. It has you.
- Larry Gelbart
Humor is a rubber sword - it allows you to make a point without drawing blood.
- Mary Hirsch
There's no trick to being a humorist when you have the whole government working for you.
- Will Rogers
Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.
- E. B. White