Thursday, 3 January 2008

Humour - Quotes

It makes no difference what kind of humour you indulge in, whether you revel in the coarsest puns or dwell on nihilistic black humour. As long as you engage in this type of activity you keep your mind working, sharp and nimble. It is a prevention against depression, a truly therapeutic agent of positive self healing. - Unknown

If you could choose one characteristic that would get you through life, choose a sense of humour. - Jennifer Jones

There is no defence against adverse fortune which is as effectual as an habitual sense of humour. - Unknown

A person without a sense of humour is like a wagon without springs—jolted by every pebble in the road. - Unknown

Humour is a rubber sword - it allows you to make a point without drawing blood. - Unknown

Humour is the instinct for taking pain playfully. - Unknown

Every survival kit should include a sense of humour. - Unknown

The sense of humour is the oil of life's engine. Without it, the machinery creaks and groans. - G. S. Merriam

It is the ability to take a joke, not make one, that proves you have a sense of humour. - Max Eastman

Like a welcome summer rain, humour may suddenly cleanse and cool the earth, the air and you. - James Langston Hughes

A sense of humour can help you overlook the unattractive, tolerate the unpleasant, cope with the unexpected, and smile through the unbearable. - Moshe Waldoks

Humour is a social lubricant that helps us get over some of the bad spots. - Steve Allen

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