Thursday, 18 November 2010

Humour - Quotes

Humour 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. - Christopher Morley

Humour is also a way of saying something serious. - T.S. Eliot

Our five senses are incomplete without the sixth – a sense of humour. - Unknown

Humour is the great thing, the saving thing. The minute it crops up, all our irritation and resentments slip away, and a sunny spirit takes their place. - Mark Twain 

Good humour is a tonic for mind and body. It is the best antidote for anxiety and depression. It is a business asset. It attracts and keeps friends. - Unknown

The kind of humour I like is the thing that makes me laugh for five seconds and think for ten minutes. - William Davis

A sense of humour is part of the art of leadership, of getting along with people, of getting things done. - Dwight Eisenhower

People of humour are always in some degree people of genius. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

The only thing worth having in an earthly existence is a sense of humor. - Lincoln Steffens

Humour prevents one from becoming a tragic figure even though he/she is involved in tragic events. - E. T. Eberhart

Humour is an affirmation of dignity, a declaration of man’s superiority to all that befalls him. - Romain Gary

It lightens human burdens. It is the direct route to serenity and contentment. - Grenville Kleiser

A sense of humour is an important quality and ingredient in a free society. - John H Bunzel

Good humour is one of the best articles of dress one can wear in society. - William Makepeace Thackeray

Good humour is the health of the soul, sadness is its poison. - Lord Chesterfield

A sense of humour is a major defence against minor troubles. - Mignon Mclaughlin

Good humour isn’t a trait of character, it is an art which requires practice. - David Seabury

Anyone without a sense of humour is at the mercy of everyone else. - William E. Rothschild

No mind is thoroughly well organized that is deficient in a sense of humor. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Good humour makes all things tolerable. - Henry Ward Beecher

The most perfect humor and irony is generally quite unconscious. - Samuel Butler

The first prerequisite of an advanced being is a sense of humor. - Richard Bach

This I conceive to be the chemical function of humour: to change the character of our thought. - Lin Yutang

The secret to humour is surprise. - Aristotle

Humour is truth in candy coating. - Ernie Holye

Humour comes from self-confidence. - Unknown 

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