30 Humor Quotes: Why You Shouldn’t Let A Day Pass Without It


Some of the best things in life are free. Humor is one of them. To be able to laugh, certainly, is one of humanity’s greatest treasures. It makes the dullest of days cheerful and the toughest bearable. There may be pain in this world, but it’s a blessing to be reminded that there’s constant inspiration for laughter.

As we live and struggle, there’s a sense of comfort in the fact that humor can be our instant relief. Because as cliché as it sounds, life is a matter of perspective. If you want to live a good one, you can always choose the kind of perspective that allows humor to help you deal, and more importantly, to help you heal.

Here are 30 humor quotes to lighten the mood, ease the burden, and to simply laugh things off.

There is nothing like a gleam of humor to reassure you that a fellow human being is ticking inside a strange face. – Eva Hoffman

Laugh as much as possible, always laugh. It’s the sweetest thing one can do for oneself & one’s fellow human beings. – Maya Angelou

He who laughs, lasts. – Mary Pettibone Poole

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A good laugh makes any interview, or any conversation, so much better. – Barbara Walters

When humor goes, there goes civilization. – Erma Bombeck

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Through humor, you can soften some of the worst blows that life delivers. And once you find laughter, no matter how painful your situation might be, you can survive it. – Bill Cosby

A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It’s jolted by every pebble on the road. – Henry Ward Beecher

From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere. – Dr. Seuss

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It is a curious fact that people are never so trivial as when they take themselves seriously. – Oscar Wilde

A sense of humor… is needed armor. Joy in one’s heart and some laughter on one’s lips is a sign that the person down deep has a pretty good grasp of life. – Hugh Sidey

Laughter is an instant vacation. – Milton Berle

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

A well-developed sense of humor is the pole that adds balance to your steps as you walk the tightrope of life. – William Arthur Ward

Humor is the affectionate communication of insight. – Leo Rosten

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Humor can alter any situation and help us cope at the very instant we are laughing. – Allen Klein

Humor is laughing at what you haven’t got when you ought to have it. – Langston Hughes

Like a welcome summer rain, humor may suddenly cleanse and cool the earth, the air and you. – Langston Hughes

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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. – Christopher Morley

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. – Victor Borge

The more I live, the more I think that humor is the saving sense. – Jacob August Riis

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Next to power without honor, the most dangerous thing in the world is power without humor. – Eric Sevareid

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

A good laugh overcomes more difficulties and dissipates more dark clouds than any other one thing. – Laura Ingalls Wilder

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

Humor is mankind’s greatest blessing. – Mark Twain

A sense of humor is part of the art of leadership, of getting along with people, of getting things done. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

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Humor is just another defense against the universe. – Mel Brooks

The most wasted of all days is one without laughter. – E.E. Cummings

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Humor is a serious thing. I like to think of it as one of our greatest earliest natural resources, which must be preserved at all cost. – James Thurber

I have seen what a laugh can do. It can transform almost unbearable tears into something bearable, even hopeful. – Bob Hope

Remind your loved ones to not take things too seriously with these 30 humor quotes.

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