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Found 13 thoughts with humor

The world is a tragedy to those who feel, but a comedy to those who think.

Horace Walpole

Comedy is nothing more than tragedy deferred.

Pico Iyer

Humor is the great thing, the saving thing. The minute it crops up, all our irritations and resentments slip away and a sunny spirit takes their place.

Mark Twain

That is the saving grace of humor, if you fail no one is laughing at you.

A. Whitney Brown

Wit makes its own welcome, and levels all distinctions. No dignity, no learning, no force of character, can make any stand against good wit.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life is tough, and if you have the ability to laugh at it you have the ability to enjoy it.

Salma Hayek

Humor is our way of defending ourselves from life's absurdities by thinking absurdly about them.

Lewis Mumford

The wit makes fun of other persons; the satirist makes fun of the world; the humorist makes fun of himself.

James Thurber

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

Defining and analyzing humor is a pastime of humorless people.

Robert Benchley

Humor is by far the most significant activity of the human brain.

Edward De Bono

Humor is always based on a modicum of truth. Have you ever heard a joke about a father-in-law?

Dick Clark

Humor is just another defense against the universe.

Mel Brooks