A joke is a very serious thing.

A person will sometimes devote all his life to the development of one part of his body - the wishbone.

A satirist is a man who discovers unpleasant things about himself and then says them about other people.

Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves, for they shall never cease to be amused.

Hanging is too good for a man who makes puns; he should be drawn and quoted.

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.

Humor is a universal language.

If a man insisted always on being serious, and never allowed himself a bit of fun and relaxation, he would go mad or become unstable without knowing it.

If you think before you speak the other guy gets its joke in first.

Life would be tolerable but for its amusements.

Seven days without laughter makes one weak.

The person who can bring the spirit of laughter into a room is indeed blessed.

There are things that are so serious that you can only joke about them.

Tragedy is when I cut my finger. Comedy is when you fall into an open sewer and die.

We must laugh before we are happy, for fear we die before we laugh at all.

You can't stay mad at somebody who makes you laugh.