Don’t be so sericus. This is a collection of proverbs and quotes about humor and jokes. And some funny ones as well.


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A civil servant doesn't make jokes.
Eugene Ionesco

A day without laughter is a day wasted.
Charlie Chaplin

A little perspective, like a little humor, goes a long way.
Allen Klein

A neutron walks into a bar and asks "how much for a beer?" The bartender says, "for you? no charge."
Stephen Hawking

A place where the beer flows like wine, where beautiful women instinctively flock like the salmon of Capistrano. A little place called Aspen.
(unknown author)
Source: Movie: Dumb and Dumber

Always tell the truth in the form of a joke.

Better a witty fool than a foolish wit.
William Shakespeare

British politics, as the world knows, is a joke. Yet it’s rarely funny.
Steven Patrick Morrissey

Even the gods love jokes.

For every ten jokes you acquire a hundred enemies.
Laurence Sterne

Humor and knowledge are the two great hopes of our culture.
Konrad Lorenz

Humor is mankind's greatest blessing.
Mark Twain

Humour is the weapon of unarmed people: it helps people who are oppressed to smile at the situation that pains them.
Simon Wiesenthal

I can laugh with one eye and cry with the other.
Annet Bijlmakers-Vaessen

I remain just one thing, and one thing only, and that is a clown. It places me on a far higher plane than any politician.
Charlie Chaplin

If you can be funny, it means you’re intelligent. Your brain is working fast.
Amber Valletta

If you tell a joke in the forest, but nobody laughs, was it a joke?
Steven Wright

In conversation, humor is worth more than wit and easiness more than knowledge.
George Herbert

It is a wise man who can laugh at his own jokes.

It is better to laugh about your problems than to cry about them.
(unknown author)

Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
Charlie Chaplin

Magnetism is one of the Six Fundamental Forces of the Universe, with the other five being Gravity, Duct Tape, Whining, Remote Control, and The Force That Pulls Dogs Toward The Groins Of Strangers.
Dave Barry

Nice frame!
Mr. Bean
Source: Bean (movie 1997)

The ability to find humor in the ups and downs of life can give us a new perspective and a new way of viewing our circumstances.
Heidi Catherine Culbertson

The best ideas come as jokes. Make your thinking as funny as possible.
David Ogilvy

The joke is the weapon of the witty; being serious is the shield of the stupid.

The trouble with practical jokes is that very often they get elected.
Will Rogers

To criticize a person for their race is manifestly irrational and ridiculous, but to criticize their religion, that is a right. That is a freedom. The freedom to criticize ideas, any ideas - even if they are sincerely held beliefs - is one of the fundamental freedoms of society. A law which attempts to say you can criticize and ridicule ideas as long as they are not religious ideas is a very peculiar law indeed.
Rowan Atkinson

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