All your favorite quotes!
''Humor is the only test of gravity, and gravity of humor; for a subject which will not bear raillery is suspicious, and a jest which will not bear serious examination is false wit.''
''Defining and analyzing humor is a pastime of humorless people.''
- Robert Benchley
''Humor is just another defense against the universe.''
- Mel Brooks
''That is the saving grace of humor, if you fail no one is laughing at you.''
- A. Whitney Brown
''Humor is always based on a modicum of truth. Have you ever heard a joke about a father-in-law?''
- Dick Clark
''Total absence of humor renders life impossible.''
- Colette Chance Acquaintances, 1952
''Humor is by far the most significant activity of the human brain.''
- Edward De Bono
''A sense of humor is part of the art of leadership, of getting along with people, of getting things done.''
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
''Humor is also a way of saying something serious.''
- T. S. Eliot
''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
''One doesn't have a sense of humor. It has you.''
- Larry Gelbart
''Humor is a rubber sword - it allows you to make a point without drawing blood.''
- Mary Hirsch
''There's no trick to being a humorist when you have the whole government working for you.''
- Will Rogers
''Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.''
- E. B. White