humor Quotes

My childhood, adolescence and high school days are unusually important. If there has ever been a time that I developed a uniqueness and sense of humor and the ability to organize, it was then. In those early days, I developed the skills that gave me a certain degree of success in American politics.
 
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— Lee Atwater
The humor is the sort born of ironic necessity; they use it to salve the wounds in insensitity.
 
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— Leah Hager Cohen
I want everything I do to have humor in it, because it seems to me that all of life has that.
 
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— Lawrence Kasdan
In my family, there was not an abundance of wealth, but there was an abundance of love. So there was always humor, and there was joy and there was comfort and there was this environment just to have a good time.
 
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— Lauryn Hill
It is not in the power of every one to taste humor, however he may wish it; it is the gift of God! and a true feeler always brings half the entertainment along with him.
 
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— Laurence Sterne
My life has had meaning, with the friendships full and valuable and essential to me. My children, Steve, Leslie, and Sam, are all different-all first-rate human beings with high standards-whom I completely and unequivocally adore-don't always agree with-but always admire and respect. They all have wit and a sense of humor and, thank God, I have hung on to mine.
 
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— Lauren Bacall
Charm is the enchanted dart, light and subtle as a hummingbird. But it is deceptive in one thing: like a sense of humor, if you think you've got it, you probably haven't.
 
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— Laurel Lea
The humor for me is how far above your head the signature is - it's dislocated from the sign of the artist in such a distinct way that it could almost be a self-portrait of a sort.
 
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— Laura Owens
I've always used humor, but I use humor when coping with things in general.
 
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— Laura Michelle Kelly
There's lots of sides. The CD doesn't really create a mood. It creates more of a journey. It starts out with a simple bluegrass tune, sort of melancholy and sad, like "Lovin' and Lyin'," then it's sexy and there's some funny songs in there where I'm talking, like "Designated Drunk." There's a humor side, a sexy side, but there's also a pretty sad side, the country side. It's the backwards side of me!
 
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— Laura Bell Bundy
I'm sorry, but you just made me lose my sense of humor, which is deeply regrettable.
 
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— Larry Wall
I LOVE WAL-MART. I CONSIDER MY JOKES TO BE VERY JEUVINILLE. STUFF A 14 YEAR OLD WOULD LAUGH AT BECAUSE THATS THE SENCE OF HUMOR I HAVE. ALL THE STUFF I TALK ABOUT MAY NOT BE APPROPRIATE FOR CHURCH GROUPS HOWEVER WAL-MART AINT SUNDAY SCHOOL. AS LONG AS I DIDNT USE OFFENSIVE FOUL LANGUAGE I KNEW ID BE FINE. WAL-MART GETS IT, THATS WHY THEY BLOW AWAY THE COMPETITION. BESIDES ITS THERE STORE THEY CAN DO WHAT THEY WANT. THATS AMERICA BABY!
 
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— Larry the Cable Guy
I don't think every joke has to be so dadgum cerebral. I mix it up really good, because that's the kind of humor I like. I like the goofy one-liner type stuff.
 
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— Larry the Cable Guy
What you want in an interview is four things: You want someone who can explain what they do very well, who can have a sense of humor and hopefully is self - deprecating, who has a bit of a chip on their shoulder, and passion. If you have passion, a chip on the shoulder, a sense of humor, and you can explain what you do very well, it doesn't matter if you're a plumber or a singer or a politician. If you have those four things, you are interesting.
 
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— Larry King
Someone once said, "I don't lie because then I don't have to remember anything." I've told white lies a lot. Sometimes when you tell stories you'll embellish them a little, especially with foxhole humor.
 
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— Larry King
I'm not offended. Lenny Bruce taught me that everything's funny. You can make everything funny. I don't think that assassinations are funny, I don't think you can make fun of ISIS, but almost everything is funny. And If we can't laugh at ourselves, who can we laugh at? So I don't mind ethnic humor. I like ethnic humor. I like dialect jokes. Laughter is a very subjective thing. If it's funny to you it's funny. And a lot of things are funny to me.
 
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— Larry King
The moral person contemplates evil, the evil person commits it. And a person without a sense of humor can't distinguish between the two.... I know a lot of people who live in Marin County and contemplate spirituality and never get out of the hot tub.
 
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— Larry Harvey
One does not have humor. It has you.
 
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— Larry Gelbart
The subtle differences in language and humor that get lost in translation, for example, make it almost impossible for big companies to do something that will appeal at home and abroad.
 
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— Larry Gelbart
One doesn't have a sense of humor. It has you.
 
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— Larry Gelbart
The irony or humor of my pieces is never really calculated, but they somehow always end up that way. Humor, especially when dealing with matters of extreme gravity, has a way of toppling set ideas and opening up new modes of interpretation. Furthermore, adding humor tends to shift the power balance.
 
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— Larissa Sansour
Men love it. They have a sense of humor, whereas a lot of women are threatened or just don't get it.
 
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— Lara Flynn Boyle
I'm interested not just in projects that I'll be starring in, but producing film and TV that's really quality and great for adults; and when I say great for adults, it doesn't mean without humor, because I'm also interested in doing comedy.
 
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— Lance Reddick
For now, we assume that self-evolving robots will learn to mimic human traits, including, eventually, humor. And so, I can't wait to hear the first joke that one robot tells to another robot.
 
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— Lance Morrow
You've got to have a sense of humor to keep your sanity.
 
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— Lance Bass
I don't really think of myself as quirky; I have sort of an unusual sense of humor.
 
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— Kyle MacLachlan
I think that sense of humor is important in marriage. A sense of humor gets people through marriage.
 
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— Kyle Chandler
I use a lot of humor in my writing. But it's completely black humor.
 
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— Kurt Vile
All the people who follow me on Twitter know my sense of humor. I sometimes forget the blogosphere will give it more weight than I intended.
 
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— Kurt Sutter
You can always tell somebody's sense of humor by if they like this movie or not.
 
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— Kurt Russell
I always had to rely on humor and sarcasm. And when I started having kids, that doesn't work with kids. Kids don't understand sarcasm, and they certainly don't understand my humor.
 
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— Kurt Fuller
I sometimes think humor and satire are more effective techniques for expressing social statements than direct comment.
 
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— Kristin Hunter
I've always chosen my band members based on their sense of humor. It might sound stupid, but it means not only are they fun to live with on a tour bus for years, but humor implies intelligence.
 
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— Kristin Hersh
Humor, together with irony,forms a safeguard against idolatry.
 
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— Krister Stendahl
I like women who have an opinion one way or the other or who have a great sense of humor and a great sense of adventure. I can be friends with women who are not like that, but I don't have that hard emotional connection.
 
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— Kristen Stewart
I think there were moments on Snow White where I wished there was a little bit more of a sick humor toward Ravenna. But maybe the tone of the movie couldn't really support that. So you always have to kind of figure out where you are and adapt to it.
 
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— Kristen Stewart
I give you my promise to be by your side forevermore. I promise to love, to honor, and to listen as you tell me your thoughts, your hopes, your fears and your dreams. I promise to love you deeply and truly because it is your heart that moves me, your head that challenges me, your humor that delights me and your hands I wish to hold until the end of my days.
 
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— Kristen Proby
Royal Young has accomplished a rare feat in his fresh and riveting debut: he manages to recount his fascinating youth and unconventional family with a mixture of humor, scathing honesty and tenderness. Much more than simply a book about a kid who dreams of stardom, Fame Shark is a thoughtful, hilarious and moving love letter to his family and the Lower East Side of New York City.
 
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— Kristen Johnston
Peter Cooper looks at the world with an artist's eye and a human heart and soul. His songs are the work of an original, creative imagination, alive with humor and heartbreak and irony and intelligence, with truth and beauty in the details. Deep stuff. And they get better every time you listen to them.
 
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— Kris Kristofferson
Guys usually like my sense of humor, and I am pretty down to earth. And I'm a driven person.
 
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— Kreayshawn