Our great democracies still tend to think that a stupid man is more likely to be honest than a clever man.
Clifton Paul Fadiman
A sense of humor is the ability to understand a joke -- and that the joke is oneself.
A man's got to take a lot of punishment to write a really funny book.
The creative person is both; more primitive and more cultivated, more destructive, a lot madder and a lot saner, than the average person.
I have a fine sense of the ridiculous, but no sense of humor.
Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing.
Peter De Vries
The satirist shoots to kill while the humorist brings his prey back alive and eventually releases him again for another chance.
Comedy is simply a funny way of being serious.
If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide.