Top 153 Sense Of Humor Quotes

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“I’ve used my sense of humor as a coping tool. It’s gotten me through a lot of challenging times.”

― Adam Rippon

“David Ayer is known for being a very serious filmmaker, but he has a very great sense of humor.”

― Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje

“If you look at terrorists, they really have no sense of humor.”

― Al Franken

“The wealthy don’t have any sense of humor. It’s not like the English, where the theater is perhaps the one place where they have a sense of humor about themselves.”

― Alec Baldwin

“The sense of humor has other things to do than to make itself conspicuous in the act of laughter.”

― Alice Meynell

“I liked the humor of it, I’ve always enjoyed a sense of humor in God and in religion and in spirituality.”

― Amber Tamblyn

“I have a very dark sense of humor.”

― Andy Dick

“I’ve got a great sense of humor.”

― Anthony Hopkins

“Cervantes is the most important Spanish writer. But he is not the most representative of the Spanish. His irony, his sense of humor – they are too subtle to seem Spanish.”

― Antonio Munoz Molina

“Along with a sense of humor, my songs have to be sincere, and they have to be sung from a position of inner conviction.”

― Arlo Guthrie

“Christina Hoff Sommers is a self-identified feminist and registered Democrat with a Ph.D. in philosophy and a wicked sense of humor.”

― Bari Weiss

“I’m not an expert on the Malaysian sense of humor.”

― Ben Stiller

“What a strange world this would be if we all had the same sense of humor.”

― Bernard Williams

“I have a self-deprecating sense of humor, so I knock myself.”

― Big Show

“Jesus must have had a sense of humor. I like to think of Him as a guy who got people to listen to Him by leaving them laughing and chuckling with one another.”

― Bil Keane

“You have to have a sense of humor about all of it – the Emmys and politics and everything.”

― Billy Eichner

“The schizophrenic has no sense of humor. His world is a constantly daunting, unfriendly place.”

― Bob Newhart

“And I would be the first to admit that probably, in a lot of press conferences over the time that I have been in coaching, indulging my own sense of humor at press conferences has not been greatly to my benefit.”

― Bobby Knight

“I like an English sense of humor: dry, dirty, a little bit off. That’s kind of my taste.”

― Brooklyn Decker

“I can’t live without a sense of humor. I need to be laughing and entertained at all times.”

― Carlos Ponce

“Any film which views the darker side of life, which is death with a sense of humor, is very much to my taste.”

― Carter Burwell

“I’m a prankster with a Monty Python sense of humor that somehow gets misrepresented in those tacky supermarket publications as bratty, snotty, and rude.”

― Catherine Oxenberg

“Jazz can be so serious, no sense of humor.”

― Chad Smith

“Anyone who’s married to Mariah Carey – I’m pretty sure – doesn’t have a great sense of humor. I mean, let’s be honest: she’s ridiculous. What is her game plan?”

― Chelsea Handler

“Whenever I’ve had a wig fall off, I’ve just played it off like I meant it to happen. Just keep a good sense of humor about it.”

― Chris March

“A lot of celebrities have a sense of humor, and combined with an outrageous event, sometimes the sky’s the limit!”

― Chris March

“I don’t think it’s possible to have a sense of tragedy without having a sense of humor.”

― Christopher Hitchens

“A sense of humor is the ability to understand a joke – and that the joke is oneself.”

― Clifton Fadiman

“Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing.”

― Clive James

“Everybody’s got a different sense of humor. It’s just different styles.”

― Colin Quinn

“We have a certain warped sense of humor in Scandinavia, and that is what comes across in the choices in a lot of our movies.”

― Connie Nielsen

“I think God has got a sense of humor. I really do.”

― Dabo Swinney

“Bands from Akron have a sense of humor and don’t tend to take themselves too seriously.”

― Dan Auerbach

“I’ve got a sense of humor. I’m a funny guy.”

― Daryl Hall

“I’m not 17 anymore. I still have some of the same sort of anger, but I have a sense of humor about it… a sense of being constructive with that anger.”

― Dave Pirner

“As I get older, my sense of humor is my biggest asset.”

― David Alan Grier

“I’m a big fan of independent girls who are strong-willed, vocal in their opinions, and have a sense of humor.”

― David Lambert

“I’ve learned to have a sense of humor about myself. Lord knows everyone else does!”

― Debbie Gibson

“Having a sense of humor has served me more than it has hurt me – just in the sense that it has allowed me to keep my sanity.”

― Dee Dee Myers

“One has to develop a sense of humor to cope.”

― Diane English

“When you’re in Hollywood, you get sort of jaded about what you think the sense of humor of Hollywood is supposed to be, so you can’t think outside the box.”

― Diedrich Bader

“My sense of humor often gets me in trouble.”

― Duncan Jones

“When a chick has a sense of humor, there’s nothing more attractive.”

― Dylan O’Brien

“Whatever else an American believes or disbelieves about himself, he is absolutely sure he has a sense of humor.”

― E. B. White

“I have a fine sense of the ridiculous, but no sense of humor.”

― Edward Albee

“My two big date deal breakers are someone with no sense of humor and someone who chews badly. I will never be with someone who never laughs or someone who chews disgustingly, so if either of those things are detected on a date – it’s a total deal breaker.”

― Elizabeth Gillies

“The darker the film, the more vital everyone’s sense of humor is on set.”

― Eric Bana

“I don’t have a very quick sense of humor.”

― Florenz Ziegfeld

“Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense of humor to console him for what he is.”

― Francis Bacon

“The overwhelming majority of Americans are possessed of two great qualities a sense of humor and a sense of proportion.”

― Franklin D. Roosevelt

“Once anyone who has a sense of humor can do what they want, they want to do funny bits as much as possible.”

― Gavin McInnes

“Food is sort of like the Jewish sense of humor, a defense mechanism. It is one of the things that helped the Jews survive through 2,000 years of an often very harsh Diaspora.”

― Gil Marks

“Anyone who knows me, and most of my fans, know that I have a sense of humor.”

― Glenn Danzig

“Do feminists have a sense of humor? Yes.”

― Gloria Allred

“Maintaining a sense of humor is key to getting people to also focus on the crises at hand.”

― Hailey Gates

“Any man who has had the job I’ve had and didn’t have a sense of humor wouldn’t still be here.”

― Harry S Truman

“I think American guys tend to be a bit more forward, a bit more chatty and open than the Brits. The Brits seem to have a darker sense of humor, though I have met some Americans who have adopted bits of the British dry sense of humor as well.”

― Hayley Atwell

“A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It’s jolted by every pebble on the road.”

― Henry Ward Beecher

“Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he isn’t. A sense of humor was provided to console him for what he is.”

― Horace Walpole

“I could not tread these perilous paths in safety, if I did not keep a saving sense of humor.”

― Horatio Nelson

“I have a really dark, rich, thick sense of humor.”

― Inga Muscio

“From an early age onward, it was said that ‘Ingmar has no sense of humor.’”

― Ingmar Bergman

“Candidates should be extremely cautious in displaying a sense of humor. If he or she tells a joke with a point, there is almost certain to be some minority group offended.”

― Jack Germond

“My sense of humor lies a little closer to the middle.”

― Jason Bateman

“Athletes tend to have less of a sense of humor than most people. They are heroes to so many. That might be part of it.”

― Jeff Ross

“Any band that doesn’t have a sense of humor has a little bit of a problem.”

― Jens Lekman

“There are just certain things that turn my head. It may be a girl’s sense of humor, it may be her wit, or her belief system; it could be a lot of different things.”

― Jensen Ackles

“He has such a patronizing tone and manner, and such a sarcastic sense of humor. I found him rather brutal, a kind of elegant brutality which appealed. No, I think he came pretty much off the page.”

― Jeremy Northam

“A taste for irony has kept more hearts from breaking than a sense of humor, for it takes irony to appreciate the joke which is on oneself.”

― Jessamyn West

“Congratulations, you have a sense of humor. And to those who didn’t: Go stick your head in the mud.”

― Jesse Ventura

“It’s easier to sit there and say you don’t like feminists because they don’t have a sense of humor.”

― Joan Jett

“I used to be neurotic. I didn’t like myself very much. But somewhere in my mid-40s, my neuroses stopped seeming so important. I developed a sense of humor.”

― Joanne Woodward

“Both of my kids have my sense of humor – they’re definitely entertaining.”

― Jodie Sweetin

“I don’t understand how somebody wouldn’t have a sense of humor about themselves.”

― John Malkovich

“My dad is and was very funny and had a really dry sense of humor, which, as a kid, seemed un-fun. But in retrospect, it’s kind of hilarious.”

― John Mulaney

“I have wit in my work and a sense of humor, but I do not use irony in any way.”

― John Zorn

“Why anybody gets my sense of humor I never know, but I do know that when they do, I keep them as close as I possibly can.”

― Joss Whedon

“I should say, one of the things about being a widow or a widower, you really, really need a sense of humor, because everything’s going to fall apart.”

― Joyce Carol Oates

“I have a good sense of humor. I think everything we do should have whimsy in it.”

― Judith Leiber

“I’ve been a horror fan pretty much in the sense that my sense of horror and my sense of humor were both equally kindled by films as a kid.”

― Julian Barratt

“On ‘Sunny,’ the main actors are adults, and we’re all friends, and we all have the same sense of humor, so there’s a lot of improvising.”

― Kaitlin Olson

“The President has a wonderful sense of humor, which is one of the reasons it is so much fun to work for him.”

― Karen Hughes

“If I ever have sex with someone I might be able to develop a sense of humor.”

― Kate Beckinsale

“In the B-52s, each of us has our own wacky sensibility, which, when we come together, it’s like the four-headed monster. And it’s great because we have the same sense of humor.”

― Kate Pierson

“A lot of stars don’t have a sense of humor.”

― Kathy Griffin

“You have to have a sense of humor about life to get through it.”

― Kesha

“You’ve got to have a sense of humor to keep your sanity.”

― Lance Bass

“One doesn’t have a sense of humor. It has you.”

― Larry Gelbart

“I hang out with the ‘nerdy’ people – they have a different sense of humor than most kids.”

― Liam Aiken

“I’ve had a very laughable career and what has seen me through is my sense of humor.”

― Linda Gray

“I’ve met a lot of people who’ve lost their jobs and they still have a sense of humor.”

― Louis C. K.

“If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide.”

― Mahatma Gandhi

“I like the brooding man – a brooding man with a sense of humor.”

― Maira Kalman

“I translated an Emile Zola book, ‘The Belly of Paris,’ because I didn’t find an existing translation that captured his sense of humor. Humor is the first victim of translation.”

― Mark Kurlansky

“The ‘Twilight’ movies are great in their own right, but they certainly don’t have any sense of humor to them.”

― Mark Waters

“I just have a deadpan sense of humor, I guess.”

― Martine Syms

“Even celebrities, most people have a sense of humor. Most of the people we meet who we’ve done on the show, like it.”

― Matt Stone

“I need a woman to have a quirky sense of humor. There’s a bunch of jokes I use, and if she doesn’t get them, she’s probably not for me.”

― Matthew Perry

“God has a most wicked sense of humor.”

― Maureen O’Hara

“It is the ability to take a joke, not make one, that proves you have a sense of humor.”

― Max Eastman

“I consider myself to have a decent sense of humor. What’s life without a sense of humor?”

― Mayer Hawthorne

“Every Brit I met had the best sense of humor. They’re hilarious: very dry and witty.”

― Merritt Patterson

“I love the Swedish people for their detective novels, their archipelago, their sense of humor, their carbonated vodka, and most especially, for their wonderful hospitality.”

― Michael Levitt

“I’m not too modest of a person. I’ve got a pretty blue sense of humor.”

― Michelle Monaghan

“A sense of humor is a major defense against minor troubles.”

― Mignon McLaughlin

“I met Elton John at an Interview dinner, and we just sort of became friends. He’s got such a wicked sense of humor.”

― Moby

“I’m not just a big-haired redhead country singer who dresses flamboyantly, has this wicked sense of humor and wears rhinestones.”

― Naomi Judd

“I like guys with a sense of humor who smile a lot and are kind.”

― Nikki Glaser

“I have a dark sense of humor.”

― Olivia Munn

“With actors like Steve McQueen, Paul Newman and Harrison Ford, what made them such icons is that even in dramatic movies, their characters had a sense of humor.”

― Patrick Wilson

“And I loved Fats Waller. I love his instrumental abilities, his vocal abilities and his sense of humor.”

― Paul McCartney

“I used to watch ‘The Waltons’ and sob because my family was nothing like that. We had a cruel sense of humor in my family.”

― Paula Poundstone

“Women respond to comfort and a sense of humor. I was always able to make them laugh, so that helps a lot.”

― Peter Dinklage

“I think superheroes are heroes with flaws, and in their flaws, there is a sense of humor.”

― Peter Segal

“I think God has a tremendous sense of humor.”

― Rainn Wilson

“One of the things that binds us as a family is a shared sense of humor.”

― Ralph Fiennes

“While many of us never knew Ronald Reagan personally, we felt close to him because we shared his lighthearted sense of humor, admired his uncommon virtue, and were moved by his remarkable wisdom.”

― Randy Forbes

“The Muslims in the Cape are associated with having a very good sense of humor.”

― Riaad Moosa

“I think bands, when they’re on the road, they keep their sanity by developing an internal sense of humor.”

― Ric Ocasek

“If you are a small company taking on a big company, you need to have a sense of humor.”

― Richard Branson

“I have an incredibly dry sense of humor.”

― Rob Van Dam

“I like girls who are funny with a warped sense of humor.”

― Robert Buckley

“Philip Larkin has a tough honesty and sense of humor that I find irresistible, as a contemporary poet.”

― Robert Morgan

“I definitely need a girl that has a good sense of humor because there are some girls that are just very uptight.”

― Romeo Santos

“I don’t know if my sense of humor goes over Americans’ heads.”

― Ryan Kwanten

“No mind is thoroughly well organized that is deficient in a sense of humor.”

― Samuel Taylor Coleridge

“I think the Canadian sense of humor is dryer than America’s and juicier than Britain’s. I think it’s a cross between the two of them, really.”

― Scott Thompson

“Denzel Washington has a great sense of humor. He did all those ‘Nutty Professor’ movies.”

― Seth MacFarlane

“I’m not a traditional politician, and I have a sense of humor. I’ll try to soften it and become boring, maybe even very boring, but I’m not sure if I’ll be able to.”

― Silvio Berlusconi

“There are two insults no human being will endure: that he has no sense of humor, and that he has never known trouble.”

― Sinclair Lewis

“Brits have a better sense of humor in most ways. It’s darker, more cutting.”

― Stephan Pastis

“Keeping an active mind has been vital to my survival, as has been maintaining a sense of humor.”

― Stephen Hawking

“I love ‘Dexter.’ The dark sense of humor is wonderful.”

― Stephen J. Cannell

“We will take almost any kind of criticism except the observation that we have no sense of humor.”

― Steve Allen

“I’m a weird guy with a weird sense of humor.”

― Steve Lukather

“We’ve always had a sense of humor – look at our name.”

― Steve Lukather

“Art Modell was a visionary, a deal-maker and a friend. And he possessed a marvelous sense of humor.”

― Steve Tisch

“I actually have a pretty good sense of humor.”

― Stone Cold Steve Austin

“I don’t feel that I’m strictly Danish; I don’t feel that my sense of humor is strictly Danish or my human sensibility is strictly Danish.”

― Susanne Bier

“’Guardians of the Galaxy’ is tongue-in-cheek and has a sense of humor about itself. But it’s nothing like ‘Deadpool.’ ‘Deadpool’ is this super-bizarre thing. The best thing about it is that it’s R-rated.”

― T. J. Miller

“Rock Hudson wasn’t my type. He’s a great guy and had a great sense of humor.”

― Tab Hunter

“At NBC I wasn’t really sure if the grandparents were going to get my sense of humor on a particular topic.”

― Tabitha Soren

“When people are in the midst of really heavy stuff and still have a sense of humor, I admire that.”

― Ted Danson

“There is no defense against adverse fortune which is so effectual as an habitual sense of humor.”

― Thomas Wentworth Higginson

“I feel like I’ve always had a sordid sense of humor, and it’s only gotten more twisted as I’ve gotten older.”

― Tituss Burgess

“I don’t think I would describe my sense of humor. Doesn’t sound like the kind of thing I’d do.”

― Tommy Lee Jones

“I do not have a sense of humor of any recognizable sort.”

― Tommy Lee Jones

“My sense of humor is a turkey, and I pull it out of the oven and baste it in reality.”

― Tracy Morgan

“Me and Matt love to argue, but in general our sense of humor is pretty much alike.”

― Trey Parker

“I don’t have a caustic sense of humor. What I find funny, that humor comes from a much gentler place.”

― Vera Farmiga

“You know, Freud accepted his lot very stoically and very well and with a sense of humor. He aged and died gracefully, and there’s a lot to be said for that.”

― Viggo Mortensen

“I believe that economists put decimal points in their forecasts to show they have a sense of humor.”

― William Gilmore Simms

“One thing my family has shown me is that having a sense of humor is everything.”

― Zoey Deutch
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