What people get admired and appreciated for in community are their soft skills: their sense of humor and timing, their ability to listen, their courage and honesty, their capacity for empathy. -- M. Scott Peck

The aim of life is some way of living, as flexible and gentle as human nature; so that ambition may stoop to kindness, and philosophy to candor and humor. -- George Santayana

The kind of humor I like is the thing that makes me laugh for 5 seconds and think for ten minutes. - William Davis

Imagination was given to us to compensate for what we are not; a sense of humor was given to us to console us for what we are. - Mark McGinnis

If you want someone to laugh at your jokes, tell him he has a sense of humor. -- Herbert V. Prochnow

All good activities which encourage people to learn how to live with one another pleasantly and to develop a sense of humor improve living. -- Leonard Carmichael

Wit penetrates; humor envelopes. Wit is a function of verbal intelligence; humor is imagination operating on good nature. -- Peggy Noonan

When you can see the humorous side of a situation that has scared you, you are well on your way to transforming that fear. When you take positive action in spite of fear, you win a victory. - Marilyn C. Barrick

Humor is tragedy plus time. - Mark Twain

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

Above all things, and at all times, practice yourself in good humor. - Thomas Jefferson

God has such a sense of humor... we have the opportunity to do whatever we want with our lives... and He lets us! - Doug Firebaugh

The only way to get through whatever Olympics we're engaged in is by firing up a sense of humor and pressing on. - James Kirkwood

A well-developed sense of humor is the pole that adds balance to your steps as you walk the tightrope of life. - William A. Ward

Time spent laughing is time spent with the Gods. - Japanese Proverb

Humor is the great thing, the saving thing. The minute it crops up, all our irritations and resentments slip away and a sunny spirit takes their place.

Anyone without a sense of humor is at the mercy of everyone else.

After God created the world, He made man and woman. Then to keep the whole thing from collapsing, He invented humor.

Humor is the shock absorber of life; it helps us take action. - Peggy Noonan

If you choose one characteristic that would get you through life, choose a sense of humor. - Jennifer Jones

A sense of humor reduces people and problems to their proper proportions. - Anonymous

Humor is a serious thing. I like to think of it as one of our greatest earliest natural resources, which must be preserved at all cost. - James Thurber

Humor is laughing at what you haven't got when you ought to have it. - Langston Hughes

Humor is the chocolate chips in the ice cream of life. - Barbara Johnson

In order to cultivate our sense of humor, we must thrive on change. We must learn to accept life and to accept ourselves... with a shrug and a smile... because it's all we've got. - Harvey Mindess

Every survival kit should include a sense of humor.

Managing to have a sense of humor makes it a lot easier to manage people. - Steve Wilson

Humor is the sunshine of the mind. - Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter.

You grow up the day you have your first real laugh-at yourself!