"Humor is the first of the gifts to perish in a foreign tongue."
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"I'm just very amused by five-year-old humor."
"Humor is always based on a modicum of truth. Have you ever heard a joke about a father-in-law?"
"The overwhelming majority of Americans are possessed of two great qualities a sense of humor and a sense of proportion."
"I suppose I miss the British cynicism and the humor."
"It's easier to sit there and say you don't like feminists because they don't have a sense of humor."
"A sense of humor is great - it goes a long, long way in a marriage."
"People who know me , they know I have a sense of humor, I'm a bit of a joker, a bit of a clown really, and I would love someone to exploit that side of me and send me a romantic comedy."
"Married people should not be quick to hear what is said by either when in ill humor."
"One doesn't have a sense of humor. It has you."
"What a strange world this would be if we all had the same sense of humor."
"I think the next best thing to solving a problem is finding some humor in it."
"The more I live, the more I think that humor is the saving sense."
"Humor distorts nothing, and only false gods are laughed off their earthly pedestals."
"This I conceive to be the chemical function of humor: to change the character of our thought."
"There is no defense against adverse fortune which is so effectual as an habitual sense of humor."
"Nothing is so galling to a people not broken in from the birth as a paternal, or in other words a meddling government, a government which tells them what to read and say and eat and drink and wear."
"Great men are rarely isolated mountain peaks; they are the summits of ranges."
"Humor is merely tragedy standing on its head with its pants torn."
"When a thought takes one's breath away, a grammar lesson seems an impertinence."
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