Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Aquarium and a sense of humor and Sukkot in San Diego

Sukkot in San Diego by the Laves

Since Sukkot is a time of happiness, here are some quotes on humor

A joke is a very serious thing.

Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill is the only

British Prime Minister to have received the Nobel Prize in Literature, and he was the first person to be made an honorary citizen of the United States.


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
An advocate of Women's suffrage, temperance and Darwin's theory of evolution, and a foe of slavery and bigotry of all kinds (religious, racial and social), Beecher held that Christianity should adapt itself to the changing culture of the times.


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

Mignon McLaughlin
Mignon McLaughlin was an American journalist and author


Comedy is simply a funny way of being serious.

Peter Ustinov
Sir Peter Alexander Ustinov was an English actor, writer and dramatist, renowned as a filmmaker, theatre and opera director, stage designer, author, screenwriter, comedian, humorist, newspaper and magazine columnist, radio broadcaster and television presenter as well as a noted wit and raconteur.


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

William James
James interacted with a wide array of writers and scholars throughout his life.

Everywhere is within walking distance if You have the time.

Steven Wright
In a 2005 poll to find The Comedian's Comedian, he was voted amongst the top 50 comedy acts by fellow comedians and comedy insiders. He was named #23 on Comedy Central's list of the 100 greatest stand-up comics.

Humor is by far the most significant activity of the human brain.

Edward de Bono
Edward de Bono is a physician, author, inventor, and consultant. He originated the term lateral thinking, and wrote Six Thinking Hats and is a proponent of the deliberate teaching of thinking as a subject in schools.


If You could choose one characteristic that would get You through life, choose a sense of humor

Jennifer Jones
Phylis Lee Isley, better known by her stage name Jennifer Jones, was an American actress.

One doesn't have a sense of humor. It has You.

Larry Gelbart
Larry Simon Gelbart was an American television writer, playwright, screenwriter and author.

When humor goes, there goes civilization.

Erma Bombeck

Erma Louise Bombeck

was an American humorist.

You grow up the day You have Your first real laugh at Yourself.

  • Ethel Barrymore
  • Ethel Barrymore

    was an American actress.


    My way of joking is to tell the truth. It's the funniest joke in the world.


    George Bernard Shaw

    George Bernard

    was an Irish playwright


    Everything is changing. People are taking the comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke

  • Will Rogers
  • William "Will" Penn Adair Rogers

    was an American cowboy, comedian, humorist, social commentator, vaudeville performer, and actor.

  • Every survival kit should include a sense of humor

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    Author Unknown

    Humor is, I think, the subtlest and chanciest of literary forms. It is surely not accidental that there are a thousand novelists, essayists, poets or journalists for each humorist. It is a long, long time between James Thurbers.


    Leo Rosten

    Leo Calvin Rosten

    was a teacher and academic, but is best known as a humorist in the fields of scriptwriting, storywriting, journalism and Yiddish lexicography.

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