“Start every day off with a smile and get it over with.”

— W. C. Fields —

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“Comedy, we may say, is society protecting itself – with a smile.”

— J. B. Priestley —

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“I remember when humor was gentle pokes. I used to call it ‘arm around the shoulder’ humor. Now they go for the jugular and they take no prisoners. It’s mean, mean stuff.”

— Robert Orben —

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“A laugh is a surprise. And all humor is physical. I was always athletic, so that came naturally to me.”

— Chevy Chase —

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“Well, I mean, if a joke or humor is bawdy, it’s got to be funny enough to warrant it. You can’t just have it bawdy or dirty just for the sake of being that – it’s got to be funny.”

— Betty White —

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“Humor is the first of the gifts to perish in a foreign tongue.”

— Virginia Woolf —

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“I often have said that to be a college president, you need a thick skin, a good sense of humor, and nerves like sewer pipes.”

— Gordon Gee —

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“In prehistoric times, mankind often had only two choices in crisis situations: fight or flee. In modern times, humor offers us a third alternative fight, flee – or laugh.”

— Robert Orben —

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“In truth, politeness is artificial good humor, it covers the natural want of it, and ends by rendering habitual a substitute nearly equivalent to the real virtue.”

— Thomas Jefferson —

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