Humour is the only test of gravity, and gravity of humour, for a subject which will not bear raillery is suspicious, and a jest which will not bear serious examination is false wit.
Tragedy is when I cut my finger. Comedy is when you walk into an open sewer and die.
Humor is by far the most significant activity of the human brain.
When a thing is funny, search it carefully for a hidden truth.
The wit makes fun of other persons; the satirist makes fun of the world; the humorist makes fun of himself.
Humor is also a way of saying something serious.
In the end, everything is a gag.
Humor will get you through times of no information better than information will get you through times of no humor.
To appreciate nonsense requires a serious interest in life.
Wit is educated insolence.