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A joke is a very serious thing.
- Winston Churchill

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Humor is always based on a modicum of truth.
Have you ever heard a joke about a father-in-law?
- Dick Clark

My way of joking is telling the truth;
that is the funniest joke in the world.
- George Bernard Shaw

The joke in our family is that we can cry reading the phone book.
- Ron Reagan

 

Some husbands are living proof that a woman can take a joke.
- Anonymous

A taste for irony has kept more hearts from breaking than a sense of humor,
for it takes irony to appreciate the joke which is on oneself.
- Jessamyn West

My joke, which isn't really a joke, is that there will be one of two tours:
the tour for the album that does well,
or the tour for the album that stiffs.
- Richard Marx

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U.S.
soldiers, with whom I now have more than a passing acquaintance,
joke that they track my movements in order to know
where they will be deployed next.
- Christiane Amanpour

Sex is God's joke on human beings.
- Bette Davis

Whatever is funny is subversive, every joke is ultimately a custard pie...
a dirty joke is a sort of mental rebellion.
- George Orwell

A caricature is putting the face of a joke on the body of a truth.
- Joseph Conrad

I agree with Sophocles: the greatest luck is not to have been born -
but,
as the joke goes on, very few people succeed in it.
- Slavoj Zizek

I never told a joke in my life.
- Andy Kaufman

Be not affronted at a joke.
If one throw salt at thee, thou wilt receive no harm,
unless thou art raw.
- Oliver Goldsmith

Now, everybody, I suppose, is aware that in recent
years the silly business of divination by dreams has
ceased to be a joke and has become a very serious science.
- Arthur Machen

You learn to kid around and joke and not take things
too seriously because somehow its all gonna work out for the best -
or you're gonna make it work out.
- Jack Youngblood

Lacroix has been fantastic.
He's very nice.
He gets the joke, and I think that's a good thing.
- Jennifer Saunders

I'll say things that are serious and put them in a
joke form so people can enjoy them.
We laugh to keep from crying.
- Kanye West

I still think people do have racial hang-ups,
but I think one of the reasons I can joke about it
is people are shedding those racial hatreds.
- Dave Chappelle

Tool of Communist agitators...
it's really a joke, isn't it? Because,
quite clearly, we are a party of real moderates.
It just shows how little they understand.
- Helen Suzman

I've been paying alimony since I was 14 and child support since 15.
That's a joke, but not by much.
- Don Adams

Some people, they just don't get a joke.
- Glenn Frey

Eternity is a mere moment, just long enough for a joke.
- Hermann Hesse

Every man who is high up likes to think he has done it all himself;
and the wife smiles,
and lets it go at that.
It's our only joke.
Every woman knows that.
- J. M. Barrie

Almost every venerable tradition at a men's club starts out as a joke.
- Joe Bob Briggs

Why is Cloud 9 so amazing? What is wrong with Cloud
8? That joke came off the top of my head,
and the top of my head ain't funny!
- Mitch Hedberg

Years ago I was a runway model, and I used to get laughs.
I thought it was a joke anyway.
- Nora Dunn

But today, I feel the genuine warmth,
the affection, and although I may joke about it,
I am touched.
- Perry Como

You can read Kant by yourself, if you wanted to;
but you must share a joke with someone else.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

The marvelous thing about a joke with a double meaning
is that it can only mean one thing.
- Ronnie Barker

Being funny is one of my greatest strengths.
I can make girls smile when they're down,
and when they're having a good time,
I can carry on the joke.
- John Krasinski

I'd come from the bottom of the barrel.
Just Owen Hart getting out of the shadow of Bret Hart's little brother.
Everyone figured, this is a joke, Owen's going to get squashed.
- Owen Hart

You've really got to start hitting the books because it's no joke out here.
- Harper Lee

There is a joke that your hammer will always find nails to hit.
I find that perfectly acceptable.
- Benoit Mandelbrot

A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

If you tell a joke in the forest, but nobody laughs,
was it a joke?
- Steven Wright

There are certain queer times and occasions in this
strange mixed affair we call life when a man takes
his whole universe for a vast practical joke.
- Herman Melville

Cut out all these exclamation points.
An exclamation point is like laughing at your own joke.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald

In life there are always these things happening if
you can just get the joke.
- Lynda Barry

The joke or the pratfall is easy for me to do.
- Sandra Bullock

I've heard every pie joke in the book.
I'm still waiting for an original one.
- Jason Biggs

The Irish gave the bagpipes to the Scotts as a joke,
but the Scotts haven't seen the joke yet.
- Oliver Herford

I have a new joke today.
Martha Stewart's on suicide watch.
They had to unplug all of her ovens.
- Rip Taylor

I'd like to think I'd never do a gratuitous fart joke.
- Harold Ramis

Death's an old joke, but each individual encounters it anew.
- Ivan Turgenev

I have always noticed that deeply and truly religious
persons are fond of a joke,
and I am suspicious of those who aren't.
- Alfred North Whitehead

Forgive, O Lord, my little jokes on Thee,
and I'll forgive Thy great big joke on me.
- Robert Frost

The joke newspaper, it says Canada abandons the monarchy.
- Mark McKinney

You know when Jerry Ford gets the best joke,
you know you're in trouble.
- Mark Russell

I think that the joke and the ghost story both have
a similar set up in that you kind of set something
up and pay it off with a laugh or a scare.
- Simon Pegg

Everything is changing.
People are taking their comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke.
- Will Rogers

It would be a bitter cosmic joke if we destroy ourselves
due to atrophy of the imagination.
- Martha Gellhorn

Comedy is just to me, maybe it's a natural knack,
if I can see where the joke is in the writing and I
can see where the setup is and I can tell this is the way to make it.
- Matt LeBlanc

You might like it as a joke or because you liked it then,
but there isn't a whole new generation discovering Wham!.
- Rob Zombie

I always thought of Levittown as a joke.
- Bill Griffith

I sometimes joke, Paula, even paranoid people have enemies.
- Rahm Emanuel

The English had hit upon a splendid joke.
They intended to catch me or to bring me down.
- Manfred von Richthofen

Advice is sometimes transmitted more successfully through
a joke than grave teaching.
- Baltasar Gracian

A sense of humor is the ability to understand a joke -
and that the joke is oneself.
- Clifton Fadiman

I joke around a lot about the manic times because they're funny.
We manics do outrageous things and it is part of our colorful nature.
- Patty Duke

I don't like jokes in speeches.
I do like wit and humor.
A joke is to humor what pornography is to erotic language in a good novel.
- James Humes

If you think before you speak the other guy gets his joke in first.
- Jimmy Nail

The girl-next-door image is a sort of joke;
for years,
I couldn't get any roles other than as somebody dark.
- Felicity Kendal

My way of joking is to tell the truth.
That's the funniest joke in the world.
- Muhammad Ali

Actors fall into this trap if they missed being loved
for who they really were and not for what they could do -
sing,
dance, joke about - then they take that as love.
- Gene Wilder

It is the test of a good religion whether you can joke about it.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

It's a lot easier, I think, to be an actor in a movie
than to spin a joke on a sitcom.
- Nicole Sullivan

Men reach their sexual peak at eighteen.
Women reach theirs at thirty-five.
Do you get the feeling that God is playing a practical joke?
- Rita Rudner

Postmodernism is among other things a sick joke at
the expense of revolutionary avant-gardism.
- Terry Eagleton

I didn't just want to be Frank's daughter who sang Boots.
I take my music very seriously and studied very hard.
It's not a joke to me.
- Nancy Sinatra

Americans do believe in progress and there is almost
certainly a kernel of truth in the joke.
- Alan Dundes


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