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I think the most attractive thing is a sense of humour. If someone can make you laugh, you've gotten a lot out of the way.
Life is hard. It is not too short, it is too long. But you have to learn how to live; you have to have a sense of humour.
I'm a diplomat by nature. I help find the middle ground. I crack a joke and use humour to help resolve potentially vicious situations quickly. It gets things in perspective and helps everyone to see that things aren't as bad as they seem.
One of my great regrets, and I don't have many, is that I spent too long putting people's status and reputation ahead of their more important qualities. I learned far too late in life that a long list of letters after someone's name is no guarantee of compassion, kindness, humour, all the far more relevant stuff.
The only way to survive is to have a sense of humour.
Humour is the weapon of unarmed people: it helps people who are oppressed to smile at the situation that pains them.
I'm always impressed by confidence, kindness and a sense of humour.
You should laugh everywhere you can find even the slightest glimmer of humour.
People who know me know that there's a light-hearted side, humour... But you could easily say I am cheeky.
My parents' divorce left me with a lot of sadness and pain and acting, and especially humour, was my way of dealing with all that.
My father and I had a good relationship, it was very relaxed. He had a lot of humour. He looked a little bit like me, although he had no beard. He had the appearance of a very elegant British-looking man.
My comedy is for children from three to 93. You do need a slightly childish sense of humour and if you haven't got that, it's very sad.
I don't mock things, which makes me more vulnerable to mockery myself. If you're cynical, you're protected from mockery. But I have to be nice. I don't think I have irony. A sense of humour, yes, but not irony.
My wife is way funnier than I am. As much as I don't really feel I share a sense of humour with my family, I definitely share one with her - we find the same things funny.
I love a girl with a good sense of humour, who is confident but who has a sweetness to her - that melts my heart.
I identify with this guy's frustration and inability to control his fury at moments. I even identify with the way that this guy covers up a lot with humour. So yeah, it's interesting.
But I still read Shaw on a regular basis. What I love is the nakedness of the polemic and the irresistible good humour. For me, 'Major Barbara' is the greatest of all the plays in that it starts from the rational and proceeds to the ecstatic in a spectacular way, and leaves you very confused if you cling to Euclidean logic.
Not all journalists are really journalists. They ask such stupid questions sometimes, especially the newer ones, and because... these people can't tell if you're joking around, you just can't have any sense of humour; you really can't.
Humour is like violence. They both come to you unexpectedly, and the more unpredictable they both are, the better it gets.
I don't know, maybe Australian humour isn't supposed to be funny. It's as dry as the Sahara, and I think people miss that.
Humour is by far the most significant activity of the human brain.
Edward de Bono
There's no life without humour. It can make the wonderful moments of life truly glorious, and it can make tragic moments bearable.
At home I've got a very puerile, juvenile sense of humour.
It is hard for power to enjoy or incorporate humour and satire in its system of control.
I understand that being able to appeal to the public and having an amazing sense of humour is not something that comes easy. It's definitely a gift and for which I'm thankful.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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