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Funny Quotes

Quotes on Humor

“Laugh as much as possible, always laugh. It’s the sweetest thing one can do for oneself & one’s fellow human beings.” – Maya Angelou

“A good laugh makes any interview, or any conversation, so much better.” – Barbara Walters

“He who laughs, lasts.” – Mary Pettibone Poole

“A good laugh overcomes more difficulties and dissipates more dark clouds than any other one thing.” – Laura Ingalls Wilder

“There is nothing like a gleam of humor to reassure you that a fellow human being is ticking inside a strange face.” – Eva Hoffman

“Through humor, you can soften some of the worst blows that life delivers. And once you find laughter, no matter how painful your situation might be, you can survive it.” – Bill Cosby

“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

“It is a curious fact that people are never so trivial as when they take themselves seriously.” – Oscar Wilde

“When humor goes, there goes civilization.” – Erma Bombeck

“A sense of humor… is needed armor. Joy in one’s heart and some laughter on one’s lips is a sign that the person down deep has a pretty good grasp of life.” – Hugh Sidey

“A sense of humor is part of the art of leadership, of getting along with people, of getting things done” – Dwight D. Eisenhower

“I think the next best thing to solving a problem is finding some humor in it.” – Frank A. Clark

“No mind is thoroughly well organized that is deficient in a sense of humor.” – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Funny Quotes“Comedy is acting out optimism.” – Robin Williams

“A well-developed sense of humor is the pole that adds balance to your steps as you walk the tightrope of life.” – William Arthur Ward

“Humor can alter any situation and help us cope at the very instant we are laughing.” – Allen Klein

“Humor is just another defense against the universe.” – Mel Brooks

“Humor is laughing at what you haven’t got when you ought to have it.” – Langston Hughes

“Humor is perhaps a sense of intellectual perspective: an awareness that some things are really important, others not; and that the two kinds are most oddly jumbled in everyday affairs.” – Christopher Morley

“If you could choose one characteristic that would get you through life, choose a sense of humor.” – Jennifer Jones

“Humor is something that thrives between man’s aspirations and his limitations. There is more logic in humor than in anything else. Because, you see, humor is truth.” – Victor Borge

“Humor is the affectionate communication of insight.” – Leo Rosten

“Like a welcome summer rain, humor may suddenly cleanse and cool the earth, the air and you.” – Langston Hughes

“Next to power without honor, the most dangerous thing in the world is power without humor.” – Eric Sevareid

“The more I live, the more I think that humor is the saving sense.” – Jacob August Riis

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Motivational Quotes

Leadership Quotes

When the best leader’s work is done the people say, “We did it ourselves.” – Lao Tzu

If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader. – John Quincy Adams

Your example is far more influential and inspiring than any words of instruction, or threats, or even words of encouragement. – Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You do not lead by hitting people over the head – that’s assault, not leadership. – Dwight Eisenhower

I cannot trust a man to control others who cannot control himself. – Robert E. Lee

When we step on the battlefield, I will be
The First Boots On and the Last Boots Off. – LtG. Hal Moore

Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers, who can cut through argument, debate, and doubt to offer a solution everybody can understand. – Colin Powell

Never trust spiritual leader who doesn’t dance. – Miyagi: character in movie The Next Karate Kid

Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them? – Abraham Lincoln

An invasion of armies can be resisted, but not an idea whose time has come. – Victor Hugo

Go to the people
Live among them
Learn from them
Love them
Serve them
Plan with them
Start with what they know
Build on what they have. – Jimmy Yen (Y. C. James Yen)

Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it. – Dwight Eisenhower

Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity. – George S. Patton

I must follow the people. Am I not their leader? – Benjamin Disraeli

Lead, follow, or get out of the way. – Thomas Paine

The art of leadership… consists in consolidating the attention of the people against a single adversary and taking care that nothing will split up that attention. – Adolf Hitler

A coach is someone who can give correction without causing resentment. – John Wooden

Being a leader is like being a lady, if you have to go around telling people you are one, you aren’t. – Margaret Thatcher

As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others. – Bill Gates

It is amazing how much you can accomplish when it doesn’t matter who gets the credit. – Anonymous

A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus. – Martin Luther King, Jr.

There is no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living. – Nelson Mandela

Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things. – Peter Drucker

The very essence of leadership is that you have to have a vision. It’s got to be a vision you articulate clearly and forcefully on every occasion. – Theodore Hesburgh

Powerful Dreams Inspire Powerful Action. – Unknown

When you can taste, smell, and touch your dreams, you can enroll the world. – Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Good business leaders create a vision, articulate the vision, passionately own the vision, and relentlessly drive it to completion. – Jack Welch