The world belongs to those who set out to conquer it armed with self confidence and good humour.— Charles Dickens
Provocative Good Humour quotations
The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch them without doing anything.
I was in the Square at the time. The crowd was a most good-humoured, easy going, smiling crowd; but presently it was transformed. A regiment of mounted police came cantering up.
Love and a good sense of humour strengthen the entire body;
remember your cells respond to your input.
Just do what works for you, because there will always be someone who thinks differently.
There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor.
It is a fair, even-handed, noble adjustment of things, that while there is infection in disease and sorrow, there is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humour.
I would date a fan, I dont have a problem with that.
I look for a good sense of humour in a girlfriend.
Persist to overcome. He that can't endure the bad, will not live to see the good.
GUILLOTINE, n. A machine which makes a Frenchman shrug his shoulders with good reason.
When I feel well and in a good humour, or when I am taking a drive or walking after a good meal, or in the night when I cannot sleep, thoughts crowd into my mind as easily as my mind might wish.
We owe to one another all the wit and good humour we can command;
and nothing so clears our mental vistas as sympathetic and intelligent conversation.
Never regret a day in your life: good days give happiness, bad days give experience, worst days give lessons, and best days give memories.
Good-humoured, unaffected girls, will not do for a man who has been used to sensible women. They are two distinct orders of being.
Humour is often linked to shared experience.
Like, a guy gets up and says, "Have you noticed public restrooms have really inefficient hand-dryers?" Oh my God, yes I have, hahaha, really good point, they should... fix that. It's good to know that somebody finally gets me!
Again and again, I learn how much friendship enriches my life, bringing warmth, assurance, humour, inspiration, a sense of security. It depends on honesty, trust, loyalty. It's about giving. It's for sharing the good times, but also the tough times, hurt, grief, sadness.
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.
I like men with quick wit, good conversation and a great sense of humour.
I love banter. I want a man to like me for me - I want him to be authentic.
It's all rot that they put in the war-news about the good humour of the troops, how they are arranging dances almost before they are out of the front-line. We don't act like that because we are in a good humour: we are in a good humour because otherwise we should go to pieces.
Cars are good for entrances and exits.
And there is something about driving that is quite cliched in a funny way. I like Roy Orbison's video for I Drove All Night because it's so literal. It is just a man driving throughout the night. I like that silliness. To be in a video is a ridiculous thing. It's almost impossible to do it without any humour.
Whatever is good for you soul, do that.
A stiff letter galls one like a stiff shirt collar -- whilst a sheet garnished here and there with a careless blot -- and here and there a dash -- but in the main full of excellent matter, is like a clever fellow in a dirty shirt whom we value for the good humour he brings with him and not for the garb he wears.
Where humor is concerned there are no standards - no one can say what is good or bad, although you can be sure that everyone will.
We had to do the same thing here. To top that sequel was quite a task. Mike had a couple of good conceptual humour and character ideas, which got me back into it.
If you want to be good at something, you must first be willing to be bad at it.
And there are certain songs that are really timepieces and shouldn't be touched.
But some of them are a celebration of good humour and sensibility and I think that's okay. I don't care about the past, I'm a musician with ambition.
For the purposes of life and conduct, and society, a little good sense is surely better than all this genius, and a little good humour than this extreme sensibility.
Books are pleasant, but if by being over-studious we impair our health and spoil our good humour, two of the best things we have, let us give it over. I, for my part, am one of those who think no fruit derived from them can recompense so great a loss.
Try no to resist the changes that come in your way. Instead, let life live through you. And do not worry that your life is turning upside down. How do you know that the side you are used to is better than the one to come? How Rumi Can Change Your Life?
Oh! a private buffoon is a light-hearted loon, If you listen to popular rumour;
From morning to night he's so joyous and bright, And he bubbles with wit and good humour!
A good marriage is loving someone in a lot of different circumstances.
Respect for them and their views and ideas and the life that they're leading with you. Shared values and interests. A good sense of humour. And a little volatility along the way.
I'm very proud of being Jewish. It means I have a good work ethic, and you get Jewish humour and you're allowed to tell Jewish jokes.
Friendship picks you up when the world lets you down.
Laughter is very infectious, and why it should be so is a most interesting neurological problem. But it also has other, more physiological, benefits. Apparently it boosts the immune system, reduces stress hormones, massages the heart and diaphragm and engenders a 'feel good' factor.
There is a lot of rubbish written about toilet humour - people saying it is childish and pretending it is beneath them - but there is no doubting the effectiveness of a really good willy gag.
From the stage I've seen people of all ages absolutely roaring at really good toilet humour.
Every may not be good, but there's something good in every day.
Courtesy and good-humour are often found with little real worth.
The sympathy of most people consists of a mixture of good-humour, curiosity, and self-importance.
His wry sense of humour and his stalwart courage were an inspiring example to so many. His ability to laugh at Life's idiosyncrasies and himself in a self deprecating way taught that most valuable of lessons: 'to be of good cheer, no matter what Life threw at you, and ever to find the hope that dwells in every human heart'.
You have to fight through the bad days in order to earn the best days.
What we need are lots of girls who aren't as good as us, who'll treat us with the proper respect and reverance.
The salutory effect of surviving a heart-attack: One felt that nothing mattered beyond kindness, good manners and humour
When I was in film school, it was said that all good films were characterised by some form of humour.
I think it's like music for the sake of music, and a lot of the words stem from liking music a lot, wanting to be a good band and having a good sense of humour, and living in a situation where we're free to pretty much do what we want.