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Inspirational Quotes

Good Enough for Office Humor

These inspirational quotes can be used to ease the burden of your workplace problems as well as ways to annoy your boss but not as boss's day poems.

Humor is emotional chaos remembered in tranquility.
— James Thurber

Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not. A sense of humor was provided to console him for what he is.
— Horace Walpole

I think it's the duty of the comedian to find out where the line is drawn and cross it deliberately.
— George Carlin

Nothing is funnier than unhappiness, I grant you that. . . . Yes, yes, it's the most comical thing in the world.
— Samuel Beckett

A joke's a very serious thing.
— Charles Churhill

I feel as I always have, except for an occassional heart attack.
— Robert Benchley

It's an odd job, making decent people laugh.
— Moliere

Bought one, got one free — first rung on the achievable goals ladder.
 — T-shirt worn by Mr. Boffo cartoon by Joe Martin

All intellectual improvement arises from leisure.
 — Samuel Johnson
 
The wisdom of a learned man cometh by opportunity of leisure: and he that hath little business shall become wise.
 — Bible

The factory of the future will have only two employees, a man and a dog. The man will be there to feed the dog. The dog will be there to keep the man from touching the equipment.
— Warren G. Bennis, U of S. California Professor of Business Administration

There's no trick to being a humorist when you have the whole government working for you.
— Will Rogers

Life doesn't make any sense, and we all pretend it does. Comedy's job is to point out that it doesn't make sense, and that it doesn't make much difference anyway.
— Eric Idle

Creativity at work is taking advantage of the great opportunity to check the internet and read motivational sayings about retirement so that I don't always have to contemplate the act of committing suicide.
— Dave Erhard

I used to be disgusted; now I try to be amused.
— Elvis Costello

Be kind and considerate to others, depending somewhat upon who they are.
— Don Herold

Humor, a good sense of it, is to Americans what manhood is to Spaniards and we will go to great lengths to prove it. Experiments with laboratory rats have shown that, if one psychologist in the room laughs at something a rat does, all of the other psychologists in the room will laugh equally. Nobody wants to be left holding the joke.
— Garrison Keillor

The hall-mark of American humour is its pose of illiteracy.
— Ronald Knox

Never say a humorous thing to a man who does not possess humour. He will always use it in evidence against you.
— Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree

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More Quotes about Humor and Laughter Workplace Humor 

Learn to laugh at your troubles and you'll never run out of things to laugh at.
— Lyn Karol

Blessed is he who has learned to laugh at himself, for he shall never cease to be entertained.
— John Powell

The best ideas come as jokes. Make your thinking as funny as possible.
— David Ogilvy

We are all here for a spell; get all the good laughs you can.
— Will Rogers

When a person can no longer laugh at himself, it is time for others to laugh at him.
— Thomas Szasz

When humor goes, there goes civilization.
— Erma Bombeck

If I were given the opportunity to present a gift to the next generation,it would be the ability for each individual to learn to laugh at himself.
— Charles Schulz

Humor brings insight and tolerance. Irony brings a deeper and less friendly understanding.
— Agnes Repplier

Men will confess to treason, murder, arson, false teeth, or a wig. How many of them will own up to a lack of humor?
— Frank Moore Colby

What's on your mind, if you will allow the overstatement?
— Fred Allen

I have a fine sense of the ridiculous, but no sense of humor.
— Edward Albee

Humour is by far the most significant activity of the human brain.
— Edward De Bono

People who know how to employ themselves, always find leisure moments, while those who do nothing are forever in a hurry.
— Jeanne-Maire Roland

We give up leisure in order that we may have leisure, just as we go to war in order that we may have peace.
— Aristotle

Men of lofty genius are most active when they are doing the least work.
— Leonardo da Vinci

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Inspirational Quotes — Laughter

No man who has once heartily and wholly laughed can be altogether irreclaimably bad.
— Thomas Carlyle

Of all days, the day on which one has not laughed is the one most surely wasted.
— Sébastien-Roch Nicolas de Chamfort

Anyone who takes himself too seriously always runs the risk of looking ridiculous; anyone who can consistently laugh at himself does not.
— Václav Havel

He deserves Paradise who makes his companions laugh.
— The Koran

Life is tough, and if you have the ability to laugh at it you have the ability to enjoy it.
— Salma Hayek

A light heart lives long.
— William Shakespeare

Look for the ridiculous in everything and you will find it.
— Jules Renard

He who laughs, lasts.
— Mary Pettibone Poole

Also See  Ways to Annoy Your Co-workers

 

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