15 Evergreen Inspirational Quotes

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"There's no next time. It's now or never."
--Author Unknown

"You can fail so very often. But you are not a failure until you give up."
--Author Unknown

"Don't fight forces, use them."
--R. Buckminster Fuller

"Joys divided are increased."
--J. G. Holland

"You get the best out of others when you get the best out of yourself."
--Harvey S. Firestone

"Saddle your dreams before you ride em."
--Mary Webb

"With confidence, you have won before you have started."
--Marcus Garvey

"Let deeds match words."
--Plautus 

"It takes a lot of things to prove you are smart, but only one thing to prove you are ignorant."
--Don Herold 

"Baseball is ninety percent mental and the other half is physical."
--Yogi Berra

"The minute one utters a certainty, the opposite comes to mind."
--May Sarton 

"To insure peace of mind ignore the rules and regulations."
--George Ade

"Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic."
--Dale Carnegie

"Education comes from within; you get it by struggle and effort and thought."
--Napoleon Hill 

"A lot of companies have chosen to downsize, and maybe that was the right thing for them. We chose a different path. Our belief was that if we kept putting great products in front of customers, they would continue to open their wallets."
--Steve Jobs 

"A market is never saturated with a good product, but it is very quickly saturated with a bad "one.
--Henry Ford


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A humorist is a person who feels bad, but who feels good about it.
- Don Herold

A joke is a very serious thing.
- Winston Churchill

A laugh is a surprise. And all humor is physical. I was always athletic, so that came naturally to me.
- Chevy Chase

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

A pun is the lowest form of humor, unless you thought of it yourself.
- Doug Larson

A sense of humor is a major defense against minor troubles.
- Mignon McLaughlin

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

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

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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

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

Alimony is like buying hay for a dead horse.
- Groucho Marx

All I know about humor is that I don’t know anything about it.
- Fred Allen

Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.
- E. B. White

Comedy has to be based on truth. You take the truth and you put a little curlicue at the end.
- Sid Caesar

Comedy is simply a funny way of being serious.
- Peter Ustinov

Comedy, we may say, is society protecting itself – with a smile.
- J. B. Priestley

Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing.
- William James

Everything human is pathetic. The secret source of humor itself is not joy but sorrow. There is no humor in heaven.
- Mark Twain

Sanjay Kumar said...

Everywhere is within walking distance if you have the time.
- Steven Wright

Gags die, humor doesn’t.
- Jack Benny

Get well cards have become so humorous that if you don’t get sick you’re missing half the fun.
Flip Wilson

Great men are rarely isolated mountain peaks; they are the summits of ranges.
Thomas W. Higginson

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

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

Humor distorts nothing, and only false gods are laughed off their earthly pedestals.
- Agnes Repplier

Humor does not diminish the pain – it makes the space around it get bigger.
- Allen Klein

Humor is a serious thing. I like to think of it as one of our greatest earliest natural resources, which must be preserved at all cost.
- James Thurber

Humor is by far the most significant activity of the human brain.
- Edward de Bono

Humor is emotional chaos remembered in tranquility.
- James Thurber

Humor is everywhere, in that there’s irony in just about anything a human does.
- Bill Nye

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 mankind’s greatest blessing.
- Mark Twain

Humor is merely tragedy standing on its head with its pants torn.
- Irvin S. Cobb

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

Humor is reason gone mad.
- Groucho Marx

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

I think the next best thing to solving a problem is finding some humor in it.
- Frank Howard Clark

If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide.
- Mohandas Gandhi

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

Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense of humor to console him for what he is.
- Francis Bacon

In conversation, humor is worth more than wit and easiness more than knowledge.
- George Herbert

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

My computer beat me at checkers, but I sure beat it at kickboxing.
- Emo Philips

Nothing is so galling to a people not broken in from the birth as a paternal, or in other words a meddling government, a government which tells them what to read and say and eat and drink and wear.
- Thomas W. Higginson

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One doesn’t have a sense of humor. It has you.
- Larry Gelbart

Puns are a form of humor with words.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

Start every day off with a smile and get it over with.
- W. C. Fields

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

The satirist shoots to kill while the humorist brings his prey back alive and eventually releases him again for another chance.
- Peter De Vries

The secret to humor is surprise.
- Aristotle

There is hope for the future because God has a sense of humor and we are funny to God.
- Bill Cosby

There is no defense against adverse fortune which is so effectual as an habitual sense of humor.
- Thomas W. Higginson

There seems to be no lengths to which humorless people will not go to analyze humor. It seems to worry them.
- Robert Benchley

This I conceive to be the chemical function of humor: to change the character of our thought.
- Lin Yutang

What a strange world this would be if we all had the same sense of humor.
- Bern Williams

When a thought takes one’s breath away, a grammar lesson seems an impertinence.
- Thomas W. Higginson

When humor goes, there goes civilization.
-- Erma Bombeck

Wit – the salt with which the American humorist spoils his intellectual cookery by leaving it out.
- Ambrose Bierce

Wit is the lowest form of humor.
- Alexander Pope

You can turn painful situations around through laughter. If you can find humor in anything, even poverty, you can survive it.
- Bill Cosby

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