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  • Plato
    Plato
    Greek philosopher 427 BC - 347 BC
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    Even the gods love jokes.
  • Sidney Madwed
    Sidney Madwed
    American business consultant, lyricist and author
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    Our subconscious minds have no sense of humor, play no jokes and cannot tell the difference between reality and an imagined thought or image. What we continually think about eventually will manifest in our lives.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    Suppose the world were only one of God's jokes, would you work any the less to make it a good joke instead of a bad one?
  • Cameron Boyce
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    There is always something funny going on between scenes with Adam Sandler. He's always cracking jokes and yelling at people for no reason. It's pretty funny. He'll joke around during scenes, too. When he guest-starred on 'Jessie,' there was nothing in the script that he said first take.
  • Laurence Sterne
    Laurence Sterne
    British author 1713-1768
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    'Tis no extravagant arithmetic to say, that for every ten jokes, thou hast got an hundred enemies; and till thou hast gone on, and raised a swarm of wasps about thine ears, and art half stung to death by them, thou wilt never be convinced it is so.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    A difference in taste of jokes is a great strain on the affections.
    Source: Daniel Deronda (1876)
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    A difference of taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.
  • Lee Siegel
    Lee Siegel
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    A jokes and a truth are not mutually exclusive. The best jokes are true and the best truths are jokes.
    Source: Laughing Matters Act one: Satire
  • Carly Craig
    Carly Craig
    American actress 1980-
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    A lot of female comedians will go up there in a sweatshirt and Converses, trying to dress themselves down, because it is sort of a boy's club. I'll go up in my heels. I like that people don't think I'll be funny. I'll take that on. I don't do standup comedy - I do standup and I do comedy, but I don't go up there and do jokes.
  • Ludwig Wittgenstein
    Ludwig Wittgenstein
    Austrian - English philosopher 1889-1951
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    A serious and good philosophical work could be written consisting entirely of jokes.
  • Laurence Sterne
    Laurence Sterne
    British author 1713-1768
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    All womankind, from the highest to the lowest love jokes; the difficulty is to know how they choose to have them cut; and there is no knowing that, but by trying, as we do with our artillery in the field, by raising or letting down their breeches, till we hit the mark.
  • Germaine Greer
    Germaine Greer
    Australian writer and public intellectual 1939-
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    Every time a woman makes herself laugh at her husband's often-told jokes she betrays him. The man who looks at his woman and says ''What would I do without you?'' is already destroyed.
  • Carol Burnett
    Carol Burnett
    American actress, comedian, singer, and writer 1933-
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    Everybody I know who is funny, it's in them. You can teach timing, or some people are able to tell a joke, though I don't like to tell jokes. But I think you have to be born with a sense of humor and a sense of timing.
  • Laurence Sterne
    Laurence Sterne
    British author 1713-1768
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    For every ten jokes you acquire a hundred enemies.
  • Robert Frost
    Robert Frost
    American poet 1874-1963
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    Forgive, O Lord, my little jokes on Thee
    And I'll forgive Thy great big one on me.
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