Amusing Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old amusing quotes, amusing sayings, and amusing proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

If you can't be funny, be interesting. Harold Ross
Everything is funny, if you can laugh at it. Lewis Carroll
Small things amuse small minds. Doris Lessing
There's only one true superpower amongst human beings, and that is being funny. People treat you differently if you can make them laugh. Jeff Garlin
Funny is when you're serious. Harvey Korman
If we entertain temptations, soon they begin entertaining us! Neal A. Maxwell
Everything is funny, as long as it's happening to somebody else. Will Rogers
Life's more amusing than we thought. Andrew Lang
But with comedy it's a simple premise. If it's funny, people laugh. If it's not, they don't. Steve Coogan
Comedy is just complaining in an entertaining way, Enterplaining. Jerry Seinfeld
Being funny is not the same as being happy. Dana Gould
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits. Albert Einstein
Normal people with normal problems can be hilarious. Tommy Lee Jones
Kids can amuse themselves with almost anything. Allen Klein
We never respect those who amuse us, however we may smile at their comic powers. Marguerite Gardiner
To live simply to die is by no means amusing, but to live with the knowledge that you will die before your time, that's really is idiotic Anton Chekhov
What is amusing now had to be taken in desperate earnest once. Virginia Woolf
Everything considered, work is less boring than amusing oneself. Charles Baudelaire
If people are talking behind your back, be happy that you are the one in front. Anonymous
Sometimes wrong is worth the funny! Billy Gardell
To make fun of a person to his face is a brutal way of amusing one's self; be delicate and cunning, and keep your laugh in your sleeve, lest you frighten away your game. Gelett Burgess
There is definitely a pressure for funny people to be funny. People want them to perform all the time. Marsha Thomason
There's nothing more fun than entertaining kids. Jerry Seinfeld
Of course, everyone wants to be healthy. The amusing thing is no one's really sure how to do it. Jerry Seinfeld
Some people are like clouds. When they go away, it's a brighter day. Anonymous
It's not by amusing oneself that one learns. Anatole France
Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired. Jules Renard
Grilling takes the formality out of entertaining. Everyone wants to get involved. Bobby Flay
The implication that there was something wrong with the war plan is amusing. Donald Rumsfeld
The only way to amuse some people is to slip and fall on an icy pavement. E. W. Howe