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humorous quote. “A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.” — Charles Gordy. “If you want to leave footprints in the sands of time, don't drag your feet.

"I want you to know that also I will not make age an issue of this campaign. I am not going to exploit, for political purposes, my opponent's youth and inexperience." --Ronald Reagan, during a 1984 presidential debate with Walter Mondale

"Politics is supposed to be the second-oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first." --Ronald Reagan

"Being president is like running a cemetery: you've got a lot of people under you and nobody's listening." --Bill Clinton

"If one morning I walked on top of the water across the Potomac River, the headline that afternoon would read: 'President Can't Swim.'" --Lyndon Johnson

"Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt." --Abraham Lincoln

"He can compress the most words into the smallest ideas better than any man I ever met." --Abraham Lincoln, referring to a lawyer

"Thomas Jefferson once said, 'We should never judge a president by his age, only by his works.' And ever since he told me that, I stopped worrying." --Ronald Reagan

"Being president is like being a jackass in a hailstorm. There's nothing to do but to stand there and take it." --Lyndon Johnson

"I've noticed that everyone who is for abortion has already been born." --Ronald Reagan

"What makes him think a middle-aged actor, who's played with a chimp, could have a future in politics?" --Ronald Reagan, on Clint Eastwood's bid to become mayor of Carmel

"Just think what my margin might have been if I had never left home at all." --John Kennedy, commenting on the fact that he had campaigned hard in Alaska and lost but won Hawaii handily without visiting it

"Let's not talk so much about vice. I'm against vice in any form." --President John Kennedy, to a friend who was telling him that he could be vice-presidential candidate in 1960

"Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names." --President John Kennedy

"You know nothing for sure...except the fact that you know nothing for sure." --President John Kennedy

"Did you ever think that making a speech on economics is a lot like pissing down your leg? It seems hot to you, but it never does to anyone else." --Lyndon Johnson

"I am not worried about the deficit. It is big enough to take care of itself." --Ronald Reagan

"All that Hubert needs over there is a gal to answer the phone and a pencil with an eraser on it." --Lyndon Johnson on Hubert Humphrey, his vice president

"Who is Barack Obama? Contrary to the rumors you have heard, I was not born in a manger. I was actually born on Krypton and sent here by my father Jor-El to save the Planet Earth." --Barack Obama, at the 2008 Al Smith Dinner

"If I had to name my greatest strength, I guess it would be my humility. Greatest weakness, it's possible that I'm a little too awesome." --Barack Obama, at the 2008 Al Smith Dinner

"My fellow Americans. I'm pleased to announce that I've signed legislation outlawing the Soviet Union. We begin bombing in five minutes." --Ronald Reagan, joking during a mike check before his Saturday radio broadcast

"I hope you're all Republicans." --Ronald Reagan, speaking to surgeons as he entered the operating room following a 1981 assassination attempt

"I have left orders to be awakened at any time in case of national emergency -- even if I'm in a Cabinet meeting." --Ronald Reagan

"Recession is when your neighbor loses his job. Depression is when you lose yours. And recovery is when Jimmy Carter loses his." --Ronald Reagan

"When I take action, I'm not going to fire a $2 million missile at a $10 empty tent and hit a camel in the butt. It's going to be decisive." --George W. Bush, after the 9/11 attacks

"Now, I know that he's taken some flak lately but no one is prouder to put this birth certificate matter to rest than The Donald. And that's because he can finally get back to focusing on the issues that matter, like, did we fake the moon landing? What really happened in Roswell? And where are Biggie and Tupac?" --President Obama, ribbing Donald Trump at the 2011 White House Correspondents' Dinner

"I just received the following wire from my generous Daddy: ''Dear Jack, Don't buy a single vote more than is necessary. I'll be damned if I'm going to pay for a landslide.'" --President John Kennedy

"I think this is the most extraordinary collection of talent, of human knowledge, that has ever been gathered together at the White House, with the possible exception of when Thomas Jefferson dined alone." --President John Kennedy, at a dinner honoring Nobel Prize winners of the Western Hemisphere, the White House, April 29, 1962

"It was absolutely involuntary. They sank my boat." --President John Kennedy, answering a little boy on how he became a war hero

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73 Knowledge Quotes to Inspire Learning and Increase Wisdom

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73 Knowledge Quotes to Inspire Learning and Increase Wisdom

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Continuous learning is one of the keys to achieving success in life.

That's why learning, wisdom, and focusing on self-education are three things that fit together hand-in-glove.

With that in mind, you can draw a wealth of inspiration by reading and truly understanding famous knowledge quotes from some of the world's most famous people. From these words of wisdom, you can grow as a person and find out what it takes to better yourself.

In this post, we cover 73 knowledge quotes that will help you: understand the meaning behind each experience, embrace the importance of increasing your self knowledge, and learn to love learning. First, we'll cover the quotes that focus on the importance of being a lifelong learner.

(Side note: One way to increase your knowledge is to start your morning on the “right foot” by learning something new.  So join over 1 million others and start your day with the latest news from Wall St. to Silicon Valley.  This newsletter is a 5-minute read that's informative, witty and FREE!)

What You Will Learn

20 Increasing Self Knowledge Quotes

I find it hard to find a topic more compelling and important than continuous learning. It has been proven to be one of the most essential skills that the most successful people in the world have embraced.

These days learning new skills and gaining knowledge is a lifetime gig. Not something set aside for a few years of advanced education.

The quotes about knowledge above give us some wise looks at why knowledge, education and learning are important. But as with any simple quotes, they don’t teach us how to find the time and energy to keep continuous learning going on.

After all, they are just knowledge quotes. They are only meant to inspire, not teach.

If you want to new skills, first you will want to decide on what skills you want to learn and then make a plan to go get them.

Many skills are job-specific or represent something you have wanted to be able to do for a long time. But that does not always need to be the case… you may want to investigate skills that simply help you do better in life.

For example, this massive list of 101 new skills to learn shows some great places to give a little bit extra effort toward making a better version of yourself. And this article on 135 soft skills can help you get a promotion or nail that next job interview.

More important than the desire to learn is understanding your best possible learning style.

We all learn differently. The problems some people have with learning new knowledge is often not lack of intelligence, but that the information is given to them in a sub-optimal manner.

Now, before we get to these quotes on increasing self knowledge, I recommend checking out theSkillshare website which provides a variety of courses that can help you learn any skill. (You can also read our review of Skillshare here.)

“Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also.”― Carl Gustav Jung

“Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow.”― Ronald E. Osborn

“The important thing in science is not so much to obtain new facts as to discover new ways of thinking about them.”― Sir William Bragg

To know that you do not know is best. To think you know when you do not is a disease. Recognizing this disease as a disease is to be free of it.”-Lao Tzu

“I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think.”― Socrates

“The great aim of education is not knowledge but action.”― Herbert Spencer

“If we would have new knowledge, we must get a whole world of new questions.”― Susanne K. Langer

“The greater our knowledge increases, the greater our ignorance unfolds.”― John F. Kennedy

“In your thirst for knowledge, be sure not to drown in all the information.” – Anthony J. D'Angelo

“Knowledge is a weapon. I intend to be formidably armed.― Terry Goodkind

“An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.”― Benjamin Franklin

“If a little knowledge is dangerous, where is the man who has so much as to be out of danger?”― Thomas Henry Huxley

“Fill thy mind with useful knowledge and thou shalt avoid empty words.”― James Lendall Basford

“Knowledge, like air, is vital to life. Like air, no one should be denied it.” – Alan Moore

“No thief, however skillful, can rob one of knowledge, and that is why knowledge is the best and safest treasure to acquire.”― L. Frank Baum

“Not to know is bad; not to wish to know is worse.”― African Proverb

“Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or self-confidence.”― Robert Frost

“Knowledge has a beginning but no end.”― Geeta S. Iyengar

“We are drowning in information but starved for knowledge.”― John Naisbitt

16 Famous Quotes on Sharing Your Knowledge

The powerful quotes in this section shows us the value and importance of sharing your knowledge with others.

After all, success these days takes more than just a college education. Far more important is to keep learning new skills and increasing your knowledge base.

(Side bar: If you'd like to learn how to master the skill of self-education and learn how to master any new skill, then I recommend checking the book Novice to Expert.)

Many people desire or even need to increase their knowledge and improve their skills.

But find they lack the time to follow through on their education and skill development, and often quit in frustration after beginning to learn something new.

We all want to expand on our existing knowledge. But sometimes it's impossible to stay consistent with a new skill or habit. It's easy to fall into the trap where you focus only on learning and never get around to implementing the information.

The truth is: You can learn anything… without spending lots of money… without dedicating thousands of hours to the process… and often without leaving the comfort of your home.

So, with that in mind, let's dive into the quotes related to sharing your knowledge with others.

“The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on. It is never of any use to oneself.”― Oscar Wilde

In today's environment, hoarding knowledge ultimately erodes your power. If you know something very important, the way to get power is by actually sharing it.”― Joseph Badaracco

“Every great advance in natural knowledge has involved the absolute rejection of authority.”-Thomas H. Huxley

“We owe almost all our knowledge not to those who have agreed but to those who have differed.”― Charles Caleb Colton

“All knowledge is connected to all other knowledge. The fun is in making the connections.”― Arthur C. Aufderheide

“Sharing your knowledge with others does not make you less important.”― Unknown

“If you have knowledge, let others light their candles in it.”― Margaret Fuller

“Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.”― Dalai Lama XIV

“Everyone is ignorant only on different subjects.” – Will Rogers

“It is nothing for one to know something unless another knows you know it.”― Persian Proverb

“Educate a boy, and you educate an individual. Educate a girl, and you educate a community.”― Adelaide Hoodless

“Knowledge has to be improved, challenged, and increased constantly, or it vanishes.”― Peter F. Drucker

“Knowledge increases by sharing but not by saving.”― Kamari aka Lyrikal

“It is good to rub, and polish our brain against that of others.” – Michel Eyquem de Montaigne

20 Quotes About Wisdom

My favorite quote about knowledge acknowledges that fact:  “The only true wisdom is in knowing that you know nothing.

While you might strive to learn as much as you can about the world, it is impossible to know everything. At a certain point, you have to recognize when you aren't an expert about a topic. And more importantly, you should be humble enough to look back at your mistakes (and challenges) to evaluate the lessons that you learned from them.

With that in mind, here are a variety of quotes about wisdom…

“Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.”― Miles Kington

“One can resist the invasion of an army but one cannot resist the invasion of ideas.”― Victor Hugo

“The eye sees only what the mind is prepared to comprehend.”― Robertson Davies

“And you will know the truth, and the truth will make you free.”― John 8:32

“Sometimes it’s necessary to go a long distance out of the way in order to come back a short distance correctly.”― Edward Albee

“Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.”― Confucius

“Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.”― Plato

“The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.”― Carl R. Rogers

“One part of knowledge consists in being ignorant of such things as are not worthy to be known.” Socrates

“People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care.”― Theodore Roosevelt

“The ability to perceive or think differently is more important than the knowledge gained.”― David Bohm

“Example is the best precept.”― Aesop

“Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.”― John Locke

“The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.”― Socrates

“A true knowledge of ourselves is knowledge of our power.”― Mark Rutherford

“Any fool can know. The point is to understand.” – Albert Einstein

“Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.”― Will Durant

“Beware of the man who works hard to learn something, learns it, and finds himself no wiser than before.”― Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

“As I grow to understand life less and less I grow to love it more and more.”― Jules Renard

17 Lack of Knowledge Quotes

People who lack knowledge or just don’t care about self-education can be amusing. Some of the quotes about the lack of knowledge are a bit funny.

But ignorance is only funny in the abstract. In reality, there is nothing funny about this.

People who lack knowledge will fall further and further behind in their chosen fields. In fact, this is one of the biggest lessons I've learned in life.

No single knowledge quote is going to make you go out and bust your butt to learn. (That has to come from within)

But hopefully, some of these knowledge quotes have given you a tiny bit of inspiration to put forth some effort to improve yourself and continue your self-education.

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“Lack of knowledge is the source of all pains and sorrows whether dormant, attenuated, interrupted or fully active.”― B.K.S. Iyengar

“People love answers, but only as long as they are the ones who came up with them.”― Criss Jami

“Problems often become worse if incompetent people try to solve them.”― Eraldo Banovac

“There is no wealth like knowledge, and no poverty like ignorance.”― Buddha

“Those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” – George Bernard Shaw

“A lack of knowledge creates fear. Seeking knowledge creates courage.”― Candice Swanepoel

“The highest form of ignorance is to reject something you know nothing about.”― Dr. Wayne W. Dyer

“Fools despise wisdom and instruction.”― Solomon

“The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.”― Daniel J. Boorstin

“Ignorance is not a simple lack of knowledge but an active aversion to knowledge, the refusal to know, issuing from cowardice, pride, or laziness of mind.” – Karl Popper

“Some students drink at the fountain of knowledge. Others just gargle.”― Unknown

“You can't know too much, but you can say too much.”― Calvin Coolidge

“Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light won't come in.”― Isaac Asimov

“Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish.”― Euripides

“Small minds have always lashed out at what they don't understand.”Dan Brown

“There is only one cause of unhappiness: the false beliefs you have in your head, beliefs so widespread, so commonly held, that it never occurs to you to question them.”― Anthony de Mello

“Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.”― Aldous Huxley

“Every mind was made for growth, for knowledge, and its nature is sinned against when it is doomed to ignorance.”― William Ellery Channing

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The problem with America is stupidity. I'm not saying there should be a capital punishment for stupidity, but why don't we just take the safety labels off of everything and let the problem solve itself?
Always remember you're unique, just like everyone else.
If you cannot convince them, confuse them.
Beware of he who would deny you access to information, for in his heart, he dreams himself your master.
The early bird gets the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese.
Put your hand on a hot stove for a minute, and it seems like an hour. Sit with a pretty girl for an hour, and it seems like a minute. THAT'S relativity. -- Albert Einstein
If you're not on somebody's shit list, you're not doing anything worthwhile.

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I intend to live forever. So far, so good. Steven Wright Click to tweet

Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week. Spanish proverb Click to tweet

When I was a kid my parents moved a lot, but I always found them. Rodney Dangerfield Click to tweet

Rice is great when you’re hungry and you want 2000 of something. Mitch Hedberg Click to tweet

Life is short. Smile while you still have teeth. Click to tweet


I remixed a remix, it was back to normal. Mitch Hedberg Click to tweet

The best way to teach your kids about taxes is by eating 30 percent of their ice cream. Bill Murray Click to tweet

I’m writing a book. I’ve got the page numbers done. Steven Wright

A lot of people are afraid of heights. Not me, I’m afraid of widths. Steven Wright Click to tweet

I have always wanted to be somebody, but I see now I should have been more specific. Lily Tomlin Click to tweet

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The Best And Funniest Quotes

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This suspense is terrible. I hope it will last. Oscar Wilde

Go to Heaven for the climate, Hell for the company. Mark Twain

If a book about failures doesn’t sell, is it a success? Jerry Seinfeld

Knowledge is like underwear. It is useful to have it, but not necessary to show it off. Bill Murray

Going to church doesn’t make you a Christian any more than going to a garage makes you an automobile. Billy Sunday

Never trust people who smile constantly. They’re either selling something or not very bright. Laurell K. Hamilton

I did not attend his funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying I approved of it. Mark Twain

A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on. Winston S. Churchill

When life gives you lemons, squirt someone in the eye. Cathy Guisewite

Accept who you are. Unless you’re a serial killer. Ellen DeGeneres Click to tweet

It’s okay if you don’t like me. Not everyone has good taste. Click to tweet

Everything is changing. People are taking the comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke. Will Rogers

I came from a real tough neighborhood. Once a guy pulled a knife on me. I knew he wasn’t a professional, the knife had butter on it. Rodney Dangerfield

That’s why they call it the American Dream, because you have to be asleep to believe it. George Carlin

If you’re too open-minded; your brains will fall out. Lawrence Ferlinghetti

A pessimist is a man who thinks everybody is as nasty as himself, and hates them for it. George Bernard Shaw

I like long walks, especially when they are taken by people who annoy me. Fred Allen

If you think nobody cares about you, try missing a couple of payments. Steven Wright Click to tweet

The four most beautiful words in our common language: I told you so. Gore Vidal

My esteem in this country has gone up substantially. It is very nice now that when people wave at me, they use all their fingers. Jimmy Carter (US president 1977 to 1981)

The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits. Albert Einstein

The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don’t want, drink what you don’t like, and do what you’d rather not. Mark Twain

Don’t be so humble – you are not that great. Golda Meir (This is one of my favorite funny quote. Leave a reply here and let me know what’s yours!)

Part 2. Funny Quotes That ARE…

Short Funny Quotes And Humorous Lines

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One liners, short funny quotes, sayings, thoughts and captions for your bio, social status, self-talk, motto, mantra, signs, posters, wallpapers, backgrounds, tattoos, SMS, Facebook, WhatsApp, Snapchat, Tumblr, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, etc.

The first time I see a jogger smiling, I’ll consider it. Joan Rivers Click to tweet

When nothing is going right, go left.

Reality continues to ruin my life. Bill Watterson

Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight. Phyllis Diller

Never miss a good chance to shut up. Will Rogers

Sane is boring. R.A. Salvatore

I’m addicted to placebos. Steven Wright Click to tweet

I’d like to live like a poor man – only with lots of money. Pablo Picasso

Puns are the highest form of literature. Alfred Hitchcock

Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive. Elbert Hubbard

All generalizations are false, including this one. Mark Twain

What’s another word for Thesaurus? Steven Wright

If I had nine of my fingers missing I wouldn’t type any slower. Mitch Hedberg

Don’t judge me. I was born to be awesome, not perfect.

What do people do with all the extra time they save by writing ‘k’ instead of ‘ok’?

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Funny Quotes That Are Self-Deprecating

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My life feels like a test I didn’t study for. Click to tweet

I don’t go crazy. I am crazy. I just go normal from time to time.

My bed is a magical place where I suddenly remember everything I forgot to do. Unknown

I’m actually not funny. I’m just really mean and people think I’m joking. Click to tweet

Everything happens for a reason. But sometimes the reason is that you’re stupid and you make bad decisions.

I look like a casual, laid-back guy, but it’s like a circus in my head. Steven Wright

I was trying to daydream, but my mind kept wandering. Steven Wright

I wrote a few children’s books… not on purpose. Steven Wright

I went to a meeting for premature ejaculators. I left early. Jack Benny

I was just viciously body shamed by my mirror. Danny Zuker

Finally my winter fat is done. Now I have spring rolls.

Sometimes I want to go back in time and punch myself in the face.

My brain has too many tabs open.

I don’t even believe myself when I say I’ll be ready in 5 minutes.

My best birth control now is just to leave the lights on. Joan Rivers

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I’m not shy, I’m holding back my awesomeness so I don’t intimidate you. Click to tweet

Is ‘ugh’ an emotion? Because I fell it all the time.

If you are lonely, dim all lights and put on a horror movie. After a while it won’t feel like you are alone anymore.

I don’t weigh myself because most scales don’t know how heavy all the grudges im holding onto are. https://twitter.com/MattBellassai

“Fries or salad?” sums up every adult decision you have to make. Aparna Nancherla (Twitter)

In this horrible time, let us at least be bolstered by small miracles like finding out your ex moved to a different city. Aparna Nancherla

You’re welcome to come here, except my beds from Ikea so it’s more unstable than i am. https://twitter.com/TFLN

If we’re not meant to have midnight snacks, why is there a light in the fridge.

You’ll never be as lazy as whoever named the fireplace.

I am not lazy. I am on energy saving mode.

I just want my stomach to be as flat as my ass. #FitnessGoals https://twitter.com/billburr

What was your key motivation for this piece? The due date.

Twisted Humor, Quirky Lines And Sarcastic Sayings

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Men cannot live by bread alone; he must have peanut butter. James A. Garfield Click to tweet

Food is like sex: When you abstain, even the worst stuff begins to look good. Beth McCollister

I could tell that my parents hated me. My bath toys were a toaster and a radio. Rodney Dangerfield

I told my psychiatrist that everyone hates me. He said I was being ridiculous – everyone hasn’t met me yet. Rodney Dangerfield

My doctor told me to watch my drinking. Now I drink in front of a mirror. Rodney Dangerfield Click to tweet

I found there was only one way to look thin: hang out with fat people. Rodney Dangerfield

If this is coffee, please bring me some tea; but if this is tea, please bring me some coffee. Abraham Lincoln

You’re only as good as your last haircut. Fran Lebowitz

My fake plants died because I did not pretend to water them. Mitch Hedberg

I drank some boiling water because I wanted to whistle. Mitch Hedberg

I like Kit-Kat, unless I’m with four or more people. Mitch Hedberg

What a nice night for an evening. Steven Wright

I walk around like everything is fine, but deep down, inside my shoe, my sock is sliding off.

Do Lipton employees take coffee breaks? Steven Wright

I live on a one-way street that’s also a dead end. I’m not sure how I got there. Steven Wright

I drive way too fast to worry about cholesterol. Steven Wright

Am I perfect? No. But am I striving to be a better person every day? Also no.

Maybe you should eat some makeup so you can be pretty on the inside too.

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Funny Quotes About Friends

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Love is blind; friendship tries not to notice. Otto von Bismarck Click to tweet

It’s only because of their stupidity that they’re able to be so sure of themselves. Franz Kafka

Do you ever think if people heard our conversations they’d lock us up? All the time. Wendy Mass

A best friend is like a four leaf clover, hard to find, lucky to have.

As your best friend I’ll always pick you up when you fall, after I finish laughing.

Some people are like clouds. When they disappear, it’s a beautiful day.

Please cancel my subscriptions to your issues.

If you ran like your mouth, you’d be in good shape.

I’m not arguing. I’m simply explaining why I’m right.

Friends are people who know you really well and like you anyway. Greg Tamblyn Click to tweet

If you’re going to do something tonight that you’ll be sorry for tomorrow morning, sleep late. Henny Youngman

There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate. Linda Grayson

Only your real friends will tell you when your face is dirty. Sicilian Proverb

It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them. Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you’re hotter than me, then that means I’m cooler than you.

Funny Quotes About School, Education (Or In A Yearbook)

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I spent 113 880 hours of my life for a paper and a handshake. Click to tweet

All right everyone, line up alphabetically according to your height. Casey Stengel

A child educated only at school is an uneducated child. George Santayana

The happier we get, the less we see. Asian Kid

You can drag my body to school but my spirit refuses to go. Bill Watterson

Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school. Albert Einstein

In school, you’re taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you’re given a test that teaches you a lesson. Tom Bodett

Finish last in your league and they call you idiot. Finish last in medical school and they call you doctor. Abe Lemons

Education can get you the only thing that really matters in today’s world – an assigned parking space. Gene Perret

It is impossible for a man to learn what he thinks he already knows. Epictetus

No wonder the teacher knows so much; she has the book. Edgar Watson Howe Click to tweet

Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance. Will Durant

People learn something every day, and a lot of times it’s that what they learned the day before was wrong. Bill Vaughan

Work hard, nap hard. Demi Lovato

The human brain is special. It starts working as soon as you get up and it doesn’t stop until you get to school. Milton Berle

When a teacher calls a boy by his entire name, it means trouble. Mark Twain

School is learning things you don’t want to know, surrounded by people you wish you didn’t know, while working toward a future you don’t know will ever come. Dave Kellett

The most important thing we learn at school is the fact that the most important things can’t be learned at school. Haruki Murakami

I go to school, but I never learn what I want to know. Bill Watterson

Funny Quotes About Work And Coworkers

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My career plans were much more exciting when I was 5. Click to tweet

Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please. Mark Twain

A boss on vacation is the most cost effective measure. Everybody in the office has a vacation at the cost of one. Thibaut

There cannot be a crisis next week. My schedule is already full. Henry Kissinger

Most people work just hard enough not to get fired and get paid just enough money not to quit. George Carlin Click to tweet

Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society. Mark Twain

Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired. Jules Renard

The most ineffective workers are systematically moved to the place where they can do the least damage: management. Scott Adams (Dilbert)

The best way to appreciate your job is to imagine yourself without one. Oscar Wilde

Every time you feel yourself being pulled into other people’s drama, repeat these word: Not my circus, not my monkeys. Polish Proverb

If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses. Henry Ford

The closest a person ever comes to perfection is when he fills out a job application form. Stanley Randall

Sorry for being late. I got caught up enjoying my last few minutes of not being here.

I know that the work cycle is not plan/start/finish, but is wait/plan/plan.

I’m sorry. I don’t take orders. I barely take suggestions.

Funny Quotes About Family And Parenting

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Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city. George Burns Click to tweet

If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance. George Bernard Shaw

Don’t yell at your kids! Lean in real close and whisper, it’s much scarier. Click to tweet

Sometimes I’m so tired, I look down at what I’m wearing, and if it’s comfortable enough to sleep in, I don’t even make it into my pajamas. I’m looking down, and I’m like T-shirt and stretchy pants? Yup, that’s pajama-y. Good night. Rebecca Romijn

The quickest way for a parent to get a child’s attention is to sit down and look comfortable. Lane Olinghouse

Everyone should have kids. They are the greatest joy in the world. But they are also terrorists. You’ll realize this as soon as they are born and start using sleep deprivation to torture you. Ray Romano

I don’t know what’s more exhausting about parenting: the getting up early, or the acting like you know what you’re doing. Jim Gaffigan

It just occurred to me that the majority of my diet is made up of the foods that my kid didn’t finish. Carrie Underwood

When your children are teenagers, it’s important to have a dog so that someone in the house is happy to see you. Nora Ephron

Obviously, if I was serious about having a relationship with someone long-term, the last people I would introduce him to would be my family. Chelsea Handler

My nickname is ‘Mom’, but my full name is ‘Mom Mom Mom Mom Mom Mom’.

Toddler: Emotionally unstable pint-sized dictator with the uncanny ability to know exactly how far to push you towards utter insanity before reverting to a loveable creature.

I never know what to say when people ask me what my hobbies are. I mean, I’m a mom.

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Funny Quotes About Love And Marriage

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A man in love is incomplete until he is married. Then he’s finished. Zsa Zsa Gabor Click to tweet

If you can stay in love for more than two years, you’re on something. Fran Lebowitz

My wife and I were happy for twenty years. Then we met. Rodney Dangerfield Click to tweet

What a kid I got, I told him about the birds and the bees and he told me about the butcher and my wife. Rodney Dangerfield

I haven’t spoken to my wife in years. I didn’t want to interrupt her. Rodney Dangerfield

Marriage…it’s not a word, it’s a sentence. Rodney Dangerfield

Women marry men hoping they will change. Men marry women hoping they will not. So each is inevitably disappointed. Albert Einstein

I love being married. It’s so great to find one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life. Rita Rudner

My brother is gay and my parents don’t care, as long as he marries a doctor. Elayne Boosler

My wife gets all the money I make. I just get an apple and clean clothes every morning. Ray Romano

Eighty percent of married men cheat in America. The rest cheat in Europe. Jackie Mason

Marry a man your own age; as your beauty fades, so will his eyesight. Phyllis Diller

Marriage is the triumph of imagination over intelligence. Second marriage is the triumph of hope over experience. Oscar Wilde

Men marry because they are tired; women because they are curious; both are disappointed. Oscar Wilde

A man falls in love through his eyes, a woman through her ears. Woodrow Wyatt

Funny Quotes About Women

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The most terrifying thing any woman can say to me is “Notice anything different? Mike Vanatta

Crying is for plain women. Pretty women go shopping. Oscar Wilde

A woman’s mind is cleaner that a man’s; She changes it more often. Oliver Herford

I don’t have a girlfriend. But I do know a woman who’d be mad at me for saying that. Mitch Hedberg

Scientists now believe that the primary biological function of breasts is to make men stupid. Dave Barry

Feminine intuition is a fiction and a fraud. It is nonsensical, illogical, emotional, ridiculous, and practically foolproof. Harry Haenigsen

The problem with life is, by the time you can read women like a book, your library card has expired. Milton Berle Click to tweet

When my wife says she’ll be ready in 5 minutes, I know I have just enough time to fly to space and write a poem on the moon before we go. Mike Vanatta

God made Adam first because he didn’t want any advice from Eve how to make Adam.

There are a number of mechanical devices which increase sexual arousal, particularly in women. Chief among these is the Mercedes-Benz 380SL convertible. P. J. O’Rourke

Women give us solace, but if it were not for women we would never need solace. Don Herold

America is a land where men govern, but women rule. John Mason Brown

Funny Quotes About Men

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Why do men like intelligent women? Because opposites attract. Kathy Lette

When a man brings his wife flowers for no reason, there’s a reason. Molly McGee

Men are like a deck of cards. You’ll find the occasional king, but most are jacks. Laura Swenson Click to tweet

Coffee, chocolate, men. The richer the better!

A man in love is like a clipped coupon – it’s time to cash in. Mae West

A man is already halfway in love with any woman who listens to him. Brendan Francis

The true man wants two things: danger and play. For that reason he wants woman, as the most dangerous plaything. Friedrich Nietzsche

Quotes About Having Fun And Humor

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You grow up the day you have your first real laugh at yourself. Ethel Barrymore

If people never did silly things nothing intelligent would ever get done. Ludwig Wittgenstein

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

The secret source of humour itself is not joy, but sorrow. There is no humour in heaven. Mark Twain

I like nonsense. It wakes up the brain cells. Dr. Seuss

When people are laughing, they’re generally not killing each other. Alan Alda

Laughter rises out of tragedy, when you need it the most, and rewards you for your courage. Erma Bombeck

And we should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once. And we should call every truth false which was not accompanied by at least one laugh. Friedrich Nietzsche

Angels can fly because they take themselves lightly; devils fall because of their gravity. G.K. Chesterton

My way of joking is to tell the truth. It’s the funniest joke in the world. George Bernard Shaw

Good humor is a tonic for mind and body. It is the best antidote for anxiety and depression. It is a business asset. It attracts and keep friends. It lightens human burdens. It is the direct route to serenity and contentment. Greenville Kleisser

Jokes of the proper kind, properly told, can do more to enlighten questions of politics, philosophy, and literature than any number of dull arguments. Isaac Asimov

Humor is emotional chaos remembered in tranquility. James Thurber

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 a universal language. Joel Goodman

I will never put off until tomorrow, what I can forget about forever.

I went to a restaurant that serves ‘breakfast at any time’. So I ordered French Toast during the Renaissance. Steven Wright

Someone asked me, if I were stranded on a desert island what book would I bring… ‘How to Build a Boat.’ Steven Wright

A clear conscience is usually the sign of a bad memory. Steven Wright Click to tweet

Part 4. Funny And Wise Quotes From The Funniest People Ever

Bill Murray

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Nothing prepared me for being this awesome. It’s kind of a shock. It’s kind of a shock to wake up every morning and be bathed in this purple light. Bill Murray

People are like music. Some speak the truth, and others are just noise. Bill Murray

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Don’t think about your errors or failures, otherwise you’ll never do a thing. Bill Murray

There’s a wonderful sense of well-being that begins to circulate… up and down your spine. And you feel something that makes you almost want to smile. So what’s it like to be me? Ask yourself, ‘What’s it like to be me?’ The only way we’ll ever know what it’s like to be you is if you work your best at being you as often as you can, and keep reminding yourself that’s where home is. Bill Murray

I live a little bit on the seat of my pants, I try to be alert and available for life to happen to me. We’re in this life, and if you’re not available, the sort of ordinary time goes past and you didn’t live it. But if you’re available, life gets huge. You’re really living it. Bill Murray

The more relaxed you are, the better you are at everything Click to tweet: the better you are with your loved ones, the better you are with your enemies, the better you are at your job, the better you are with yourself. Bill Murray

I don’t believe that you can give the same performance every take. It’s physically impossible, so why bother? If you don’t do what is happening at that moment, then it’s not real. Then you’re holding something back. Bill Murray

A moat can be a pretty good thing. It can be lovely. It keeps rodents away from the castle. It can have fish in it. Even fish that talk. … If you give people access, they take advantage. My phone would ring 75 times in a row. Finally, I would pick it up and say, ‘Who the hell is this?’ ‘Oh, hi! I’m calling from so-and-so’s office…’ What kind of person would ever, ever let the phone ring 75 times? And I guess that’s when I started thinking: I can do without these people. Bill Murray

It’s hard to be an artist. It’s hard to be anything. It’s hard to be. Bill Murray

Life is so damn short. For f*ck’s sake, just do what makes you happy. Bill Murray

It’s extremely powerful to say no; it’s really the most powerful thing to say. Bill Murray

Chris Rock

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There are only three things women need in life: food, water and compliments. Chris Rock

I live in a neighborhood so bad that you can get shot while getting shot. Chris Rock

If a woman tells you she’s twenty and looks sixteen, she’s twelve. If she tells you she’s twenty-six and looks twenty-six, she’s damn near forty. Chris Rock

You know, some people say life is short and that you could get hit by a bus at any moment and that you have to live each day like it’s your last. Bullshit. Life is long. You’re probably not gonna get hit by a bus. And you’re gonna have to live with the choices you make for the next fifty years. Chris Rock

If you can keep your son off the pipe and your daughter off the pole, you’re ahead of the game. Chris Rock

Only dumb people try to impress smart people. Smart people just do what they do. Chris Rock Click to tweet

What the fuck do women want? I know what you want: everything. Chris Rock

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Wealth is not about having a lot of money; it’s about having a lot of options. Chris Rock

You can only offend me if you mean something to me. Chris Rock

Dave Chappelle

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They say love is more important than money…Have you tried paying your bills with a hug? Dave Chappelle

You know you must be doing something right if old people like you. Dave Chappelle

Fame for me is like a place, a country I’m taking a tour through. Dave Chappelle

Eddie Murphy

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The advice I would give to someone is to not take anyone’s advice. Eddie Murphy

I’m sadistic. I go to the supermarkets to watch mothers lose it and beat the shit out of their kids. Eddie Murphy

If you have a flop movie, so what? And if you have a hit movie, it’s ‘so what,’ too – it’s on to the next movie. Eddie Murphy

White people can’t dance. I’m not being racist; it’s true. Just like when white people say black people have big lips, it’s not racist; it’s true. Black people have big lips, white people can’t dance. Some brothers will be in the club and white people are like, “What are those niggers doing in here?” They watchin’ y’all dance. And they’re like, “Look at these crazy muthaf***as.” Y’all be stepping on people’s feet and hitting one another. Eddie Murphy

Mick Jagger’s lips’ so big, black people be going, “You got some big-ass lips!”. Eddie Murphy

Ellen DeGeneres

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Procrastinate now, don’t put it off. Ellen DeGeneres

Accept who you are, unless you’re a serial killer. Ellen DeGeneres

People always ask me, ‘Were you funny as a child?’ Well, no, I was an accountant. Ellen DeGeneres

Follow your passion. Stay true to yourself. Never follow someone else’s path unless you’re in the woods and you’re lost and you see a path. By all means, you should follow that. Ellen DeGeneres

Life is short. If you doubt me, ask a butterfly. Their average life span is a mere five to fourteen days. Ellen DeGeneres

Why don’t they give us things we can actually use? I don’t need a thinner phone. You know what I need? I need to tortilla chip that can support the weight of guacamole. Ellen DeGeneres

My point is, life is about balance. The good and the bad. The highs and the lows. The pina and the colada. Ellen DeGeneres

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The thing everyone should realize is that the key to happiness is being happy by yourself and for yourself. Ellen DeGeneres

Be open to learning new lessons, even if they contradict the lessons you learned yesterday. Ellen DeGeneres

Find out who you are and be that person. That’s what your soul was put on this Earth to be. Find that truth, live that truth and everything else will come. Ellen DeGeneres

I work really hard at trying to see the big picture and not getting stuck in ego. Ellen DeGeneres

I think we need more love in the world. We need more kindness, more compassion, more joy, more laughter. I definitely want to contribute to that. Ellen DeGeneres

Embrace who you are. Literally. Hug yourself. Accept who you are. Ellen DeGeneres

Do we have to worry about who’s gay and who’s straight? Can’t we just love everybody and judge them by the car they drive? Ellen DeGeneres

It’s funny how the universe guides you to where you’re meant to be. I wanted to make people happy. Ellen DeGeneres

I think beauty comes from actually knowing who you are. That’s real beauty to me. Ellen DeGeneres

It is failure that gives you the proper perspective on success. Ellen DeGeneres Click to tweet

George Carlin

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Weather forecast for tonight: dark. George Carlin

Don’t sweat the petty things and don’t pet the sweaty things. George Carlin

Think of how stupid the average person is, and realize half of them are stupider than that. George Carlin

Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac? George Carlin

When you’re born you get a ticket to the freak show. When you’re born in America, you get a front row seat. George Carlin

Here’s all you have to know about men and women: women are crazy, men are stupid. And the main reason women are crazy is that men are stupid. George Carlin

Most people work just hard enough not to get fired and get paid just enough money not to quit. George Carlin

Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music. George Carlin

Try explaining Hitler to a kid. George Carlin Click to tweet

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If you try to fail, and succeed, which have you done? George Carlin

We’re all fucked. It helps to remember that. George Carlin

Don’t just teach your children to read. Teach them to question what they read, teach them to question everything. George Carlin

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away. George Carlin

Laugh often, long and loud. Laugh until you gasp for breath. George Carlin

Groucho Marx

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I refuse to join any club that would have me as a member. Groucho Marx

Only one man in a thousand is a leader of men – the other 999 follow women. Groucho Marx

Outside of a dog, a book is man’s best friend. Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read. Groucho Marx

I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book. Groucho Marx

When you’re in jail, a good friend will be trying to bail you out. A best friend will be in the cell next to you saying, ‘Damn, that was fun’. Groucho Marx

From the moment I picked up your book until I put it down, I was convulsed with laughter. Some day I intend reading it. Groucho Marx

The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you’ve got it made. Groucho Marx

Those are my principles, and if you don’t like them…well I have others. Groucho Marx Click to tweet

I have nothing but respect for you – and not much of that. Groucho Marx

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If you’re not having fun, you’re doing something wrong. Groucho Marx

Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself. Groucho Marx

Blessed are the cracked, for they shall let in the light. Groucho Marx

Jerry Seinfeld

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A two-year old is kind of like a blender, but you don’t have any top for it. Jerry Seinfeld

It’s amazing that the amount of news that happens in the world every day always just exactly fits the newspaper. Jerry Seinfeld

What is a date, really, but a job interview that lasts all night? The only difference is that in not many job interviews is there a chance you’ll wind up naked. Jerry Seinfeld

You know you’re getting old when you get that one candle on the cake. It’s like, ‘See if you can blow this out’. Jerry Seinfeld

Men want the same thing from their underwear that they want from women: a little bit of support, and a little bit of freedom. Jerry Seinfeld

Jim Carrey

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Behing every great man is a woman rolling her eyes. Jim Carrey

You know the trouble with real life? There’s no danger music. Jim Carrey

I don’t want to be a vampire. I’m a day person. Jim Carrey

Until Ace Ventura, no actor had considered talking through his ass. Jim Carrey

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My focus is to forget the pain of life. Forget the pain, mock the pain, reduce it. And laugh. Jim Carrey

I can tell you that the effect you have on others is the most valuable currency there is. Jim Carrey

I think everybody should get rich and famous and do everything they ever dreamed of so they can see that it’s not the answer. Jim Carrey

It is better to risk starving to death then surrender. If you give up on your dreams, what’s left? Jim Carrey

My soul is not contained within the limits of my body. My body is contained within the limitlessness of my soul. Jim Carrey

Life opens up opportunities to you, and you either take them or you stay afraid of taking them. Jim Carrey Click to tweet

Desperation is a necessary ingredient to learning anything, or creating anything. Period. Jim Carrey

Your need for acceptance can make you invisible in this world. Jim Carrey

Jimmy Fallon

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The one thing you shouldn’t do is try to tell a cab driver how to get somewhere. Jimmy Fallon

Sometimes I wish I had a terrible childhood, so that at least I’d have an excuse. Jimmy Fallon

If you’re a sports fan you realize that when you meet somebody, like a girlfriend, they kind of have to root for your team. They don’t have a choice. Jimmy Fallon

New Scientist magazine reported that in the future, cars could be powered by hazelnuts. That’s encouraging, considering an eight-ounce jar of hazelnuts costs about nine dollars. Yeah, I’ve got an idea for a car that runs on bald eagle heads and Faberge eggs. Jimmy Fallon

I want to be a dad. That’s floating to the top of my list. I think it’s such an important thing. I’m at the age where everyone has kids, and I ask them, ‘Is it like a puppy?’ And they go, ‘It’s 10 times a puppy.’ Jimmy Fallon

I’m going to North Pole to help out Santa this year. Jimmy Fallon

I don’t even read the papers. I read ‘USA Today’ because it has color photos. Jimmy Fallon

I wanted to be a Priest at one point. I was pretty religious. I was an altar boy, and I was good at it. Then, I started meeting girls and I’m like ‘You know, maybe I shouldn’t be a Priest.’ Jimmy Fallon

Honestly, I just want to keep people awake. Or at least give you one joke to go to bed with. Jimmy Fallon

Thank you, Apple, for adding a camera to the iPod Nano. Now it’s just like the iPhone except it can’t make calls. So basically, it’s just like the iPhone. Jimmy Fallon

Thank you, horseradish, for being neither a radish nor a horse. What you are is a liar food. Jimmy Fallon

Thank you, 2:30 in the morning, for always being the first sign that tomorrow’s gonna suck. Jimmy Fallon Click to tweet

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I don’t like to kick people when they’re down. I like to kick people when they’re up. Jimmy Fallon

I just really don’t like being the center of attention that much. It’s kind of ironic. Jimmy Fallon

‘Have fun’ is my message. Be silly. You’re allowed to be silly. There’s nothing wrong with it. Jimmy Fallon

Jon Stewart

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I have complete faith in the continued absurdity of whatever’s going on. Jon Stewart

I celebrated Thanksgiving in an old-fashioned way. I invited everyone in my neighborhood to my house, we had an enormous feast, and then I killed them and took their land. Jon Stewart

If America leads a blessed life, then why did God put all of our oil under people who hate us? Jon Stewart

I’m not going to censor myself to comfort your ignorance. Jon Stewart

If ‘con’ is the opposite of pro, then isn’t Congress the opposite of progress? Or did we just f*cking blow your mind!? Jon Stewart

It doesn’t make it a gotcha question just because it got ya. Jon Stewart

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Insomnia is my greatest inspiration. Jon Stewart

Love what you do. Get good at it. Competence is a rare commodity in this day and age. Jon Stewart

If you don’t stick to your values when they’re being tested, they’re not values” they’re hobbies. Jon Stewart

Religion is far more of a choice than homosexuality. Jon Stewart

Religion. It’s given people hope in a world torn apart by religion. Jon Stewart

If we amplify everything we hear nothing. Jon Stewart Click to tweet

Kevin Hart

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I think if you get kicked in the face you deserved it because that means that you watched the foot come to your face. Kevin Hart

These glasses are way 2 big for my damn face! I look like I got on a damn tinted construction mask. Kevin Hart

I hate when new parents ask who the baby looks like ! It was born 15 minutes ago it looks like a potato. Kevin Hart

Marriage is a 24 hour job. You get married, you’re no longer an individual. You can’t do nothing by yourself when you get married. Everything is a team effort. ‘Us’, ‘we’, ‘let’s’, honey, come on partner. You can’t do nothing by yourself. Kevin: Baby I’m gonna be right back I’m going to the store. Wife: Well, wait, let me get my coat. Kevin: Bit__, it’s right there on the corner. I just wanna get some chips. I ain’t going to sleep with nobody. Kevin Hart (Video)

First off, my kids know I’m a big deal. Kevin Hart (Video)

If I still cannot hear what you have to say after you have repeated it three times, I will just laugh and hope it was not a question. Kevin Hart

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Some sarcasm is best told simply. Kevin Hart

But at times, life is random if not downright stupid. Kevin Hart

Laughter heals all wounds, and that’s one thing that everybody shares. No matter what you’re going through, it makes you forget about your problems. I think the world should keep laughing. Kevin Hart

All I can do is try to create my own brand and have people appreciate me for that. Kevin Hart Click to tweet

Louis C.K.

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Your phone doesn’t suck. Your life sucks around the phone. Louis C.K.

Boys fuck things up. Girls are fucked up. Louis C.K.

There are two types of people in the world: People who say they pee in the shower and dirty fucking liars. Louis C.K.

“Fuck it.” That’s really the attitude that’s keeps a family together. It’s not “We love each other!” It’s “Fuck it.” Louis C.K.

Don’t text or twitter during the show. Just live your life. Don’t keep telling people what you’re doing. Also it lights up your big dumb face. Louis C.K.

I definitely look at my body and I go ‘yuck’. Louis C.K.

Of course, if you are fighting for your country and get shot or hurt, it is a terrible tragedy. But maybe, if you get shot by the dude you were shooting at, it’s a tiny bit your fault. Louis C.K.

Kids are like buckets of disease that live in your house. Louis C.K.

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‘I’m bored’ is a useless thing to say. You live in a great, big, vast world that you’ve seen none percent of. Louis C.K.

It’s a positive thing to talk about terrible things and make people laugh about them. Louis C.K.

Here’s how my brain works: it’s stupidity, followed by self-hatred, and then further analysis. Louis C.K. Click to tweet

Ricky Gervais

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Just because you’re offended, doesn’t mean you’re right. Ricky Gervais

You won’t burn in hell. But be nice anyway. Ricky Gervais

I see Atheists are fighting and killing each other again, over who doesn’t believe in any God the most. Ricky Gervais

The best advice I’ve ever received is, ‘No one else knows what they’re doing either’. Ricky Gervais

My greatest hero is Nelson Mandela. What a man. Incarcerated for 25 years, he was released in 1990 and he hasn’t reoffended. I think he’s going straight, which shows you prison does work. Ricky Gervais

Remember, when you are dead, you do not know you are dead. It is only painful for others. The same applies when you are stupid. Ricky Gervais

Mondays are fine. It’s your life that sucks. Ricky Gervais

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Beliefs do not change facts. Facts, if one is rational, should change beliefs. Ricky Gervais

If you can’t joke about the most horrendous things in the world, what’s the point of jokes? What’s the point in having humor? Humor is to get us over terrible things. Ricky Gervais

Enjoy life. Have fun. Be kind. Have worth. Have friends. Be honest. Laugh. Die with dignity. Make the most of it. It’s all we’ve got. Ricky Gervais

It’s a strange myth that atheists have nothing to live for. It’s the opposite. We have nothing to die for. We have everything to live for. Ricky Gervais

That’s the other thing I learned that day, that the truth, however shocking or uncomfortable, in the end leads to liberation and dignity. Ricky Gervais

You should bring something into the world that wasn’t in the world before. It doesn’t matter what that is. It doesn’t matter if it’s a table or a film or gardening – everyone should create. You should do something, then sit back and say, “I did that”. Ricky Gervais

Never confuse your right to say what you believe with a right to never be disagreed with and ridiculed for saying what you believe. Ricky Gervais

No one wants to see cool people doing brilliantly. I want to see the struggle. That’s the fun bit. Ricky Gervais

People who criticize you have usually never achieved anywhere near what you have. Most of them would be too scared to even try. Keep going.

You found it offensive? I found it funny. That’s why I’m happier than you. Ricky Gervais

If you spend your days doing what you love, it is impossible to fail. Ricky Gervais

Being on the edge isn’t as safe, but the view is better. Ricky Gervais Click to tweet

Robin Williams

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I’m sorry, if you were right, I’d agree with you. Robin Williams

Why do they call it rush hour when nothing moves? Robin Williams

See, the problem is that God gives men a brain and a penis, and only enough blood to run one at a time. Robin Williams

Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they’ve got nothing to lose. Robin Williams

If women ran the world we wouldn’t have wars, just intense negotiations every 28 days. Robin Williams

Ah, yes, divorce… from the Latin word meaning to rip out a man’s genitals through his wallet. Robin Williams

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The only weapon we have is comedy. Robin Williams Click to tweet

You’re only given a little spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it. Robin Williams

I think the saddest people always try their hardest to make people happy. Robin Williams

I always thought the idea of education was to learn to think for yourself. Robin Williams

Please, don’t worry so much… Because in the end none of us have very long on this earth. Robin Williams

For a while you get mad, then you get over it. Robin Williams

You will have bad times, but they will always wake you up to the stuff you weren’t paying attention to. Robin Williams

Our job is improving the quality of life, not just delaying death. Robin Williams, Patch Adams

No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world. Robin Williams

Ryan Reynolds

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What would you say to your barber? I’m really protective of my penis. Which haircut will make sure it never meets anyone? Ryan Reynolds

Anyone know the number to 911? Ryan Reynolds

Airplane toilets are aggressive. It wasn’t until I got back to my seat that I noticed my pants and testicles were missing. Ryan Reynolds

Went to Disneyland because my daughter’s obsessed with Mickey Mouse. She was so excited when I got home and told her. Ryan Reynolds

Bob Ross is very calming. 5 min into this show, it feels like you’ve been fucked to death by a thousand pillows. Ryan Reynolds

People in LA are deathly afraid of gluten. I swear to god, you could rob a liquor store in this city with a bagel. Ryan Reynolds

If you find me, please let me know where the hell I’ve been. Ryan Reynolds

We’re not kissing. We’re feeding each other like baby birds. Ryan Reynolds Click to tweet

Stephen Colbert

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Don’t cry over spilled milk. By this time tomorrow, it’ll be free yogurt. Stephen Colbert

Now, for my younger viewers out there, a book is something we used to have before the internet. It’s sort of a blog for people with attention spans. Stephen Colbert

Contrary to what people may say, there’s no upper limit on stupidity. Stephen Colbert

The summer movies are coming out! My advice: just stay home and burn a good book. Stephen Colbert

Here’s an easy way to figure out if you’re in a cult: If you’re wondering whether you’re in a cult, the answer is yes. Stephen Colbert

Contraception leads to more babies being born out of wedlock, like fire extinguishers lead to more fires. Stephen Colbert

There’s an old saying about those who forget history. I don’t remember it, but it’s good. Stephen Colbert Click to tweet

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The more you know, the sadder you get. Stephen Colbert

If I had a dime for everytime that I was wrong, I’d be broke. Stephen Colbert

In order to maintain an untenable position, you have to be actively ignorant. One motto on the show is, ’Keep your facts, I’m going with the truth.’ Stephen Colbert

When the president decides something on Monday, he still believes it on Wednesday – no matter what happened Tuesday. Stephen Colbert

I would say laughter is the best medicine. But it’s more than that. It’s an entire regime of antibiotics and steroids. Laughter brings the swelling down on our national psyche, and then applies an antibiotic cream. You gotta keep it away from your eyes… Obviously, it’s a challenge to make light of the darkness but, um, it’s better than crying about it. Stephen Colbert

Happiness can be really facile – To be with my wife and children, would be the deepest joy. Stephen Colbert

I always recommend people get in trouble. Commit yourself to an open mike night or write something and say you’re going to read it in public, but get in trouble. You’re never going to learn until you fail. … You have to go out there and figure out what you can do and can’t do. Stephen Colbert

Don’t be afraid to be a fool. Remember, you cannot be both young and wise. Stephen Colbert

Cynicism masquerades as wisdom, but it is the farthest thing from it. Because cynics don’t learn anything. Because cynicism is a self-imposed blindness, a rejection of the world because we are afraid it will hurt us or disappoint us. Stephen Colbert

Cynics always say no. But saying ‘yes’ begins things. Saying ‘yes’ is how things grow. Saying ‘yes’ leads to knowledge. ‘Yes’ is for young people. So for as long as you have the strength to, say ‘yes.’ Stephen Colbert

Not living in fear is a great gift, because certainly these days we do it so much. And do you know what I like about comedy? You can’t laugh and be afraid at the same time—of anything. If you’re laughing, I defy you to be afraid. Stephen Colbert Click to tweet

Steve Martin

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Talking about music is like dancing about architecture. Steve Martin

I like a woman with a head on her shoulders. I hate necks. Steve Martin

We’ve had some fun tonight…considering we’re all gonna die someday. Steve Martin

Before you criticize a man, walk a mile in his shoes. That way, when you do criticize him, you’ll be a mile away and have his shoes. Steve Martin

I was deeply unhappy, but I didn’t know it because I was so happy all the time. Steve Martin

Chaos in the midst of chaos isn’t funny, but chaos in the midst of order is. Steve Martin Click to tweet

You know what your problem is, it’s that you haven’t seen enough movies – all of life’s riddles are answered in the movies. Steve Martin

First the doctor told me the good news: I was going to have a disease named after me. Steve Martin

A day without sunshine is like, you know, night. Steve Martin

Be so good they can’t ignore you. Steve Martin

Tina Fey

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Nothing is creepier than a bunch of adults being very quiet. Tina Fey

I say if you’re so mad you could just cry, then cry. It terrifies everyone. Tina Fey

Blorft’ is an adjective I just made up that means completely overwhelmed but proceeding as if everything is fine and reacting to the stress with the torpor of a possum. I have been Blorft every day for the past seven years. Tina Fey

Confidence is 10% work and 90% delusion. Tina Fey Click to tweet

If you want to make an audience laugh, you dress a man up like an old lady and push her down the stairs. If you want to make comedy writers laugh, you push an actual old lady down the stairs. Tina Fey

A Harvard Medical School study has determined that rectal thermometers are still the best way to tell a baby’s temperature. Plus, it really teaches the baby who’s boss. Tina Fey

What turning forty means to me? I need to take my pants off as soon as I get home. I didn’t used to have to do that, but now I do. Tina Fey

Wise

Say yes. You’ll figure it out afterward. Tina Fey

It will never be perfect, but perfect is overrated. Perfect is boring on live TV. Tina Fey

Will Ferrell

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As the wise man once said, ‘So?’. Will Ferrell

Before you marry a person, you should first make them use a computer with slow Internet service to see who they really are. Will Ferrell

Whenever someone calls me ugly I get super sad and hug them, because I know how tough life is for the visually impaired. Will Ferrell

Facebook is like jail, you sit around and waste time, you write on walls and you get poked by people you don’t know. Will Ferrell

Aren’t we all striving to be overpaid for what we do? Will Ferrell

Alcohol is like Photoshop for real life. Will Ferrell

Who was the greatest prostitute in history? Ms. Pacman, for 25 cents that b*tch swallowed balls till she died. Will Ferrell

Facebook: What’s on your mind? Twitter: What’s happening? Myspace: Where did everybody go? Will Ferrell

Sleep is so cute when it tries to compete with the internet. Will Ferrell Click to tweet

Woody Allen

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If you want to make God laugh, tell him about your plans. Woody Allen

I believe there is something out there watching us. Unfortunately, it’s the government. Woody Allen

I’m not afraid of death; I just don’t want to be there when it happens. Woody Allen

Confidence is what you have before you understand the problem. Woody Allen Click to tweet

I am thankful for laughter, except when milk comes out of my nose. Woody Allen

Life doesn’t imitate art, it imitates bad television. Woody Allen

The difference between sex and love is that sex relieves tension and love causes it. Woody Allen

Sex without love is a meaningless experience, but as far as meaningless experiences go its pretty damn good. Woody Allen

Men learn to love the woman they are attracted to. Women learn to become attracted to the man they fall in love with. Woody Allen

Sex is the most fun you can have without laughing. Woody Allen

Zach Galifianakis

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The word abbreviation sure is long for what it means. Zach Galifianakis

I think those neighborhood signs that say ‘slow children playing’ are so very mean. Zach Galifianakis

I failed kindergarten because I couldn’t spell my last name. Zach Galifianakis

When I was in high school I used to sit by myself in the cafeteria – not necessarily by choice – but I thought it was funny to talk to people that weren’t there. Zach Galifianakis

My girlfriend looks a little like Charlize Theron…and a lot like Patrick Ewing. Zach Galifianakis

I like to read the Bible in public places so people are watching me read it. I like just to murmur out to myself, ‘Oh bullshit’. Zach Galifianakis

I wonder if in 2050 there will be a movie called, ‘Dude, Where’s My Spaceship.’ Zach Galifianakis

I would start a revolution, but I just bought a hammock. Zach Galifianakis Click to tweet

Zach, To Brad Pitt: Is it hard for you to maintain a suntan? Brad: Why? Zack

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