Quotation Explorer - 'Funny'

They're funny things, Accidents. You never have them till you're having them.
The best ideas come as jokes. Make your thinking as funny as possible. - David M. Ogilvy
I have a passion for teaching kids to become readers, to become comfortable with a book, not daunted. Books shouldn't be daunting, they should be funny, exciting and wonderful; and learning to be a reader gives a terrific advantage. - Roald Dahl
It is funny that those who make the laws by which we are expected to live are usually the ones who have no regard for it. - Paul Bamikole
The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not "Eureka!" (I found it!) but "That's funny ..." - Isaac Asimov
Crazy moment!! When you suddenly laughed because you remember something funny and then realised that strangers were lookin at you weirdly (why the hell he's laughin) and immediately you changed your expression to serious. - Khaled Besrour
funny how our heartswere designed to loveso fiercely.but break ever so gently. - Sanober Khan
Something can be very funny and then suddenly very terrifying-very exciting, and suddenly very ridiculous. I think that’s what life is like, that’s what interests me. - Joss Whedon
The longer and more carefully we look at a funny story, the sadder it becomes. - Nikolai Gogol
There's nothing quite as funny as someone else's misery - Cassel Sharpe - Holly Black
Its funny when people recently change their attitude to gain entrance into your heart, which may only ignite your passion to close the door. - Michael Bassey Johnson
It's funny, in a human kind of way, how we can convinces ourselves that we're in control at the very moment we are beginning to lose it. - William Moyers
When a man plays a woman in a dress, you're halfway there. It's inherently funny. When a woman plays a man, for whatever reason, it's not that instant kind of funny. - Tina Fey
Life would be tragic if it weren't funny. - Stephen Hawking
A woman settles down when she meets a gentleman among escaping chickens, funny baboons, and tricky hyenas .I'm yet to meet a homosapien. - Himmilicious
Forgiveness is a funny thing. It warms the heart and cools the sting. - William Arthur Ward
You can't really be strong until you can see a funny side to things. - Ken Kesey
Certainly there are things in life that money can’t buy, but it’s very funny Did you ever try buying them without money. - Ogden Nash
You have to have funny faces and words, you can't just have words. It is a powerful thing, and I think that's why it's hard for people to imagine that women can do that, be that powerful. - Ellen DeGeneres
This isn't where I intended to be. Killing a person has a funny way of getting your life off-track. (Dark City Lights) - Erin Mitchell
I started out of course with Hemingway when I learned how to write. Until I realized Hemingway doesn't have a sense of humor. He never has anything funny in his stories. - Elmore Leonard
Writing's funny, it's like walking down a hall in the dark looking for the light switch, and suddenly you find it, flip it on, and then you discover the hallway you passed through is papered with the novel you've written. - Jonathan Safran Foer
According to the rules of comedy, your suffering will be funny after an undetermined length of time. Maybe not while you're having your gangrenous leg sawed off, watching your home burn down or learning how to be intimate with your cellmate, but, in the big scheme of things, soon. - Chuck Lorre
It’s a funny thing, friendship. One minute a person is driving you crazy, making you want to shake them, and the next minute you realize what a crappy place the world would be without them in it. - Natasha Friend
The story of money is very funny. Others burn what we earn. Why not give as we live, so the world will cry when we die. - RVM
There's nothing funny about a clown in the moonlight. - Lon Chaney
I love things made out of animals. It's just so funny to think of someone saying, "I need a letter opener. I guess I'll have to kill a deer. - David Sedaris
It's hard to be funny when you have to be clean. - Mae West
We get so worried about being pretty. Let’s be pretty kind. Pretty funny. Pretty smart. Pretty strong. - Britt Nicole
All terrific but the people. THE PEOPLE. Everyone looks so exalted, or so wretched, or so spiffy, so funny, so splendid. If you are ever bored or blue, stand on the street corner for half an hour. - Maira Kalman
My heart broke and my mind opened, tragedy works in a funny way like that ~ what once tore me apart was actually what was setting my truth free. - Nikki Rowe
Because of this.Because your funny.Because you know Lolita.And Nabukov and James Mason too.Because you're cute and funny and i'm kind of sad and you haven't tried hitting on me once.Because you weren't even trying... - Matt Fraction
Now I'm just like everybody else, and it's so funny, the way monogamy is funny, the waysomeone falling down in the street is funny.I entered a revolving door and emergedas a human being. When you think of meis my face electronically blurred? - Jeffrey McDaniel
I'm sarcastic and facetious. It's hard to find those people on the first encounter. I can be nice, but I don't want nice friends. I want funny, gregarious, sarcastic, and smart friends. It's so nice to hear you're not alone. - Bertsche
In this funny debut, flashy Filipino fashion designer Boy Hernandez sees his American dream become a nightmare when he’s ensnared in a terrorist plot and shipped to Guantanamo. Gilvarry nails the couture scene, but Boy’s rough journey from Manolo to Gitmo is no joke. - Andrew Abrahams
Sometimes when reading Goethe I have a paralyzing suspicion that he is trying to be funny.
Being friendless taught me how to be a friend. Funny how that works. - Colleen Wainwright
I find it funny that you could pass the same person on the street, in a store, or even in your neighborhood many times before actually meeting, thinking you’ve never seen them before, but when you are finally introduced, they seem to pop up everywhere. - Courtney Giardina
Isn't it funny that anything the Supreme Court says is right? - Robert Frost
Every man is important is he loses his life; and every man is funny if he loses his hat and has to run after it. - G. K. Chesterton
Funny how a little sleep, a little makeup, and a lot of contemplating can make you feel like a different person - a stronger version of yourself. - Anna Banks
The funny thing is if in England, you ask a man in the street who the greatest living is, he will say Richard Dawkins. And indeed, Dawkins has done a marvelous job of popularizing Darwinism. But Dawkins' basic theory of the gene being the object of evolution is totally non-. Ernst W. Mayr - Darwinian
Anyone who is considered funny will tell you, sometimes without even your asking, that deep inside they are very serious, neurotic, introspective people. - Wendy Wasserstein
P.S. Please give my love to Tink, she always was such a funny little bug - Jodi Lynn Anderson
Isn't it funny? You hear a phone ring and it could be anybody. But a ringing phone has to be answered, doesn't it? (Phone Booth ; The Caller) - Deyth Banger
Funny... I still can't believe in God." "Does that matter now?"..."He believes in you. - A.J. Cronin
It's funny how love can fit inside a brown cardboard box. With relationships, people often think that things pile up. But when it ends, they're surprised how few these things turn out to be. Or at least, how few things they are willing to let go of. - Juan Miguel Sevilla
If you can't be funny, be interesting. - Harold Ross
There once was a young man from Lyme Who couldn't get his limericks to rhyme When asked "Why not?" It was said that he thought They were probably too long and badly structured and not at all very funny. - Anonymous
The leadership instinct you are born with is the backbone. You develop the funny bone and the wishbone that go with it.
We need anything politically important rationed out like Pez: small, sweet, and coming out of a funny, plastic head. - Dennis Miller
Music and comedy are so linked. The rhythm of comedy is con­nected to the rhythm of music. They’re both about creating tension and knowing when to let it go. I’m always surprised when somebody funny is not musical. - Conan O'Brien
Funny is funny is funny. - Bob Newhart
Because to me, there is no logic of any kind behind misogyny. Therefore, it’s funny, because it’s so completely random to me. It’s senseless. - Joss Whedon
told me I wasn't enough. it's funny how your weakness was blamed on how strong I am - -Shergill
I strongly believe it based on trust, we confide in each other. In my opinion when a girl feels loved, she blooms like a flower. He helps me overcome my fears, he is funny, we both accentuate each other life by just being kind and never ending the day without saying we love each other - Jenelle Joanne Ramsami
Funny how in a material world full of pundits and economists obsessed with assets and liabilities -personally, economically and globally - few speak about the greatest of all these…YOU. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Ladies pick funny things to be proud of. - Harper Lee
My self-confidence can be measured out in teaspoons mixed into my poetry, and it still always tastes funny in my mouth. - Sarah Kay
Life does not cease to be funny when people die; any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh. - George Bernard Shaw
Success depends on your hard work, it's a very funny joke. - Tanmaya Guru
You spend your TIME to make a DIME. You lose your HEALTH to make your WEALTH, but at the end it is FUNNY because you leave back all your MONEY. - R.v.m.
Now call your old lady and tell her to come out here. Go ahead and don't try no funny stuff. - Lois Charles
Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh. - George Bernard Shaw
It's a funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it. - W. Somerset Maugham
Funny how people despise platitudes, when they are usually the truest thing going. A thing has to be pretty true before it gets to be a platitude.
Control's a funny thing. It comes and goes. Some days I had it, some days I didn't. It felt like every time I did something healthy, I had this in satiable need to counterbalance it by doing something unhealthy. - Edward Ugel
Life is a joke, even though it is not always funny. - Stephan Attia
Happiness does not create humor. There's nothing funny about being happy. Sadness creates humor. - Charles M. Schulz
Mostly good is enough. Mostly good produces healthy kids who know they are valued and either forget the other parts or turn them into funny stories. - Jen Hatmaker
If you think that to embarrass people is funny, well it is not, and you're just an absolute asshole! - Mahmoud Own
Certainly there are things in life that money can't buy, but it's very funny -Did you ever try buying them without money? - Ogden Nash
Funny how the new things are the old things. - Rudyard Kipling
You know it's funny when it rains it pours They got money for wars, but can't feed the poor. - Tupac Shakur
I'm actually way more funny now, because I'm hungry... If comedy comes from pain, I should be funnier now than I ever was. - Seth Rogen
The funny thingaboutadvice is,we always tellothersthe thingswecannotreally doourselves. - Robert M. Drake
Isn't that funny, that deity is passe but the attributes and implications of deity linger-- - Gregory Maguire
When a thing is funny, search it for a hidden truth. - George Bernard Shaw
For someone so conflicted, who am I to give advice to anybody? It’s such a funny, grandiose idea - Florence Welch
Funny enough, I sit on my porch all day, wave and smile at everyone. Some of them aren't sure, some smiles right back, some come back later and say; "This morning you made my day, had the best day all week, thank you for that!" Smile and wave, that's all it takes :) - Martin R. Lemieux
I do have a funny perception of mine I'd like to share. Being basically a lifetime poet. I've had many people say "I don't like poetry" But they'll listen to song after song that rhymes on the end in couplets Just a thought... - Stanley Victor Paskavich
There isn't a need to sugar coat life anymore, Cant we see we live through enough lies, deciet and painful realities to create more, by stagnating the growth of the ones your suppose to make an Impact on and more importantly yourself. Let life be funny, but never a joke. - Nikki Rowe
The easiest way to make money is to be funny. The easiest way to be regarded as funny is to have money. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
You spend your TIME to make a DIME. You lose your HEALTH to make your WEALTH, but at the end it is FUNNY because you leave back all your MONEY.- - RVM
It is a funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it. - W. Somerset Maugham
Funny, I don't particularly care for either "laws" or "order". Liberty is messy. Freedom yields imperfect results. - A.E. Samaan
Comedy is simply a funny way of being serious - Peter Ustinov
If you think it's funny to make fun of the "used car salesman," you better only buy new and never sell your car. Just sayin. - Richie Norton
I feel there's a funny little hole in me that wasn't there before, like a splinter in your finger, but this is somewhere above my stomach. - Louise Fitzhugh
I was one of Them: the Strange Ones. The Funny People. The Odd Tribes of autograph collectors and photographers. The Ones who waited through long days and nights, who used other people's dreams for their lives. - Ray Bradbury
Fat people are funny until obesity pays your loved one a visit. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Failures are very public, and successes are short lived. It's the pleasure of drawing funny pictures that makes up for it. - Bill Watterson
It's hard to lead a cavalry charge if you think you look funny on a horse. - Adlai E. Stevenson II
…breaking the heart of someone you still love is a rare horror, not funny to anyone, except perhaps Satan…and even his pleasure would be spoiled by not having had a hand in it, by the dumb, wasteful accident of the thing. The Devil wants meaning just like the rest of us. - Glenn Duncan
Everything bleeds into everything and fiction is just this funny desperate little attempt to staunch the bleeding. - Meghan Lamb
At the end to death I must go,Finishing a real tragic and funny show. - Mohit K. Misra
That's the funny thing about havin' a kid. They come with their own set of problems; make everything else you were worried about seem kinda silly. - Greg Garcia
We aren't just defined by who we are, but by who are friends are. It's funny that we put so much importance on something that wont mean shit once we graduate. - Shaun David Hutchinson
Fear plays an interesting role in our lives. How dare we let it motivate us? How dare we let it into our decision making; into our livelihoods; into our relationships? It's funny isn't it? We take a day a year to dress up, in costume and celebrate fear.
Girls, if a boy says something that isn't funny, you don't have to laugh. - Amy Poehler
A politician is a politician whether he's wearing a suit or a funny hat. - Reza Aslan
I m not funny, really m not !!! I just tell people the truth, and then they start laughing and say haha you are funny...but seriously m not!!! - shashankbisht
a penny for my thoughts oh no i'll sell em for a dollar their worth so much more after im a goner and then maybe you'll hear the words ive been singing funny when your dead how people start listening - The Band Perry
Torn clothes are funny until your dad gets fired. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Give a man a fish, and you'll feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and he'll buy a funny hat. Talk to a hungry man about fish, and you're a consultant. - Scott Adams
Screaming at children over their grades, especially to the point of the child's tears, is child abuse, pure and simple. It's not funny and it's not good parenting. It is a crushing, scarring, disastrous experience for the child. It isn't the least bit funny. - Ben Stein
Jazz isn't dead. It just smells funny. - Frank Zappa
What a funny old world, Thinking they could cage her, & make her fear her future; Apprently they didn't know her well enough, The cage, gave her wings to fly. - Nikki Rowe
Funny how nobody talks on the tubes, isn't it? I rarely catch the tube myself, or lifts. Confined spaces, everybody shuts down. Why is that? Perhaps we think everybody on the tube is a potential psychopath or a drunk,so we close down and pretend to read a book or something. - John Hannah
The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not 'Eureka!' (I found it!) but 'That's funny ...' - Isaac Asimov
It's funny how dogs and cats know the inside of folks better than other folks do, isn't it? - Eleanor H. Porter
Someday we'll look back on this and it will all seem funny. - Bruce Springsteen
Life was a funny thing that occured on the way to the grave. - Quentin Crisp
It's funny. No matter how hard you try, you can't close your heart forever. And the minute you open it up, you never know what's going to come in. But when it does, you just have to go for it! Because if you don't, there's not point in being here. - Kirstie Alley
People usually feel funny, smile and laugh when I tell them about my strong belief in the very existence of prehistoric advanced technology and great civilizations of wilier races. I just can't wait to see their faces at time the truth is revealed. - Toba Beta
We are not always funny, but like a life with Fun - Jan Jansen
Don't plead with anyone if you were not at fault, you'll only look inferior, stupid and funny, bolster your ego by doing the undoing. - Michael Bassey Johnson
It's funny how people can take up so much roomin your heartbut you still have plenty left for someone else - Marilyn Hilton
Funny, cute and kissableI've found a girl that makes me lose controlEvery night's like the first nightNever gettin' old - The Summer Set
I think that the habit of gloomy poetry is very funny. It’s like a special competition in losing. - Miroslav Holub
If you're funny, if there's something that makes you laugh, then every day's going to be okay. - Tom Hanks
As soon as you say it about a record, you're like some little zombie in a funny dungeon. - Lorde
This funny thing we call love, how simple it may seem. To say it is sometimes enough but to feel it is a dream. - Raneem Kayyali
Why not have the rodeo clowns ride the bulls? After all, they know the bulls better, plus the bulls think they're funny.
I loved Monty Python for the wordplay--this sense that you didn’t have to squash your intelligence to be funny. In fact, you could walk right into your intelligence and nerdiness and self-doubt, and that could be funny. - George Saunders
I had no male friends now, though I did have a strong community of intelligent, supportive, funny women and I felt confused as to why they weren't enough for me, - Charlotte Shane
You know you’ve reached the end of a relationship: when your lover now demands that your jokes be funny before they laugh. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Everything is funny as long as it is happening to somebody else. - Will Rogers
Life is funny, when you are young you want to be older and those that are older wish to be younger. - Karon Waddell
It is funny about life: if you refuse to accept anything but the very best you will very often get it. - W. Somerset Maugham
I find it funny when people try to brag about being younger than me...like having lived less is an accomplishment. Makes me want to pat them on the head, lol. I'm comfortable with who I am. - Michelle M. Pillow
Life is funny. Things change, people change, but you will always be you, so stay true to yourself and never sacrifice who you are for anyone. - Zayn Malik
Funny + sad is what I'm pitching for, every time. - Nick Hornby
98% of all comedians feel obliged to be funny when interviewed. Less than 2% succeed. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
When a thing is funny, search it carefully for a hidden truth. - George Bernard Shaw
I am eternally grateful.. for my knack of finding in great books, some of them very funny books, reason enough to feel honored to be alive, no matter what else might be going on. - Kurt Vonnegut
Funny is an attitude. - Flip Wilson
If I do depart this world out here, let it be known that I went out grinning will you, and loving it. LOVING IT.Steve, are you listening ? I FEEL GREAT. Life’s so joyous, so sad, so ephemeral, so crazy, so meaningless, so goddamn funny. This is paradise, and I wish I could give you some. - Robyn Davidson
People have sex, even the religious ones. Yet, when sex is transferred into words, suddenly it's dirty, vulgar, immoral, trashy. Funny huh? - Hector Himeros
The funny thing about writing is that whether you're doing well or doing it poorly, it looks the exact same. That's actually one of the main ways that writing is different from ballet dancing. - John Green
life has a funny way of testing you to see if you really want, what you say you want. - Turcois Ominek
We must remember that the mortals prefer plant-life for food, for next time.The other statue nodded in agreement and replied. Yes. Every day we learn new things Donkor. These mortals have some funny ways don’t they? - Quest Two: The Cursed Nile - S.W. Lothian
It’s funny, for all it took was a broken heart and that alone was enough, enough for her to do everything she ever dreamed of. - Robert M. Drake
Funny thing about the darkness... It can be defeated by the dimmest shimmer of light!So on your darkest days let even a little bit of light in - Summerlyn Guthrie
This isn't where I intended to be. Killing a person has a funny way of getting your life off-track. - Erin Mitchell
Some say Twitter is overrated.Some love it, others hate it.I guess it depends on what you've got,If you have guts to write a funny plot! - Ana Claudia Antunes
The funny thing about life is, there's nothing better to do than live it. - D.E. Navarro
every particle being connected with every other; you can't fart without changing the balance in the universe. It makes living a funny joke with nobody around to laugh. - Philip K. Dick
Are you afraid of the future? That is funny because future does not exist yet! Future is not even a shadow, because shadow exists! Let go your fear and concentrate on the present time! - Mehmet Murat ildan
My medication must be wearing off I'm starting to think my jokes are funny. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
Talking perceptions, people. Do we really see each other for what we really are, or do we just see what we want to see, the image distorted by our own personal lenses? I lost someone today and the funny thing is, I don't even know who she was. - Jeff Melvoin
Slap-stick comedy is really funny, unless you're the one getting slapped with the stick. - Carroll Bryant
Isn't it funny how we all will end up? Best friends today, communicating via internet tomorrow. Crush today, dancing at their weddings tomorrow. - Manasa Rao Saarloos
Goodness is funny because it draws you to it while curiously possessing you with the untrammelled desire to turn it into something bad. - Sophie Villalobos
I've noticed that when people are joking they're usually dead serious, and when they're serious, they're usually pretty funny. - Jim Morrison
For Breakfast I like my coffee warm and cozy and my eggs funny side up. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
Funny how we do not realize the true value and legacy of a living icon until they suddenly pass away. Truth is, there are many living legends among us, we just do not stop and take time to notice their worth until it's too late. - Germany Kent
It really seems to me that in the midst of great tragedy, there is always the horrible possibility that something terribly funny will happen. - Philip K. Dick
Take the wrong route sometimes and make fool out of yourself. Laugh at your mess ups because it will all become a funny story one day. - Mahyar Mottahed
Isn't it funny how ignorance is the source of strength of so many? - Lionel Suggs
Of all funny things, truth is the funniest. - Neel Burton
Do try The House by fresh new author, , it's funny, sad and very different, you'll love the characters and the stories. - Susannah Mansfield
Thoughts are funny little things,They can make paupers or make kings. - Sidney Madwed
oh, my God," I whispered. "But how did they get my photo?Alex tapped his mouth with his thumb. "That ...book with everyone's picture in it, that you have in high school.""Yearbook," I said. Was he trying to be funny? But of course he was right; that's exactly where it was from. - L.A. Weatherly
Life is funny. We all have periods of ups and downs. Of silence and discovery. And then we begin to know who we are. Like watching a rose opening. Ah, we say. And once we do, the love and the wonder truly begin. - Erin Kouvas
Petty minds foster petty hearts, and have the funny habit of shooting themselves in the foot. - Adriano Bulla
Women are complicated and messy and we are certainly not perfect, but we are funny and challenging and kind, and I wouldn't change a thing - Melissa McCarthy
Knowing all the languages in the world could help you to really understand all the jokes you can hear... from my future Kids' Funny Business. - Ivan Stoikov
Funny how things work themselves out. Things happen that split up family and friends, then things happen that bring them back together. Everyone is in your life for a reason. My hope is for all the reasons to be good. Those who love you never lose touch, are always consistent, and unquestionable. - April Mae Monterrosa
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