“ Humor is always based on a modicum of truth. Have you ever heard a joke about a father-in-law? ”

- Dick Clark

“ Smiling is definitely one of the best beauty remedies. If you have a good sense of humor and a good approach to life, that's beautiful. ”

- Rashida Jones

“ Dad needs to show an incredible amount of respect and humor and friendship toward his mate so the kids understand their parents are sexy, they're fun, they do things together, they're best friends. Kids learn by example. If I respect Mom, they're going to respect Mom. ”

- Tim Allen

“ Set your compass to beauty, humor, and grief stay the course no matter what, and I'll support you with everything I've got. ”

- Chris Jordan

“ It never seems to occur to some people, that, like beauty, a sense of humor may sometimes be fatal. ”

- Edgar Rice Burroughs

“ I was a product of a divorced family and I used humor as a weapon to combat sadness. I used comedy to make my mother laugh in light of the darkness that she faced, and to me it became a very powerful tool at a very young age, at six. I saw how therapeutic it could be. ”

- Josh Gad

“ 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 keeps friends. It lightens human burdens. It is the direct route to serenity and contentment. ”

- Grenville Kleiser

“ My dad was very much a John Wayne kind of guy, but he was also a great guy, great sense of humor, a real dedicated dad. I don't think he ever missed a hockey game I was in. ”

- Denis Leary

“ My daughter doesn't even get my humor. She's like, 'Um, no. I don't get it, Dad. Mmm, no, not that one, Dad.' ”

- Kevin Hart

“ I love a man with a great sense of humor and who is intelligent - a man who has a great smile. He has to make me laugh. I like a man who is very ambitious and driven and who has a good heart and makes me feel safe. I like a man who is very strong and independent and confident - that is very sexy - but at the same time, he's very kind to people. ”

- Nicole Scherzinger

“ Kindness is really important to me in finding my own prince - so are patience and a sense of humor. Without those qualities he's no Prince Charming! ”

- Anne Hathaway

“ As an actor, I'm attracted to drama as a director, it's humor - because it's the story of my life, and I can't be that serious about it. Being alone is a big theme in all my movies, both as a director and as an actress. ”

- Jodie Foster

“ Try to find someone with a sense of humor. That's an important thing to have because when you get into an argument, one of the best ways to diffuse it is to be funny. You don't want to hide away from a point, because some points are serious, but you'd rather have a discussion that was a discussion, rather than an argument. ”

- Ed Sheeran

“ Humor is one of the best ingredients of survival. ”

- Aung San Suu Kyi

“ Humor has to surprise us otherwise, it isn't funny. It's a death knell for a writer to be labeled a humorist because then it's not a surprise anymore. ”

- Garrison Keillor

“ I'm actually a perpetual 13-year-old. I've never advanced beyond 13. Every day, tomorrow is my 14th birthday. That's my kind of humor. ”

- Terry Crews

“ There is nothing like the way people feel after they've seen 'The Intouchables.' They feel amazing. The word of mouth on this film is incredible. It's intelligent-feeling good. You're not insulted by the low-browness or stupidity of some of the humor. It's so smart and terrific. ”

- Harvey Weinstein

“ I'm lucky that my real-life Mom has both a great sense of humor about herself and an amazing ability to slip into complete denial if the subject matter gets a little too close to home. ”

- Cathy Guisewite

“ They say you don't want to meet your heroes, but those two guys, you do want to meet them, because they do not disappoint. Walken has this amazing sense of humor, and Pacino is like just a sweetheart of a guy. ”

- Bill Burr

“ Anyone in the humor business isn't thinking clearly if he doesn't surround himself with idea people. Otherwise, you settle for mediocrity - or you burn yourself out. ”

- Hank Ketcham