Funny Words of Wisdom -
Funny Inspirational Quotes About Life


Funny words of wisdom and funny inspirational quotes about life spread a smile on our face while opening the doors straight to the heart. There is nothing like humor and laughter to take you right out-of-the-mind.

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Stepping Out of the Mind with Laughter

"Humour is the only test of gravity, and gravity of humor; for a subject which will not bear raillery is suspicious, and a jest which will not bear serious examination is false wit."


Humor, laughter, a genuine smile - so simple, yet so powerful.

The power of humor comes from its ability to take us immediately out-of-the-mind. Try explaining a joke and you'll know this is true. When a joke is analyzed - once it's returned to the confines of the mind - the humor in it instantly dies.

The same is true for wisdom. Nothing quells wisdom faster than a quick, judgemental comment from the mind. Wisdom enters a mind that is open, a mind free of constraints and preconceived notions.

Humor and laughter bypass the usual refrains of the mind. With an open mind and an open heart, we are able to absorb new information and integrate new experiences. We change and marvel at how easily change has actually come our way.

Funny words of wisdom, or funny wisdom quotes, are an incredible gift.

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Funny Words of Wisdom - Funny Inspirational Quotes About Life

"The secret of life is to appreciate the pleasure of being terribly, terribly deceived."

~Oscar Wilde

"I often quote myself. It adds spice to my conversation."

~George Bernard Shaw

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

~Jules Renard

"My marriage had it's ups and downs like everyone's, but when it came down to it, I knew it was solid. I miss that sort of connection with someone."

~John Scalzi

"Where so many hours have been spent in convincing myself that I am right, is there not some reason to fear I may be wrong?"

~Jane Austen

"I might repeat to myself slowly and soothingly a list of beautiful quotations from minds profound - if I can only remember any of the damn things."

~Dorothy Parker

"I'm against a homogenized society, because I want the cream to rise."

~Robert Frost

"There are only two kinds of people who are really fascinating: people who know absolutely everything and people who know absolutely nothing."

~Oscar Wilde

"Martyrdom is the only way in which a man can become famous without ability."

~George Bernard Shaw

"The trouble with the rat-race is that, even if you win, you're still a rat."

~American comedienne Lily Tomlin

"What's the use of a good quotation if you can't change it?"

~Doctor Who

"Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory."

~Albert Shweitzer

"I can resist anything but temptation."

~Oscar Wilde

"A lifetime of happiness! No man alive could bear it; it would be hell on earth."

~George Bernard Shaw

Funny Words of Wisdom - Funny Inspirational Quotes About Life

"To be stupid, selfish and have good health are three requirements for happiness, though if stupidity is lacking, all is lost."

~Gustave Flaubert

"To get back my youth I would do anything in the world, except exercise, get up early, or be respectable."

~Oscar Wilde

"Happiness is an imaginary condition, formerly attributed by the living to the dead, now usually attributed by adults to children, and by children to adults."

~Thomas Statz

"If nobody spoke unless they had something to say, the human race would very soon lose the use of speech."

~W. Somerset Maugham

"The only thing worse than being talked about, is not being talked about."

~Oscar Wilde

"Do you know what a pessimist is? A man who thinks everybody is as nasty as himself and hates them for it."

~George Bernard Shaw

"A jury consists of twelve people chosen to decide who has the better lawyer."

~Robert Frost

"Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city."

~George Burns

"Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months."

~Oscar Wilde

"Democracy is a device that ensures we shall be governed no better than we deserve."

~George Bernard Shaw

"If advertisers spent the same amount of money on improving their products as they do on advertising then they wouldn't have to advertise them."

~Will Rogers

"Don't take yourself so seriously. No one else does."


“Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all others because you were born in it.”

~George Bernard Shaw

"Blessed are the flexible, for they shall not be bent out of shape."


Funny Words of Wisdom - Funny Inspirational Quotes About Life

"What is a cynic? A man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing."

~Oscar Wilde

"The fact that a believer is happier than a skeptic is no more to the point than the fact that a drunken man is happier than a sober one."

~George Bernard Shaw

"I do not want people to be agreeable, as it saves me the trouble of liking them."

~Jane Austen

"Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish."


"My problem lies in reconciling my gross habits with my net income."

~Errol Flyn

"Marriage is a great institution; but I am not ready for an institution yet."

~Mae West

"If you want to tell people the truth, make them laugh, otherwise they'll kill you."

~Oscar Wilde

"It is a truth universally acknowledged that, a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife."

~Jane Austen

"My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me."

~Benjamin Disraeli

"One is tempted to define man as a rational animal who always loses his temper when he is called upon to act in accordance with the dictates of reason."

~Oscar Wilde

"Youth is a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children."

~George Bernard Shaw

"In three words I can sum up everything I have learned about life: it goes on."

~Robert Frost

Funny Words Of Wisdom - Funny Wisdom Quotes - Funny Life Lessons

"I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by."

~Douglas Adams

"There are many things that we would throw away if we were not afraid that others might pick them up."

~Oscar Wilde

"Always get married in the morning. That way, if it doesn't work out, you haven't wasted a whole day."

~Mickey Rooney

"I love being married. It's so great to find that one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life."

~Rita Rudner

"Whenever people agree with me I always feel I must be wrong."

~Oscar Wilde

"Don't be humble; you're not that great."

~Golda Meir

"When I meet a man I ask myself 'Is this the man I want my children to spend the weekends with?'"

~Rita Rudner

"I am an old man and have known many troubles. But most of them never happened."

~Mark Twain

"Scandal is gossip made tedious by morality."

~Oscar Wilde

"The surprising thing about young fools is how many survive to become old fools."

~Doug Larson

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