"The sense of humor has other things to do than to make itself conspicuous in the act of laughter."
"A joke is a very serious thing."Alice Meynell on Winston Churchill
"Humor is mankind's greatest blessing."Alice Meynell on Mark Twain
"Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing."Alice Meynell on William James
"If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide."Alice Meynell on Mahatma Gandhi
"A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It's jolted by every pebble on the road."Alice Meynell on Henry Ward Beecher
"Our fathers valued change for the sake of its results we value it in the act."
"Happiness is not a matter of events it depends upon the tides of the mind."
"Spirit of place! It is for this we travel, to surprise its subtlety and where it is a strong and dominant angel, that place, seen once, abides entire in the memory with all its own accidents, its habits, its breath, its name."