"You can find heroism everyday, like guys working terrible jobs because they've got to support their families. Or as far as humor, the things I see on the job, on the street, are far funnier than anything you'll ever see on TV."
"A joke is a very serious thing."Harvey Pekar on Winston Churchill
"Humor is mankind's greatest blessing."Harvey Pekar 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."Harvey Pekar on William James
"If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide."Harvey Pekar 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."Harvey Pekar on Henry Ward Beecher
"I wake up every morning in a cold sweat, regardless of how well things went the day before. And put that I said that in a somewhat but not completely tongue-in-cheek way."