"Humor is merely tragedy standing on its head with its pants torn."
"A joke is a very serious thing."Irvin S. Cobb on Winston Churchill
"Humor is mankind's greatest blessing."Irvin S. Cobb 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."Irvin S. Cobb on William James
"If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide."Irvin S. Cobb 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."Irvin S. Cobb on Henry Ward Beecher
"Middle age: when you begin to exchange your emotions for symptoms."
"As I understand it, sport is hard work for which you do not get paid."