"Nothing in man is more serious than his sense of humor it is the sign that he wants all the truth."
"A joke is a very serious thing."Mark Van Doren on Winston Churchill
"Humor is mankind's greatest blessing."Mark Van Doren 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."Mark Van Doren on William James
"If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide."Mark Van Doren 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."Mark Van Doren on Henry Ward Beecher
"The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery."