"I used to watch 'The Waltons' and sob because my family was nothing like that. We had a cruel sense of humor in my family."
"A joke is a very serious thing."Paula Poundstone on Winston Churchill
"Humor is mankind's greatest blessing."Paula Poundstone 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."Paula Poundstone on William James
"If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide."Paula Poundstone 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."Paula Poundstone on Henry Ward Beecher
"The wages of sin are death, but by the time taxes are taken out, it's just sort of a tired feeling."
"I don't have a bank account because I don't know my mother's maiden name."
"I'm thankful for the three ounce Ziploc bag, so that I have somewhere to put my savings."
"I have a very silly sense of humor. I've never laughed harder in my entire life than seeing someone with toilet paper stuck on the bottom of their shoe."
"My Mom said she learned how to swim when someone took her out in the lake and threw her off the boat. I said, 'Mom, they weren't trying to teach you how to swim.'"