"The satirist shoots to kill while the humorist brings his prey back alive and eventually releases him again for another chance."
"A joke is a very serious thing."Peter De Vries on Winston Churchill
"Humor is mankind's greatest blessing."Peter De Vries 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."Peter De Vries on William James
"If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide."Peter De Vries 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."Peter De Vries on Henry Ward Beecher
"The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds - they mature slowly."
"Murals in restaurants are on a par with the food in museums."
"A suburban mother's role is to deliver children obstetrically once, and by car forever after."
"I was thinking that we all learn by experience, but some of us have to go to summer school."
"Gluttony is an emotional escape, a sign something is eating us."