"A boy is naturally full of humor."
"A joke is a very serious thing."Robert Powell on Winston Churchill
"Humor is mankind's greatest blessing."Robert Powell 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."Robert Powell on William James
"If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide."Robert Powell 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."Robert Powell on Henry Ward Beecher
"I love being on stage. I'm completely, totally relaxed. It's the only time in my life when I know where I am and what's coming next. The other Robert Powell is probably fairly melancholic. Let's just say happiness isn't my default position. There are dark parts. I'm very good at it. I frighten people sometimes."
"I have found that a smile and a stick will carry you through all right, and in ninety-nine cases out of a hundred it is the smile that does the trick."