"I think the Canadian sense of humor is dryer than America's and juicier than Britain's. I think it's a cross between the two of them, really."
"A joke is a very serious thing."Scott Thompson on Winston Churchill
"Humor is mankind's greatest blessing."Scott Thompson 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."Scott Thompson on William James
"If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide."Scott Thompson 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."Scott Thompson on Henry Ward Beecher
"In France, everyone speaks French 'cause they think it's cool. Gives 'em, gives 'em an excuse to smoke."
"I'm not really cool, or dashing, or any of those things."
"When I was younger I wanted to be a big movie star who'd get to be funny on talk shows and then I wanted to retire and write science fiction."
"When you are not treated seriously, you develop comically. Its sense of oneself is so fractured and fragile that it's like the picked-on kid who has to become funny."
"I think Canadian humor is a little less broad than American humor."