"I am in the Master of Professional Writing program teaching Humor Writing, Literary and Dramatic."
"A joke is a very serious thing."Shelley Berman on Winston Churchill
"Humor is mankind's greatest blessing."Shelley Berman 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."Shelley Berman on William James
"If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide."Shelley Berman 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."Shelley Berman on Henry Ward Beecher
"As a culture I see us as presently deprived of subtleties. The music is loud, the anger is elevated, sex seems lacking in sweetness and privacy."
"The old problems - love, money, security, status, health, etc. - are still here to plague us or please us."
"While you're improvising, you may come up with something which will break him up. As soon as that smile comes out, you know that, hey, we're having fun."