"Total absence of humor renders life impossible."
"A joke is a very serious thing."Sidonie Gabrielle Colette on Winston Churchill
"Humor is mankind's greatest blessing."Sidonie Gabrielle Colette 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."Sidonie Gabrielle Colette on William James
"If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide."Sidonie Gabrielle Colette 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."Sidonie Gabrielle Colette on Henry Ward Beecher
"One keeps forgetting old age up to the very brink of the grave."
"A woman who thinks she is intelligent demands the same rights as man. An intelligent woman gives up."
"There are days when solitude is a heady wine that intoxicates you with freedom, others when it is a bitter tonic, and still others when it is a poison that makes you beat your head against the wall."
"It is wise to apply the oil of refined politeness to the mechanism of friendship."
"The lovesick, the betrayed, and the jealous all smell alike."