"Humor is a social lubricant that helps us get over some of the bad spots."
"A joke is a very serious thing."Steve Allen on Winston Churchill
"Humor is mankind's greatest blessing."Steve Allen 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."Steve Allen on William James
"If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide."Steve Allen 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."Steve Allen on Henry Ward Beecher
"Ours is a government of checks and balances. The Mafia and crooked businessmen make out checks, and the politicians and other compromised officials improve their bank balances."
"Totalitarianism is patriotism institutionalized."