"The comic is the perception of the opposite humor is the feeling of it."
"A joke is a very serious thing."Umberto Eco on Winston Churchill
"Humor is mankind's greatest blessing."Umberto Eco 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."Umberto Eco on William James
"If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide."Umberto Eco 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."Umberto Eco on Henry Ward Beecher
"Translation is the art of failure."
"Nothing gives a fearful man more courage than another's fear."
"We have a limit, a very discouraging, humiliating limit: death."
"The real hero is always a hero by mistake he dreams of being an honest coward like everybody else."
"A dream is a scripture, and many scriptures are nothing but dreams."