I think humor is a very serious thing. I use it as a way of weakening the reader's defenses so that I can more easily take him to something more.
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By fairy hands their knell is rung; By forms unseen their dirge is sung.
Words like feminism or democracy scare me. They are words with barnacles on them, and...
Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior.
In numbers warmly pure and sweetly strong.
When a writer becomes a reader of his or her own work, a lot can...
How sleep the brave, who sink to rest, By all their country's wishes blest!
Prior to Wordsworth, humor was an essential part of poetry. I mean, they don't call...
Beloved, till life can charm no more; And mourned, till Pity's self be dead.
I think humor is a very serious thing. I use it as a way of...
You are not angry with people when you laugh at them. Humor teaches tolerance.
I heard you're good in algebra, can you replace my 'X' without asking 'Y?'
Humor is always based on a modicum of truth. Have you ever heard a joke...
Honest good humor is the oil and wine of a merry meeting, and there is...
Were it not for my little jokes, I could not bear the burdens of this...
Total absence of humor renders life impossible.
God had a sense of humor, a style of his own.
America never was America to me And yet I swear this oath- America will be!
Humor is perhaps a sense of intellectual perspective: an awareness that some things are really...
Tony and I had a good on and off screen relationship, we are two very...
Like a welcome summer rain, humor may suddenly cleanse and cool the earth, the air...