Funny Quotes From Famous People That Remind You How Fun Life Is

There’s no need to always be serious! If you are able to smile at the negative things in life and laugh at the ones you can’t control, life will be a lot more enjoyable.

Getting you to laugh while brightening up your day is the goal of these funny quotes you will love reading.

Take a look at the funny quotes from famous people below to bring out your happiest and brightest self.

Funny Quotes From Famous People About Life and Success

  • “I’m a success today because I had a friend who believed in me and I didn’t have the heart to let him down.”
    • – Abraham Lincoln
  • “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”
    • – Thomas Edison
  • “The best way to predict your future is to create it.”
    • – Abraham Lincoln
  • “I can resist everything except temptation.”
    • – Oscar Wilde
  • “I have a simple philosophy: Fill what’s empty. Empty what’s full. Scratch where it itches.”
    • – Alice Roosevelt Longworth
  • “I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.”
    • – Jimmy Dean
  • “My life has no purpose, no direction, no aim, no meaning, and yet I’m happy. I can’t figure it out. What am I doing right?”
    • – Charles Schulz
  • “To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone and a funny bone.”
    • – Reba McEntire
  • “My formula for success is to rise early, work late, and strike oil.”
    • – J. P. Getty
  • “To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone, and a funny bone.”
    • – Reba McEntire
  • “Man cannot live by bread alone; he must have peanut butter.”
    • – James A. Garfield
  • “If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.”
    • – Dalai Lama
  • “A smile is an inexpensive way to change your looks.”
    • – Charles Gordy
  • “Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.”
    • – Elbert Hubbard
  • “By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day.”
    • – Robert Frost
  • “Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone.”
    • – Anthony Burgess
  • “A day without sunshine is like, you know, night.”
    • – Steve Martin
  • “Imagination was given to us to compensate for what we are not; a sense of humor was given to us to console us for what we are.”
    • – Mark McGinnis
  • “Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon.”
    • – Doug Larson
  • “When your outgo exceeds your income, the upshot may be your downfall.”
    • – Paul Harvey
  • “Laughter is to life what shock absorbers are to automobiles: It won’t take the potholes out of the road, but it sure makes the ride smoother.”
    • – Barbara Johnson
  • “Life’s a tough proposition but the first hundred years are the hardest.”
    • – Wilson Mizner

Funny Quotes About Love and Attraction

  • “My wife is going to kill me. But you look like my wife, so that’s OK!”
    • – Jay Leno
  • “Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes.”
    • – Jim Carrey
  • “Where lipstick is concerned, the important thing is not color, but to accept God’s final word on where your lips end.”
    • – Jerry Seinfeld
  • “Dancing is a perpendicular expression of a horizontal desire.”
    • – George Bernard Shaw
  • “Love: A temporary insanity curable by marriage.”
    • – Ambrose Bierce
  • “She’s a wonderful, wonderful person, and we’re looking forward to a happy and wonderful night—ah, life.”
    • – Sen. Ted Kennedy
  • “Love is much nicer to be in than an automobile accident, a tight girdle, a higher tax bracket or a holding pattern over Philadelphia.”
    • – Judith Viorst

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Funny Quotes About Aging and Health

  • “Age is something that doesn’t matter unless you are a cheese.”
    • – Luis Bunuel
  • “Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.”
    • – George Burns
  • “Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.”
    • – Mark Twain
  • “The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don’t want, drink what you don’t like, and do what you’d rather not.”
    • – Mark Twain
  • “Reality is the leading cause of stress for those in touch with it.”
    • – Lily Tomlin
  • “If I’d known I was going to live this long, I would have taken better care of myself!”
    • – Eubie Blake
  • “Ugly truths are the biggest source of indigestion in humans.”
    • – Raheel Farooq

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Author’s Note

People have an amazing knack for knowing when and how to be funny. Perhaps their sparkling wits, casual demeanors, or caustic remarks make them famous for their comedy. 

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