Funny Inspirational Quotes
Humor can be quite the inspiring teacher by showing us that we shouldn't take things quite so seriously all the time.
When you're feeling down or upset about something, laughing about it can often give us a totally new perspective on our problems - and that's what makes funny quotes about life all that more enjoyable.
I know from personal experience that obsessing about something doesn't fix it... it only makes me feel horrible. I'm sure many of you can relate to that.
Therefore, when I find myself moping about I'll start reading funny inspirational quotes and wise humorous sayings.
And you know what? Pretty soon, my mood shifts and I realize things aren't quite as bad as my over-active imagination has made them appear.
The following funny inspirational quotes are really wonderful "bad-mood busters."
Use the humor in this collection of funny motivational sayings to think about just how silly life can be... or perhaps I should say, just how silly us humans can be!
"In order for three people to keep a secret, two must be dead."
~Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)
Franklin was many things including: an author, political theorist, politician, printer, scientist, inventor, civic activist, and diplomat. What he's most famous for, however, is being one of the most important founding fathers of the United States of America with his signing of the Declaration of Independence. As an inventor, he gave many wonderful items such as the lightning rod, the Franklin stove, bifocal glasses, and the flexible urinary catheter, none of which he patented.
"Forgive, O Lord, my little jokes on Thee, And I'll forgive Thy great big one on me."
~Robert Frost, (1874 - 1963)
An American poet who frequently wrote about rural life in New England.
"In spite of the cost of living, it's still popular."
~Kathy Norris (no information available)
"Millions long for immortality who do not know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon."
~Susan Ertz (1894 - 1985)
Best known for her tales around the gentle life of the country, Ertz was a British fiction writer and novelist.
"If you're in a card game and you don't know who the sucker is, you're it."
A very popular poet, author, and general "know-it-all," who is often quoted when the original author to a piece can't be found. This person gets around!
"If you can't make it better, you can laugh at it."
~Erma Bombeck (1927 - 1996)
A popular American humorist and author who wrote a newspaper column entitled "At Wit's End" which featured self-deprecating tales about the life of a housewife in a suburban home.
"The best computer is a man, and it's the only one that can be mass-produced by unskilled labor."
~Wernher von Braun (1912-1977)
A rocket scientist who was one of the leading figures in the development of rocket technology in Germany and the United States.
"Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful."
~Ann Landers (1918 - 2002)
Landers ran a successful syndicated advice column for 45 years called "Ann Landers." In reality, her real name was Esther "Eppie" Pauline Friedman Lederer. Her identical twin sister, Pauline Esther Friedman Phillips wrote the famous "Dear Abby" column as Abigail Van Buren.
"An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind."
~Gandhi (1869 - 1948)
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was a British-educated lawyer, and a very prolific spiritual and political leader in India. He is more commonly known as Mahatma Gandhi.
"Never invest in a going concern until you know which way it is going."
~Sir Thomas (Tommy) Dewar (1864 - 1930)
A Scottish whisky distiller, an enthusiastic and gifted thinker, and a salesman.
"The world is full of willing people, some willing to work, the rest willing to let them."
~Robert Frost, (1874 - 1963)
Frost was a famous and popular American poet, and the recipient of 4 Pulitzer Awards. He frequently wrote about rural life in New England.
"You can't have everything. Where would you put it?"
~Steven Wright (1955 - )
Wright is an Academy Award-winning American stand-up comedian, actor, and writer from Burlington, Massachusetts.
"Two things are infinite - the universe and human stupidity - and I'm not sure about the universe."
~Albert Einstein (1879 – 1955)
A German-born theoretical physicist and one of the most famous scientists of the twentieth century. You can find more Albert Einstein Quotes here.
"If you woke up today, congratulations! You have another chance."
Do you love coffee? If you do, then you'll most likely enjoy reading good coffee jokes, sayings and quotes. YourPerfectCupOfCoffee.com has collected some of the best and worst quotations and humorous anecdotes about one of the world's favorite beverages - all for your reading pleasure.
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