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Top 5 quotes from Aristotle
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."
"Humor is the only test of gravity, and gravity of humor; for a subject which will not bear raillery is suspicious, and a jest which will not bear serious examination is false wit."
"A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion. Subjects are less apprehensive of illegal treatment from a ruler whom they consider god-fearing and pious. On the other hand, they do less easily move against him, believing that he has the gods on his side."
"Anybody can become angry - that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way - that is not within everybody's power and is not easy."
"No great genius has ever existed without some touch of madness."
Top 5 quotes from Humor
"Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh."
"Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it."
"In the end, everything is a gag."
"Humor is the great thing, the saving thing. The minute it crops up, all our irritation and resentments slip away, and a sunny spirit takes their place."
"I think it's the duty of the comedian to find out where the line is drawn and cross it deliberately."