Suppose the world were only one of God’s jokes, would you work any the less to make it a good joke instead of a bad one?
Men reach their sexual peak at eighteen. Women reach theirs at thirty-five. Do you get the feeling that God is playing a practical joke?
The aim of a joke is not to degrade the human being, but to remind him that he is already degraded.
I have great faith in fools — self-confidence, my friends call it.
Ah, well, I am a great and sublime fool. But then I am God’s fool, and all His work must be contemplated with respect.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
A man always blames the woman who fools him. In the same way he blames the door he walks into in the dark.
The trouble with practical jokes is that very often they get elected.
You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time.
Here cometh April again, and as far as I can see the world hath more fools in it than ever.