Aristotle on Humor

“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.”

Aristotle
Greek critic, philosopher, physicist, & zoologist (384 BC – 322 BC)

4 comments on “Aristotle on Humor

  1. “Through humor, you can soften some of the worst blows that life delivers. And once you find laughter, no matter how painful your situation might be, you can survive it.”
    (C) Bill Cosby

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