Best funny quotes about life for you

Laughter and funny quotes about life bring joy to our weary spirits. Image: Omar Lopez|Unsplash

Funny quotes about life are medicine for the soul.

In our busy and mundane lives, we all look forward to moments when we can smile or laugh. When things get tough, like losing a job, experiencing the loss of a loved or being stricken by stage 4 cancer, we cannot quickly gather the thought of smiling, laughing, or just being happy.

Loneliness, sadness, grief, and other negative emotions occur to all of us. They are part of our earthly existence. But we are not designed not to smile or laugh.  We are also created to have fun.

Having fun: An important aspect of life

The sitcom “Friends” is a blockbuster tv series since the 90s that has won six Emmy Awards, including outstanding comedy series, and attracted more than 52.5 million viewers on its last episode. People still watch them to “tickle their funny bones.”

“Friends” is remembered for its sharp, humorous one-liners and relentless, witty jokes. It’s no wonder viewers of all ages can find something to relate to in this iconic show – from exploring issues of friendship, family, love and heartbreak to never taking itself too seriously.

30 best funny quotes about life

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

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Having fun should be an essential part of life. It can fill us with joy and put a smile on our faces. In today’s busy, competitive world, it is easy to get caught up in the stressful cycle of work and responsibilities, but what we must keep in mind is that having fun helps us stay energized and creative. Here are funny quotes about life that anyone can enjoy:

1. “Man cannot live by bread alone; he must have peanut butter.” – James A. Garfield 

2.  “My formula for success is rise early, work late, and strike oil.” – J. P. Getty 

3.   “I never forget a face, but in your case, I’ll be glad to make an exception.” – Groucho Marx 

4. “The quickest way to double your money is to fold it and put it back in your pocket.” – Will Rogers 

5. “I am so clever that sometimes I don’t understand a single word of what I am saying.” – Oscar Wilde

6. “I’d like to live like a poor man—only with lots of money.” – Pablo Picasso 

7.  “I have always been a huge admirer of my own work. I’m one of the funniest and most entertaining writers I know.” – Mel Brooks 

8.  “I lie to myself all the time. But I never believe me.” – S.E. Hinton 

9. “Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes.” – Jim Carrey

10.  “No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.” – Abraham Lincoln 

11.  “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 

12. “To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone, and a funny bone.” – Reba McEntire 

13. “Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please.” – Mark Twain

14. “I once spent a year in Philadelphia, I think it was on a Sunday.” – W. C. Fields

15. “God put me on this earth to accomplish a certain number of things. Right now I am so far behind that I will never die.” – Humorist Bill Watterson 

16. “The trouble with being punctual is that nobody’s there to appreciate it.” – Franklin P. Jones 

17.  “[Putting his arms around British personality and food journalist Nigella Lawson] My wife is going to kill me. But you look like my wife, so that’s OK!” – Jay Leno 

18. “Where lipstick is concerned, the important thing is not color, but to accept God’s final word on where your lips end.” – Jerry Seinfeld 

19.  “Love: A temporary insanity curable by marriage.” – Ambrose Bierce 

20.  “Insanity runs in my family. It practically gallops.” – Cary Grant 

21. “Roses are red, violets are blue, I’m schizophrenic, and so am I.” – Oscar Levant 

22. “Age is something that doesn’t matter unless you are a cheese.” – Luis Bunuel 

23. “Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.” – George Burns 

24. “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 

25.  “I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.” – Groucho Marx 

26. “A day without sunshine is like, you know, night.” – Steve Martin 

27. “Every man has his follies—and often they are the most interesting thing he has got.” – Josh Billings 

28. “Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone.” – Anthony Burgess 

29.  “We are all here on earth to help others; what on earth the others are here for I don’t know.” – W. H. Auden 

30.  “Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon.” – Doug Larson 

10 funny verses in the Bible

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We think of God as a serious, majestic being, but he also has a great sense of humor, creating us in His image. We can laugh and find joy at all times in our life situations. Here are some Bible verses that speak of fun and laughter:

1.  “A feast is made for laughter, wine makes life merry, and money is the answer for everything.” – Ecclesiastes 10:19 

2. “From there Elisha went up to Bethel. As he was walking along the road, some boys came out of the town and jeered at him. Get out of here, baldy! they said. Get out of here, baldy!” – 2 Kings 2:23 

3. “Seated in a window was a young man named Eutychus, who was sinking into a deep sleep as Paul talked on and on. When he was sound asleep, he fell to the ground from the third story and was picked up dead. Paul went down, threw himself on the young man, and put his arms around him. Don’t be alarmed, he said. He’s alive!” – Acts 20:9-10 

4.  “I just wish that those troublemakers who want to mutilate you by circumcision would mutilate themselves.” – Galatians 5:12 

5.  “These people are not drunk, as you suppose, for it is only nine o’clock in the morning.” – Acts 2:15 

6.  “Your teeth are like a flock of newly shorn ewes, Which have come up from their washing, All of which bear twins, And not one among them has lost her young.” – Song of Solomon 4:2 

7.  “Like a gold ring in a pig’s snout is a beautiful woman who shows no discretion.” – Proverbs 11:22 

8. “Better to live on a corner of the roof than share a house with a quarrelsome wife.” – Proverbs 21:9 

9. “Eat the food as you would a loaf of barley bread; bake it in the sight of the people, using human excrement   for fuel.” – Ezekiel 4:12 

10. “Then the LORD commanded the fish, and it vomited Jonah up onto the dry land.” – Jonah 2:10

Laughter: The best medicine

A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.”

– Proverbs 17:22

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Laughing (which you can achieve by reading funny quotes about life) not only brings a sense of joy and eager anticipation to our lives. It can also have several positive benefits for our physical, mental, and emotional health.

Here are some benefits of fun and laughter:

Increased energy

Laughter releases endorphins, natural feel-good chemicals that can reduce pain and increase energy levels! It even relaxes your muscles and stimulates your heart and lungs.

Stress reduction

Stress hormones like cortisol decrease when we laugh while feel-good endorphins rise. This makes us more resilient to stress-related illnesses while effectively reducing stress levels in our bodies. 

Constructive social bonding

Nothing is better than bonding with friends or family over a good laugh. When shared among close individuals, laughter aids in building relationships as it enhances communication between people while fostering belongingness and camaraderie.

Positive emotions

Laugher has been scientifically proven to improve overall mood and emotions by providing immediate relief from stressful thought patterns. When feeling blue, give laughter a try.

Cognitive benefits

Laughter improves our ability to think and reason. It stimulates the brain and improves focus, creativity, and problem-solving abilities. Laughter can also enhance memory and learning by increasing engagement and attention.

Moving forward: God wants us to have fun

He will yet fill your mouth with laughter and your lips with shouts of joy.”

– Job 8:21

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Jesus was a man with a sense of humor who preached with conviction yet loved others deeply. Our Messiah was both fully God and man (John 1:14).

Jesus experienced the same emotions and temptations as us. He also had funny moments with His disciples. He was even accused of being a man without decency.”

Luke 7:34 reads, “The Son of Man came eating and drinking, and you say, ‘Here is a glutton and a drunkard, a friend of tax collectors and sinners.’”

While we should treat our Heavenly Father with reverence, we can remember that the character of God also includes an element of fun.

The Bible encourages us that there is a moment for everything.

Ecclesiastes 3:1-4 reads: “For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven… a time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance.”  

Fun provides us with more than just entertainment – it encourages engagement and curiosity through play which leads to learning and growth.

Reading funny quotes about life is a quick way to chase the blues away. Taking time to laugh, play games, or engage in other recreational activities nourishes our physical, mental, and spiritual well-being.

God holds a great promise for us. In heaven, we will have the best of fun.

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Joseph Antonio Liao

Joseph is a freelance writer, Christian minister, and author of the book: "Sober with God." Joseph maintains a He has also been active in sharing the Gospel in churches, drug rehabs, and homes and on how God heals the individual and the family from the wreckage of drug abuse and alcoholism.