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Merrilyn Belgum

  • Nothing either sacred or secular is exempt from humor. Humor is the most divine gift we have. Most people undervalue it. A life without laughter is like a long journey without a resting place. I'm in awe of humor. Humor is our guardian. ... Wit is the quick, funny answer. Comedy is the funny hat, a clown nose, an outfit. Humor is about the human condition. ... Humor is the other side of grief.

    • Merrilyn Belgum,
    • in Minnesota Women's Press ()
  • It is better to have laughed and leaked than never to have laughed at all.

    • Merrilyn Belgum,
    • in Minnesota Women's Press ()
  • I can't see or hear, but thank God I can still drive!

    • Merrilyn Belgum,
    • who is legally blind in one eye and wears two hearing aids, in Minnesota Women's Press ()
  • If you go into a home and there is no laughter, you know there's a real problem.

    • Merrilyn Belgum,
    • in Minnesota Women's Press ()
  • [Response to an invitation from Alliant Techsystems, manufacturer of land mines and cluster bombs, to perform at a corporate event:] OK, but it will cost you an arm and a leg.

    • Merrilyn Belgum,
    • reporting that the company never called her to schedule an appearance, in Minnesota Women's Press ()

Merrilyn Belgum, U.S. comedian, actor

(1925)