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“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.”
“It is better to have laughed and leaked than never to have laughed at all.”
“I can't see or hear, but thank God I can still drive!”
“If you go into a home and there is no laughter, you know there's a real problem. ”
“[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, U.S. comedian, actor