What Are Some Popular Funny Sayings?


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A few popular humorous sayings and quotes are, "I'm not lazy, I'm just very relaxed," "It's not important to win, it's important to make the other guy lose" and "The only difference between me and a madman is that I'm not mad!" They are funny because they are often relatable.

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Many of the common phrases, sayings and quotes used by people in the United States and all over the world come from influential people, such as Stephen Wright, Salvador Dali and Yogi Berra. Funny sayings are generally in some way related to life or the human experience and are funny because they have a connection to experiences that most people go through in life. Topics often include things like a love of food or sleep, a problem with lack of motivation or ability and the ongoing struggle of not having enough money for as many luxuries as desired.

Another common topic is human interaction; "Wherever I go, people are waving at me. Maybe if I do a good job, they'll use all their fingers." From Frank King, the Winter Olympic Games organizing committee chairman, is an example of a funny quote about human interaction. King makes us think he is being waved to but reveals slyly that he is being flipped off in reality, which is a testament to how one feels about others and how others feel about them.

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