What Are Some Short Funny Quotes?


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One example of a short-and-funny quote is, "He who laughs last didn't get it," by Helen Giangregorio. Another example is, "All power corrupts, but we need electricity," by Haythum R. Khalid.

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Funny quotes that are short are an effective way to relay a message. Powerful messages may be softened with elements of humor to make them more digestible. Short and funny quotes may also be used simply to make someone smile.

One example of a short-and-humorous quote without any hidden meanings is, "I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying," by Oscar Wilde, a famous writer from the 1800s. Some of his most-acclaimed works include "The Picture of Dorian Gray" and "The Importance of Being Earnest." He was born in Dublin, Ireland, and died in Paris, France.

Another funny quote is, "A celebrity is a person who works hard all his life to become well-known, then wears dark glasses to avoid being recognized," by Fred Allen. A famous comedian from the early 1900s, Fred Allen worked in the radio, television and film industries. Some of his famous Broadway shows include "The Passing Show of 1922" and "The Greenwich Village Follies." He is also the author of two autobiographies.

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