105+ Funny Quotes About Life That Are So Relatable

Humor is one of the best ways to be positive and live well. Read funny quotes about life anytime you need a boost in your mood or a good laugh.

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Life is full of beautiful and exciting times. But there are also struggles and hardships.

No matter how life feels, humor and laughter are some of the best remedies.

The following are funny quotes about life that you’ll find relatable and hilarious.

Be share to pass them along to others to put a smile on their face.

Funny quotes about life guaranteed to make you laugh

1. “We live in a rainbow of chaos.” -Paul Cezanne

2. “It takes half your life before you discover life is a do-it-yourself project.” -Napoleon Hill

3. “My formula for living is quite simple. I get up in the morning and I go to bed at night. In between, I occupy myself as best I can.” -Cary Grant

4. “Life is made up of sobs, sniffles, and smiles, with sniffles predominating.” -O. Henry

Funny quote about life by O. Henry.
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5. “Life is a dream for the wise, a game for the fool, a comedy for the rich, a tragedy for the poor.” -Sholom Aleichem

6. “Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.” -Confucius

7. “People say money is not the key to happiness, but I have always figured if you have enough money, you can have a key made.” -Joan Rivers

8. “When life gives you lemons, squirt someone in the eye.” -Cathy Guisewite

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

10. “Life is much shorter than I imagined it to be.” -Abraham Cahan

11. “A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.” -George Bernard Shaw

12. “I think I’ve discovered the secret of life – you just hang around until you get used to it.” -Charles M. Schulz

13. “A person will sometimes devote all his life to the development of one part of his body – the wishbone.” -Robert Frost

14. “No man is a failure who is enjoying life.” -William Feather

15. “Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen.” -Mark Twain

Funny quote about life by Mark Twain.
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16. “Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.” -Jules Renard

17. “If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn’t sit for a month.” -Theodore Roosevelt

18. “My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.” -Maya Angelou

19. “What I am looking for is a blessing not in disguise.” -Jerome K. Jerome

20. “Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?” -George Carlin

21. “I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when I’m awake, you know?” -Ernest Hemingway

Funny quote about life by Ernest Hemingway.
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22. “Only the mediocre are always at their best.” -Jean Giraudoux

23. “Cure for an obsession: get another one.” -Mason Cooley

24. “If you’re naturally kind, you attract a lot of people you don’t like.” -William Feather

25. “When life gives you Monday, dip it in glitter and sparkle all day.” -Ella Woodward

26. “It’s funny how things change slowly, until the day we realize they’ve changed completely.” -Nancy Gibbs

27. “Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense of humor to console him for what he is.” -Francis Bacon

28. “If at first you don’t succeed, then skydiving definitely isn’t for you.” -Steven Wright

29. “Luck is what you have left over after you give 100 percent.” -Langston Coleman

30. “Friendship is like peeing on yourself: everyone can see it, but only you get the warm feeling that it brings.” -Robert Bloch

31. “If you don’t know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else.” -Yogi Berra

32. “It takes less time to do things right than to explain why you did it wrong.” -Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

33. “This is the strangest life I’ve ever known.” -Jim Morrison

34. “My one regret in life is that I am not someone else.” -Woody Allen

35. “Keep your sense of humor, my friend; if you don’t have a sense of humor it just isn’t funny anymore.” -Wavy Gravy

36. “I find television very educational. Every time someone turns it on, I go in the other room and read a book.” -Groucho Marx

37. “Everything is funny, as long as it’s happening to somebody else.” -Will Rogers

Funny quote about life by Will Rogers.
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38. “Life is like an onion. You peel it off one layer at a time, and sometimes you weep.” -Carl Sandburg

39. “Life was a funny thing that happened to me on the way to the grave.” -Quentin Crisp

40. “If you’re going to tell people the truth, be funny or they’ll kill you.” -Billy Wilder

41. “Why do you have to be a nonconformist like everybody else?” -James Thurber

42. “Life is like a wheel. Sooner or later, it always come around to where you started again.” -Stephen King

43. “Life is hard. After all, it kills you.” -Katharine Hepburn

44. “In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.” -Robert Frost

45. “I drink to make other people more interesting.” -Ernest Hemingway

46. “Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.” -Elbert Hubbard

47. “Life is too short to work so hard.” -Vivian Leigh

48. “Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.” -Omar Khayyam

49. “The only rule is don’t be boring and dress cute wherever you go. Life is too short to blend in.” -Paris Hilton

50. “One advantage of talking to yourself is that you know at least somebody’s listening.” -Franklin P. Jones

51. “I distrust camels, and anyone else who can go a week without a drink.” -Joe E. Lewis

52. “My life is a struggle.” -Voltaire

53. “Don’t die old, die empty. That’s the goal of life. Go to the cemetery and disappoint the graveyard.” -Myles Munroe

54. “It’s always funny until someone gets hurt. Then it’s just hilarious.” -Bill Hicks

55. “I don’t have a bank account because I don’t know my mother’s maiden name.” -Paula Poundstone

56. “If at first you don’t succeed, find out if the loser gets anything.” -William Lyon Phelps

57. “If you’re going to do something tonight that you’ll be sorry for tomorrow morning, sleep late.” -Henny Youngman

58. “Go to Heaven for the climate, Hell for the company.” -Mark Twain

59. “Do not worry about avoiding temptation. As you grow older it will avoid you.” -Joey Adams

60. “What after all, is a halo? It’s only one more thing to keep clean.” -Christopher Fry

61. “I believe in rules. Sure I do. If there weren’t any rules, how could you break them?” -Leo Durocher

Funny quote about life by Leo Durocher.
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62. “If at first you don’t succeed, blame your parents.” -Marcelene Cox

63. “Reality continues to ruin my life.” -Bill Watterson

64. “Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday.” -Don Marquis

65. “Memories are the best things in life, I think.” -Romy Schneider

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

67. “There is only one difference between a long life and a good dinner: that, in the dinner, the sweets come last.” -Robert Louis Stevenson

68. “Everything has been figured out, except how to live.” -Jean-Paul Sartre

69. “Wine is constant proof that God loves us and loves to see us happy.” -Benjamin Franklin

70. “I have a simple philosophy: Fill what’s empty. Empty what’s full. Scratch where it itches.” -Alice Roosevelt Longworth

71. “Life is short. Drive fast and leave a sexy corpse. That’s one of my mottos.” -Stanley Hudson (The Office)

72. “The hardest years in life are those between ten and seventy.” -Helen Hayes

73. “Life is like dancing. If we have a big floor, many people will dance. Some will get angry when the rhythm changes. But life is changing all the time.” -Don Miguel Ruiz

74. “Nearly all the best things that came to me in life have been unexpected, unplanned by me.” -Carl Sandburg

75. “Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else.” -Margaret Mead

76. “The best measure of a man’s honesty isn’t his income tax return. It’s the zero adjust on his bathroom scale.” -Arthur C. Clarke

77. “Life is far too important a thing ever to talk seriously about.” -Oscar Wilde

78. “Life is like a roller coaster, live it, be happy, enjoy life.” -Avril Lavigne

79. “I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.” -Douglas Adams

80. “By all means let’s be open-minded, but not so open-minded that our brains drop out.” -Richard Dawkins

81. “Be regular and orderly in your life, so that you may be violent and original in your work.” -Gustave Flaubert

82. “Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but sometimes, playing a poor hand well.” -Jack London

83. “Low expectations is the key to happiness in life.” -Christopher Miller

84. “Everything I like is either illegal, immoral or fattening.” -Alexander Woollcott

85. “There cannot be a crisis next week. My schedule is already full.” -Henry Kissinger

86. “If I had to live my life again, I’d make the same mistakes, only sooner.” -Tallulah Bankhead

87. “One must choose in life between boredom and suffering.” -Madame de Stael

88. “My life motto is ‘Do my best, so that I can’t blame myself for anything.'” -Magdalena Neuner

89. “In school, you’re taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you’re given a test that teaches you a lesson.” -Tom Bodett

90. “O Lord, help me to be pure, but not yet.” -Saint Augustine

91. “The chief function of the body is to carry the brain around.” -Thomas A. Edison

92. “My life needs editing.” -Mort Sahl

93. “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” -Albert Einstein

94. “I can resist everything except temptation.” -Oscar Wilde

95. “I don’t expect to live forever, but I do intend to hang on as long as possible.” -Isaac Asimov

96. “All of life is peaks and valleys. Don’t let the peaks get too high and the valleys too low.” -John Wooden

97. “It is often said that before you die your life passes before your eyes. It is in fact true. It’s called living.” -Terry Pratchett

98. “Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood. All is riddle, and the key to a riddle is another riddle.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

99. “Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It’s the transition that’s troublesome.” -Isaac Asimov

100. “I believe that if life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade. And try to find somebody whose life has given them vodka, and have a party.” -Ron White

101. “When I was growing up I always wanted to be someone. Now I realize I should have been more specific.” -Lily Tomlin

102. “I think God, in creating man, somewhat overestimated his ability.” -Oscar Wilde

Funny quote about life by Oscar Wilde.
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103. “Maybe all one can do is hope to end up with the right regrets.” -Arthur Miller

104. “Life is a moderately good play with a badly written third act.” -Truman Capote

105. “Would I rather be feared or loved? Easy. Both. I want people to be afraid of how much they love me.” -Michael Scott (The Office)

106. “Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.” -Charlie Chaplin

107. “If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavor.” -Eleanor Roosevelt

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David Em is the founder of Humor Living. He launched Humor Living to create a destination for you to visit anytime you need a laugh. Whether you’re looking for jokes, puns, memes, or funny stories, Humor Living is the place to be.