I imagine hell like this: Italian punctuality, German humour and English wine.
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Seriousness is no more a guarantee of truth, insight, authenticity or probity, than humour is a guarantee of superficiality and stupidity.
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Life is a huge farce, and the advantage of possessing a sense of humour is that it enables one to defy fate with mocking laughter.
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The challenge of leadership is to be strong but not rude; be kind, but not weak; be bold, but not a bully; be humble, but not timid; be proud, but not arrogant; have humour, but without folly
I hope that the kind reader recognises this as a despairing attempt at humour.
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Humour is, in fact, a prelude to faith; and laughter is the beginning of prayer … Laughter is swallowed up in prayer and humour is fulfilled by faith.