Jewish Humor Quotes

Quotes tagged as "jewish-humor" (showing 1-4 of 4)
Gary Shteyngart
“The reflexive sense of wonder, of crying over a medal of the Madonna del Granduca and not knowing why, will be mostly replaced by survival and knowing perfectly well why. And survival will mean replacing the love of the beautiful with the love of what is funny, humor being the last resort of the besieged Jew, especially when he is placed among his own kind.”
Gary Shteyngart, Little Failure

“The Tao does not speak.
The Tao does not blame.
The Tao does not take sides.
The Tao has no expectations.
The Tao demands nothing of others.

The Tao is obviously not Jewish.”
David Bader

Michael Chabon
“I resign," says Velvel. He takes off his glasses, slips them into his pocket, and stands up. He forgot an appointment. He's late for work. His mother is calling him on the ultrasonic frequency reserved by the government for Jewish mothers in the event of lunch.”
Michael Chabon, The Yiddish Policemen's Union

Joann Sfar
“And this young man, where is he?"

"He had to go to his aunt's house."

"Why? He didn't like the cooking here?”
Joann Sfar, The Rabbi's Cat