It is our responsibilities, not ourselves, that we should take seriously.
An inventor is simply a fellow who doesn't take his education too seriously.
—Charles F. Kettering
Seriousness is the only refuge of the shallow.
Not a shred of evidence exists in favor of the idea that life is serious.
We all could be happy and fulfilled if we only had the guts to be truly free and the wisdom to shrink our egos and quit taking ourselves so damn seriously.
Music is a beautiful opiate, if you don't take it too seriously.
Take everything you like seriously, except yourselves.
There are people who think that everything one does with a serious face is sensible.
—Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
A joke's a very serious thing.
Humor is also a way of saying something serious.
—T. S. Eliot
Some people think football is a matter of life and death. I don't like that attitude. I can assure them it is much more serious than that.
Life is far too important a thing ever to talk seriously about.
You can't help getting older, but you don't have to get old.
The one serious conviction that a man should have is that nothing is to be taken too seriously.