Funny and cheeky literary quotes to lighten the mood

Books have a world of their own. And sometimes laughs too. A well-written literary piece is worth all the hype. Dazzling debuts, socially reforming books, period literature, chilling memoirs have all the resources to be the greatest books of all times. While the story and plots are important to be critiqued, the words on the pages matter too. Sometimes one-liners are more memorable than the actual events in a book. Other times, a heartful conversation between characters holds together the entire novel. And comedy? Comedy has the power to produce seer-like observations about everything whilst keeping the joyful mirth at its core. Here are some of literature funny (and sometimes cheeky) lines that wil lighten your mood. Pay close attention.

  1. 1. "The story so far: In the beginning, the universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move."
- Douglas Adams, The Restaurant at the End of the Universe
  1. "There is nothing like puking with somebody to make you into old friends."
- Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar
  1. “My professional aspirations were simple–I wanted to be an intergalactic princess.”
– Janet Evanovich
  1. “Everyone should be able to do one card trick, tell two jokes, and recite three poems, incase they are ever trapped in an elevator”
~ Lemony Snicket, Horseraddish
  1. “Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example."
- Mark Twain, Pudd'nhead Wilson
  1. 6. "To lose one parent may be regarded as misfortune; to lose both looks like carelessness."
- Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest
  1. "Reality continues to ruin my life."
- Bill Watterson, The Complete Calvin and Hobbes Collection
  1. "If you think anyone is sane you just don't know enough about them."
- Christopher Moore, Practical Demonkeeping
  1. “As a boy, I wanted to be a train”.
—Max Barry, Machine Man
  1. “You can lead a horticulture, but you can’t make her think”.
— Dorothy Parker, The Collected Dorothy Parker
  1. 11. “Dogs are angels full of poop.”
― Oliver Gaspirtz, Pet Humor!
  1. “This is my favourite book in all the worlds, though I have never read it.”
~ William Goldman, The Princess Bride
  1. “At his usual time, [Alexey Alexandrovich] got up and made his toilet for the night”.
~ Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina
  1. “There are moments, Jeeves, when one asks oneself, ‘Do trousers matter?’
‘The mood will pass, sir.’” —P.G. Wodehouse, The Code of the Woosters