The first purpose of comedy is to make people laugh. Anything deeper is…

The first purpose of comedy is to make people laugh. Anything deeper is a bonus. Some comedians want to make people laugh and make them think about socially relevant issues, but comedy, by the very nature of the word, is to make people laugh. If people aren’t laughing, it’s not comedy. It’s as simple as that.

-Trevor Noah

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If you’ve been successful, you didn’t get there on your own…

On getting help: “If you’ve been successful, you didn’t get there on your own… I’m always struck by people who think, ‘well, it must be because I was just so smart.’ There are a lot of smart people out there. ‘It must be because I worked harder than everybody else.’ Let me tell you something — there are a whole bunch of hardworking people out there. If you were successful, somebody along the line gave you some help.” (Campaign Speech in Roanoke, 2012)

Taking us back a bit and enjoying some good words from our beloved Barack Obama! Check out more from Time Magazine here https://time.com/4438301/barack-obama-inspirational-quotes/