Self-irony is the ability to laugh at yourself in a beneficial way.

Irony is the expression of one's meaning by using language that normally signifies the opposite, typically for humorous or emphatic effect.

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Benefits of Self-Irony

Self-irony (self-mocking humor) is a humor-powered method of expressing ideas in a way others would pay attention to joyfully and understand easier.




Self-irony is an effective way of connecting with people. Some performing artists employ self-irony to earn sympathy of their spectators.

Self-irony helps to deal with failures in a more positive manner.

The ability to laugh at yourself is also the best way to prevent others from laughing at you.




Self-Irony Quotes



Faina Ranewaskaya humorous quotes Russian actress

I've been smart enough to have lived my life stupidly!

Faina Ranewskaya


Oscar Wilde humorous quotes

I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.

Oscar Wilde


Mikhail Zhvanetsky humorous quotes, Russian jokes

It’s so pity when other people have your dreams come true!

Mikhail Zhvanetsky


Woody Allen humourous quotes

I'm such a good lover because I practice a lot on my own.

Woody Allen


Steve Jobs advice quotes

My girlfriend always laughs during sex – no matter what she's reading.

Steve Jobs


Vadim Kotelnikov

The higher I climb the longer I can enjoy the fall.

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Selirony quotes example The higher I climb the longer I can enjoy the fall. Vadim Kotelnikov  

“I have great faith in fools – self-confidence my friends will call it.”

~ Edgar Allan Poe

"I should learn patience, it's a shame there's no time for that."

 ~ Maija Haavisto





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