ENTJs are the Extroverted (E), Intuitive (N), Thinking (T), and Judging (J) personality type. They absorb the energy in the room by projecting authority, so it’s impossible for them to go unnoticed. Many ENTJs have the tendency to take charge hence, it’s no coincidence that they’re also referred to as The General. ENTJs make some of the best managers, CEOs, and leaders of today.
They like to be the ruler and moderators when it comes to their personal life. Myers-Briggs personality type likes to be in command of their relationships and friendships, and have a clear overview of what’s happening in their life. ENTJs are rarely delusional and are very in tune with their inner self. They know what they want in life and they know how to achieve it.
Given their character, ENTJs have the ability to look at things objectively by disregarding emotions. And so they might come across as ruthless or insensitive, however, this is not the truth of the matter. This MBTI personality type simply values action over words and prefers to communicate in a direct, straightforward manner. For certain sensitive personality types such as INFJs, ENTJs may not be the best people to be around. But we can all agree on something – they sure know how to get what they want.
As a logical and pragmatic type, ENTJs have a very specific sense of humor. In this article, we’ll dive deeper into what makes this personality type laugh, and what motivates them to be their truest self. We’ll also take a look at some quotes that ENTJs can relate to, as well as some famous ENTJ citations.
When it comes to humor, we all have different opinions on what’s funny and what’s not. Some people might be rolling on the floor laughing at flat dad jokes. Others enjoy sarcastic jokes and some find it humorous to make fun of others. Nevertheless, in today’s world many things are considered insensitive and no matter the joke, somebody is bound to get offended.
While some people can get easily triggered, others like to be the ones provoking them. ENTJs are the latter, they are the type to poke the bear with a stick. They like to test people by pushing their limits and their bold sense of humor can even sometimes shock people.
ENTJs are very confident and sometimes even narcissistic. That’s why even if their intention isn’t to offend anybody, they often sound like they’re attacking people. The truth is they enjoy banter and see how the other person can come at them. They have excellent communication skills and like to challenge people verbally.
If you’re at a social gathering and there’s an ENTJ present, then they’re most probably the center of attention. You either love or hate this MBTI type and their jokes are partially the reason for that.
ENTJs have a dark and absurd sense of humor. They enjoy irony and even appreciate self-deprecating jokes. This type of humor is a favorite among stand-up comedians. In fact, many ENTJs follow exactly this career path. If you want to know what careers best fit the ENTJ personality, you can read more about it in our article on ENTJ careers.
Let’s take a look at some of the typical ENTJ self-deprecating jokes:
- The only abs I have are abnormalities.
- I may be trash, but I burn with a bright flame.
- Everyone’s so dope, and I’m so nope.
- I can’t deny that I made a lot of mistakes when I was younger. But I’m older now, so I can make different, yet more severe mistakes.
When they’re not making fun of themselves, ENTJs are directing their jokes towards somebody else. Their language is sharp and provocative and, if you Google ‘top 10 most offensive jokes’, we’re pretty sure 9 of them would be written by an ENTJ. Here are some twisted ENTJ jokes, that may be considered insensitive:
- Give a man a match, and he’ll be warm for a few hours. Set a man on fire, and he will be warm for the rest of his life.
- Even people who are good for nothing have the capacity to bring a smile to your face. For instance, when you push them down the stairs.
- Never break someone’s heart, they only have one. Break their bones instead, they have 206 of them.
- I have a fish that can breakdance! Only for 20 seconds though, and only once.
Among other things, people that share the same personality type are likely to share similar types of humor. The most convenient way to connect with people with the same type of humor as yours is through the internet. The internet provides us with a platform to share a laugh together. And in recent years, memes have been the main vehicle for doing so.
You’re either delusional or a liar if you say you’ve never shared memes. There’s no denying that there’s a meme for every type of humor. Memes are the primary source for humor online, and MBTI memes have become incredibly popular within the Myers Briggs community.
There are several websites that allow people from all MBTI personalities to get together and share memes based on their type. Let’s take a look at some of them:
Reddit is a great platform where people are given the freedom to express their opinions by essentially having discussions. It doesn’t matter what type of community you identify yourself to be a part of, you can find at least one subreddit on the same. That includes ENTJ memes, and the subreddit r/ENTJ memes is where you can get your daily dose of relatable ENTJ humor. Here’s an example:
On Pinterest, people can not only share singular images, but they can also create so-called ‘boards’. These are essentially albums where visual content has been systematically ordered. Just like you can have different photo albums, on Pinterest you can choose the topic of your board and only collect images that fall within that category. For example, this board consists of the best of the best ENTJ-related memes.
As a popular image-sharing platform, Tumblr offers a great stack of ENTJ memes available at all times. All you have to do is type ‘ENTJ memes’ in the search bar and wait as thousands of memes related to this personality type uncovers before your eyes. The best thing about Tumblr is that it supports GIF formats, unlike Pinterest, where you mostly look at still images. Here are some of the best ENTJ memes on Tumblr.
ENTJs are drawn to motivational quotes. This is not because they lack determination and need external motivation to get things done. These are simply quoted so that ENTJs can relate to and some of them are from the mouths of famous ENTJs, so let’s take a look.
Quotes ENTJs Can Relate To
ENTJs are energetic, self-confident, and have excellent leadership skills. Here are some quotes that this pragmatic and logical type might relate to:
- “I don’t have an attitude problem, I have a personality you can’t handle.”
- “I’m not bossy, I just know what you should be doing.”
- “I don’t understand why you’re sharing an emotion if you’re not asking for advice or problem solving.”
- “Lead, follow, or get out of the way.”
- “Being underestimated is one of the biggest competitive advantages you can have.”
Quotes by Famous ENTJ People
ENTJs are extremely ambitious and hence, many of them are incredibly successful. They don’t mind the spotlight and know how to handle it. For that reason, many ENTJs become famous and are well known in their fields. You can read more about ENTJ famous people in our article on the same. In the meanwhile, here are some quotes by famous ENTJs:
- “If I fail it is only because I have too much pride and ambition.” – Julius Caesar
- “Life is to be lived. If you have to support yourself, you had bloody well better find some way that is going to be interesting. And you don’t do that by sitting around.” – Katherine Hepburn
- “There’s nothing I despise more than people trying to be something they’re not.” – Charlize Theron
- “If you want to make everybody happy don’t be a leader – sell ice cream.” – Steve Jobs