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Sunday, January 15, 2012

Keep a Sense of Humour

Life can be wildly tragic at times, and I've had my share. But whatever happens to you, you have to keep a slightly comic attitude. In the final analysis, you have got not to forget to laugh.
- Katharine Hepburn

Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
- Aristotle

Any fool can paint a picture, but it takes a wise man to be able to sell it.
- Samuel Butler, 12/04/1835 - 06/18/1902
british novelist

Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd.
- Voltaire

Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included.
- Karl Marx

Our great democracies still tend to think that a stupid man is more likely to be honest than a clever man.
- Bertrand Russell

A sense of humor is the ability to understand a joke -- and that the joke is oneself.
- Clifton Paul Fadiman

A man's got to take a lot of punishment to write a really funny book.
- Ernest Hemingway

The creative person is both; more primitive and more cultivated, more destructive, a lot madder and a lot saner, than the average person.
- Frank Barron

I have a fine sense of the ridiculous, but no sense of humor.
- Edward Albee

Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing.
- William James

The satirist shoots to kill while the humorist brings his prey back alive and eventually releases him again for another chance.
- Peter De Vries

Comedy is simply a funny way of being serious.
- Peter Ustinov

If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide.
- Mohandas Gandhi