Monday’s Toons & Quotes — 007

As mentioned in THIS post, here’s the new Monday’s offering.

The Toons are by artists who gave permission to share their work. The quotes are from the original Jokes of the Week.



Reason wishes that the judgment it gives be just; anger wishes that the judgment it has given is seen to be just.

The most savage controversies are those about matters to which there is no good evidence either way.
–Bertrand Russell

To most people, nothing is more troublesome than the effort of thinking.
–James Bryce

Wisdom lies more in affection and sincerity than people are apt to imagine.
–George Eliot

Wisdom consists not so much in knowing what to do in the ultimate as knowing what to do next.
–Herbert Clark Hoover

The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
William James

Faith means intense, usually confident, belief that is not based on evidence sufficient enough to command assent from every reasonable person.
–Walter Kaufman

In order that all men may be thought to speak the truth, it is necessary that all likewise should learn to hear it.
–Samuel Johnson

Great intellects are skeptical.
–Friedrich Nietzsche

Wisdom is knowing when you can’t be wise.
–Paul Engle

Life is hard, but at least it’s short. — E. J. D’Alise (circa 1980)

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