Monday’s Toons & Quotes — 009

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.



Longest Palindrome (by W. C. Fields): A man, a plan, a canal; Panama.

Man needs difficulties; they are necessary for health.
–Carl Jung

Of all of God’s creatures, there is only one that cannot be made a slave of the lash. That one is the cat. If a man could be crossed with a cat, it would improve the man, but deteriorate the cat.
–Mark Twain

Everyone realizes that one can believe little of what people say about each other. But it is not so widely realized that even less can one trust what people say about themselves.
–Rebecca West

It takes your enemy and your friend, working together, to hurt you to the heart: one to slander you and the other to get the news to you.
–Mark Twain

Experience. The wisdom that enables us to recognize in an undesirable old acquaintance the folly that we have already embraced.
–Ambrose Bierce

Confidante. One entrusted by A with the secrets of B confided to herself by C.
–Ambrose Bierce

Life is truly known only to those who suffer, lose, endure adversity and stumble from defeat to defeat.
–Ryszard Kapuscinski

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

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