Monday’s Toons & Quotes — 014

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



The louder he talked of his honor, the faster we counted our spoons. –Ralph Waldo Emerson

No such thing as a man willing to be honest—that would be like a blind man willing to see.
–F. Scott Fitzgerald

Humour is by far the most significant activity of the human brain. –Edward De Bono

Honest men are the soft easy cushions on which knaves repose and fatten. –Thomas Otway

A man who has humility will have acquired in the last reaches of his beliefs the saving doubt of his own certainty. –Walter Lippmann

I really do not see much use in exalting the humble and meek; they do not remain humble and meek long when they are exalted. –Samuel Butler

Wit is a weapon. Jokes are a masculine way of inflicting superiority. But humour is the pursuit of a gentle grin, usually in solitude. –Frank Muir

Never say a humorous thing to a man who does not possess humour. He will always use it in evidence against you. –Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree

How easy it is to judge rightly after one sees what evil comes from judging wrongly! – Elizabeth Gaskell

Injustice is relatively easy to bear; what stings is Justice. –H. L. Mencken

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

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