Humor Friday: Creativity

Don’t worry about people stealing your ideas. If your ideas are any good, you’ll have to ram them down people’s throats.

— Howard Aiken, American physicist and computer pioneer (Public Domain)

Well-being cannot exist just in your own head. Well-being is a combination of feeling good as well as actually having meaning, good relationships, and accomplishment in your life.

— Martin Seligman (Image Licensed by Penn Wealth)

Battling Forces

There are only two forces in the world: the sword and the spirit. In the long run the sword will always be conquered by the spirit.

— Napoleon Bonaparte (1812, by Jacques-Louis David; Public Domain)

Epicurus on Contentment

Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.

— Epicurus (Public Domain)

The Nonlinear Nature of Time

I believe the future is only the past again, entered through another gate.

— Arthur Wing Pinero (1895, by Frederick Hollyer; Public Domain)

Penn on Leadership

No one is fit to command another who cannot command themselves.

— William Penn (Public Domain)

Many receive advice; only the wise profit by it.

— Publilius Syrus (Public Domain)

Adapt or perish, now as ever, is nature’s inexorable imperative.

by George Charles Beresford, black and white glossy print, 1920

— H. G. Wells (by George Charles Beresford; Public Domain)

Humor Friday

My wife met me at the door the other night in a sexy negligee. Unfortunately, she was just coming home.

— Rodney Dangerfield (Public Domain)

Spread Kindness

A kind heart is a fountain of gladness, making everything in its vicinity freshen into smiles.

— Washington Irving (by Mathew Brady; Public Domain)