Humor Friday

I get no respect. My father carries around the picture of the kid who came with his wallet.

—Rodney Dangerfield (Public Domain)


We are all travelers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend.

—Robert Louis Stevenson (by Henry Walter Barnett; Public Domain)

The shortest and surest way to live with honor in the world is to be in reality what we would appear to be; and if we observe, we shall find that all human virtues increase and strengthen themselves by the practice and experience of them.

—Socrates (Public Domain)

There is a point, of course, where a man must take the isolated peak and break with all his associates for clear principle; but until that time comes he must work, if he would be of use, with men as they are. As long as the good in them overbalances the evil, let him work with them for the best that can be obtained.

—Theodore Roosevelt (1904, by Pach Bros.; Public Domain)

How shall we learn to know ourselves? By reflection? Never! Only through action. Strive to do thy duty, then thou shalt know what is in thee.

—Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1828, by Joseph Karl Stieler; Public Domain)

Humor Friday

What contemptible scoundrel has stolen the cork to my lunch?

—W. Clement Stone (Public Domain)

I have seen many storms in my life. Most storms have caught me by surprise, so I had to learn very quickly to look further and understand that I am not capable of controlling the weather, to exercise the art of patience and to respect the fury of nature.

—Paulo Coelho (Photo Licensed)