31 October 2010


Do not always expect good to happen, but do not let evil take you by surprise. 
-Czech Proverb

30 October 2010


I hope life isn't a big joke, because I don't get it. 
-Jack Handey

29 October 2010


There is nothing with which every man is so afraid as getting to know how enormously much he is capable of doing and becoming.
-Søren Kierkegaard

28 October 2010


Politicians are the same the world over: they promise to build a bridge even when there is no river.
-Nikita Khruschchev

27 October 2010


Facts are meaningless.  You could use facts to prove anything that's even remotely true!
-Homer Simpson

26 October 2010


Outside Venice - Joseph Pennell
I cannot say whether things will get better if we change; what I can say is they must change if they are to get better.
-Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

25 October 2010


Life can make you do many things, even kiss a man with a runny nose.
-Mikhail Kalashnikov

24 October 2010


The Water Bearer - Oscar Björk
We are inclined to believe those whom we do not know because they have never deceived us.
-Samuel Johnson

23 October 2010


There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
-George Santayana

22 October 2010


For what do we live, but to make sport for our neighbours, and laugh at them in our turn?
-Jane Austen

21 October 2010


Oshichi - Utagawa Kuniteru
Science may have found a cure for most evils, but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all -- the apathy of human beings.
-Helen Keller

20 October 2010


Sacred cows make the best hamburger.
-Mark Twain

19 October 2010


Burgstein, 1906 
The problem with people who have no vices is that, generally, you can be pretty sure they're going to have some pretty annoying virtues.
-Elizabeth Taylor

18 October 2010


He draweth out the thread of his verbosity finer than the staple of his garment.
-William Shakespeare

17 October 2010


The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.
-Marcel Proust

16 October 2010


The great pleasure of a dog is that you may make a fool of yourself with him and not only will he not scold you, but he will make a fool of himself too.
-Samuel Butler

15 October 2010


If we cannot live so as to be happy, let us at least live so as to deserve it.
-Immanuel Hermann Fichte

14 October 2010


Stockholm courtyard, 1900
The humble suffer when the mighty disagree.

13 October 2010


Neurotics build castles in the air, psychotics live in them.  My mother cleans them.
-Rita Rudner

12 October 2010


A camel never sees his own hump.
-African proverb

11 October 2010


Paris, 1889
Those who don't know how to weep with their whole heart, dont' know how to laugh, either.
-Golda Meir

10 October 2010


From my rotting body, flowers shall grow and I am in them and that is eternity.
-Edvard Munch

09 October 2010


No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
-Eleanor Roosevelt

08 October 2010


Some people see things that are and ask, "Why?"  Some people dream of things that never were and ask, "Why not?"  Some people have to go to work and don't have time for that shit.
-George Carlin

07 October 2010


This must be Thursday.  I never could get the hang of Thursdays.
-Douglas Adams

06 October 2010


It's a small world, but I wouldn't want to have to paint it.
-Steven Wright

05 October 2010


Grown-ups never understand anything for themselves, and it is tiresome for children to be always and forever explaining things to them.
-Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

04 October 2010


Multi-stacked diatoms G. balticum, P. angulatum -- Michael J. Stringer
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
-Abraham Lincoln

03 October 2010


The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits.

02 October 2010


When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading.

- Henny Youngman

01 October 2010


Dancers in Pink - Edgar Degas
To me, boxing is like a ballet, except there's no music, no choreography, and the dancers hit each other.
-Jack Handey