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“A sense of humor is the only divine quality in man.” —Arthur Schopenhauer

Our sacred mission is to get the joke that makes gods laugh.

“The gods too are fond of a joke” Aristotle

The joke that cracks up the clown in the vanity mirror.

“A sense of humor is the ability to understand a joke – and that the joke is oneself.” —Clifton Fadiman

That slaps a smile on one’s face, sweet as humble pie.

“The person who knows how to laugh at himself will never cease to be amused.” —Shirley MacLaine

That gives a smug mug a good punch line.

“We are never happy until we learn to laugh at ourselves.” —Dorothy Dix

To snatch this medium’s message from the jaws of conceit, the composer of goes overboard.

“Dive into a sea of thought, and find there pearls beyond price.” —Moses Ibn Ezra

The literally priceless pearls leave a washed-up scribe all but metaphorically speechless.

“Writers who have nothing to say always strain for metaphors to say it in.” —Florence King

Still, he spins the yarn, so to speak, on which to string the pearls.

“There’s an old proverb that says just about what you want it to.” —Anonymous

While the artist’s self-portraits speak for themselves.

“Never be afraid to laugh at yourself, after all, you could be missing out on the joke of the century.” —Barry Humphries

About the Pearls from a Sea of ThoughtArtist   Composer

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