“The creative adult is the child who has survived.” –Ursula K. Le Guin
Posts from the ‘Philosophy and Humor’ Category
O Canada’s web site had a melt-down this week, overheated by yanks seeking asylum. The good news is there is abundant building material for igloos. The bad news is heightened risk of collisions with snow birds.
“In this world, a good time to laugh is anytime you can.” –Linda Ellerbee
Today, perhaps more than ever, the home of the brave is a parallel universe.
“Some things are so serious you have to laugh at them.” –Niels Bohr
With cuckoos running the asylum, laughter is the only antidote for madness.
“The highest state is laughter.” –Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
Not to say everything isn’t going south in a hand basket and the gods couldn’t care less, but that there is good news nevertheless.
“The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot.” –Michael Altshuler
“Maybe some of today’s papers have too many ‘feel-good’ features, but there is a lot of good news out there.” –Ben Bradlee
The bad news is, some clowns only laugh at other clowns.
“A sense of humor is the ability to understand a joke -and that the joke is oneself.” –Clifton Fadiman
“Each of the Arts whose office is to refine, purify, adorn, embellish and grace life is under the patronage of a muse, no god being found worthy to preside over them.” -Eliza Farnham
Inspired by a nonet of goddesses, aka the Muses, creative humans scale Olympian heights.
“O! for a muse of fire, that would ascend the brightest heaven of invention.” -William Shakespeare Read more
She is the gods’ gift to the world.
“Until Eve arrived, this was a man’s world.” -Richard Armour Read more
I smile sincerely when I face my hero.
“If you smile when you are alone, then you really mean it.” –Andy Rooney Read more
We dedicate this Valentine video to…well, you know who you are.Art and video by Pierre Leduc. Song performed by Elvis Presley Read more
“In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.” –Deepak Chopra
“The only cure for vanity is laughter, and the only fault that is laughable is vanity.” –Henri Bergson
Like a blowhard, windbag or stuffed shirt, a vain ego is inflated by hot air.
“Flattery is a kind of bad money, to which our vanity gives us currency.” –Francois de La Rochefoucauld