At the risk of appearing disingenuous, I don't really think of myself as 'writing humor.' I'm simply reporting on the world I observe, which is frequently hilarious.
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Author: Richard Russo
See, when you drive home today, you've got a big windshield on the front of your car. And you've got
Men seek rest in a struggle against difficulties; and when they have conquered these, rest becomes i
Humanitarianism consists in never sacrificing a human being to a purpose.
What's it like? Being married?Cold feet. Middle of the night you're sleeping, suddenly, wham, you've
The very concept of objective truth is fading out of the world. Lies will pass into history.
Our happiness or misery depends upon our perception, not on the situation.
[As a very young man, I thought] of Europe as a place that could not exist except in the imagination
The master initiate of any craft appears magical to the uninitiated.
Anyone who thinks they're too grown up or too sophisticated to eat caramel corn, is not invited to m
The morning has gold in its mouth.
Once you take the time to consider the other person's perspective, you will become sympathetic to hi
Existence is more important than happiness; we can’t live without existence, but we can live with un
Mehmet Murat ildan
But you said you love me. You don’t just leave after that.
Leadership is about movement and growth.
Don’t ask me to distance myself from the person I cannot become.
The world will be saved by one or two people.
Mothers are supposed to listen and, afterward, to respond with some wisdom and perspective, but thes
This is the key to life: To expect everything to be given to you from above, yet to be genuinely sur
C. JoyBell C.
Never speak disrespectfully of Society, Algernon. Only people who can’t get into it do that.
She wasn't about to go down that road herself, which was a testament to her spiritual awakening and
Άλλα ζητεί η ψυχή σου, γι’ άλλα κλαίει·
Constantinos P. Cavafis
True knowledge comes only through suffering.
I weep fer the livin. I weep fer the dead. I weep fer the yet to be born.
We momentarily discover our wings under life-threatening circumstances
Asoka Nimal Jinadasa
The highest creed is Universal Acceptance.
You had the courage to try and what you can do is often simply a matter of what you will do.
It's brain," I said; "pure brain! What do you do to get like that, Jeeves? I believe you must eat a
In California everyone goes to a therapist is a therapist or is a therapist going to a therapist.
Mindfulness describes a "state of becoming" that places the individual beyond judgment and definitio
She would have given up every Gathering from now until she went to join StarClan, if only she could
By the late Nineties, we had become a more visual nation. Big-money taste moved to global standards
I joined the army to avenge the deaths of my family and to survive, but I've come to learn that if I
Your net worth depends on your added value
Afraid of offending with an off word or the slightest insensitivity, I keep an unobtrusive and silen
Richelle E. Goodrich
No one cares about the art of the lie at this point. They insist on impressing with the truth. See m
He knows that if his father had been a different man, or his mother another women, he would have bee
Have all beautiful things sad destinies?
Advertising is, of course, important because advertise is the final design. It's the last layer that
Look into my eyes and deny me.
We have nothing to fear but fear itself," Otto replied. "Oh, and a megalomaniacal headmaster, the wo
Sometimes it helps to pick out one person-a real person you know, or an imagined person-and write to
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
I read. That's my form of travel.
What would the world be like if men never ruled again?
It's a round ball and a round bat, and you got to hit it square.
No matter how many men you kill, you can't kill your successor.
There is no such thing as unconditional love," my mother told me. "I could stop loving you at any ti
Elana K. Arnold
The desire to understand is almost synonymous with the desire to simplify, and it is closely bound u
God could learn a little about love and morality from us. If there’s anyone who needs redemption, it
One felt that in her renunciation of life she had deliberately abandoned those places in which she m
Even now, there are still days so beautiful, I almost believe in God.
To live an effective life, you must understand the essence and secret of life
You can not live at all if you do not learn to adapt yourself to your life as it happens to be.
Missing You Qu…
The clouds wept when my heart sand a song of sorrow
It's the story of the City of Women; of how it came to be, how it flourished, and how it was destroy
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
Perceive conflict as positive, creative, and issue driven. Don't allow personal attacks.
Disconnect from society’s pressure to conform. Do things your own way.
I've told Billy if I ever caught him cheating, I wouldn't kill him because I love his children and t
If you don't have a plan, you will never find enough time to finish a task.
Question is the Champion of Quest
Vineet Raj Kapoor
Dogma is a defence against the brain’s capacity for free thought based on the fear that such thought
One of the saddest lessons of history is this: If we’ve been bamboozled long enough, we tend to reje
Love doesn't mean anything if you're not willing to make a commitment, and you have to think not onl
A tremendous amount of needless pain and suffering can be eliminated by ensuring that health insuran
Grief can be a burden, but also an anchor. You get used to the weight, how it holds you in place.
Good And Evil
We take comfort in the notion of an unbridgeable gulf between good and evil, but maybe we should und
You never know. Somebody can seem cool and then you look in their music library and there's Katy Per
Kara Lee Corthron
If called by a panther Don't anther.
Each life is made up of mistakes and learning, waiting and growing, practicing patience and being pe
Your dreams get perfect assistant if it goes connecting with great people.
My view, as one who taught it, is that the whole purpose of a literary education should be to tell p
No. She told me she was going to marry him, to get French nationality . . . She was obsessed with ge
Every great tragedy forms a fertile soil in which a great recovery can take root and blossom...but o
Warriors will always have wounds from the battle, but they are only stronger from them.
You never have anything because you fought for nothing.
She understood love. What destroys you saves you, she had told me.
The building of the architecture of a novel - the craft of it - is something I never tire of.
As the people came to a desert place to hear John the Baptist proclaim, “Thus saith the Lord,” so [m
Your memory has always been given to opportunistic revision.
The weak can never fall in love because love is an adventure.
The truth is, most people who do what you'd call 'wrong' do it for what they call 'right' reasons.
Sometimes when you are sad enough , your soul becomes ghost for you.
[P]eople need to use their intelligence to evaluate what they find to be true and untrue in the Bibl
Bart D. Ehrman
I'd never opened up the gas station if it had been someone else, but I know Tucker's fond of you. It
A kind of silence, if I may say, was walking through the house, and, like most silence, it was not s
It is true that words drop away, and that the important things are often left unsaid. The important
... when I saw any of those kinds of beauty I knew I was alive, and not just in the sense that when
If you want the time to pass quickly just give your note for 90 days.
R. B. Thomas
Do you think we make sad things into songs in order to hold on to the sadness or to banish it—I thin
You could slap his wrist for saying it, but then he said it with his face, and you could spank him f
She glanced at me brieflyI looked at her longingly,so she believed Finally relieved.
Tears are God's way of cleansing the heart.
Rebecca Barlow Jordan
Keep thy airspeed up, less the earth come from below and smite thee.
Courage is ... the knowledge of how to fear what ought to be feared and how not to fear what ought n
When we inhabit our own life—stop doing things based on the approval of others—we offload baggage an
Humanity had to expand the limits of its consciousness to learn to ask the right questions.
[W]hen someone finds himself quite unjustly attacked and hated on all sides, there is no need for su
Christine de Pizan
You are to use this one life to make a difference in your world. You are to invest your time and not
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