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Nothing shows a man’s character more than what he laughs at.

— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe  <link>

Americans are getting stronger. Twenty years ago, it took two people to carry ten dollars worth of groceries. Today, a five-year-old can do it.

— Henny Youngman, 1906-1998, comedian  <link>

A wise man once told me that we are all God in drag. I like that. Sometimes when I’m in a public place or sitting at a stop light, I’ll watch people walking by and I’ll silently say to myself, “He’s God. She’s God. He’s God. She’s God.” Before long I always find myself feeling a warm sense of affinity for these strangers. The experience is even more powerful when I do this while observing a person who is clearly suffering. On occasion I’ll test my little spiritual practice by turning on Fox News. Within minutes I become an atheist.

— Chuck Lorre, Vanity Card #240  <link>

Think you have a hard job? What about the guy whose job it is to put the whoop-ass INTO the can in the first place??

— Author unknown  <link>

A farmer was milking his cow. He was just starting to get a good rhythm going when a bug flew into the barn and started circling his head. Suddenly, the bug flew into the cow’s ear. The farmer didn’t think much about it, until the bug squirted out into his bucket. It went in one ear and out the udder.

— Author unknown [via]  <link>