Humor brings insight and tolerance. Irony brings a deeper and less friendly understanding.Agnes Repplier
Humor distorts nothing, and only false gods are laughed off their earthly pedestals.Agnes Repplier
Humor distorts nothing, and only false gods are laughed off their pedestals.Agnes Repplier
It is impossible for a lover of cats to banish these alert, gentle, and discriminating friends, who give us just enough of their regard and complaisance to make us hunger for more.Agnes Repplier
It is in his pleasure that a man really lives it is from his leisure that he constructs the true fabric of self.Agnes Repplier
It is in his pleasure that a man really lives; it is from his leisure that he constructs the true fabric of self.Agnes Repplier
It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves, and it is not possible to find it elsewhere.Agnes Repplier
People who cannot recognize a palpable absurdity are very much in the way of civilization.Agnes Repplier
The tourist may complain of other tourists, but he would be lost without them.Agnes Repplier
There are few nudities so objectionable as the naked truth.Agnes Repplier
We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.Agnes Repplier
But then I sigh, and with a piece of scripture,Tell them that God bids us do good for evil.And thus I clothe my naked villainyWith odd old ends stolen forth of holy writ,And seem I a saint, when most I play the Devil.
The essential support and encouragement comes from within, arising out of the mad notion that your society needs to know what only you can tell it.