Quote of the day – Lewis Carroll on laughter and wit

While the laughter of joy is in full harmony with our deeper life, the laughter of amusement should be kept apart from it. The danger is too great of thus learning to look at solemn things in a spirit of mockery, and to seek in them opportunities for exercising wit. – Lewis Carroll

Quote of the Day – Barbara Holland

“I was getting sick and tired of being lectured by dear friends with their little bottles of water and their regular visits to the gym. All of a sudden, we’ve got this voluntary prohibition that has to do with health and fitness. I’m not really in favor of health and fitness.” – Barbara Holland

Quote of the Day – Virginia Woolf

“One likes people much better when they’re battered down by a prodigious siege of misfortune than when they triumph.” – Virginia Woolf

Quote of the Day – George Burns

I must be getting absent-minded. Whenever I complain that things aren’t what they used to be, I always forget to include myself. – George Burns

Quote of the Day – Federico Fellini

Happiness is simply a temporary condition that proceeds unhappiness. Fortunately for us, it works the other way around as well. But it’s all a part of the carnival, isn’t it? – Federico Fellini