Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower. – Albert Camus
Autumn carries more gold in its pocket than all the other seasons. – Jim Bishop
Quotation, noun: The act of repeating erroneously the words of another. – Ambrose Bierce
(In September’s Purple Passages, I published one of Bierce’s quotes on photography. The one above was contributed later by photographer son Joel.)
A bear grows more alive with age. No one with one ounce of sensitivity could ever consign a bear to the dustbin. – Johnnie Hague
“Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind. “Pooh?” he whispered.
“Nothing,” said Piglet, taking Pooh’s hand. “I just wanted to be sure of you.”
― A.A. Milne, Winnie the Pooh.
The cell phone has become the adult’s transitional object, replacing the toddler’s teddy bear for comfort and a sense of belonging. – Margaret Heffernan
People go to the zoo and they like the lion because it’s scary. And the bear because it’s intense, but the monkey makes people laugh. – Lorne Michaels
A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It’s jolted by every pebble on the road. – Henry Ward Beecher (Contributed by blog reader Carolyn Stoner)
It is bad to suppress laughter. It goes back down and spreads to your hips. – Fred Allen
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Your opinion please: the quote about the teddy bear and cellphone. A comment on something else? Obviously, I like to chat too.
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