Monthly Archives: November 2013

Bruce Lee

“Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it.” –Bruce Lee, martial artist and film director, November 27th, 1940 – July 20th, 1973 Happy Birthday!!

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Old Photo of the Day – Tricks and Tricksters

  Oh-no! A little kid has lost his head while at the beach!! … Wait, no, that’s two kids playing a prank. Quite amusing, you tricksters! (Circa 1940.) Image from the following source.

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Charles M. Schulz

“If I were given the opportunity to present a gift to the next generation, it would be the ability for each individual to learn to laugh at himself” – Charles M. Schulz, cartoonist and creator of Peanuts, November 26th, 1922 … Continue reading

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Old Photo of the Day – The Comedian

  A comedian by the name of Ed Ford, at the Tivoli Theatre in Sydney, Australia, makes a hilarious face! (From 1914.) Image from the following source.

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Arthur Schopenhauer

“All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.” –Arthur Schopenhauer, German philosopher, born February 22nd, 1788

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Old Photo of the Day – Summer Vacation

  In this photo, from 1972, Dutch citizens are seen crossing over the German border into Germany, supposedly at the beginning of summer vacation. Image from the following source.

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Old Photo of the Day – Penguins

Three curious penguins stare at an another, odd looking, penguin, which appears to be molting. The molting penguin looks a bit shocked!  Photo shot sometime between 1911 and 1914 during the first Australasian Antarctic expedition. Image from the following source.

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