Elizabeth Barrett Browning Quote

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

"It is not merely the likeness which is precious... but the association and the sense of nearness involved in the thing... the fact of the very shadow of the person lying there fixed forever! It is the very sanctification of portraits I think -- and it is not at all monstrous in me to say that I would rather have such a memorial of one I dearly loved, than the noblest Artist's work ever produced." Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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Jack Handey
Birth: 1949-02-05

"Before you criticize someone, you should walk a mile in their shoes. That way when you criticize them, you are a mile away from them and you have their shoes."

Jack Handey is best known for his extensive collection of surrealistic one liners known as "Deep Thoughts" and his "My Big Thick Novel" shorts. Born in Texas, Handey started his career as a reporter, but was fired for offending local car dealerships. He landed his first comedy gig as a writer for Saturday Night Live. He eventually became co-producer of the show. His "Deep Thoughts by Jack Handey" started in 1991 when he began to reading them on the air. It quickly gained an audience that liked its bizarre situations and unexpected twists, such as "If trees could scream, would we be so …



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