Posts Tagged: a light-hearted laugh at ourselves

Behind, The Applause

“My mother used to tell this corny story about how the doctor smacked me on the behind when I was born and I thought it was applause, and I have been looking for it ever since.” ~ Kathleen Doyle “Kathy”

Behind, The Applause

“My mother used to tell this corny story about how the doctor smacked me on the behind when I was born and I thought it was applause, and I have been looking for it ever since.” ~ Kathleen Doyle “Kathy”

Kissing Them, Back Then

“When I was a girl I used to have to force boys to kiss me. My toughest friend had to hold them down.” ~ Yasmine Bleeth, Actress & Author

Kissing Them, Back Then

“When I was a girl I used to have to force boys to kiss me. My toughest friend had to hold them down.” ~ Yasmine Bleeth, Actress & Author

Sounding Like Barry!

“I can’t record in the morning because I sound like Barry White.” ~ Toni Braxton, Singer, Songwriter, Pianist, Record Producer, Actress, Television Personality & Philanthropist

Sounding Like Barry!

“I can’t record in the morning because I sound like Barry White.” ~ Toni Braxton, Singer, Songwriter, Pianist, Record Producer, Actress, Television Personality & Philanthropist

If There’s a Bear CUB …

“When I was in Greenough, Montana, I came across a bear cub. I was off this path, and I thought, “If there’s a bear cub, that means there’s a mother bear somewhere nearby.” So, I doubled back. If I’d kept

If There’s a Bear CUB …

“When I was in Greenough, Montana, I came across a bear cub. I was off this path, and I thought, “If there’s a bear cub, that means there’s a mother bear somewhere nearby.” So, I doubled back. If I’d kept

Complex, Generous, Beautiful & Driven

“I was a personality before I became a person – I am simple, complex, generous, selfish, unattractive, beautiful, lazy and driven.” ~ Barbra Streisand, Singer, Songwriter, Actress, Filmmaker & Philanthropist

Complex, Generous, Beautiful & Driven

“I was a personality before I became a person – I am simple, complex, generous, selfish, unattractive, beautiful, lazy and driven.” ~ Barbra Streisand, Singer, Songwriter, Actress, Filmmaker & Philanthropist

The Kind Nobody Thought Could Make It

“I was the kind nobody thought could make it. I had a funny Boston accent. I couldn’t pronounce my R’s. I wasn’t a beauty.” ~ Barbara Walters, Broadcast Journalist, Author, Daytime Emmy Awards (1975, 2003, 2009) NAACP Image Award –

The Kind Nobody Thought Could Make It

“I was the kind nobody thought could make it. I had a funny Boston accent. I couldn’t pronounce my R’s. I wasn’t a beauty.” ~ Barbara Walters, Broadcast Journalist, Author, Daytime Emmy Awards (1975, 2003, 2009) NAACP Image Award –

Baseball Caps in the Attic

“You should never wear a baseball cap when working in close quarters in the attic: You never see that beam above you!” ~ Alex Trebek, Television Personality, Game Show Host & Actor

Baseball Caps in the Attic

“You should never wear a baseball cap when working in close quarters in the attic: You never see that beam above you!” ~ Alex Trebek, Television Personality, Game Show Host & Actor

With One’s Self All One’s Life

“I’ve been living with myself all of my life, so I know all of me. So when I watch me, all I see is me. It’s boring.” ~ Morgan Freeman, Actor, Film Director & Narrator

With One’s Self All One’s Life

“I’ve been living with myself all of my life, so I know all of me. So when I watch me, all I see is me. It’s boring.” ~ Morgan Freeman, Actor, Film Director & Narrator

Most Likely to Recede

“I was voted by my high-school senior class as most likely to recede.” ~ Frank Welker, Voice Actor, Actor & Daytime Emmy Award (2016)

Most Likely to Recede

“I was voted by my high-school senior class as most likely to recede.” ~ Frank Welker, Voice Actor, Actor & Daytime Emmy Award (2016)

Muppets Can Be Gorgeous, Too

“I’m odd looking. Sometimes I think I look like a funny muppet.” ~ Angelina Jolie, Actress, Filmmaker, Humanitarian, Academy Awardee, Screen Actors Guild Awardee (2X) & Golden Globe Awardee (3X) Honorary Dame Commander of the Order of St Michael &

Muppets Can Be Gorgeous, Too

“I’m odd looking. Sometimes I think I look like a funny muppet.” ~ Angelina Jolie, Actress, Filmmaker, Humanitarian, Academy Awardee, Screen Actors Guild Awardee (2X) & Golden Globe Awardee (3X) Honorary Dame Commander of the Order of St Michael &

B.C. Clinic for Too Much Cake

“Your good friend has just taken a piece of cake out of the garbage and eaten it. You will probably need this information when you check me into the Betty Crocker Clinic.” ~ Cynthia Nixon, Actress

B.C. Clinic for Too Much Cake

“Your good friend has just taken a piece of cake out of the garbage and eaten it. You will probably need this information when you check me into the Betty Crocker Clinic.” ~ Cynthia Nixon, Actress

Twenty-year Old Boxes!

“Thanks to my mother, not a single cardboard box has found its way back into society. We receive gifts in boxes from stores that went out of business twenty years ago.” ~ Erma Bombeck, Humorist, Syndicated Columnist, Author & Writer

Twenty-year Old Boxes!

“Thanks to my mother, not a single cardboard box has found its way back into society. We receive gifts in boxes from stores that went out of business twenty years ago.” ~ Erma Bombeck, Humorist, Syndicated Columnist, Author & Writer

Friends, Family, Good Health & Louboutins

“At Thanksgiving, I always start at the top of my list and say I’m grateful for friends, family and good health. Then, I get more superficial… like being thankful for my Louboutins.” ~ Christie Brinkley a.k.a Christie Lee Hudson, Super-Model,

Friends, Family, Good Health & Louboutins

“At Thanksgiving, I always start at the top of my list and say I’m grateful for friends, family and good health. Then, I get more superficial… like being thankful for my Louboutins.” ~ Christie Brinkley a.k.a Christie Lee Hudson, Super-Model,

Be Amphibious?

“My high-school coach Tony Reginelli was kind of famous for ‘Reggie-isms,’ kind of like ‘Yogi-isms.’ He always said if you want to be a good quarterback, when sprinting left you want to be amphibious and throw left-handed. I told him,

Be Amphibious?

“My high-school coach Tony Reginelli was kind of famous for ‘Reggie-isms,’ kind of like ‘Yogi-isms.’ He always said if you want to be a good quarterback, when sprinting left you want to be amphibious and throw left-handed. I told him,

Laughing at Yourself

“One thing that I am proud of: I am really capable of laughing at myself.” ~ Penelope Cruz, Actress, Model, Philanthropist, Clothing Designer, Academy Award (2008), Empire Award, Goya Award, BAFTA Awards, European Film Award, & Hollywood Walk of Fame

Laughing at Yourself

“One thing that I am proud of: I am really capable of laughing at myself.” ~ Penelope Cruz, Actress, Model, Philanthropist, Clothing Designer, Academy Award (2008), Empire Award, Goya Award, BAFTA Awards, European Film Award, & Hollywood Walk of Fame

Southern Cloning

“We’ve had cloning in the South for years. It’s called cousins.” ~ Robin McLaurin Williams, Actor & Comedian

Southern Cloning

“We’ve had cloning in the South for years. It’s called cousins.” ~ Robin McLaurin Williams, Actor & Comedian

Diamonds & Dogs

“Diamonds are a girl’s best friend and dogs are a man’s best friend. Now you know which sex has more sense.” ~ Zsa Zsa Gabor, Actress, Socialite, Author & Miss Hungary (1936)

Diamonds & Dogs

“Diamonds are a girl’s best friend and dogs are a man’s best friend. Now you know which sex has more sense.” ~ Zsa Zsa Gabor, Actress, Socialite, Author & Miss Hungary (1936)

The One ‘Never-Answered’ Prayer

“The only time my prayers are never answered is on the golf course.” ~ William Franklin “Billy” Graham, Jr., Evangelist, Orator & Author

The One ‘Never-Answered’ Prayer

“The only time my prayers are never answered is on the golf course.” ~ William Franklin “Billy” Graham, Jr., Evangelist, Orator & Author

A Child’s Perspective

“I make jokes about it, but it’s the truth that I kind of patterned my look after the town tramp. I didn’t know what she was, just this woman who was blond and piled her hair up, wore high heels

A Child’s Perspective

“I make jokes about it, but it’s the truth that I kind of patterned my look after the town tramp. I didn’t know what she was, just this woman who was blond and piled her hair up, wore high heels

One’s Perspective

“It’s your outlook on life that counts. If you take yourself lightly and don’t take yourself too seriously, pretty soon you can find the humor in our everyday lives. And sometimes it can be a lifesaver.’ Make the most of

One’s Perspective

“It’s your outlook on life that counts. If you take yourself lightly and don’t take yourself too seriously, pretty soon you can find the humor in our everyday lives. And sometimes it can be a lifesaver.’ Make the most of

The Manicured, Romantic, Happy Believer

“I believe in manicures. I believe in primping at leisure and wearing lipstick. I believe in pink. I believe that laughing is the best calorie burner. I believe in kissing, kissing a lot. I believe in being strong when everything

The Manicured, Romantic, Happy Believer

“I believe in manicures. I believe in primping at leisure and wearing lipstick. I believe in pink. I believe that laughing is the best calorie burner. I believe in kissing, kissing a lot. I believe in being strong when everything

Intuition & Femininity

“God gave women intuition and femininity. Used properly, the combination easily jumbles the brain of any man I’ve ever met.” ~ Farrah Fawcett, Actress, Artist. Emmy Award (4X) nominee & Golden Globe Award (6X) nominee

Intuition & Femininity

“God gave women intuition and femininity. Used properly, the combination easily jumbles the brain of any man I’ve ever met.” ~ Farrah Fawcett, Actress, Artist. Emmy Award (4X) nominee & Golden Globe Award (6X) nominee

Nailed It!

“My nails are my rhythm section when I’m writing a song all alone. Some day, I may cut an album, just me and my nails.” ~ Dolly Parton, Singer-Songwriter, Actress, Author, Businesswoman, Humanitarian, Grammy Awards (8X), Grammy Nominee (46X), Academy

Nailed It!

“My nails are my rhythm section when I’m writing a song all alone. Some day, I may cut an album, just me and my nails.” ~ Dolly Parton, Singer-Songwriter, Actress, Author, Businesswoman, Humanitarian, Grammy Awards (8X), Grammy Nominee (46X), Academy

Laughable, Uproarious Goals

“If people are not laughing at your goals, your goals are too small.” ~ Azim Premji, Businessman & Philanthropist

Laughable, Uproarious Goals

“If people are not laughing at your goals, your goals are too small.” ~ Azim Premji, Businessman & Philanthropist

Honoring Your Lips’ Ends

“Where lipstick is concerned, the important thing is not color, but to accept God’s final word on where your lips end.” ~ Jerome Allen “Jerry” Seinfeld, Comedian, Actor, Writer, and Executive Producer

Honoring Your Lips’ Ends

“Where lipstick is concerned, the important thing is not color, but to accept God’s final word on where your lips end.” ~ Jerome Allen “Jerry” Seinfeld, Comedian, Actor, Writer, and Executive Producer