Wednesday, 23 March 2011

Quotes about April Fools' Day: Communication is a virus.

Researching secondary sources- inspiration for a potential name for our April Fools' Day guide book...

The aim of a joke is not to degrade the human being, but to remind him that he is already degraded.  ~George Orwell

  • Mix a little foolishness with your prudence: It's good to be silly at the right moment.
- Horace (65 BC - 8 BC)

  • Our wisdom comes from our experience, and our experience comes from our foolishness.
- Sacha Guitry (1885 - 1957)

"Silence is the wit of fools."
[--Jean la Bruyere--]

"The fool is always beginning to live."

"When in doubt, make a fool of yourself."
[--Cynthia Heimel--]
You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm."

- April Fools Day Quotes by Colette (1873 - 1954), in New York World-Telegram and Sun, 1961

"You grow up the day you have your first real laugh -- at yourself." ~ Ethel Barrymore
Interesting and light-hearted quotes, and quite inspiring. I will go on to brainstorm several ideas and developments for potential titles on my design practice blog, and go on to discuss this with my fellow group members

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