#1 humor site on the 'net

Morse Code Portrait Illusion

Master of Deception: Pointillism painting

Morse Code Portrait Illusion thanks to Ken Knowlton

Full Detail

Morse Code Portrait Illusion thanks to Ken Knowlton

Partial Detail

Each tight sequence of 'dots' and 'dashes' is a character of International Morse Code. Early in his life, its originator (Samuel F. B. Morse) was a respected New England portrait painter. One may wonder what he would have thought of this portrait in which he unwittingly collaborated...

QuotaBills
Everyone needs a fantasy. - Andy Warhol

A pigment of your imagination - Archie Bunker

You have to hold onto your fantasy. - Betsey Johnson

Illusion is the first of all pleasures. - Oscar Wilde

The power of imagination makes us infinite. - John Muir

A financier is a pawnbroker with imagination. - Arthur Pinero

Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence. - H L Mencken

The possible's slow fuse is lit by the imagination. - Emily Dickinson

Stories of imagination tend to upset those without one. - Terry Pratchett

Imagination is the one weapon in the war against reality. - Jules de Gaultier

I've always enjoyed living in a fantasy world, daydreaming. - James Duval

The success that the Tolkien books had redefined modern fantasy. - George R.R. Martin

The imagination imitates. It is the critical spirit that creates. - Oscar Wilde

Your imagination is your preview of life's coming attractions. - Albert Einstein

Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination. - Oscar Wilde

You can't depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus. - Mark Twain

Man either goes forward in imagination or remains imprisoned in his senses. - Unknown

The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place. - George Bernard Shaw

Like the cosmetics industry, the securities business is engaged in selling illusion. - Paul Samuelson

Imagination, of course, can open any door - turn the key and let terror walk right in. - Truman Capote

Free will is an illusion. People always choose the perceived path of greatest pleasure. - Scott Adams

I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living. - Dr. Seuss

There's a big overlap with the people you meet at the fantasy and science fiction cons. - Fred Saberhagen

I always wanted to ride a dragon myself, so I decided to do this for a year in my imagination. - Cornelia Funke

Humans need fantasy to be human. To be the place where the falling angel meets the rising ape. - Terry Pratchett

Such a figure, that imagination cannot form an idea of a fury from hell, to look more frightful. - Charles Johnson

It's amazing what you can do with an E in A-Level art, a twisted imagination and a chainsaw. - Damien Hirst

I am certain of nothing but the holiness of the heart's affections, and the truth of imagination. - John Keats

Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached. - Simone Weil

A certificate of live birth is not the same thing by any stretch of the imagination as a birth certificate. - Donald Trump

All the works of man have their origin in creative fantasy. What right have we then to depreciate imagination. - Carl Jung

The poet is in command of his fantasy, while it is exactly the mark of the neurotic that he is possessed by his fantasy. - Lionel Trilling

Without leaps of imagination or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning. - Gloria Steinem

Every act of perception is to some degree an act of creation, and every act of memory is to some degree an act of imagination. - Gerard M. Edelman

One supreme fact which I have discovered is that it is not willpower but imagination that creates. Imagination creates reality. - Richard Wagner

The use of traveling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are. - Samuel Johnson

There is a boundary to men's passions when they act from feelings; but none when they are under the influence of imagination. - Edmund Burke

We would rather be ruined than changed. We would rather die in our dread than climb the cross of the moment and let our illusions die. - W H Auden

When you talk about fantasy, the usual problem is that whilst you've got the world of imagination, there are no controlling forces. - Raymond E. Feist

Love easily confuses us because it is always in flux between illusion and substance, between memory and wish, between contentment and need. - Tom Robbins


Ankle Warning

Peanut Sale

Beer Chess

Astronomy Perspective

Wolf Chase

Coffee Caricature

The Working Man

North of Somewhere

Salmon Bikini

Mexican Phys Ed Classes

Parasite Trivia

Plug Puller

Steamworks Bathroom

Another Repost

Pipeline Protesters

Bread Gloves

Winterpeg Warm

Pen Sale Not

Soda Bottle Boat

Raccoon Rock

Cement Truck Lane

Air Wakanda

Birthday Bonus

Harrison Ford