Welcome to the 5th Humormeister's Forum edition

On Sunday, June 23, 2008, the world lost its 'star' Humorist of observational humor.

George Carlin's humor was quirky, tamely vicious, sharp acid tongued, political and apolitical, but certainly never dull.

In a tribute to this outstanding humorist, I wanted to share some of Carlin's quotes and quips with you.

Just cause you got the monkey off your back doesn't mean circus has left town.

Most people work just hard enough not to get fired and get paid just enough not to quit.

Not only do I not know what's going on, I wouldn't know what to do about it if I did.

Some people see things that are and ask why? Some people dream of things that never were and ask why not? Some people have to go to work and don't have time for all that.

The reason I talk to myself is that I am the only one whose answers I accept.

The 'status quo' sucks!

There are nights when the wolves are silent and only the moon howls!

Well, if Crime Fighters fight crime and Firefighters fight fire, what do Freedom Fighters fight? They never mention that part to us, do they?

When you're born you get a ticket to the freak show. When you're born in America you get a front row seat.

I think it's the duty of the Comedian to find out where the line is drawn and cross it deliberately.

There is no present. There is only the immediate future and the recent past.

Think of how stupid the average person is and realize half of them are stupider than that.

When someone asks - a penny for your thoughts, and you put your two cents in, what happens to the other penny?

I don't have hobbies, hobbies cots money, but interests are free.

I have as much authority as the pope. I just don't have as many people who believe it.

Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster is a maniac?

Women like silent men, they think they are listening.

Why is the man, or woman, who invests all your money a broker?

Cheers to George Carlin!

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