Screen Saver Quotes With Perl GD

If you’ve ever wanted a screen saver with motivational quotes, but didn’t know how to make one – here is a Perl script to do it for you.

I wanted to see how the GD module worked. So I created a small script to generate a bunch of JPGs. The Perl code takes a list of quotes, centers them, and then creates an image of that text on a dark background.

Power of Life and Death In the Tongue

Proverbs 18:21 states:
Death and Life are in the power of the tongue and those that love it will eat it’s fruit.

I think this also applies to what we steer our inner voice to say to ourselves. This is why this script was written – to retrain my mind to speak kindly to myself.

Sample Outputs



Using Pictures as Backgrounds

Right click your windows 10 desktop and select “Personalize”

Then change the background settings to be a slideshow. Use the folder where all of your pictures are and modify how fast you want to change them:

Source Code to Create Screen Saver Images with Perl GD

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