—Gross ignorance is 144 times worse than ordinary ignorance.
—The Atomic Age is here to stay – but are we?
_ For me, a hearty ‘belly laugh’ is one of the beautiful sounds in the world.
—Middle age is when your old classmates are so grey and wrinkled and bald they don’t recognize you.
The person who can bring the spirit of laughter into a room is indeed blessed.
“Football season: The only time of the year when a man can walk down the street with a blond on one arm and a blanket on the other without encountering raised eyebrows.”
“Banquet: a plate of cold, hairy chicken and artificially coloured green peas completely surrounded by dreary speeches and appeals for donations.”l
“They tell about a fifteen-year-old boy in an orphans’ home who had an incurable stutter. One Sunday the minister was detained and the boy volunteered to say the prayer in his stead. He did it perfectly, too, without a single stutter. Later he explained, “I don’t stutter when I talk to God. He loves me.”
Politicians are like ships: noisiest when lost in a fog.