At the final dinner of an international conference, an American delegate turned to the Chinese delegate sitting next to him, pointed to the soup and asked somewhat condescendingly, ‘Likee soupee?’ The Chinese gentlemen nodded eagerly. A little later, it was … Continue reading
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All the world’s a camera – look pleasant, please! ~North American.
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One day Mara, the Evil One, was travelling through the villages of India with his attendants. He saw a man doing walking meditation whose face was lit up in wonder. The man had just discovered something on the ground in … Continue reading
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Fashion is what one wears oneself; what is unfashionable is what other people wear!
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He knows nothing and thinks he knows everything. That clearly points to a career in politics. ~George Bernard Shaw.
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A student asked Suzuki Roshi why the Japanese make their teacups so thin and delicate that they break easily. “It’s not that they’re too delicate,” he answered, “but that you don’t know how to handle them. You must adjust yourself … Continue reading
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