Sometimes the poor are praised for being thrifty. But to recommend thrift to the poor is both grotesque and insulting. It is like advising a man who is starving to eat less. —The Soul of Man Under Socialism Advertisements
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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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They catch an ox by its horns, they catch a man by his words. ~Tsonga
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Nobody’s family can hang up the sign: ‘Nothing the Matter Here’! ~Chinese.
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Learning without thought means labour lost; thought without learning is perilous. ~Chinese Proverb.
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No one is ever rich enough to buy back his Past!
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A defendant isn’t happy with
how things are going in court, so he gives the judge a hard time. Judge: “Where do you work?” Defendant: “Here and there.” Judge: “What do you do for
a living?” Defendant: “This and that.” … Continue reading
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