Some Thoughts About Life And Death From Various People

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“In a recent poll one in four people said they’d donate a kidney to a complete stranger. Yeah, sure. Ninety percent won’t even let a stranger merge in traffic.”

Jay Leno, The Tonight Show NBC

“Normal is getting dressed in clothes that you buy for work and driving through traffic in a car that you are still paying for, in order to get to the job you need to pay for the clothes and the car and house you leave vacant all day so you can afford to live in it.”

Ellen Goodman in the Boston Globe

“The plumber fixes a leak in the doctor’s house—then bills him for $1000. ‘This is ridiculous!’ the doctor says. ‘I don’t even charge that much.’ The plumber says, ‘Neither did I when I was a doctor.'”

Jeffrey Raiffe

“Here’s one way of making sure a sales promotion won’t bankrupt your business. A sign in a local barbershop read ‘We offer senior-citizen discounts. Must be at least 80 years old and accompanied by a parent.”

Robert McGrory

“I recently ran into the woman who used to clean our house and was surprised to hear that she was still at it despite her advanced age. ‘How do you manage it?’ I asked. She explained her secret: ‘I just keep clients who can’t see the dirt any better than I can.”

Malcolm Campbell



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