I love humour. Humour provokes a reaction, a reaction only something organic, mortal and sentient can do. It therefore reaffirms one being alive by simply provoking this reaction. Sometimes humour makes you think. Sometimes humour is true.
America has the highest standard of living in the world. It’s just a pity we can’t afford it.
What is wealth? Wealth isn’t what we can afford, but what we are content with.
I’m determined to stay out of debt – even if I have to borrow to money to do so.
“Property is theft,” said French anarchist, Pierre-Joseph Proudon. And money makes all things property and therefore theft.
The country’s national debt totals billions of dollars. Which raises the interesting question, how do you repossess a country?
Remember, we must not let our leaders drive us to poverty.
Advice to thin men – don’t eat fast. Advice to fat men – don’t eat … fast.
How a pause can change the whole meaning of a statement.
A diplomat is someone who is appointed to avert situations which would never occur if there were no diplomats.
The vicious circle.
A diplomat is someone who acts disarming when his country is not.
Puns are a lot of phun.
If a diplomat says yes, he means perhaps; if he says perhaps he means no; if he says no, it means he is not a diplomat.
No straight chaser.
The art of diplomacy is to say nothing – especially when you’re speaking.
There are few ironclad rules of diplomacy, but to one there is no exception. When an official reports that talks were useful, it can safely be concluded that nothing was accomplished.
It all depends on what “useful” means to you.