Wednesday, July 4, 2012


Do you want to be frustrated?
Get a computer.

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"Computers are like Old Testament gods;
lots of rules and no mercy."
-Joseph Campbell

"Computers make it easier to do a lot of things,
but most of the things they make it 
easier to do don't need to be done."
-Andy Rooney

 Do you want an interrupted life?
Get a cell phone.

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"As a teenager you are at the last stage
in your life when you will be happy to hear
that the phone is for you."
-Fran Lebowitz

 Do you want to be brainwashed?
Get a T.V.

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"I find television to be very educating,
Every time somebody turns on the set,
I go in the other room and read a book."
-Groucho Marx

 Do you want expensive trouble?
Get a car.

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"We are the first nation in the history of the world
to go to the poorhouse in an automobile."
-Will Rogers

 Do you want to go broke?
Keep up with the neighbors.

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"Keeping up with the Joneses was a full-time job
with my mother and father.
It was not until many years later when I lived alone
that I realized how much cheaper it was to drag
the Joneses down to my level."
-author unknown

Do you want to be scared half to death?
Read the Newspaper.

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"My doctors told me this morning my blood pressure
is down so low that I can start reading the newspaper."
-Ronald Reagan.  US President 1987

1 comment:

  1. All so true. I never watch the news for the "scared half to death" reason.