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John von Neumann:* aversion to exercise

Equally, von Neumann had no interest in sport and, barring long walks (always in a business suit), he would avoid any form of vigorous physical exercise for the rest of his life.  When his second wife, Klari, tried to persuade … Continue reading

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An Arnold Schwarzenegger quip

Having more money doesn’t make you happier. I have 50 million dollars but I’m just as happy as when I had 48 million.

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The Philosopher and the Chair

A philosophy professor entered his lecture theatre and put a chair on the desk. He then asked his students to prove the chair didn’t exist.The students settled to the task except for one. He spent a few seconds writing his … Continue reading

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Texas Abortion Laws

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Leonard Cohen’s Wisdom

“The last refuge of the insomniac is a sense of superiority to the sleeping world.“

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Too much expertise to be comfortable

A wine merchants chief wine taster died and they advertised for a replacement. A drunk applied for the job. The HR director gave him the standard tasting test beginning with a glass of wine. The drunk sniffed it, rolled it … Continue reading

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A Woody Allen Quip

Interviewer: What do you think people will say about you in a hundred years? Woody Allen: He looks very good for his age.

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Why exercise when you can photoshop?

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The lunatics are in charge

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The Wrong Answer

Emperor Augustus was touring his Empire and noticed a man who looked so similar that he could have been his brother. Intrigued he asked: “Did your mother work in the Imperial Palace?” “No, Your Highness. But my father did.”

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