Profound Thoughts


Sent to me by my friend and not-so-distant relative, John P. Hindman --
World War Two bomber pilot, scholar, gentleman, patriot.

How is it one careless match can start a forest fire, but it takes a whole box to start a barbecue?

I read recipes the same way I read science fiction. I get to the end and think; well, that's not going to happen.

If you're playing a poker game and you look around the table and can't tell who the sucker is --- it's you.

Have you noticed since everyone has a camcorder these days no one talks about seeing UFOs like they used to?

According to a recent survey, men say the first thing they notice about a woman is their eyes. And women say the first thing they notice about men is they're a bunch of liars.

Why does a slight tax increase cost you two hundred dollars and a substantial tax cut saves you thirty cents?

In the 60's people took acid to make the world weird. Now the world is weird and people take Prozac to make it normal.

Politics is supposed to be the second oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first.

Doctors can be frustrating. You wait a month-and-a-half for an appointment, and he says, "I wish you'd come to me sooner."

You read about all these terrorists, most of them came here illegally, but they hang around on these expired visas, some for as long as 10-15 years. Now, compare that to Blockbuster; you are two days late with a video and these people are all over you. Let's put Blockbuster in charge of immigration!