JournalismPakistan.com April 30, 2013
I can’t take credit for this because it is sent by a friend who just loves dispatching forwards, most of which I delete with no feelings of guilt. Especially those pass on to 10 people or a lightning bolt will strike you stuff and it is such an imposition and should be banned by law.
But a few of these are really worth following. Take this one…and the next one…and the next one.
Going to a house of worship doesn't make you any more religious than standing in a garage makes you a car.
Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear bright until you hear them speak.
If I agreed with you, we'd both be wrong.
We never really grow up; we only learn how to act in public.
War does not determine who is right - only who is left.
Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit; wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.
The TV evening news is where they begin with 'Good evening' and then proceed to tell you why it isn't.
To steal ideas from one person is plagiarism. To steal from many is research.
A bus station is where a bus stops. A train station is where a train stops. On my desk, I have a work station.
How is it one careless match can start a forest fire, but it takes a whole box to start a campfire?
My favorite story is about the hunter who said to a bunch of young listeners: ”There I was on the plain, not a bush, not a tree, nothing in sight but flat land and this lion came at me at full pelt. I had one bullet and it misfired. The lion roared. I dropped my rifle and ran for a tree, clambering up as fast as I could.”
“Hey,” said one of the listeners, “You said there were no trees.”
“Aha,” said the hunter, “There is always a tree, you only have to look for it.”
(The writer is a Senior Editorial Advisor of Khaleej Times and the paper’s former Editor. He has also been the Editor of Gulf News, Gulf Today, Emirates Today and Bahrain Tribune)
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