Tag Archives: quotes

Would you wipe someone’s ass for £5?

Apparently, Ryanair’s CEO Michael O’Leary would do anything in his quest to squeeze out every bit of profits for his budget airline. The Guardian recently quoted O’Leary defending his commitment to reduce the number of toilets on the carrier’s planes and charge passengers to use them: Asked if he would be interested in charging £5… Read More »

Performance evaluations

These are actual quotes taken from US Federal government employees’ performance evaluations: 1. “Since my last report, this employee has reached rock bottom and has started to dig.” 2. “I would not allow this employee to breed.” 3. “This employee is really not so much of a ‘has-been’, but more of a definite ‘won’t be’.”… Read More »

Women’s words of wisdom

The hardest years in life are those between 10 and 70.~ Helen Hayes (at 73) A male gynaecologist is like an auto mechanic who never owned a car.~ Carrie Snow Whatever women must do they must do twice as well as men to be thought half as good. Luckily, this is not difficult.~ Charlotte Whitton… Read More »

Celebrities’ words of wisdom

Women might be able to fake orgasms, but men can fake entire relationships.~ Sharon Stone I saw a woman wearing a sweatshirt with “Guess” on it. I said, “Thyroid problem?”~ Arnold Schwarzenegger Hockey is a sport for white men. Basketball is a sport for black men. Golf is a sport for white men dressed like… Read More »

Ouch!

Read the following comment in some forum (can’t remember which): “When it’s boom time, invest. When it’s down, withdraw. Why risk the money? OUR MONEY. Even with inflation, my portfolio of saving accounts and fixed deposits outperformed Temasek. Didn’t yours?” Related post:Does Singapore have the right people? Technorati Tags: forum comment investment losses Temasek Singapore… Read More »

So now we’re lesser mortals?

First, Singaporeans are labelled quitters and whiners. Now, it appears that the majority of us are lesser mortals. “Maybe it made lesser mortals envious and they thought maybe he was a bit boastful. Would people have taken offence if his wife (a senior investment counsellor at a bank) had paid for everything?”~ PAP MP Charles… Read More »

Mindboggling quotes by celebrities

Question: “If you could live forever, would you and why?” Answer: “I would not live forever, because we should not live forever, because if we were supposed to live forever, then we would live forever, but we cannot live forever, which is why I would not live forever.”~ Miss Alabama, Heather Whitestone, who was eventually… Read More »

High-flying beggars

“There’s a delicious irony in seeing private luxury jets flying into Washington, D.C., and people coming off of them with tin cups in their hands.”~ Rep. Gary Ackerman on the pampered chief executives of the Big Three automakers, who opted to fly their company jets to a Capitol Hill hearing to beg for a federal… Read More »