All people who share my opinions … … are right.
My wife is only wrong … … when she agrees with me.
If Saint Martin of Tours had given his cloak to the beggar without cutting it in two … … would he have become twice as famous? or half as famous?
Shaving just once a week saves over 20 entire days in a life time.
Which is worse: to lead a life so boring that you are easily enchanted or a life so full of stimulus that you are easily bored? (Bill Bryson in: Lost Continent) Well, which is...
Wouldn’t doctors do a better job … … if it was “no cure no pay”?
Life expectancy … … is what you expect of life.
When ranking something you can use numbers. For the layman and other morons it is always nice if these numbers have a meaning; you want to be sure that everybody understands that 2 is...
If a politician speaks “the language of the people”, this should refer to the content of his/her speeches … … rather than the use of vulgar words.
What if the majority is wrong?
Does having an inferiority complex make you inferior?
The shortest Top Ten I could come up with: Brown Sugar Gimme Shelter Jumpin’ Jack Flash Sympathy for the Devil Paint it Black Satisfaction Street Fighting Man Beast of Burden Lady Jane Come On...
I’am always surprised … … when people take me serious.
It’s generally accepted (at least by me) that compact fluorescents (CFLs) and LED bulbs are improvements over the old-fashioned incandescent bulbs. They have however one serious disadvantage: they use so little energy that you...
My short-term memory … … is getting longer.
Het verstand komt met de jaren … … dus is vergrijzing niet echt een probleem.
If wisdom comes with age … … No need to worry about ageing.
To be a politician you need a thick skin … … which makes you insensitive to the opinions of those who elected you … … So let’s hope there are a few left with...
Een politicus heeft een dikke huid nodig … … Vaak zo dik, met een laag eelt die geen gevoel meer doorlaat … … Laten we hopen dat er nog een paar zijn met een...
If everybody would be satisfied with “sufficient” … … we would all have “enough”.
Proud to be Dutch, with our expertise in dikes and water management … … but I can’t fix a leaking tap.
Cash and Carry … … Synonym for “husband”.
When scuba diving I always need to carry some extra weight … … to compensate for the empty space in my head.
If I didn’t drink coffee I could have had two cars … … If I didn’t have a car I could drink twice as much coffee.