Subject: Problems

If we see light at the end of the tunnel, it’s the light of the oncoming train.

Never do anything standing that you can do sitting, or anything sitting that you can do lying down.

It is better to have a horrible ending than to have horrors without end.

You never run out of things that can go wrong.

Everything is in a state of utter dishevelment.

If you know something can go wrong, and take due precaution to prevent it, something else will go wrong.

When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.

(1882 – 1945) 32nd U.S. president

Whenever a superstar is traded to your favorite team, he fades. Whenever your team trades away a useless no-name, he immediately rises to stardom.

The theory seems to be that as long as a man is a failure he is one of God's children, but that as soon as he succeeds he is taken over by the Devil.

(1880 – 1956) journalist, essayist, editor & satirist

If your action has a 50% possibility of being correct, you will be wrong 75% of the time.

Most projects require three hands.

I'm sitting on top of the world, and I've got hemorrhoids.

(1921 – 2004) stand-up comedian & actor

Bare feet magnetize sharp metal objects so they always point upwards from the floor… especially in the dark.

Where do the homeless have 90 per cent of their accidents?

(1928 – 2003) English entertainer

No experiment is ever a complete failure – it can always serve as a negative example.

The greater the funding, the longer it takes to make the mistake.

All men make mistakes, but married men find out about them sooner.

(1913 – 1997) American comedian & radio & television host

An expert is a person who avoids the small errors while sweeping on to the grand fallacy.

The chief cause of problems is solutions.

Saturday afternoon, although occurring at regular and well-foreseen intervals, always takes this railway by surprise.

(1836 – 1911) English dramatist, librettist, poet & illustrator

They're funny things, accidents; you never have them till you're having them.

fictional character from the book series by A. A. Milne

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