- A banker is a fellow who lends you his umbrella when the sun is shining and wants it back the minute it begins to rain.
- An economist is an expert who will know tomorrow why the things he predicted yesterday didn’t happen today.
- A statistician is someone who is good with numbers but lacks the personality to be an accountant.
One day, there was a blind man sitting on the steps of a building with a hat by his feet and a sign that read: “I am blind, please help.”
A creative publicist was walking by and stopped to observe. He saw that the blind man had only a few coins in his hat. He dropped in more coins and, without asking for permission, took the sign and rewrote it.