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When you speak with a Desi Person about the glass being half-empty or half-full, she/he will immediately inform you that the glass belongs to her/his Desi family, and they've owned it for generations, so it's none of your business to stare at their glass. She/he will advice you to bring your own glass (BYOG).
– Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate
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When you speak with a Dutch Person about the glass being half-empty or half-full, she/he will immediately suggest that she/he will "go dutch" with you, i.e., both will pay equally and share the glass with its conent equally; provided she/he gets the bottom half.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate
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When you speak with a Management Consultant about the glass being half-empty or half-full, she/he will tell you that she/he will examine the question, and prepare a winning strategy with detailed plans, milestones, and Gantt Charts etc, at the daily discounted rate of thousands of dollars that you'll have to pay in advance.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate
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When you speak with a Physicist about the glass being half-empty or half-full, she/he will immediately tell you: "It's neither half-full not half-empty. it's half filled with liquid and half filled with air, making it totally full."
– Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate
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When you speak with a Psychiatrist about the glass being half-full or half-empty, she/he will tell you: "Really? Do you really think that half-empty/half-full glass is really that important? I mean... really? Think about it. In fact let's not think about half-empty half-full glass at all. Let's set that issue aside for a few moments and talk about what's really bothering you." Just a word of caution: Be prepared to talk about your childhood and your relationship with your parents.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate
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When you speak with a Religious Philosopher about the glass being half-empty or half-full, she/he will immediately inform you that the glass is (or was) already broken and that you're clueless about it.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate
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When you speak with a Scientist about the glass being half-full and half-empty, she/he says that it's a SWAG (Scientific Wild Assumption Guess) based on only visual observation but not substantiated by any experimental data; and therefore it must be inaccurate. She/he will suggest that you do the following: (a) mark the glass at the bottom of the meniscus of the content, (b) pour the content into a bigger glass, (c) fill the empty glass with fresh content up to the mark, (d) add the original content back in, (e) note whether or not the combined content overflows the lip of the glass, (f) conclude that either the glass was more than half full if it overflows, or it was more than half-empty if it doesn't reach the top, (g) conclude that it was either half-full or half-empty only if it neither overflows nor fails to reach the top. Just a word of caution: Don't be surprised if the scientist, doesn't matter she or he, after all that "scientific discussion" asks you: "Now, what was your question again?
– Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate
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When you speak with a Scientist about the glass being half-full and half-empty, she/he says that it's a SWAG (Scientific Wild Assumption Guess) based on only visual observation but not substantiated by any experimental data; and therefore it must be inaccurate. She/he will suggests that you (a) mark the glass at the bottom of the meniscus of the content, (b) pour the content into a bigger glass, (c) fill the empty glass with fresh content up to the mark, (d) add the original content back in, (e) note whether or not the combined content overflows the lip of the glass, (f) conclude that either the glass was more than half full if it overflows, or it was more than half-empty if it doesn't reach the top, (g) conclude that it was either half-full or half-empty only if it neither overflows nor fails to reach the top. Just a word of caution: Don't be surprised if the scientist, doesn't matter she or he, after all that "discussion" asks you "Now, what was your question again?
– Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate
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When you speak with a Scottish person about the glass being half-empty or half-full, she/he will immediately tell you: "I'll have a pint, and it's your round.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate
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When you speak with an Opportunist about the glass being half-empty or half-full, she/he will immediately drink it before you finish your first sentence.....and there will be no issue of the glass being half-full or half-empty.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate
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When you speak with IT Professional about the glass being half-full or half-empty, she/he will tell you the good news that the glass capacity will increase by 100% next year and the cost of that "half-full or half-empty glass" will be reduced by 50% - as predicted by "Philmore Glass Law"' written by Dr. Philmore Glass, 100 years ago, about filling more in the glass year after year. Just a word of caution: She/he may not give you the heads-up that it will cost you 50% more next year, and year after year - to get your question answered by her/him, or to get tech support from call centers located in foreign countries.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate
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When you start to doubt yourself, the real world will eat you alive.
– Henry Rollins, From his song "Shine"
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When you stop just existing and you start truly living, each moment of the day comes alive with wonder and synchronicity."
– Steve Maraboli
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When you strike at a king, you must kill him.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
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When you surrender and release the illusion of control, you begin to free-fall toward your destiny of a grand reunion with your original-self; a self uncorrupted by the world’s false lessons of fear and control.
– Bryant McGill
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When you take a man as he is, you make him worse. When you take a man as he can be, you make him better.
– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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When you take an action to improve humanity, you are happy.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.
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When you take an action with love, there is always happiness.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.
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When you take charge of your life, there is no longer need to ask permission of other people or society at large. When you ask permission, you give someone veto power over your life.
– Geoffrey F. Albert
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When you take stuff from one writer it's plagiarism but when you take it from many writers, it's research.
– Wilson Mizner
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When you take the "Christ" out of "Christmas" it just reads "Mas" which is Spanish for "more." Seems Americans want mas, mas, mas. When is more ever enough without Christ? More Christ!
– Kilburn Hall
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When you talk, you repeat what you already know when you listen, you often learn something.
– Jared Sparks
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When you tell the truth, people listen.
– Jose Raul Bernardo, Silent Wing (Simon & Schuster, 1998)
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When you think of the long and gloomy history of man, you will find more hideous crimes have been committed in the name of obedience than have ever been committed in the name of rebellion.
– C. P. Snow
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When you think of the natural, instinctive icons, like friends, love, and money, you realize how fast they can come and go. Pride and dignity, however are the only icons you can manage to poccess forever. Always keep your head up no matter what..
– The wise Pharoah Moe
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