Category Humor

Have you not heard the news that god is dead?

There is a parable in Friedrich Nietzsche’s ‘Thus spake Zarathustra’…. Zarathustra comes down from the mountains and he meets an old hermit who is praying to god. Zarathustra laughs and says, “Have you not heard the news that god is dead? To whom are you praying? You surprise me! Have you not heard the news […]

Prime minister’s coat

But the misfortune is that power is in the hands of the wrong people, and the people of intelligence are devoid of power. I will tell you a small story to make it clear…. A great mystic heard that one of his friends, a childhood friend — they had played together, studied together — had […]

A million dollar dream

Three persons were talking. One said, ‘If in a dream you get one million rupees, what are you going to do? As far as I am concerned, I am going for a world tour. That has been my dream from my very childhood. What are you going to do?’ The other said, ‘If I get […]

Appointment with April!!

I have heard…. Thirty-eight years ago, philosopher George Santayana came into a sizeable legacy and was able to relinquish his post on the Harvard faculty. The classroom was packed for his final appearance, and Santayana did himself proud. He was about to conclude his remarks when he caught sight of a forsythia uncurling in a […]

Child and a wrestler

One psychoanalyst was trying some experiment. He announced in the newspapers, “I will pay enough money if somebody is ready to come to my house and just follow my child for the whole day. Whatever my child does, you have to do that.” A young wrestler turned up and he said, “I am ready; where […]

What type of men were these?

I was just reading an anecdote…. One school teacher told the famous story of the elephant and the five blind men to his children — but he didn’t mention the word blind. He wanted to give them an opportunity to find that out for themselves. So he told the whole story — that five men […]

The false has all arguments in its favor.

Always remember that all that is really true is beyond the argument. The false has all arguments in its favor. Have you heard the famous story? — that there is a wall between heaven and hell. God was very disturbed because the wall had not been repaired for centuries and He wanted the devil to […]