Wise definitions to bear in mind

Sometimes, a degree of cynicism can be enlightening, so remember:

  • An auditor…
    Is someone who comes along after the battle is over and kicks the wounded
  • A stock-broker… (per Woody Allen)
    Is someone who invests your money for you until it is all gone.
  • A bank…
    Is an institution that lends you an umbrella when the weather is fine and asks for it back when it rains
  • To assume…
    Makes an ASS of U and ME
  • A management consultant…
    Is someone who borrows your watch to tell you the time, then walks off with it
  • Politics… (per P J O’Rourke)
    Is the art of gaining power and privilege without processing merit