Clever definitions

  1. High-maintenance person: easy to upset; difficult to please.
    Low maintenance person: difficult to upset; easy to please.

    (by Mark Goulston in Do YOU Practice the Golden Rule? Take the Double Standard Assessment Test )
  2. Synergy: 1 + 1 = 3
    Compromise: 1 + 1 = 1 ½

    (by Stephen Covey  from  The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People)

  3. Knowledge: knowing a tomato is a fruit.
    Wisdom: not putting it in your fruit salad.

    (by Peter Kay)

  4. Neurosis: just a high-class word for whining. (Albert Ellis)