Simple Chinese Philosophy…
Man, O Man!
When without money, keep pigs;
When have money, keep dogs.
When without money, eat at home with wife;
When have money, dine in fine restaurant.
When without money, ride bicycle;
When have money, ride exercise machine.
When without money, wish to get married;
When have money, wish to get divorced.
When without money, wife becomes secretary;
When have money, secretary becomes second wife.
When without money, act like rich man;
When with money, act like poor man.
Man, O Man, never tells the truth:
Says sharemarket is bad but keeps speculating;
Says money is evil but keeps accumulating.
Says women are trouble-makers but keeps desiring them;
Says high positions are lonely but keeps wanting them.
Says smoking & drinking is bad but keeps partaking;
Says heaven is good but refused to go.
In the past, woman gives man their virginity;
Now, woman gives man their newborn.
In the rural area, chicken calls for man to awake;
In the cities, man calls for chickens.
In the past, famous actresses will not sell their bodies;
Now, actresses will sell their bodies to get famous
What is life about?
At 1 year old, YOU are the top priority
At 10 years old, academic excellence is the top priority
At 20 years old, getting laid is the top priority
At 30 years old, a good career is top priority
At 40 years old, keeping your body in shape is top priority
At 50 years old, beating others at mahjong is top priority
At 60 years old, keeping IT up is top priority
70 歲 時 常常 健忘
At 70 years old, remembering something is top priority
At 80 years old, moving around is top priority
At 90 years old, knowing directions is top priority
At 100 years old, having your portrait on the wall is top priority!