Once all villagers decided to pray for rain. On the day of prayer all the people gathered, but only one boy came with an umbrella.
When you throw babies in the air, they laugh because they know you will catch them.
Every night we go to bed without any assurance of being alive the next morning, but still we set the alarms to wake up.
We plan big things for tomorrow in spite of zero knowledge of the future.
We see the world suffering, but still we get married and have children.
On an old man's shirt was written a sentence
'I am not 80 years old;
I am sweet 16 with 64 years of experience.'
Barbara Walters, of 20/20, did a story on gender roles in Kabul, Afghanistan, several years before the Afghan conflict. She noted that women customarily walked five paces behind their husbands.
She recently returned to Kabul and observed that women still walk behind their husbands. Despite the overthrow of the oppressive Taliban regime, the women now seem happy to maintain the old custom.
Ms Walters approached one of the Afghani women and asked, "Why do you now seem happy with an old custom that you once tried so desperately to change?"
The woman looked Ms Walters straight in the eyes, and without hesitation said,"Land mines."