The average stomach temporarily expands 15% at the mention of dessert.
I could be somewhat familiar with 200 new musicians if I stopped listening to my favorite musicians.
I could meet 200 more acquaintances if I stopped returning calls from my friends and neglected my spouse.
80% of people who employ the “slippery slope” method in arguments (“If we give them food today, won’t they tomorrow come to expect food and break into our homes and murder our spouses to get the food?”) also employ the “that steamed broccoli could have been sent to starving children” to advocate the completion of dinner.
An ironed dress shirt demands 50% respect than an unironed dress shirt.
Demanding respect of another person is 66% more stressful than respecting yourself and hoping that others will follow your lead because, after all, you are a person.
A little boy at a bus stop in Northampton will dangle his feet twice as quickly if there is a homeless woman yelling, to no one in particular, that she should not have to be digging for food in the garbage.