"The golden rule for every businessman is this: Put yourself in your customer's place."
Orison Swett Marden
I couldn't figure out why the baseball kept getting larger. Then it hit me.
Pluto technically isn't even a year old.
Pluto was discovered on February 18th, 1930. It is the farthest (dwarf) planet from the Sun, requiring it to go a much farther distance than we are used to on Earth. It takes 248 Earth-years for Pluto to complete one rotation of its own around the sun. This places Pluto's first birthday since its discovery on Monday, March 23, 2178.
Look, I don’t want to blow your mind or anything (yes I do), but Cleopatra was Greek, not Egyptian. She was an ancestor of Ptolemy, one of Alexander the Great’s generals.
Play It, Sam? Dooley Wilson, Sam in Casablanca, was a professional drummer who couldn’t play the piano. He simply mimed along, copying an offscreen pianist.
"Houston, we have a problem."
Apollo 13, 1995
Hollywood doing a little historical revisionism: In real life, astronaut Jim Lovell said, "Houston, we've had a problem."
If your friend is sad, what do you do to make them feel better?