Maybe the reason that money doesn’t make us happy is that we’re always spending it on the wrong things, and in particular, that we’re always spending it on ourselves.
If you think money can’t buy happiness, you’re not spending it right. The implication is not, you should buy this product instead of that product and that’s the way to make yourself happier. It is, in fact, that you should stop thinking about which product to buy for yourself and try giving some of it to other people instead.
Think less about, ‘How can I spend money on myself?’ and more about, ‘If I’ve got five dollars or 15 dollars, what can I do to benefit other people?’ Because ultimately, when you do that, you’ll find that you’ll benefit yourself much more.
Michael Norton talking about how to buy happiness
It’s time to bring bacon back to breakfast. After all, saturated fat is good for you.
It’s almost like a food addiction. They seek out the burn. It’s a little thrill-seeking. ‘It’s like how much can I tolerate?’ and I’ve seen a number of children who eat four or five bags and come in screaming in pain.
Dr. Robert Glatter, discussing how Flaming Hot Cheetos are giving kids severe cases of gastritis—oh, and fingers covered in red-purple food dye.
I meannnnn. This is pretty funny, but also kind of sad. Moderation, kids.