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Chicken cross the road
Why did the chicken cross the road?
Pat Buchanan: To steal a job from a decent, hard-working American.
Louis Farrakhan: The road, you will see, represents the black man. The
chicken crossed the "black man" in order to trample
him and keep him down.
Bill Gates: I have just released the new Chicken 2000, which will both
cross roads AND balance your checkbook, though when it
divides 3 by 2 it gets 1.4999999999.
Ronald Reagan: I don't recall.
The Bible: And God came down from the heavens, and He said unto the
chicken, "Thou shalt cross the road." And the Chicken
crossed the road, and there was much rejoicing.
Machiavelli: The point is that the chicken crossed the road. Who cares
The ends of crossing the road justify whatever motive there was.
Freud: The fact that you thought that the chicken crossed the road
reveals your underlying sexual insecurity.
L.A. Police Department: Give me ten minutes with the chicken and I'll
Timothy Leary: Because that's the only kind of trip the Establishment
would let it take.
Richard M. Nixon: The chicken did not cross the road. I repeat, the
chicken did not cross the road.
Saddam Hussein: This was an unprovoked act of rebellion and we were
quite justified in dropping 50 tons of nerve gas on it.
Saddam Hussein #2: It is the Mother of all Chickens.
Dr. Seuss: Did the chicken cross the road? Did he cross it with a toad?
Yes! The chicken crossed the road, but why it crossed it,
I've not been told!
Buddha: If you ask this question, you deny your own chicken nature.
Martin Luther King, Jr.: I envision a world where all chickens will be
free to cross roads without having their motives
called into question.
Joseph Stalin: I don't care. Catch it. I need its eggs to make my
Carl Jung: The confluence of events in the cultural gestalt necessitated
that individual chickens cross roads at this historical juncture,
and, therefore, synchronicitously brought such occurrences into being.
John Locke: Because he was exercising his natural right to liberty.
Albert Camus: It doesn't matter; the chicken's actions have no meaning
except to him.
Mulder: It was a government conspiracy.
Scully: It was a simple bio-mechanical reflex that is commonly found in
Darwin: Chickens, over great periods of time, have been naturally
selected in such a way that they are now genetically
dispositioned to cross roads.
Darwin #2: It was the logical next step after coming down from the
Oliver Stone: The question is not "Why did the chicken cross the road?"
but is rather "Who was crossing the road at the same time
whom we overlooked in our haste to observe the chicken crossing?"
Jerry Seinfeld: Why does anyone cross a road? I mean, why doesn't anyone
ever think to ask, "What the heck was this chicken doing
walking around all over the place anyway?"
Immanuel Kant: The chicken, being an autonomous being, chose to cross
the road of his own free will.
Grandpa: In my day, we didn't ask why the chicken crossed the road.
Someone told us that the chicken had crossed the road,
and that was good enough for us.
M.C.Escher: That depends on which plane of reality the chicken was on at
George Orwell: Because the government had fooled him into thinking that
he was crossing the road of his own free will, when he was
really only serving their interests.
Colonel Sanders: I missed one?
Plato: For the greater good.
Aristotle: To actualize its potential.
Karl Marx: This chicken felt alienated. It was an historical
Nietzsche: Because if you gaze too long across the Road, the Road gazes
also across you.
B.F. Skinner: Because the external influences, which had pervaded its
sensorium from birth, had caused it to develop in such
a fashion that it would tend to cross roads, even while
believing these actions to be of its own freewill.
Jean-Paul Sartre: In order to act in good faith and be true to itself,
the chicken found it necessary to cross the road.
Albert Einstein: Whether the chicken crossed the road or the road
crossed the chicken depends upon your frame of reference.
Pyrrho the Skeptic: What road?
The Sphinx: You tell me.
Emily Dickenson: Because it could not stop for death.
Ralph Waldo Emerson: It didn't cross the road; it transcended it.
Ernest Hemingway: To die. In the rain.
O.J.: It didn't. I was playing golf with it at the time.
President Clinton: I did not have sexual relations with that chicken.