As the bird says, it’s a chicken and egg problem. But what isn’t? The Fiscal Cliff? Peace in the middle-east? Consumer confidence? Whose turn it is to clean the fridge? 

Number VIII in a marathon of LXXV collages based on epigrams in my next book, “The Quotable Stoic.” Why the Roman numerals? We Stoics prefer them to those newfangled Arabic ones. - Michael Lipsey

As the bird says, it’s a chicken and egg problem. But what isn’t? The Fiscal Cliff? Peace in the middle-east? Consumer confidence? Whose turn it is to clean the fridge?

Number VIII in a marathon of LXXV collages based on epigrams in my next book, “The Quotable Stoic.” Why the Roman numerals? We Stoics prefer them to those newfangled Arabic ones. - Michael Lipsey