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A man fell into a pit and he couldn’t get out.

BUDDHA said: "Your pit is only a state of mind."

A HINDU said: "This pit is for purging you and making you more perfect.”

CONFUCIUS said: "If you would have listened to me, you would never have fallen into that pit."

A NEW AGE PERSON said: "Maybe you should network with some other pit dwellers."

A SELF-PITYING PERSON said: "You haven’t seen anything until you’ve seen my pit."

A NEWS REPORTER said: "Could I have the exclusive story on your pit?"

A FEDERAL BUREAUCRAT said: "Have you paid your taxes on that pit?"

A COUNTY INSPECTOR said: "Do you have a permit for that pit?"

A REALIST said: "That’s a pit."

An IDEALIST said: "The world shouldn’t have pits."

An OPTIMIST said: "Things could be worse."

A PESSIMIST said: "Things will get worse."

BUT JESUS, SEEING THE MAN, TOOK HIM BY THE HAND AND LIFTED HIM OUT OF THE PIT.

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