Mechanic vs. Cardiologist
A mechanic was removing a cylinder-head from the motor of a Harley
motorcycle when he spotted a well-known cardiologist in his shop.
The cardiologist was there waiting for the service manager to come take
a look at his bike when the mechanic shouted across the garage, "Hey
Doc, want to take a look at this?" The cardiologist, a bit surprised,
walked over to where the mechanic was working on the motorcycle.
The mechanic straightened up, wiped his hands on a rag and asked,
"SoDoc, look at this engine. I open its heart, take the valves out,
repair any damage, and then put them back in, and when I finish, it
works just like
new. So how come I make $39,675 a year (a pretty small salary) and you
get the really big bucks ($1,695,759) when you and I are doing basically
The cardiologist paused, smiled and leaned over, then whispered to the
mechanic ....."Try doing it with the engine running."