Words of Wisdom and Funny Little Sayings





To escape criticism - do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.

The only time you realize you have a reputation is when you fail to live up to it.

If people looked like their passport photos, very few Nations would let them in.

Babies speak in many languages before they find one grown-ups understand.

A banker is a person who lends you an umbrella when it is dry and wants it back when it is raining.

If you never lie, you don't have to remember anything.

To achieve all you have to do is believe.

Learn something new each day and the world will be a better place.

The best inspiration is not to out do others, but to out do ourselves.

Compassion comes from within, but can only be seen when given to another.

To many people are willing to carry the stool, when there is a piano to be moved.

Remember, you may not be able to control what life puts in your path, but you can control who you are and who you will become.

Life is like a bowl of cherries, but watch out for the pits.

Enlightment comes from knowing it is OK to be dumb.

The evening news is where they begin with "good evening", and then proceed to tell you why it isn't.

Some people are wise, some are otherwise.

Where theres a will, theres a way.

They say garbage can be made into fuel. Why not? It's already made into books, movies and TV shows.

We can't do everything at once, but we can do something at once.

A smile is something we all own, but very few share it with others.

Common sense is that collection of prejudice acquired by the age of eighteen.

I used to be conceited, but now I'm absolutely perfect.

Go where there’s no path and leave a trail.

Progress is like a wheelbarrow, if you stop pushing the wheelbarrow it stops.

Beware of the fury of a patient man.

You never make a smart mistake, but you can always learn from your mistake.

To err is human, but to really mess things up you need a computer.

The difference between genius and stupidy, it that genius has its limits.

A gentle stream can spilt a mountain if given enough time.

Life is only a joy ride for those that enjoy the ride.

The man that makes no mistake, is usually the man who does nothing.

When I am sad, I sing... then the world is sad with me.

The only thing wrong with doing nothing is you never know when you are done.

No one has ever hurt their eyes by looking at the brighter side of life.

Beware of half truths, you may be looking at the wrong half.

The best laid plans of man or mouse are on my hard drive somewhere.

If there were no cloudy days we couldn't enjoy the sunny ones.

The squeaky wheel doesn't always get the oil, sometimes it gets replaced.

Better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.

Love not what you are, but what you may become.

Wisdom is not knowing what to do now, but knowing what to do next.

Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.

Friendship often ends in love; but love in friendship never ends.

He who jests at scars has never felt the wound.

He who deserves well, needs not anothers praise.

Every man is a volume, if you know how to read them.

Wicked men obey for fear, but the good obey for love.

As empty vessels make the loudest sound, so they who have the least wit are the greatest babblers.

A friend in need is a friend indeed.

Every man is the architect of his own fortune.

What we say is important for in most cases the mouth speaks what the heart is full of.

That evil exist is no doubt, but is it trying to get in or to get out that matters.

There are two categories of people who never will amount to much. Those who cannot do what they are told and those who can do nothing else.

What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us.

You can't have everything you want, where would you put it all.

I am a great believer in luck, the harder I work the luckier I get.

A truly wise man never plays leapfrog with a unicorn.

Never underestimate the power of love.

Weekends were created so that humans could relax.

Recession: A period when you go without things your grandparents never heard of.

Knowing your destination is half of the journey.

If you give a woman an inch, and she will try to park her car in it.

Plan for the future because that is where you will spend the rest of your life.

Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday.

Select a job you love, and you will never have to work another day of your life.

Be nice to people on the way up, because you might need their help on the way down.

He who lives without discipline dies without honor.

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.

Remember you are unique, just like everybody else.

Experience: A comb life gives you after you lose all your hair.

Tough times don't last, tough people do.

When a man is all wrapped up in himself he makes a pretty small package.

Between two evils, choose neither; between two goods, choose both.

What we are is God's gift to us, what we become is our gift to God.

If you can't ignore an insult, top it; if you can't top it, laugh it off; and if you can't laugh it off, it's probably deserved.

Half our life is spent trying to find something to do with the time we have rushed through life trying to save.

A chain is no stronger than its weakest link.

Better to beg than to steal, but better to work than beg.

Two can live as cheaply as one - if one doesn't eat.

I don't mind being average, because it means I am as close to the top as I am to the bottom.

It is difficult to save money when your neighbors keep buying things you can't afford.

Tax loopholes are like parking spaces--they all seem to disappear by the time you get there.

No man really becomes a fool until he stops asking question.

It takes less time to do something right than it does to explain why you did it wrong.

It's too bad I'm not as wonderful a person as people say I am, because the world could use a few people like that.

If you had to have a high school diploma or a GED to collect unemployment, you'd see a lot more kids staying in school.

Be a lamp in the chamber if you cannot be a star in the sky

God makes people like He makes flowers: In all different sizes, shapes, and colors.

Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak and remove all doubt.

Life is what happens while you're making other plans.

Patience is the ability to put up with people you'd like to put down.

Happy is the person who can laugh at himself. He will never cease to be amused.

It does not require many words to speak the truth.

When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life in such a manner that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.

A baby boomer is a man who hires someone to cut his grass so he can play golf for the exercise.

A baby is God's opinion that the world should go on.

Rain is something that makes flowers grow and taxicabs disappear.

Study the past if you would divine the future.

Don't drive faster than your guardian angel can fly.

Always forgive your enemies, nothing annoys them more.

If nothing sticks to teflon, how do they make teflon stick to the pan?

In politics stupidity is not a handicap.

Not to try is worse than failing.



The above sayings are not all orginated by me. Just little bits and pieces of things I have seen and heard along lifes path. To my knowledge none are copy-righted .





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