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Some more sayings to ponder
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 15, 2010 12:42 pm    Post subject: Some more sayings to ponder Reply with quote

The two most common elements in the world are hydrogen and stupidity.

Don't drown the man who taught you to swim.

A friend is someone who is there for you when s/he'd rather be somewhere else.

Only your real friends tell you when your face is dirty.

Knowledge talks, wisdom listens.

Only the wisest and the stupidest of men never change
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 15, 2010 12:46 pm    Post subject: Short funny quotes Reply with quote

I've bolded those I like best. super grin

I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.

It’s not cheating unless you get caught.

Quitting smoking is the easiest thing in the world. I’ve done it dozens of times.

I think crime pays. The hours are good, you travel a lot.

I hope life isn’t a joke, because I don’t get it.

When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading.

Flying is simple. You just throw yourself at the ground and miss.

Avoid hangovers: stay drunk.

Most people are only alive because it is illegal to shoot them.

Life is a waste of time and time is a waste of life, so waste your time and have the time of your life !

As long as there are tests, there will be prayer in schools.

I’m knot a blonde! I’m knot, I’m knot, I’m knot!

Girls want a lot of things from one guy. Conversely, guys want one thing from a lot of girls.

I’ve got problem for your solution…

Some say the glass is half full, some say the glass is half empty. I say “Are you gonna drink that?”

Your school GPA is inversely proportionate to your girlfriend’s looks and vise versa.

Everyone has a photographic memory… some just don’t have film.

Common sense is the most evenly distributed quantity in the world. Everyone thinks he has enough.

All people have the right to stupidity but some abuse the privilege.

When I was born I was so surprised I didn’t talk for a year and a half.

Do you believe in love at first sight or should I walk by again ?
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 15, 2010 9:36 pm    Post subject: Love those! Reply with quote

Ha! Ha! Love those - some I've heard before but still funny and even true! super grin
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 17, 2010 6:44 am    Post subject: Re: Love those! Reply with quote

inkling7 wrote:
Ha! Ha! Love those - some I've heard before but still funny and even true! super grin

Some of them are quotes that have done the rounds before, like the one about quitting smoking.

Some are new to me, and most are very good. Some are very true, some are funny, even witty. I confess to not getting a couple of them, though. Sad
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 11, 2010 12:59 pm    Post subject: Need explanation Reply with quote

Bérénice wrote:
I confess to not getting a couple of them, though. Sad

Can someone please explain this one to me? I don't get it:

"I think crime pays. The hours are good, you travel a lot. " confused
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 11, 2010 8:01 pm    Post subject: Explanation Reply with quote

I thought it meant that for a few hours work you can get a lot of wealth and the travel part was constantly being on the run from the law.
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 15, 2010 10:00 pm    Post subject: Re: Explanation Reply with quote

inkling7 wrote:
I thought it meant that for a few hours work you can get a lot of wealth and the travel part was constantly being on the run from the law.

Thank you, inkling7. That's surely the explanation, but it wasn't really obvious to me... Embarassed
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My lord, to being from each other oceans apart?
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 09, 2010 8:17 pm    Post subject: My favorite is the first one :D Reply with quote

Yugoslav Proverb
A good rest is half the work.

Benjamin Franklin
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of the wise man is in his heart.

J.R.R. Tolkien
All that is gold does not glitter; not all those that wander are lost.

Unknown
After all this is over, all that will really have mattered is how we treated each other.
Thanks to Mike Doherty

Unknown
It isn't the mountains ahead that wear you out, it's the grain of sand in your shoe.

Thanks to Dana Bidne
Pace yourself...an elephant can be swallowed, one bite at a time.

David Lloyd George, British Prime Minister and statesman, (1863-1945)
Don't be afraid to take one large step because you can't cross a chasm in two small leaps.

David Lloyd George, British Prime Minister and statesman, (1863-1945)
One generation plants trees, and the next enjoys the shade.

David Lloyd George, British Prime Minister and statesman, (1863-1945)
If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 09, 2010 8:19 pm    Post subject: Carl W. Buechner's wise sayings Reply with quote

Carl W. Buechner
A man is too apt to forget that in this world he cannot have everything. A choice is all that is left to him.

Carl W. Buechner
Better bend than break.

Carl W. Buechner
Never swap horses while crossing a stream.Why not upset the apple cart? If you don't, the apples will rot anyway.

Carl W. Buechner
There is never time to do it right, but there is always time to do it over.

Carl W. Buechner
Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.

Carl W. Buechner
Fail to plan, plan to fail.
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 12, 2010 4:57 pm    Post subject: Good advice Reply with quote

Don't look where you fall, but where you slipped. ~ African Proverb
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