Words of Wisdom
Posted by AJS (+221) 13 years ago
A Truce is better than Friction.
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Posted by ABE (+423) 13 years ago
A flute without holes, is not a flute. A donut without a hole, is a Danish.

Ty Webb
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Posted by Steve Sullivan (+1420) 13 years ago
Never kick a skunk.
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Posted by Brian A. Reed (+6121) 13 years ago
A failure to plan on your part does not constitute an emergency on my part.

And my personal favorite:

Get a bigger hammer.
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Posted by AJS (+221) 13 years ago
If you have a rose to give, give it today for tomorrow may be too late.
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Posted by Brian A. Reed (+6121) 13 years ago
To paraphrase Vizzini from The Princess Bride:

1.) Never get involved in a land war in Asia.
2.) Never go in against a Sicilian when death is on the line.
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Posted by T Brown (+480) 13 years ago
-If we all threw our problems in a pile and saw everyone elses, we'd grab ours back.

-Don't take your self so seriously. No one else does!

-What other people think of you is none of your business.

- When it comes to chocolate, resistance is futile.
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Posted by tjh (+142) 13 years ago
It's better to keep your mouth closed and be assumed an idiot than to open it and be confirmed.
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Posted by AJS (+221) 13 years ago
Whenever you can, hang around the lucky.

Optimism: A cheerful frame of mind that enables a tea kettle to sing even though it's in hot water up to its nose.
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Posted by Wendy Wilson (+6167) 13 years ago
Brian, if I remember correctly, Vizzini lost that contest.
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Posted by Brian A. Reed (+6121) 13 years ago
True - but still a good piece of advice.
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Posted by ABE (+423) 13 years ago
Don't cross the streams.

Dr. Egon Spengler
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Posted by ABE (+423) 13 years ago
Try not. Do or do not, there is no try.

-- Yoda
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Posted by AJS (+221) 13 years ago
Most of us believe everyone should work - especially those who have jobs.

Your problems only defeat you when you let them lean on you.
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Posted by AJS (+221) 13 years ago
Age is not important unless you're a cheese.

Always try to drive so that your license will expire before you do.
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Posted by ABE (+423) 13 years ago
Gentlemen, when the enemy is committed to a mistake
we must not interrupt him too soon."


Horatio Nelson
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Posted by Brian A. Reed (+6121) 13 years ago
To jaw-jaw is always better than to war-war.

- Winston Churchill
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Posted by ABE (+423) 13 years ago
Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.

Patton
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Posted by ABE (+423) 13 years ago
"One can never know for sure what a deserted area looks like"

George Carlin
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Posted by AJS (+221) 13 years ago
With proper care, the human body will last a lifetime.

The man who gets ahead is the one who does more than is necessary.
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Posted by Steve Craddock (+2733) 13 years ago
You're never too old to have a happy childhood. Ashley Montagu
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Posted by Steve Craddock (+2733) 13 years ago
The greater one's wealth, strength and influence,
The greater one's responsibility to lessen the sum of human suffering.

Some general of the Confederate States of America - (I wish I could remember his name and the exact quote, but even Google won't bring up anything on it).

[This message has been edited by Steve Craddock (6/24/2009)]
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Posted by AJS (+221) 13 years ago
The penalty for bigamy is two mother-in-law.
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Posted by Brian A. Reed (+6121) 13 years ago
http://wclathan.com/biogr...han_jr.htm

This might be what you're looking for, Steve.
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Posted by Steve Craddock (+2733) 13 years ago
Brian - Mr. Lathan definitely provides a treasure trove of quotable thoughts - but I'm afraid it's close but no cigar. The man I quoted (or close to it) above was definitely a CSA general. Just can't think of the name... It will come to me though - probably in the shower tomorrow morning.
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Posted by Tom Bair (+120) 13 years ago
Where are Elmer,Herman,Bert,Tom,and Charley.The week of will,the strong arm,the clown,the boozer,the fighter? All,all are sleeping on the hill.Masters Edgar Lee
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Posted by Tom Bair (+120) 13 years ago
To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.
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Posted by AJS (+221) 13 years ago
Girls who talk like a walking encyclopedia should remember that reference books rarely get taken out.
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Posted by Brian A. Reed (+6121) 13 years ago
Speak for yourself, AJS. I like my women to have brains (and the courage to use them).
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Posted by AJS (+221) 13 years ago
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles but in avoiding them.
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Posted by ABE (+423) 13 years ago
Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.

Michael Corleone
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Posted by Chris Peterson (+162) 13 years ago
Suicide: a permanent solution to a temporary problem. Change is the only thing you can count on, so wait for it.

Great leaders are neither born nor made. They are hypothetical.

The only way to fail is to quit. So dont fail the last time you try.
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Posted by Tom Bair (+120) 13 years ago
Degererate sons and daughters life is to strong for you. It takes life to love life. The greatest is love,hope and joy.
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Posted by Brian A. Reed (+6121) 13 years ago
I'd rather be honest than nice.
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Posted by AJS (+221) 13 years ago
The difference between dogs and cats is that dogs come when they are called. Cats take a message and get back to you.
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Posted by ABE (+423) 13 years ago
A nice old gray haired lady always told me.......

"Don't let the Sons a bitches keep you down.
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Posted by AJS (+221) 13 years ago
Anticipating is even more fun than recollecting.
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Posted by Brian A. Reed (+6121) 13 years ago
F**k 'em if they can't take a joke.
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Posted by AJS (+221) 13 years ago
The entire sum of existence is the magic of being needed by just one person.
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Posted by Hal Neumann (+10258) 13 years ago
there's some good ones here too:

http://www.milescity.com/...fpid=15687
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Posted by AJS (+221) 13 years ago
Do you realize we can no longer teach that what goes up must come down?

The trouble with making mental notes is that the ink fades so fast.

GOD doesn't have to put His name on a sign in the corner of a meadow because nobody else makes meadows.

[This message has been edited by AJS (6/29/2009)]
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Posted by AJS (+221) 13 years ago
Man is the only species who plants a crop he can't eat but still has to mow every week.
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Posted by Kass Portra (+44) 13 years ago
To handle yourself, use your head;
To handle others, use your heart.

Eleanor Roosevelt
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Posted by Bridgier (+9470) 13 years ago
Put all hope out of your mind. And masturbate as little as possible, it drains the strength.

Warden Barrot, Papillon
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Posted by AJS (+221) 13 years ago
GOD wisely designed the human body so that we can neither pat our own backs nor kick ourselves too easliy.
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Posted by AJS (+221) 13 years ago
copy and paste:

http://susie1114.com/10percentisgoodenough.html

[This message has been edited by AJS (7/3/2009)]
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Posted by cscan (+19) 13 years ago
WE THE WILLING LEAD BY THE UNKNOWING. DOIING THE IMPOSSIBLE FOR THE UNGREATFUL. WE HAVE DONE SO MUCH WITH SO LITTLE FOR SO LONG. WE ARE NOW QUALIFIED TO DO ANYTHING WITH NOTHING.
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Posted by cscan (+19) 13 years ago
OUR LIVES ARE NOT MEASURED BY SIMPLE MOMENTS.BUT BY THE TIME BETWEEN THE MOMENTS THAT TAKE OUR BREATH AWAY.
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Posted by K.Duffy (+1822) 13 years ago
I know you believe you understand what you think I said, but I'm not sure you realize that what you heard is not what I meant.
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Posted by AJS (+221) 13 years ago
Most foreign countries, when they think of America, think of
Dough-nations.
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