Words of Wisdom
and Something Funny
(Don’t forget to page to the bottom)
And if tonight my soul may find her peace
in sleep, and sink in good oblivion,
and in the morning wake like a new-opened flower
then I have been dipped again in God, and new-created.
Put on your dream hat and dance all the way to success! ~Terri Guillemets
The man who has done his best has done everything. ~Charles M. Schwab
Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.
If you find that the demands on your time are overwhelming, don’t be afraid to politely say “no” when someone asks you to do something.Don’t feel guilty. No one person can do it all, so learn your limits and be satisfied with them.
- Be a little selfish once in a while by scheduling “me time” – it will help keep you grounded and in touch with your thoughts and feelings.
- Take time to enjoy the little things. Read a book, start an art project, or work in a garden
It is better to have a good man on earth than to have another angel in heaven.
I always pass on good advice. It’s the only thing to do with it. It is never any use to oneself. ~Oscar Wilde, An Ideal Husband, 1895
Some people like my advice so much that they frame it upon the wall instead of using it. ~Gordon R. Dickson
Wealth that comes quickly, goeth the same way.
We are more often treacherous through weakness than through calculation. ~Francois De La Rochefoucauld.
A man with one watch knows what time it is; a man with two watches is never quite sure. ~Lee Segall
Just living is not enough… one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower. ~Hans Christian Andersen
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, “I used everything you gave me.” ~Erma Bombeck
Life is like a coin. You can spend it any way you wish, but you only spend it once. ~Lillian Dickson
I tell you everything that is really nothing, and nothing of what is everything, do not be fooled by what I am saying. Please listen carefully and try to hear what I am not saying. ~Charles C. Finn
A handful of patience is worth more than a bushel of brains.
Growing old is mandatory; growing up is optional.
Do not regret growing older. It is a privilege denied to many. ~Author Unknown
And Caleb who was 85 years old said to God, ” I am 85 years old but I am as strong as I was at 40. I am taking a mountain”. ~ Joshua
It’s nice to be important, but it’s more important to be nice. ~Author Unknown
Today, give a stranger one of your smiles. It might be the only sunshine he sees all day. ~Quoted in P.S. I Love You, compiled by H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
When I was young, I admired clever people. Now that I am old, I admire kind people. ~Abraham Joshua Heschel
Young man be aware of time for it is like a thief in the night.
OK, can’t pass this up, trying to come up with a caption for this photo. If you have any, send them in. I’ll post it. Here’s mine ..
” I’m glad I had my camera with me”
“Some things are harder to pass up than others”
“You did WHAT with my TOOTHBRUSH?”
“What did I tell you? Never, never drink out of my cup!”
What did I tell you? Never, never use my eyeliner.
OK, How about THIS one!
“I don’t think I’ll ever eat CHICKEN again”