Some Words of Wisdom

Words of Wisdom

and Something Funny

(Don’t forget to page to the bottom)

If you ask me anything I don’t know, I’m not going to answer.

                                                                                                     Yogi Berra

I never said most of the things I said.

                                                  Yogi Berra

‘Tis a Gift to be Simple.

“If you love a flower that lives on a star, it is sweet to look at the sky at night. All the stars are a-bloom with flowers…”
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince

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.
~D.H. Lawrence

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.

“Advice is one thing that is freely given away, but watch that you only take what is worth having.”  
―     George S. Clason,     The Richest Man in Babylon

“If you desire to help thy friend, do so in a way that will not bring thy friend’s burdens upon thyself.”  
―     George S. Clason,     The Richest Man in Babylon

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 ..

Some days...

” 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”