Thought For The Day

 

Thought For The Day

 

 

Be sure you taste your words before you spit them out.

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                       It is the nature of man to rise to greatness if greatness is expected of him.                                                                                ……  John Steinbeck

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He who has a why to live can bear with almost any how.       ….  Viktor Frankl

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We can do more for other men by trying to correct our own faults than by trying to correct theirs.              …   Francois Fenelon

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Joy is not in things; it is in us.              …   Richard Wagner

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The world is a dangerous place – not because of the people who are evil but because of the people who don’t do anything about it.                                …  Albert Einstein

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If you look like your passport photo, you’re too ill to travel.                ….   Will Kommen

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A journey is like a marriage.  The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it.          

                                                                                                          ….   John Steinbeck

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Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.                                   …  Helen Keller

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GOOD FRIENDS ARE THE RARE JEWELS OF LIFE  …
DIFFICULT TO FIND AND IMPOSSIBLE TO REPLACE!

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Man is no made that whenever anything fires his soul, impossibilities vanish.        … Jean de La                                                                                                                                                                             Fontaine

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Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after another.                           …..Walter                                                                                                                                                                                     Elliott

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The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won’t.    …   Henry Ward Beecher

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What I must do is all that concerns me, not what the people think.

…. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Life is simpler when you plow around the stump.

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Man is so made that whenever anything fires his soul, impossibilities vanish.      

                                                                                                          ….   Jean de la Fontaine

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Happy is he who dares courageously to defend what he loves.             …Ovid

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Consider the postage stamp:  Its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing till it gets there.

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It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.

                                ….   Albert Einstein

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When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.

                                                ….     Franklin D. Roosevelt

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Develop interest in life as you see it;  in people, things, literature, music – the world is so rich, simply throbbing with rich treasures, beautiful souls and interesting people.  Forget yourself.      ….   Henry Miller

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The older we get, the fewer things seem worth waiting in line for.

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One of the most delightful things about a garden is the anticipation it provides.

                                                                                                                    …..   W.E. Johns

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Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made and forgot to put a soul into.

                                                                                          …….   Henry Beecher

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When someone or something is said to be on the level it is thought to be honest or as advertised.  The expression is taken from the rituals of Freemasonry.  The level is an instrument of builders.  As a symbol, it stand form equality.

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Time has a way of weeding out the trivial.                                                   ….   Richard Ben Sapir

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Originality does not consist in saying what no one has ever said before, but in saying exactly what you think yourself.

                                                                    ….      James Stephens

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I don’t care what you say about me,  as long as you say something about me,  and as long as you spell my name right.                                …  George M. Cohan

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The great secret of a successful marriage is to treat all disasters as incidents and none of the incidents as disasters. 

                                                              ……Harold Nicolson

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Contentment is not the fulfillment of what you want, but the realization of how much you already have.

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Some people are born on third base and go through life thinking they hit a triple.

…   Barry Switzer

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Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths theater.

                                               …….Gail Bodwin

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Talent does what it can; genius does what it must.

                                     — Edward George Bulwer-Lytton

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Grudges are a waste of perfect happiness.  Laugh when you can, apologize when you should, and let go of what you can’t change.

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Experts say if you want to keep rabbits out of your garden, try planting a double row of onions around it.  Rabbits apparently hate the smell of onions and won’t cross the rows.

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Let everyone sweep in front of his own door and the whole world will be clean.

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Visits always give pleasure – if not the arrival, the departure.

—  Portuguese proverb

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Babies are always more trouble than you thought – and more wonderful.

……..Charles Osgood

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Keep your fears to yourself; share your courage with others.    

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    — Robert Louis Stevenson

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I think we are drawn to dogs because they are the uninhibited creatures we might be if we weren’t certain we knew better.        … George Bird Evans

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The man who makes no mistakes lacks boldness and the spirit of adventure.  He never tries anything new.  He is a brake on the wheels of progress.

…. M.W. Larmour

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A comfort zone is a beautiful place, but nothing ever grows there.

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He had a photographic memory that was never developed.

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There are only three words in the English language with the letter combination “uu”: Muumuu, vacuum and continuum.

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In addition to the phonograph, Thomas Edison gets credit for inventing waxed paper and an electric railway car.

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Marriage is one long conversation, checkered with disputes. … Robert Louis Stevenson

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Don’t worry about avoiding temptation. As you grow older, it will avoid you.
                                                       – Winston Churchill

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Law of the Bath – When the body is fully immersed in water, the telephone will ring.

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I have kleptomania, but when it gets bad, I take something for it.

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Don’t audit life. Show up and make the most of it now.

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.’The most terrifying words
In the English language are:
I’m from the government, 
and I’m here to help.’
-Ronald Reagan

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Your life is what your thoughts make it.                               …….    Marcus Aurelius

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No good thing is pleasant to possess without friends to share it.         …..Seneca the Younger

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There is no greatness where simplicity, goodness, and truth are absent.                                             ……Leo Tolstoy

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Human kindness has never weakened the stamina or softened the fiber of a free people. A nation does not have to be cruel to be tough.               ….     Franklin D. Roosevelt

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REMEMBER: In order to live off a garden, you practically have to live in it.                                       … Frank McKinney Hubbard

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If you wish to know what a man is, place him in authority.

                                                  ….       Yugoslav Proverb

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A little boy was overheard praying: “Lord, if you can’t make me a better boy, don’t worry about it. I’m having a real good time like I am.”

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I could go all day without making a mistake, but I wouldn’t get anything done.                                  …..Paul Goulding

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About the only thing that comes to us without effort is old age.

                                                         …..  Gloria Pitzer

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Live in such a way that if someone spoke badly of you, no one would believe it.

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The greatest thing in life is love and the second is laughter.        …G.Y. Morgan

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Age considers; youth ventures.         ….  Rabindranath Tagore

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The most exciting thing in life is being insincere.

                                    ….. Anne Morrow Lindbergh

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You grow up the day you have your first real laugh at yourself.     …  Ethel Barrymore

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He was such a good man that people hated to see him coming.               ….Mark Twain

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“America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.”
                                                                                                 …Abraham Lincoln

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The trouble with some women is that they get all excited about nothing – and then marry him.        …..Cher

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One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.                                                                                                              …. Plato

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We are keenly aware of the faults of our friends, but if they like us enough it doesn’t matter.

                                                 … Mignon McLaughlin

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Don’t be afraid to take big steps.  You can’t cross a chasm in two small jumps.               ….. David Lloyd Geprge

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We are at risk of producing more technology than the world can adapt to.

                                                                 …  Dan Hutcheson

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Research is formalized curiosity.  It is poking and prying with a purpose. 

                                                    ………  Zora Neale Hurston

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The Green Bay Packers won the first two Super Bowls in 1967 and 1968.  They did not win another one for almost 30 years.

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The real treasures in life aren’t the things you collect along the way  … they’re the friendships that surround you.

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Judge not, that ye be not judged.              …… Matthew 7:1

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You can learn little from victory.  You can learn everything from defeat. 

… Christy Mathewson

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hangry/ han-gree/ (adj) – An anger fueled by hunger.  

A cranky state resulting from lack of food, especially sweet things.

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Keep The Kitchen Clean   …. Eat Out

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The Hoover Dam was built to last 2,000 years.  The concrete in it will not even be fully cured for about another 500 years.

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Laughter is the closest distance between two people.     … Victor Borge

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“Happy as a clam” comes from the expression “happy as a clam at high tide.”  Clams are only harvested when the tide is out.

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Never do a country girl wrong.  Even if she doesn’t have a gun, her daddy will.

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Never slap a man who’s chewing tobacco.

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I shot my first Turkey today.

Scared the daylights out of everyone in the frozen food section.

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If it can be broken, it can be fixed with duct tape or zip strips.

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How do you catch a unique deer?

Unique up on it.

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A good man is not necessarily a Godly man, but a Godly man is certainly a good man!

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I’ve learned …..That when you harbor bitterness, happiness will dock elsewhere.

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Pride is concerned with who is right, Humility is concerned with what is right.

….. Ezra Taff Benson

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The human eye clinks an averge of 4,200,000 times a year.

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