Our character is measured by what
we do when no one is looking.
No man/woman is a failure
who has friends
Timely good deeds are
nicer than afterthoughts
Dragging your Christian cross is
harder than carrying it.
Too soon old, too late schmart.
My mom always said this, probably pa dutch.
There are 2 ways to get to the top of an oak tree,
either start climbing or sit on an acorn and wait.
The extra mile is never crowded.
A gossiper is like an old shoe whose
tongue never stays in place
If you have to get on your knees for some reason,
remember to say a prayer
Bills travel through the mail at
twice the speed of checks
God in His wisdom made the fly,
Then forgot to tell us why.
George R. Smith
The danger about a little sin
is that it won't stay little
Don't expect anything original from an echo.
Be patient with the faults of others;
They have to be patient with yours.
The secret of success is to start from
scratch and keep on scratching.
The wider we open our mouths,
the more room there is for our foot.
Don't slam the door since you might want to go back.
Life is like a bank--neither one pays
dividends unless we make deposits
Others may be deaf to our words,
but never blind to our actions.
There's no sense in advertising your
troubles, there is no market for them.
Risk going out on a limb.
That is where the fruit is.
It is usually not so much the greatness of our troubles,
as the littleness of our spirit which causes us to complain
Success always occurs in private
and failure in full view
What is popular is not always right,
What is right is not always popular.
What we own is not as important
as who owns us
The teakettle sings, even when it is
up to its neck in hot water
The easiest thing to get, but the most difficult thing
to get rid of is a bad reputation
Don't find fault, find a remedy
Count your age by friends not years
Count your life by smiles, not tears.
Companions take up our part when others tear us apart.
Definition of a big toe -- A device for locating
sharp objects in the dark
He who has little and says it's enough,
has more than he who has much and wants more
People seldom improve when they have
no other model than themselves
Experience is something you don't
get until after you need it
There is no food value in wild oats
The secret to enjoying life is to be
thankful for what each day brings
A house is built by human hands;
A home by human hearts
There is no telling how far a kind word,
or look, or deed will travel
When we think we're
Success comes to the person who does today,
what you are thinking of doing tomorrow
Worry is often misuse of imagination
I only hope that we never lose sight of one thing -
that it was all started by a mouse
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