*The person lacking in passions is less thrilling than last weeks leftovers.
*This may shock you but God didn’t change the standards just last week in an effort to screw you over. They’ve been constant a lot longer than you’ve been here and failing miserably to meet them.
To his dog, every man is Napoleon: hence the constant popularity of dogs.
*Avoid the wide and easy path, which others are eager to travel. The correct path is always narrow and obscure, with small signs only you can see.
*Waste no time regretting the past, for no amount of effort or sorrow will change it.
Alexander Hamilton originated the put and take system in our national treasury: the taxpayers put it in, and the politicians take it out.
*A recession can be considered over when the poor start complaining less. The rich never stop complaining about how poor they are.
*It is hard not to approve of or admire the silent person.
A study of economics usually reveals that the best time to buy anything is last year.
*Revolutions that are based on Marxist ideology always start for the good of the common man, but without fail end up with Marxists as slave master. Beware of revolutionaries bearing ideology.
*A rumor is usually a lie that doesn’t know its true heritage yet.
The best time to fire a person is before you hire them.
R. E. Phillips
*The wisest person is the one who grasps the true depth of their own ignorance, and sets out to do something about it.
*The hardest work some people do is to search for ways to blame others for their own failures.
Do your duty in all things. You could not do more. You would not wish to do less.
Robert E. Lee
*Only God is unafraid; we are slaves to our fears, terrified to reach out, to speak our hearts, to dream and to love as God has equipped the least of us to do.
*Standing up to pee does not make a male either manly or civilized, although most seem to think it ‘s close enough.
When dealing with people remember that you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but with creatures of emotion, creatures bristling with prejudice, and motivated by pride and vanity.
*If you have to pretend to your significant other that you never fart, you aren’t honest enough or in any way ready to marry.
*Never volunteer unsolicited advice. If asked, give them your absolute best advice, then shut up, especially if they ignore it. You’ll have your chance to say I told you so later.
Whenever a man does a thoroughly stupid thing, it is always from the noblest motives.
*Difficulties always seem greater when you are immersed in them than when they are well passed.
*Everyone needs more exercise, especially the effort needed to say no to stupid choices.
It is better to be the widow of a hero, than the wife of a coward.
*You can not change the past. Instead, you alter your memory of it, making yourself be better or worse than you really were.
*If you are pleased by your appearance, every mirror will be beloved. If not, every mirror will be regarded as an evil snitch, showing you your self loathing and mocking you.
Procrastination is the thief of time.
*Love melts the snow from the heart’s coldest winter.
*Of all human skills and arts, the one that has the most devoted students and practitioners is not taught in a single classroom. The art of lying.
Most would rather be charged with malice than with making a blunder.