*The most likely ghosts to haunt you will be your painful memories of loves lost.
*A Judas cow leads others into the slaughter house but is spared, to repeat the process. Being a Judas cow is wicked if you aren’t a cow, and following one is even less smart.
Rare is the union of beauty and modesty.
Don’t be surprised when your foolishness and casual inattention finally blows up and fries your butt. Human failings are always predictable, if you pay attention, instead of just playing.
*You can always remember where you put something until you actually need it. That’s when your memory fails and you begin a treasure hunt, usually in desperation.
*Everything goes on sale a day or week after you buy it.
We grow small trying to be great.
E. Stanley Jones
Go out on a limb if you must, but don’t expect a crowd to follow you.
*Ever notice that appliances always break down after you’ve lost the warrantee info and sales receipt?
*Back when cars cost less than two grand, you could fix anything on them yourself. Now they cost twenty, thirty thousand or more and you’re lucky to even be able to check the oil yourself.
I gravely doubt whether women ever were married by capture. I think they pretended to be; as they still do.
G. K. Chesterton
You think marriage will be a long honeymoon or excitement and bliss, but then find the only thing endless is ordinary chores and normal, uninspiring daily life.
*The first day back at work or school after a holiday always seems as bad as we expect it to be.
*You always lie, hoping no one will notice it. But if they do notice it, you hope they won’t make a big deal of it. But if they make a big deal of it, you hope you can lie more to save your butt. This might explain why your life is such a mess?
The most dangerous of all falsehoods is a slightly distorted truth.
Nothing these days will so shock you as much as a bit of honesty.
*To be a hero at something like Thanksgiving, don’t be the cook, be the one who cleans up the mess. At least you will be to the ones who did the cooking!
*Bringing the horrid green bean casserole for thirty years in a row isn’t a death penalty offense, but I can argue a good case that it should be!
A successful marriage is an edifice that must be rebuilt every day.
*Don’t ignore people who want to be your friend or love you, and then complain that you’re alone.
*When you give thanks, remember to give thanks for all the troubles you don’t have plaguing you.
The shoe that fits one person pinches another; there is no recipe for living that suits all cases.