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It isn’t enough to ask intelligent questions, you have to listen intelligently to the answers.  


Guard your tongue. Say less than you think. Make promises sparingly. Keep them faithfully. Never let pass an opportunity to say a kind word. Be interested in others; their pursuits, work, and families. Be cheerful. Don’t dwell on minor aches and small disappointments. Keep an open mind. Discuss but don’t argue. Disagree without being disagreeable. […]

The best years of your life are when the kids are old enough to help shovel the snow but too young to drive a car.  

A group becomes a team when each member is sure enough of himself and his contribution to praise the skills of others. ~ Norman G. Shiddle  

When you spot a quack, duck.


I forgot. No one told me to go ahead. I didn’t think it was that important. Wait until the boss comes back and ask him/her. I didn’t know you were in a hurry for it. That’s the way we have always done it. That’s not in my department. How was I to know this was […]

We’re overpaying him but he’s worth it.  

Summer is the time when it is too hot to do the jobs it was too cold to do in winter.  

The two rules of procrastination:  1) Do it today.  2) Tomorrow will be today tomorrow.  

I do my work at the same time each day–the last minute.  

A life is never ended until all the lives it has touched have ended too. ~ Chinese proverb

Five frogs are sitting on a log. Four decide to jump off. How many are left?  There are still five–because there’s a difference between deciding and doing. ~  Mark L Feldman & Michael F Spratt  

The only one who got everything done by Friday was Robinson Crusoe. ~ Anonymous  

Some men die in shrapnel Some go down in flames Most men perish inch by inch Playing little games. ~ from “Business Beyond the Box” by John O’Keeffe  

The world is a book and those who do not travel read only a page. ~ Saint Augustine  

We can never see ourselves as others see us. Even the mirror shows us in reverse.  

Yesterday is experience. Tomorrow is hope. Today is getting from one to the other. ~ Anonymous  

Adam and Eve probably found genealogy a bit boring.

If your family tree is a straight line, you’re a Redneck.  

Destiny: A tyrant’s authority for crime and a fool’s excuse for failure. ~ Ambrose Bierce  

I hate when I can’t understand what I’m hearing while eavesdropping!  

Nothing revives the past so completely as a smell that was once associated with it. ~ Vladimir Nabokov  

Never try to tell everything you know. It may take too short a time. ~ Norman Ford  

Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you’d have preferred to talk. ~ Doug Larson  

Life is a series of commas, not periods. ~ Matthew McConaughey  

Principles are the simplicity on the far side of complexity. ~ Stephen Covey  

Whoso diggeth a pit shall therein fall.  

It isn’t difficult to make a mountain out of a molehill, just add a little dirt. ~ Anonymous

Light in the Soul…Peace in the World

If there is light in the soul, There will be beauty in the person. If there is beauty in the person, There will be harmony in the house. If there is harmony in the house, There will be order in the nation. If there is order in the nation, There will be peace in the […]

The beautiful thing about learning is nobody can take it away from you. ~ B.B. King  

Monogamy leaves a lot to be desired. ~ Anonymous  

They say the grass is greener on the other side, but have you ever flipped it over?  

The world doesn’t just disappear when you close your eyes, does it?  

Some people are so sensitive they’d feel snubbed if an epidemic overlooked them.  

I like angles, but only to a degree.  

They think, therefore I am. ~ God  

I saw the light. I turned it off.  

A diagnostic is someone who doesn’t know whether there are two gods.  

The word stifle is an anagram of itself.  

Think ‘HONK’ if you’re Telepathic.  

Down with gravity!  

If you friend request me on Facebook and your profile picture is a car, I will assume you’re a transformer.  

If PLAN A doesn’t work, stay cool.  The alphabet has 25 more letters.

Be yourself. No one can ever tell you you’re doing it wrong.  

Buy the beer first, this job ain’t gonna be easy.  

The joyfulness of a man prolongeth his days. ~ New Testament Translation: Laugh and you’ll live longer…  

God gave the Angels wings and humans chocolate. ~ Debbie Macomber  

You should never wear your best trousers when you go out to fight for freedom and liberty. ~ Henrik Ibsen  

An optimist is a person who, when he sees the handwriting on the wall, claims it’s a forgery.  

What part of THOU SHALT NOT don’t you understand?