Strand of Pearls
Pearls of Wisdom
Strand of Pearls

Observations From My Deck

.....and yours.

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Rules without Relationship = Rebellion
Gary Siliski <>
- Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at 10:22:21 (EDT)

We teach people how to treat us!
Gary Siliski <>
- Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at 10:21:11 (EDT)

shut from the outside - so get on with it!
emmasgranda <>
- Friday, November 17, 2006 at 19:40:42 (EST)

A stranger is just a friend you haven't met.
emmasgranda <>
- Friday, November 17, 2006 at 19:33:04 (EST)

When a dog looks back it is a god - o cat don't look so smug!
emmasgranda <>
- Friday, November 17, 2006 at 19:26:41 (EST)

If you desire the faith to pray - try praying for faith - it worked for me.
emmasgranda <>
- Friday, November 17, 2006 at 19:25:32 (EST)

When I look at my children I truly believe in reincarnation - and I'm not even dead yet!
emmasgranda <>
- Friday, November 17, 2006 at 19:23:36 (EST)

Diamonds are mined in the desert.
emmasgranda <>
- Friday, November 17, 2006 at 19:16:22 (EST)

A loved one* for my previous pearl.
random n' strange <>
- Wednesday, October 25, 2006 at 23:21:38 (EDT)

At no point in your life will you be so happy that a loved can't make you happier.
random n' strange <>
- Wednesday, October 25, 2006 at 23:20:14 (EDT)

If it doesn't fit force it, if it breaks it needed replacing anyway.
random n' strange <>
- Wednesday, October 25, 2006 at 23:18:28 (EDT)

Elie <>
- Tuesday, August 22, 2006 at 19:45:00 (EDT)

"You can't break me, all you can do is make me..."
Jessica <>
- Thursday, July 27, 2006 at 01:53:03 (EDT)

If you want to fly with the Eagles, don't hang around with the turkeys
Lois <>
- Monday, July 10, 2006 at 21:05:13 (EDT)

Here is a test to find out whether your mission in life is complete... If you're alive, it isn't.
Amz <>
- Saturday, June 24, 2006 at 11:53:22 (EDT)

If you are not part of the solution, you are part of the problem.
- Tuesday, May 23, 2006 at 15:37:15 (EDT)

Outside of a dog a book is mans best friend....inside of a dog, its too dark to read
Neil Martin <>
- Monday, January 24, 2005 at 01:15:36 (EST)

Money cannot buy love....and those who think it can are not worth half the price paid out.
Neil Martin <>
- Monday, January 24, 2005 at 01:09:09 (EST)

once they had stopped I went to the dog and said, why does your master kick you to you sever injury? With i,ts last breath it said "they cannot stand to see someone that is more inteligent or better that themself.
billy <>
- Monday, September 13, 2004 at 05:52:03 (EDT)

The best time to plant a tree was 25 years ago. The second best time is TODAY.
- Friday, August 27, 2004 at 15:22:00 (EDT)

Gratitude is riches ... Despair is poverty
Chickie <>
- Tuesday, August 24, 2004 at 19:01:55 (EDT)

Give me back my youth but let me keep my wisdom
Adrien Ellul <>
- Thursday, August 19, 2004 at 11:38:17 (EDT)

Clichés are a dime a dozen.
Richard <>
- Tuesday, July 27, 2004 at 01:53:59 (EDT)

insanity is doing the same thing and expecting a different result.
victoria <>
- Friday, July 23, 2004 at 14:38:41 (EDT)

The best things in life are not things
TJ <>
- Tuesday, July 20, 2004 at 20:27:47 (EDT)

It's always going to be easy if you want to do it, and hard if you don't.
Jess <>
- Wednesday, July 14, 2004 at 11:23:24 (EDT)

Don't hate the players, hate the game.
Old School Scholar
- Tuesday, July 13, 2004 at 12:46:13 (EDT)

Repeating what one has said requires education. Challenging it requires brains.
charlie <>
- Tuesday, July 13, 2004 at 02:57:08 (EDT)

If it's wet and not yours- Don't touch it!!
- Saturday, July 10, 2004 at 13:54:20 (EDT)

There is no such thing as perfection, but you should always strive to achieve it!
sickbob <>
- Thursday, June 24, 2004 at 05:56:06 (EDT)

- Tuesday, April 27, 2004 at 09:13:53 (EDT)

- Tuesday, April 27, 2004 at 08:58:36 (EDT)

- Tuesday, April 27, 2004 at 08:57:04 (EDT)

When faced with something new, never just say 'I can't', instead say 'I'll try'
- Sunday, March 14, 2004 at 09:30:35 (EST)

If you love something, let it go. If it comes back, it is yours forever, if it doesn't, it was never yours in the first place, if it eats your food, watches your tv, and doesn't seem to realise you let it go at either married it or gave birth to it
- Sunday, March 14, 2004 at 09:29:34 (EST)

*When you truly care for someone, you don't look for faults, you don't look for answers, you don't look for mistakes. Instead, you fight the mistakes, you accept the faults, and you overlook the excuses.
aroos <>
- Saturday, March 13, 2004 at 16:46:34 (EST)

aroos <>
- Saturday, March 13, 2004 at 16:44:16 (EST)

expect nothing, then everything's a bonus!!
duv <>
- Saturday, March 13, 2004 at 09:22:27 (EST)

It's better to be sorry for something you did rather than sorry for something you never did!
- Sunday, January 18, 2004 at 23:45:17 (EST)

I cannot be complete until you are complete for Though we be many, yet we are all ONE- We are accustomed to see men deride what they do not understand, and snarl at the good and beautiful because it lies beyond their sympathies-The only abnormality is the incapacity to love-Life is eternal and love is immortal,and death is only a horizon...And a horizon is nothing, save the limit of our sight.-Under everyone's hard shell is someone who wants to be appreciated and loved-Don't focus on the handicap, appreciate the gift.
- Friday, December 26, 2003 at 03:32:15 (EST)

"If you cannot be good, at least be good at what you do." - Anonymous
Osayou <>
- Saturday, December 20, 2003 at 18:03:45 (EST)

If you want to DOUBLE your money, fold it in half and put it in your pocket. There is no FASTER way!
Jim C. <>
- Tuesday, November 11, 2003 at 18:04:17 (EST)

Gossip is for people with nothing better to do. If someone gossips about everyone to you, chances are they are talking about YOU to everyone else
- Monday, October 13, 2003 at 11:34:26 (EDT)

I am a vase where God shines through For He and I are one, not two He needs me where and as I am I need not fear, nor fret, nor plan I just keep relaxed and FREE He will carry out His plan through me. --- author unknown --- (given to me by my beloved Oma)
Tassa <>
- Sunday, October 12, 2003 at 23:02:49 (EDT)

If you can't change it, then put it in your book of
USA - Wednesday, September 17, 2003 at 21:58:39 (EDT)

Every survival kit should include a sense of humor!
Lisa <>
- Thursday, August 28, 2003 at 10:11:44 (EDT)

" A creed" To be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind;to talk health,happiness and prosperity; to make your friends feel that there is something in them; to look on the sunny side of everything;to be too large for worry,too noble for anger,too strong for fear, and too happy to permit the presence of trouble. CRISTIAN D.LARGE
armando sajche <>
- Tuesday, August 19, 2003 at 14:20:15 (EDT)

The biggest disease today is not leprosy or toberculosis, but rather the feeling of being unwanted. by Mother Teresa.
armando sajche <>
- Tuesday, August 19, 2003 at 14:12:00 (EDT)

bounty isnt the only quicker picker uper...
- Sunday, August 10, 2003 at 17:22:49 (EDT)

If you are not making any mistakes, you are not trying enough new things.
Ted <>
- Friday, July 11, 2003 at 13:11:37 (EDT)

There is such a thing as unconditional love but there is no such thing as unconditional cohabitation.
Ray Trantham <>
- Monday, May 19, 2003 at 01:51:27 (EDT)

"Love the sinner, hate the sin." -Five Iron Frenzy ...think about this when you come across a gay or lesbian, or anyone else whose beliefs do not agree with your own.
- Friday, May 09, 2003 at 02:28:57 (EDT)

When living your life, think of it this way - what regrets do I NOT want to have? Then make your choices accordingly. -Me
- Friday, May 09, 2003 at 02:23:53 (EDT)

"There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing were a miracle. The other is as though everything were a miracle." -Albert Einstein
- Friday, May 09, 2003 at 02:20:39 (EDT)

"An optimist and a pessimist can be just as successful. The only difference is the optimist has more fun achieving her goals." -Walter Wagner
- Friday, May 09, 2003 at 02:19:30 (EDT)

"Nothing great has ever been achieved without enthusiasm." -Ralph Waldo Emerson
- Friday, May 09, 2003 at 02:18:44 (EDT)

Life is like money, you only get to spend it once! So you have a choice to spend it, poorly, great or exelente.
Armando Sajche <>
- Wednesday, May 07, 2003 at 11:16:47 (EDT)

There is no us and them, there is only you and me.
- Monday, May 05, 2003 at 06:40:06 (EDT)

A short saying often contains much wisdom. -Sophocles
Sheona <0106762m>
- Wednesday, April 16, 2003 at 20:17:15 (EDT)

Dreams are visions of the spirit
Sheona <0106762m>
- Wednesday, April 16, 2003 at 20:16:36 (EDT)

Dreams create ambitions
Sheona <0106762m>
- Wednesday, April 16, 2003 at 20:15:59 (EDT)

Speak ye little, listen much
Sheona <0106762m>
- Wednesday, April 16, 2003 at 20:15:43 (EDT)

Fairly take and fairly give
Sheona <0106762m>
- Wednesday, April 16, 2003 at 20:15:17 (EDT)

Do not equate your self and your true value as a person with the measure of your performance. My friend Tom told me this.
Kev <>
- Monday, April 14, 2003 at 19:32:30 (EDT)

From Homer Simpson, "Trying is the first step on the road to Failure", so enjoy what is here now, the sunshine and the smile of a friend, perhaps.
Kev <>
- Monday, April 14, 2003 at 19:26:28 (EDT)

Worry less about what people think of you and more about what you think of them!
Donna <>
- Sunday, April 13, 2003 at 12:33:16 (EDT)

The way you treat your parents when they are old is the way your children will treat you when you get old
Ginny <>
- Saturday, April 05, 2003 at 18:33:50 (EST)

If wishes were horses we'd sure have a herd.
- Monday, March 31, 2003 at 16:38:46 (EST)

The only thing you can predict is unpredictability.
- Saturday, March 29, 2003 at 20:19:42 (EST)

Every shot not taken is a goal not scored.
- Wednesday, March 26, 2003 at 12:26:01 (EST)

Respect is like money: easy to loose & hard to earn.
Kate Kennedy <>
- Saturday, February 08, 2003 at 03:47:18 (EST)

Honu Kaikamahine
USA - Friday, January 03, 2003 at 18:34:34 (EST)

the things that look the best on T.V are terrible in real life (e.g Mcdonalds Burgers)
Aaron someone
- Monday, November 25, 2002 at 03:57:00 (EST)

If you really love someone you wouldn't put thier name in a heart, you would put it in a circle, because I heart can be broken but a cricle neverends
melissa <melissa4010378>
- Tuesday, November 19, 2002 at 22:38:25 (EST)

A husband and wife should never go to bed angry.
Linda <lindaw@angelfire>
- Saturday, November 09, 2002 at 22:15:05 (EST)

There is no purpose to life: the purpose of life is life - so get on with it. When one door closes, two more slam shut!
Life Energy Manipulation <>
- Saturday, November 02, 2002 at 09:05:30 (EST)

The more I know, the more I know that I don't know.
- Monday, August 12, 2002 at 19:19:02 (EDT)

"Life is what happens when your busy making plans" So make the plans bloody interesting
Robert Blake <>
- Sunday, July 21, 2002 at 19:16:47 (EDT)

Yesterday is History, Tomorrow a Mystery.. live life to its fullest TODAY
* <>
- Thursday, July 18, 2002 at 23:12:19 (EDT)

LIFE is too important to be taken seriously.
* <>
- Thursday, July 18, 2002 at 23:11:17 (EDT)

'He drew a circle that shut me out but Love and I had wit to win: we drew a bigger circle that took him IN!'
* <>
- Thursday, July 18, 2002 at 23:10:27 (EDT)

Its not as IMPORTANT to be SERIOUS as it is to be SERIOUS about IMPORTANT things
* <>
- Thursday, July 18, 2002 at 23:08:44 (EDT)

Only dead fish go with the flow. The more you love, the less you stay with the one.
- Wednesday, May 22, 2002 at 18:40:20 (EDT)

It takes years to build trust and friendship,but seconds to distroy it.
- Thursday, May 16, 2002 at 18:04:47 (EDT)

"Happiness does not consist of having what we want. Happiness is achieved by wanting what we have."
Creig Kronstedt <>
- Tuesday, April 23, 2002 at 02:14:14 (EDT)

I say what I mean I mean what I say, But that doesn't neccessarily mean That what I say is what I mean, Is what I meant to say!!
Andrew & Leanne <>
- Saturday, April 20, 2002 at 07:24:37 (EDT)

Believing is decieving whilst misleading what you believe in!
Andrew Blake <>
- Saturday, April 20, 2002 at 07:21:43 (EDT)

Sometimes I'm so vague I don't even realise it!
Andrew Blake <>
- Saturday, April 20, 2002 at 07:19:41 (EDT)

The foolish man wonders "what IF this..." The wiseman says "what IS this..."
Simon Pugh <>
- Friday, March 01, 2002 at 07:21:06 (EST)

Some of you, I will always remember. Some of you, I will never forget.
Angel Ariel Perez <>
- Saturday, February 02, 2002 at 07:22:57 (EST)

Approach love and cooking with reckless abandon
- Sunday, January 27, 2002 at 04:55:42 (EST)

Never say Never..... did I say Never
Brian - Rememeber to Travelfree <>
- Wednesday, December 19, 2001 at 19:33:57 (EST)

Your 'I Can' is more important then your 'I.Q.'
Paige <>
- Tuesday, December 18, 2001 at 22:56:08 (EST)

I love him whose soul is so overfull that he forgetteth himself, and all things are in him: thus all things become his down-going.
zarathustra <>
- Monday, December 10, 2001 at 10:08:30 (EST)

ego is every man's blundered achievement, to achieve it is easy,to let go of it is an achievement by its self.
mumbai, india - Tuesday, October 30, 2001 at 14:07:51 (EST)

He Who has,has. He who has not,has not. Is that not it?
- Friday, October 12, 2001 at 05:44:18 (EDT)

He who has has, He whohas not has not. Is that not it?
- Friday, October 12, 2001 at 05:43:09 (EDT)

He who has, has He who has not, has not Is that not it?
- Friday, October 12, 2001 at 05:40:45 (EDT)

"Life is pain, highness...anyone who says differently is selling something." -The Princess Bride
no one of consequense
- Thursday, September 13, 2001 at 07:56:59 (EDT)

When God closes a door, He opens a window.
Holly <>
- Friday, August 31, 2001 at 00:53:03 (EDT)

"...what can be seen is temporary, but what cannot be seen is eternal." "The chief aim of wisdom is to enable one to bear with the stupidity of the ignorant." ~Pope Xystus I: The Ring "May I pray God treat me tomorrow as I have treated my fellow man today." "God doesn't give up; don't you either." "If anyone does not stumble in what he says, he is a perfect man...." ~James 3:2b "I will speak ill to no man and speak all the good I know of everybody." ~Benjamin Franklin "What goes around comes around." "Never be afraid to try something new: remember that amateurs built the ark, and professionals built the Titantic." "The tongue of the wise brings healing." ~Proverbs 12:18b "Concentration is the secret of strength in politics, in war, in trade; in short, in all of human affairs." "A gossip betrays a confidence; so avoid a man who talks too much." ~Proverbs 20:19 "Those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. The will soar on wings like eagles." ~Isaiah 40:31 "Be not your brother's judge; leave the judging to God." All the wisdom one needs can be found in the Bible! ~this is my note
mitty <>
- Tuesday, June 05, 2001 at 12:50:44 (EDT)

Beauty attracts the eyes but its the soul that attracts the heart
Yen Phi Trinh
- Wednesday, April 25, 2001 at 16:04:53 (EDT)

The wise man thinks himself a fool and the fool thinks himself wise
Lukasz Soswa <Hottie_&>
- Wednesday, April 25, 2001 at 16:00:19 (EDT)

More money, more friend.
GR <>
- Wednesday, March 21, 2001 at 21:13:38 (EST)

The grass is always greener on the other side, until you get there and look back.
INewman <>
- Thursday, March 01, 2001 at 13:29:21 (EST)

Never frown because you never know who has fallen in love with your smile.
- Tuesday, February 13, 2001 at 20:53:21 (EST)

Love can be like peeing in a dark blue suit...U get a warm funny feeling inside, but have nothing to show for it.
- Thursday, February 08, 2001 at 19:38:39 (EST)

You can only love or hate about someone else what you love or hate about yourself.
- Monday, December 04, 2000 at 20:29:41 (EST)

Time flies like an arrow but fruit flies like a banana..
Jim Chisholm
- Monday, October 16, 2000 at 14:21:46 (EDT)

You can do what you have to do, and sometimes you can do it even better than you think you can. ~Jimmy Carter~
- Wednesday, August 30, 2000 at 13:03:27 (EDT)

The road to happiness lies in two simple principles: Find what it is that interests you and that you can do well; And when you find it, put your whole soul into it, every bit of energy and ambition and natural ability you have. ~John D. Rockefeller~
- Wednesday, August 30, 2000 at 12:56:00 (EDT)

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. ~Mark Twain~
- Wednesday, August 30, 2000 at 12:53:20 (EDT)

To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may the world.
- Friday, August 25, 2000 at 12:20:02 (EDT)

Everything in life is about feelings
- Wednesday, July 19, 2000 at 09:09:10 (EDT)

Don't take to heart what others think or say about you because you are who you are and you are what matters
Shari <>
- Monday, July 03, 2000 at 15:39:15 (EDT)

Smile...if you cannot lift the corners, sag the middle
- Monday, June 26, 2000 at 21:59:41 (EDT)

Godley Hope is Hope that happens!
- Saturday, June 24, 2000 at 03:29:50 (EDT)

if you don't like something, change it. if you can't change it, change the way you look at it!
lara <>
- Saturday, June 17, 2000 at 14:39:24 (EDT)

a mother's heart is a child's classroom
lara <>
- Saturday, June 17, 2000 at 14:38:10 (EDT)

shoot for the moon, even if you miss you'll be among the stars
lara <>
- Saturday, June 17, 2000 at 14:37:13 (EDT)

An egotist is not one who thinks big of himself, but little of others.
Art <>
- Tuesday, June 13, 2000 at 21:19:03 (EDT)

Progress NOT Perfection
Joanie <>
- Sunday, June 04, 2000 at 15:06:00 (EDT)

do for others the very thing they would not do for you.
- Wednesday, March 15, 2000 at 00:59:22 (EST)

old friends are the best friends
Batman <>
- Friday, January 21, 2000 at 02:20:11 (EST)

Work like you don't need the money, Love like you've never been hurt, Dance like nobody's watching.
kiko <>
- Sunday, January 16, 2000 at 11:42:54 (EST)

Live and let live.
- Thursday, January 06, 2000 at 11:51:44 (EST)

If I knew that I was going to live so long I would have taken better care of myself.
- Wednesday, January 05, 2000 at 17:23:30 (EST)

Different Strokes for different folks...this covera a multitude of sin.
- Wednesday, January 05, 2000 at 17:13:26 (EST)

If you always do what you always did, you will always get what you always got. <>
- Wednesday, January 05, 2000 at 01:58:00 (EST)

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