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Pearls of Wisdom
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1. You can't change anyone else.

2. It's hard enough to change myself. (I've just changed my mind,
........I hope this one works!)

3. When mama ain't happy, nobody's happy. My family will atest!

4. I try not to worry too much about tomorrow,
since I can only live one day at a time, anyway.

5. Isn't it ironic that I hate to iron? (iron-ick)

6. If it was going to be easy to raise kids,
it never would've started with something called "labor".

7. Priorities can be changed.

8. When God closes a door he usually opens a window.
That's after your finger's been slammed in the door.

9. Four pairs of shoes from Payless is better than
one pair from the department store.

10. Having kids has aged me in "dog years".
I must be 238 years old. (15+13+6 x 7=)

11. The hand that rocks the cradle rules the world.

*12. If I knew grandchildren were so great, I 'd have had them first.

*13."Imagination is more important than knowledge" -A. Einstein

*14. Common sense is more important than a high IQ.

15. It's always best to under promise and over provide on everything

*16. In love it is always better to walk side by side
rather than single file, otherwise the scenery is bad,
never changes and one is left behind.

17. Love thy neighbor ... we all bleed red blood.
Submitted by 'auntie' chaos

*18. Laughter is a gift best shared.

19. You would have difficulty finding a heavier anchor then self pity!
Submitted by Kelli

*20. Today I shall choose my words carefully,
for tomorrow I may have to eat them.

*21. Love is like slow dancing.
Two people moving in the same direction; in harmony.

*22. Those you like least at first you will like most at last.

23. Hearts are not given as gifts, Hearts are earned.
Submitted by Christy Akers

24. Have an open-mind, for if u can't accept,
u can at least try to understand.
Submitted by Cindy

*25. If you keep doing what you've always done,
you'll always get what you've always gotten.

26. Laugh & the world laughs with you, cry & they laugh louder.
Submitted by Bob

27. If you blame someone else for your problems,
they will never go away.
Submitted by Woody

* 28. They say, What goes up must come down.
Why couldn't it have been what goes down must come up?

29. Truth is in the believing, and not in the telling.
One mans lie is anothers truth.
Submitted by John W Battig

30. Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
--Mother Teresa
Submitted by: Michelle Stephens

31. In a world of individuals, there is no such thing as best!
Submitted by: Goldie

32. There will always be problems to solve, that's opportunity.
Submitted by: John

33. Somedays you're the bug........
.......and somedays you're the windshield.

34. No Good deed will ever go unpunished!
Submitted by: Joebill

35. Life is too short to be little.
Submitted by: Feza

36. Never kick a turd on a hot day.
Submitted by: Steve Kelley

37. Live and let live......

38. If God can forgive, then why can't we forgive.
(think about capital punishment)
Submitted by: Gabor Hardy

39. Are you a stumbling block....or a stepping stone?

40. Gray hair is inherited; you get it from your children.
Submitted by: Bob Hardin

41. God gave you two ears and one mouth,
so that you can listen twice as much as you talk.

42. Don't sweat the small stuff, it's all small stuff.
Submitted by: Suzyq

43. Life is too short to take too seriously.
You can't worry about everything, it makes you old before your time.
Submitted by: Sue

44. Thoughts uncultivated are to to the mind as a bushel of
acorns is to a forest of oaks.
Submitted by: DON

45. I'm not having hot flashes...I'm having power surges...
Submitted by: BrightEyes

46. It is better to want something you don't have than
to have something you don't want.
Submitted by: Flint

47. The heart has its reasons which reason knows nothing of.
-- Blaise Pascal
Submitted by: Tanya Weirick

* 48. What the world needs to learn is to love people and use things,
not using people and loving things.

49. Never attribute to malice that which can be
adequately explained by stupidity.
Submitted by: Pogo

50. The effort required to correct course increases
geometrically with time.
Submitted by: Pogo

51. Do, or do not. There is no "try".
Submitted by: Yoda

* 52. All dreams spin out of the same web.
--Hopi Proverb

53.Testosterone bites.
Submitted by: Gravitationalpul

54. Retirement - Too Much Husband and not enough Money.
Submitted by: Jim Ransbottom

* 55. Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow may never come.
Today is what counts. So give thanks to God for it.

56. The search for one's self is a never ending trek.
One should instead place that energy into
finding someone else to care about.
It is much more rewarding.
Submitted by: John Rife

57. May you be born in interesting times...
an ancient chinese curse.
Submitted by: Kim Huff

58. You can't change the direction of the wind but
you can adjust your sails accordingly.
Submitted by: Pat

59. Kindness to all living things is the true religion.
Submitted by: Bonnie

60. Nothing is ever so bad that using
your temper won't make it worse!
Submitted by: Keely

61. There is no truth that cannot be turned into a lie --
if you just take it seriously enough.
Submitted by: Anitra Freeman

* 62. Years of therapy, or just a Charlie Chaplin movie??
Decisions, decisions.

63. Sometimes to move forward, you have to look back.
Submitted by: Robin Persaud

64. Fools Rush In...And Fools Get Fooled
Submitted by: Cee

* 65. Pity me that the heart is slow to learn what the swift
mind beholds at every turn.
-Edna St. Vincent Millay

* 66. In the end, it is not the words of our enemies,
but the silence of our friends.
Submitted by: Martin Luther King Jr.

67. Don't sweat the petty things, and don't pet the sweaty things.
Submitted by: LadyJ

68. Be nice to tech support people.
They have your address and credit card info in their databases.
Submitted by: LadyJ

69. For every 60 seconds of anger you have lost 1 minute of happiness.
Submitted by: Bonnie

* 70. Add Pearl: Contentment comes not so much from
great wealth as from few wants.

* 71. Add Pearl: Blessed are the flexible,
for they shall not be bent out of shape.

72. If your troubles aren't big enough to pray about,
then they aren't big enough to worry about.
Submitted by: Parable

73. Take away love, and our earth is a tomb.
Submitted by: Robert Browning

* 74. The road to wisdom is plain and simple to express,
to err & err & err again but less & less & less

75. Whether I think I can or I think I can't... I AM RIGHT!!
Submitted by: Ann

76. A ship in the harbor is safe, but that is not what ships were made for.
Submitted by:

76. Two wrongs don't make a right, but two Wrights make an airplane.
Submitted by: Paul

77. "Don't stop short of your destiny just because the journey has been tiresome!"
Submitted by: Nathan Patrick

* 78. A life lost is a life not worth living. (Capital Punishment)

79. Hope is hard to find but impossible to kill.

* 80. The real friends are the ones who come in, when all the others leave...
Submitted by: S

* 81. I've learned that TRUST is reaching when
you don't see what you're reaching for.

82. Is love the one that keeps us alive. We live to be loved and appreciated.
Submitted by: The little Mermaid.

83. People do not change, they get better.
Submitted by: RADA

84. He's not heavy..he is my brother.
Submitted by: Shriner

*85. The only one that truly give UNCONDITIONAL LOVE is my DOG

86. We do not stop playing because we are Old...
We grow Old because we stop playing!
Submitted by: Deb

* 87. A long life may not be good enough, but a good life is long enough.

* 88. If you love it let it go. If it comes back its yours if it dont it was never yours to begin with!
Submitted by: Sarah J

* 89. If you want to see the view, first you have to climb the mountain.
Submitted by: carmen

90. Some people come into our lives and go quickly.
Others stay for a while and leave footprints on our hearts and we are never ever the same.
Submitted by: Sully Lynn

* 91. Be more concerned with your character than with your reputation.

92. Life is what happens when you're busy making plans.
Submitted by: Barb

93. When kissing a cowboy in the rain make sure you both fit under his hat.
Submitted by: Beth Diesner-Dalton - Carson City, Nevada

94. Your heart has wings: FLY!!!!
Submitted by: Katy

* 95. "Why crawl when you can soar?!" -(I THINK) Corrie Tin Boom...
Submitted by: ME

*96. The heart is deceitfully wicked above all things.

97. How do you expect to see eye to eye with people, if you look down on them
Submitted by: Becky

98. If you love something, set it free, if it comes back, it is yours,
if it doesn't, it never was...

99. If wishes were horses, beggars would ride.
Submitted by: Bumperbaby

100. RISK: Do not follow the common path,
Go where there is no path and leave a trail
Submitted by:

101. Never give your Heart even to a friend who has not earned it...
Submitted by:

102. Friendship is a gift that is earned, not to be taken forgranted.
Submitted by:

103. If others aren't talking about you...You probably aren't doing enough!
Submitted by: Luckeedux

104. Just when you have your life all planned out,
someone comes along and you have to plan for two!

105. Respect when you look up the age ladder, and know humbility when looking down it.

106. "Nice house, crappy car; your house cannot be stolen".

107. "Carpedium" Seiz the day - Submitted by: Perla Espino

*108. God bless the beasts and the children!

109.Regardless of your past, your future is always a clean slate. Submitted by: Tina

110. What is worse than being rejected is never knowing if you would have been.
Submitted by: The lone Wolf

* 111. Sometimes the BEST things in LIFE are FREE!!! Think about it!!!

112. Laughter is the best medicine.  Submitted by: Puff

* 113. When I look around and think things over,
all of my good days outweigh my bad days...

* 114.I am not overweight I am just undertall...from Garfield

115. Love is patient,love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast,it is not proud.
It always protects,trusts,hopes,and preseveres. Love never fails.
Submitted by: ***BONNIE***

116.*~* All that glitter§ is not Gold *~*
Submitted by: Goldust Woman®

*117. Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.

118. If there were such a thing as common sense, there wouldn't be a name for it.
Submitted by:

119.It is better to have it and not need it than to need it and not have it.
Submitted by:

120. If your problems can be solved with money, they aren't problems.
Submitted by: JPB

121. Fear cannot live where faith resides.
Submitted by: Donna

122. If you think you can or if you think you cant....either way you are right.
Submitted by: Keesha2

123.There is no problem so big that getting drunk wouldn't make it worse.
Submitted by:

124.Why should we take time thinking on what we haven't got,
not even knowing what could we have some day?
Submitted by: Filipe Reis, Portugal

125.That which does not kill me, only serves to make me stronger. - Nietzsche
Submitted by: Wkirkpat

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