Life Sayings (Part 1)

Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level, then beat you with experience.

The more crap you put up with, the more crap you are going to get.

Eat one live toad the first thing in the morning and nothing worse will happen to you the rest of the day.

If it wasn’t for the last minute, nothing would get done.

When you don’t know what to do, walk fast and look worried.

Artificial intelligence is no match for natural stupidity.

Eat well, stay fit, die anyway

Quitters never win, and winners never quit.

Before you criticize someone, you should walk a mile in their shoes. That way, when you criticize them, you’re a mile away and you have their shoes.

If it’s a good idea, go ahead and do it – it’s much easier to apologize then it is to get permission.

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world. Indeed it’s the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Mead

“There is no defeat except for those who give up.” – Joseph B. Wirthlin

“Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.” – Henry David Thoreau

“More people would learn from their mistakes if they weren’t so busy denying them.” – Harold J. Smith

“A person who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.” – Albert Einstein

“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” – Thomas Alva Edison

You can no more win a war than you can win an earthquake. – Jeannette Rankin

“If everything seems to be coming your way, you’re probably in the wrong lane”

“Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.” John F. Kennedy

Time is the best teacher. Unfortunately, it kills all its students.

“It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.” – Harry S Truman

“Good judgment comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgment.” – Jim Horning

You might regret what you do – but you’ll you regret what you don’t do SO much more.

If you don’t stand for something, you will fall for everything.

“Never forget that those who bring happiness to the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves.” – Maurice Maeterlinck

“The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up.” – Paul Valery

“I always knew that I’d look back at my tears and laugh, but I never thought that I’d look back at my laughter and cry.” – Rudy Kazootie

“Early to rise, early to bed, makes a man healthy but socially dead.” – Joshua Warner

“People will forget what you said, and people will forget what you did, but they will never forget how you made them feel.” – Astraea

Life is like a rainbow. You need both the sun and the rain to make its colors appear.

“Put your hand on a hot stove for a minute, and it seems like an hour. Sit with a pretty girl for an hour, and it seems like a minute. That’s relativity.” – Albert Einstein

“Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.” – Mark Twain

“Read, every day, something no one else is reading. Think, every day, something no one else is thinking. Do, every day, something no one else would be silly enough to do. It is bad for the mind to be always part of unanimity.” – Christopher Morley

“If money is your hope for independence you will never have it. The only real security that a man will have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability.” – Henry Ford

“Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.” – Helen Keller

“The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

“The secret to a rich life is to have more beginnings than endings.” – David Weinbaum

“We should often be ashamed of our finest actions if the world understood our motives.” – Francois de La Rochefoucauld

“Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength, mastering yourself is true power.” – Lao Tzu

Looking for love in a bar is like looking for food in the gutter. You might find something that resembles what you’re looking for, but it’s probably bad for you.

“Friends are helpful not only because they will listen to us, but because they will laugh at us; Through them we learn a little objectivity, a little modesty, a little courtesy; We learn the rules of life and become better players of the game” – Will Durant

“If you invite someone into your home, you owe them things (eg. refreshments, entertainment, pleasant company). If you force someone into your home, you owe them much more. When parents chose to drag children into this world and choose to put those children in a society that makes those children dependent on parents, it is the parents who owe their children, not the other way around.” – foxfire

“A person who never makes mistakes never makes anything”

“Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it.” – Benjamin Franklin

“When you’re one step ahead of the crowd you’re a genius. When you’re two steps ahead, you’re a crackpot.” – Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

“Historically, the most terrible things – war, genocide, and slavery – have resulted not from disobedience, but from obedience.” – Howard Zinn

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