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Wise Sayings


Yesterday is gone; tomorrow never comes; today is here--get busy.

You are brave, intelligent, brilliant, attractive . . . and gullible.

You are going to take a long trip--they found out about the money.

You are mature when keeping a secret gives more satisfaction that telling it.

You are not fully dressed until you wear a smile.

You are only young once, but you can stay immature indefinitely.

You can always tell luck from ability by its duration.

You can be a willing helper, but don't wait to be asked.

You can be rich, if not in possessions, in lack of want.

You can flatter more people into excelling than you can criticize out their apathy.

You can never exercise an open mind and an open moth at the same time.

You can take the day off, but you can never put it back.

You can't antagonize and influence at the same time.

You can't damage a smile by cracking it.

You can't expect people to see eye to eye with you if you look down on them.

You can't hold a man down unless you stay down with him.

You can't keep a chip on the shoulder you put to the wheel.

You can't use your friends and have them too.

You don't need to furnish references to borrow trouble.

You either want to do a thing or your don't.  It's seldom that you can't.

You have determination only if you finish every job you start.

You have poise if you can be ill at ease inconspicuously.

You may live it up occasionally, but then you'll have to live it down.

You may not win, but you might make the one ahead of you break the record.

You will always have plenty of money if you let the rest of the world go buy.

You will go out on a limb, because that's where the fruit grows.

You will never get indigestion from swallowing your pride.

You will probably be happy in the same degree as you are helpful to others.

You'll get along with the boss if he goes his way and you go his.

Your conscience, like a buzzing bee, can make you feel uneasy without stinging you.

Your good fortune sometimes makes false friends; poor fortune points them out.

You're only young once.  After that you need another excuse for doing childish things.

Youth is such a wonderful thing; it's a shame to waste it on children.

Less than 9% of Americans believe in evolution as taught in the schools.