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What are your favorite sayings?

  1. kirstenblog profile image76
    kirstenblogposted 7 years ago

    I love using colorful sayings when both talking and writing. I got to wondering what sayings you guys love? This could be more fun then a barrel of monkeys! If you would be so kind as to share that would be tickety-bo big_smile

  2. prettydarkhorse profile image62
    prettydarkhorseposted 7 years ago

    hi Kirsten,

    "If you stand for nothing, you'll fall for anything."
    -- Author Unknown

    1. kirstenblog profile image76
      kirstenblogposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I like this one, has a wise ring to it smile

      1. prettydarkhorse profile image62
        prettydarkhorseposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        thanks kirsten..

  3. Ms Chievous profile image82
    Ms Chievousposted 7 years ago

    At work when things are out of my control I just say "Whatever!"

    1. starme77 profile image85
      starme77posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I have a plaq on the wall in  my ofice that says that exact thing smile

  4. topgunjager profile image61
    topgunjagerposted 7 years ago

    not making a decision is a decision=)

    1. prettydarkhorse profile image62
      prettydarkhorseposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      hi topgun...wazz up, happy thanksgiving

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    Sarra Garrettposted 7 years ago

    You have been weighed.  You have been measured.  Yet, you have been found wanting.

    1. XTASIS profile image61
      XTASISposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      You're anorexic !

  6. Black Lilly profile image60
    Black Lillyposted 7 years ago

    Every fish has its net.

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    Justine76posted 7 years ago

    What doesnt bend, breaks

  8. manlypoetryman profile image72
    manlypoetrymanposted 7 years ago

    Git R' Done...! (Still is one of my favorite...to date!)

    http://www.horseshoehammond.com/images/Property/uha/events/UHA_Larry_the_Cable_Guy_4x3_300x225.jpg

    Oh yeah...that reminds me...this one, too...lol

    http://www.casinos-one.com/Bill%20Engvall.jpg


    Happy Thanksgiving Ya'll...!

    1. XTASIS profile image61
      XTASISposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      hi manly ! big_smile

    2. prettydarkhorse profile image62
      prettydarkhorseposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      hi manly, happy thanksgiving to all, and blood, hmmm, thats funny and nice one though..

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    Justine76posted 7 years ago

    Ohhh woops, "colorful" sayings!! umm...I like..."you cheeky monkey"

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    bloodnlatexposted 7 years ago

    There are no problems too big, only hammers too small...

  11. Shil1978 profile image87
    Shil1978posted 7 years ago

    "Live as if you will die tomorrow. Learn as if you will live forever'' -- Mahatma Gandhi

  12. rhamson profile image75
    rhamsonposted 7 years ago

    An old Amish saying, "The hurrier I go, the more behinder I get"

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      Justine76posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      oh, I thought that was jsut a thing on a card I ogt once, didnt know it was amish?
      In the words of lyricsingray...I have to go pee!!!

  13. manlypoetryman profile image72
    manlypoetrymanposted 7 years ago

    XTASIS and PDH...Howdy...Right back to ya'll...and rhamson...that Amish saying is a great one!

    1. prettydarkhorse profile image62
      prettydarkhorseposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I will remember that "Git R' Done"

  14. Ivorwen profile image82
    Ivorwenposted 7 years ago

    "There is no problem that the proper amount of high explosives won't solve."  ~saw it in a junk catalog.

    "It's all going to burn anyways."  ~My husband.

    They remind me not to worry.  smile

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    bloodnlatexposted 7 years ago

    You can't make an omlete without breaking some eggs

    1. Ivorwen profile image82
      Ivorwenposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      It is true, and many problems can't be solved without upsetting someone.

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    bloodnlatexposted 7 years ago

    The end justifies the means

    1. drej2522 profile image87
      drej2522posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      hateful phrase...but appropriate at times

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    drej2522posted 7 years ago

    http://www.ebaychatter.com/photos/uncategorized/2008/10/02/jeff_hotdog2_7.jpg

    you are what you eat

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    bloodnlatexposted 7 years ago

    95% of the world's problems would be solved if everyone minded their own damn business.

    1. myownworld profile image81
      myownworldposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      lol...someone ought to post this in those religious threads above...they're tearing each others throats there...!

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        bloodnlatexposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        I post stuff in those threads all of the time and then sit back and watch them fight about it.

        1. myownworld profile image81
          myownworldposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          lol!! I never do...but today I made the mistake....and afterwards, hated myself for it! such negativity really....ah...reminds me...if u don't have anything nice to say, then don't say it!

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            bloodnlatexposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            Don't hate yourself for it.  You didn't start the negativity, you merely made a comment.  Everyone else ran with it.

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              myownworldposted 7 years ago in reply to this

              smile the ever forgiving....blood! better than a thousand believers!

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    bloodnlatexposted 7 years ago

    It's not a crime if you don't get caught!

    It's not a job if you don't get paid.

    She's not a whore if you don't get laid.

  20. rhamson profile image75
    rhamsonposted 7 years ago

    Shakespere: "This above all: to thine own self be true"

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    bloodnlatexposted 7 years ago

    Equal Rights for Everyone.....Special Treatment for No One!

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    bloodnlatexposted 7 years ago

    You don't decide your future, you destiny chooses you..

  23. kirstenblog profile image76
    kirstenblogposted 7 years ago

    Ohhh some good ones!

    How about

    Those who sacrifice freedom for security deserve neither

    Think that was from one of the fist presidents?

  24. drej2522 profile image87
    drej2522posted 7 years ago

    Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing. ~ Abraham Lincoln

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    eyeofhposted 7 years ago

    Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them? ~ Abraham Lincoln

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    bloodnlatexposted 7 years ago

    'Idle hands are the devil's workshop'

    1. myownworld profile image81
      myownworldposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      hands if channelized right...can make dreams happen too....!

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        bloodnlatexposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        hands not channelized right...can destroy dreams....!

        1. myownworld profile image81
          myownworldposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          that is why we've been given a mind...and a heart. Stay true to them...and your hands will follow! smile

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            bloodnlatexposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            Right you are!

  27. Lady_E profile image81
    Lady_Eposted 7 years ago

    I haven't read thru the thread, so hope I'm not repeating anyone's


    "what goes around, comes around"

    (you reap what your sow)

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    bloodnlatexposted 7 years ago

    You made your bed, now you have to lay in it

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    bloodnlatexposted 7 years ago

    Never shit where you sleep

    1. myownworld profile image81
      myownworldposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      btw. who DOES that??? yikes (except toddlers!!!)

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        bloodnlatexposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        You know like fuck the neighbor's wife.  You just don't do that without disrupting everything

        1. myownworld profile image81
          myownworldposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          or the the neighbor itself! yes, some dreams are better in the head...then down below!

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    bloodnlatexposted 7 years ago

    Pleasures of the flesh are only sin deep

    1. myownworld profile image81
      myownworldposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      and the deeper...the more pleasure! wink

      1. XTASIS profile image61
        XTASISposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        lets be doomed !

        1. myownworld profile image81
          myownworldposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          doomed pleasure is the greatest of all...!

  31. BeccaHubbardWoods profile image84
    BeccaHubbardWoodsposted 7 years ago

    Mother is the name for God on the lips and hearts of all children.

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      Justine76posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      it cant rain forever

      1. myownworld profile image81
        myownworldposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        it can darling. u haven't lived in london! wink

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          Justine76posted 7 years ago in reply to this

          its from a movie...
          i live in new england..trust me, its aptly named
          in june we had 3 days without rain

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            bloodnlatexposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            I live in the good ol' midwest, and we have a pretty good mix.

          2. myownworld profile image81
            myownworldposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            (((lol..stop getting serious!! i'm just playing with the quotes silly!!)))

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              Justine76posted 7 years ago in reply to this

              ooohhhh...heh.....just kidding?  lol
              i have to run....y'all have fun. c ya monday!!!!

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                bloodnlatexposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                Have a great Thanksgiving

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      bloodnlatexposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Now I really feel like crap with you saying this right after I was talking about defiling the neighbor's wife....

      I am going to hell...

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        Justine76posted 7 years ago in reply to this

        you were going to hell way before that
        id rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints...

  32. kirstenblog profile image76
    kirstenblogposted 7 years ago

    I think I may have coined a new one on a religious thread big_smile

    It takes all sorts and there are nutters every where you look lol

    Whadya think?

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      bloodnlatexposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Everytime I go on a religous thread and say:
      "Heaven doesn't want me, Hell isn't hiring so you are stuck with me"

      People usually start bashing me without delay

      1. myownworld profile image81
        myownworldposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        bashing -  with or without delay never cures a sinner!

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          bloodnlatexposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Try convincing a ruler swinging nun that...

          1. myownworld profile image81
            myownworldposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            a little swinging goes a long way....!

      2. kirstenblog profile image76
        kirstenblogposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        I sympathize mate. As for heaven it sounds boring, hell sounds way too exciting, where is the 3rd option?

        Maybe God will create one to suit an enigma like me yikes

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          Justine76posted 7 years ago in reply to this

          purgatory...or DMV  smile

    2. myownworld profile image81
      myownworldposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      big_smile that should go right atop HP forums!

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    awareposted 7 years ago

    proofs in the pudding

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    bloodnlatexposted 7 years ago

    The minute you can't take endure any more, is the minute that you have truely just begun

    1. myownworld profile image81
      myownworldposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      endurance is so overrated! a little resistance is always a good thing...! wink

      ((hugs to justine...have a great one!!)

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    wordscribe41posted 7 years ago

    "It's nice to be important, but it's more important to be nice."  Try to live my life this way...

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    bloodnlatexposted 7 years ago

    Is it the purity of perfection or the perfection of purity?

    1. myownworld profile image81
      myownworldposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      both purity and perfection mark the beginnings of misery!

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        bloodnlatexposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Truer words have never been spoken

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    lyricsingrayposted 7 years ago

    If you got em, smoke em.lol

  38. Lily Rose profile image84
    Lily Roseposted 7 years ago

    My all time favorite:

    "It's better remain silent and be thought of a fool, than to speak up and remove all doubt."

  39. Casper021 profile image60
    Casper021posted 7 years ago

    life is a bitch so get on with it

  40. Black Lilly profile image60
    Black Lillyposted 7 years ago

    It's nice to be important, but it's more important to be nice.

  41. Black Lilly profile image60
    Black Lillyposted 7 years ago

    Take me to bed or lose me forever wink

  42. Himitsu Shugisha profile image78
    Himitsu Shugishaposted 7 years ago

    It is what it is.

  43. Jonathan Janco profile image81
    Jonathan Jancoposted 7 years ago

    "Paranoia" you only have to be right once to make it all worthwhile."

    -George Carlin

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    ralwusposted 7 years ago

    I twisted off last night.

  45. NaomiR profile image86
    NaomiRposted 7 years ago

    This is my grandmother's favorite saying, "You've got to give respect to get respect." She says it ALL the time!

  46. SEGREEN profile image60
    SEGREENposted 7 years ago

    Every dog has it's day

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    L. Andrew Marrposted 7 years ago

    I always say my work is

    "From the mad ravings of a deluded mind."

  48. mega1 profile image80
    mega1posted 7 years ago

    No matter where you go, thre you are - Mr. Natural

  49. rmcrayne profile image95
    rmcrayneposted 7 years ago

    A gal's gotta do what a gal's gotta do.  Minnie Cody

  50. blondepoet profile image79
    blondepoetposted 7 years ago

    I want to be your favourite hello and your hardest goodbye

 
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