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Random Thoughts and Words of Wisdom

  1. P1 SpareNone profile image58
    P1 SpareNoneposted 7 years ago

    Ever had a simple question pop in your head that defies common sense?  Do you have random words of wisdom that you wish to share with others?  Or have you heard someone else say/express something similar to this?  I have these sorts of things happen all the time, and I would like to provide a place for you to share yours, so sit back, have fun, and enjoy!

    I'll start off with with a few examples.


    Quantum mechanics is the dreams that stuff are made of.

    Why do they call pencil lead, "lead", when it's really graphite?

    Don't sweat the petty things.  Don't pet the sweaty things.

    He who runs behind car gets exhausted.  He who runs in front of car gets tired.

    Death is just life's way of saying, "You're fired!"


    Witty quotes, random thoughts, words of incouragement and wisdom are all welcome here!  So thank you, and hope to see some great posts!

    1. Faybe Bay profile image84
      Faybe Bayposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Cute. Love the car one!

    2. double_frick profile image63
      double_frickposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      "To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting." ~ E.E. Cummings

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      Justine76posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      best words of wisdom I ever heard.
      mind your own busines.  smile

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    pinkyleeposted 7 years ago

    Insanity is my only means of relaxation.

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    A Texanposted 7 years ago

    Lets talk about ducks.

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    pinkyleeposted 7 years ago

    that's what she said

  5. Faybe Bay profile image84
    Faybe Bayposted 7 years ago

    What other people think of you is none of your affair.

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    A Texanposted 7 years ago

    Your what hurts?

    1. Faybe Bay profile image84
      Faybe Bayposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      my hair, shh don't tell anybody.

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    pinkyleeposted 7 years ago

    lol faybe you are a mess lmao big_smile


    One of life's mysteries is how a 2 pound box of candy can make a woman gain 5 pounds.

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      A Texanposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Its the 3 pounds of emotion she swallowed with it!

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        pinkyleeposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        lmao bite me hehehe

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          A Texanposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          I'm gonna leave that one alone

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            pinkyleeposted 7 years agoin reply to this

            haha

    2. Faybe Bay profile image84
      Faybe Bayposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      And how a woman can have a 10lb baby and not lose a single ounce.

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        pinkyleeposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        lol thats a good question

  8. P1 SpareNone profile image58
    P1 SpareNoneposted 7 years ago

    People may not always believe in what you say, but they will always believe in what you do...

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      pinkyleeposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      hey that ones true

  9. P1 SpareNone profile image58
    P1 SpareNoneposted 7 years ago

    "I am", is reportedly the shortest sentence in the English language.  Could it be, that "I do", is the longest sentence?

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    pinkyleeposted 7 years ago

    I totally take back all those times I didn't want to nap when I was younger

  11. Faybe Bay profile image84
    Faybe Bayposted 7 years ago

    Grandpa always said, "no matter how hard you try you can never catch lost sleep."

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    pinkyleeposted 7 years ago

    how do mosquitoes know how sweet you are

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    pinkyleeposted 7 years ago

    Nothing sucks more than that moment during an argument when you realize you're wrong

    1. double_frick profile image63
      double_frickposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      YES. and nothing says more about a person than how they act in that situation. wink

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        pinkyleeposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        very very true

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    pinkyleeposted 7 years ago

    How the hell are you supposed to fold a fitted sheet?

  15. ddsurfsca profile image74
    ddsurfscaposted 7 years ago

    the definition of procrastination---
    future laziness

    when you say that you can't do something,
    what you really mean is that you won't

    If you have a question that you need answered,
    ask a old fart, they know everything

  16. Rafini profile image87
    Rafiniposted 7 years ago

    with age comes wisdom

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      china manposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      as you are wise - tell me how you reply on a thread with no quote of the original appearing above it - and kill one of my little life mysteries !

  17. ddsurfsca profile image74
    ddsurfscaposted 7 years ago

    My four year old son was playing with a friends puppy, and it was licking him on his face....
    He started crying hysterically, and when I asked him why, he said,
    "Mommy, your friends dog was tasting me."

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    pinkyleeposted 7 years ago

    when you have nothing... you have nothing to lose

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    logic,commonsenseposted 7 years ago

    freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.....

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    pinkyleeposted 7 years ago

    love is just a word til someone comes along and gives it a definiton

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    china manposted 7 years ago

    I am not young enough to know everything

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    pinkyleeposted 7 years ago

    with each day you learn something new no matter your age or how smart you think you are

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    Pani Midnyte Odinposted 7 years ago

    Everybody's friend is true to no one.

  24. ddsurfsca profile image74
    ddsurfscaposted 7 years ago

    Time heals all wounds

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    pinkyleeposted 7 years ago

    when life hands you a lemon make lemonade

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    StormRyderposted 7 years ago

    Random Thought

    Why do overlook and oversee mean opposite things?

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    pinkyleeposted 7 years ago

    why do people who live in upstairs apartments let their kids run around like its a damn jungle gym in there and not a place of residence lol

    1. Faybe Bay profile image84
      Faybe Bayposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      When I was convalescing I heard, shall we call it excessive squeaking on the furniture in the upstairs living room during the day and night. At all hours.While I was in the hospital my daughter had actually put a note on their door because of it. Letting them know they needed some less squeaky furniture, because you could even hear it in the hall.
      When my son came home from school he said, "Yeah, they have a lot of kids up there that don't go to school, and they jump on all the furniture when nobody's home..." I let him believe what he thought he was hearing.

  28. Laura du Toit profile image90
    Laura du Toitposted 7 years ago

    Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.

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    dyonderposted 7 years ago

    the beauty of words is that they never quite mean what you intended them to

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    pinkyleeposted 7 years ago

    Hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia- Fear of long words.

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    Pani Midnyte Odinposted 7 years ago

    Wisdom of the Ages

    * Life is not about how fast you run, or how high you climb, but how well you bounce.

    * Keep skunks at a distance.

    * Life is simpler when you plow around the stumps.

    * Don't skinny dip with snapping turtles

    * Words that soak into your heart are whispered, not yelled.

    * Meanness doesn't happen overnight.

    * Forgive your enemies. It messes with their heads.

    * Don't corner something meaner than you.

    * You can catch more flies with honey than vinegar, assuming you want to catch flies.

    * It doesn't take a very big person to carry a grudge.

    * You can't un-say cruel words.

    * Every path has some puddles.

    * Most of the stuff people worry about never happens.

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    Pani Midnyte Odinposted 7 years ago

    Cooking Lesson #1: Don't fry bacon in the nude.

  33. Paradise7 profile image82
    Paradise7posted 7 years ago

    When we all lived in the forest and nobody lived anywhere else...

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    Paradise7posted 7 years ago

    Eating lesson number one:  don't eat hot peppers on your pizza and then perform oral sex on your lover!

  35. ddsurfsca profile image74
    ddsurfscaposted 7 years ago

    You can teach an old dog new tricks if you have enough doggie treats

    1. Paradise7 profile image82
      Paradise7posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Good one!  It works for people, too.  People treats, that is.

  36. Flightkeeper profile image72
    Flightkeeperposted 7 years ago

    If you're a woman, make sure that the toilet seat is down before sitting down to business.

  37. ddsurfsca profile image74
    ddsurfscaposted 7 years ago

    Never stand up in a canoe

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    pinkyleeposted 7 years ago

    If common sense is so 'common', then why is it so 'rare'?

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    StormRyderposted 7 years ago

    How come no one ever says, "It's only a game" when their team is winning?

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      Justine76posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I do? maybe they are all right, Im a wimp...

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        StormRyderposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        lol lol lol

  40. Daniel Carter profile image88
    Daniel Carterposted 7 years ago

    Remember: Accidents cause people.

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      Justine76posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      lol !!!!

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    pinkyleeposted 7 years ago

    why do people say when pigs fly knowing everyone knows pigs don't fly ... why not come up with something more believable right

    1. Daniel Carter profile image88
      Daniel Carterposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I was told that it's better than thinking of cows flying.

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        pinkyleeposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        lmao thats a new one on me

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        Justine76posted 7 years agoin reply to this

        birdie birdie
        in the sky
        why'd you do that
        in my eye?
        Im sure glad
        COWS CANT FLY

  42. Black Lilly profile image59
    Black Lillyposted 7 years ago

    Heaven is a place on Earth. What's the postcode?

  43. iantoPF profile image89
    iantoPFposted 7 years ago

    Never test the depth of water with both feet.

    It's always darkest before the dawn, so if you're going to steal your neighbours newspaper that's the time to do it.

    Never criticize someone until you've walked a mile in their shoes. That way, when you do criticize them, you're a mile away and you've got their shoes.

    You catch more flies with honey than with vinegar, but you can catch even more with a dead squirrel.

    Everyone seems normal until you get to know them.

    You only meed two tools, WD-40 and Duct tape. If it doesn't move and it should, use WD-40. If it moves and it shouldn't, use Duct tape.

    Be really nice to your family. You never know when you are going to need them to empty your bedpan and feed you applesauce.

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    StormRyderposted 7 years ago

    Whatever happened to Preparations A through G?

  45. RKHenry profile image77
    RKHenryposted 7 years ago

    Wear a rubber.

  46. RKHenry profile image77
    RKHenryposted 7 years ago

    I got another one.

    Drive an Audi.

    I just bought one today.

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    pinkyleeposted 7 years ago

    i didn't fall off my rocker... i was pushed big_smile

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    lynnechandlerposted 7 years ago

    Why is Pepto pink?

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    pinkyleeposted 7 years ago

    is usually a very sweet person, but today I have P.lease don't M.ake me S.lap you syndrome, be warned"


    lmao i really dont but this was a funny status on facebook ... big_smile

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    lynnechandlerposted 7 years ago

    Did they have glass in the days of Cinderella?

 
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