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Funny old sayings & old famous quotes

Updated on October 11, 2009

Funny old quotes & old famous sayings

   When you say Yes, say it quickly. But always take a half hour to say No, so you can understand the other fellow's side.
  ~Author : Francis Joseph Spellman Funny old sayings

   After all is said and done, a lot more will have been said than done.
  ~Author : Unknown Inspirational old famous quotes Sayings

   Even in the common affairs of life, in love, friendship, and marriage, how little security have we when we trust our happiness in the hands of others
  ~Author : Paul Aubuchon Nice Quotes

   Every exaggeration of the truth once detected by others destroys our credibility and makes all that we do and say suspect.
  ~Author : Stephen Covey Great Sayings

   The art of mothering is to teach the art of living to children.
  ~Author : Elain Heffner Meaningful Sayings

   A ship in harbor is safe -- but that is not what ships are for.
  ~Author : John A Shedd Wise Quotes

   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 continually be part of unanimity.
  ~Author : Christopher Morley Motivational Sayings

   Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
  ~Author : Johann von Goethe Famous Quotes

   One does not make friends. One recognizes them.
  ~Author : Garth Henrichs Inspirational Sayings

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      Buxley 

      6 years ago

      Perfection of moral virtue does not wholly take away the passions, but regulates them. Saint Thomas Aquinas Popular Quotes

      Nothing sets a person so much out of the devil's reach as humility. Johathan Edwards Inspirational Sayings

      Faith, is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof. Kahlil Gibran Nice Quotes

      When you're the victim of the behavior, it's black and white when you're the perpetrator, there are a million shades of gray. Dr Laura Schlessinger Motivational Sayings

      A golf course is the epitome of all that is transitory in the universe, a space not to dwell in, but to get over as quickly as possible. Jean Giraudoux Meaningful Sayings

      Aunt Marion was right... Never marry a musician, and never answer the door. Charlie Brown Peanuts Charles M Schulz Famous Sayings

      A bit of fragrance clings to the hand that gives flowers. Chinese Proverb Wise Quotes

      The world is so constructed, that if you wish to enjoy its pleasures, you must also endure its pains. Whether you like it or not, you cannot have one without the other. Swami Brahnmananda Witty Sayings

      Have you even been in love Horrible, isn't it It makes you so vulnrable. It opens your chest and it opens your heart and it means someone can get inside you and mess you up. You build up all these defenses. You build up this whole armor, for years, so nothing can hurt you, then one stupid person, no different from any other stupid person, wanders into your stupid life...You give them a piece of you. They don't ask for it. They do something dumb one day like kiss you, or smile at you, and then your life isn't your own anymore. Love takes hostages. It gets inside you. It eats you out and leaves you crying in the darkness, so a simple phrase like 'maybe we should just be friends' or 'how very perceptive' turns into a glass splinter working its way into your heart. It hurts. Not just in the imagination. Not just in the mind. It's a soul-hurt, a body-hurt, a real gets-inside-you-and-rips-you-apart pain. I hate love. Rose Walker Great Sayings

      That which we persist in doing becomes easier, not that the task itself has become easier, but that our ability to perform it has improved. Unknown Popular Quotes

      We can't all be heroes because somebody has to sit on the curb and clap as they go by. Will Rogers Inspirational Sayings

      For every action there is an equal and opposite government program. Bob Wells Nice Quotes

      Sometimes a good exit is all you can ask for. Sean Stewart Perfect Circle 2004 Motivational Sayings

      Own only what you can carry with you; know language, know countries, know people. Let your memory be your travel bag. Alexander Solzhenitsyn Meaningful Sayings

      Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, Nor hell a fury like a woman scorned. William Congreve Famous Sayings

      Dying is easy. Comedy is difficult. Actor Edmund Gwenn Wise Quotes

      A hen is only an egg's way of making another egg. Samuel Butler Witty Sayings

      The great tragedy of science - the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact. TH Buxley Great Sayings

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      you know 

      6 years ago

      an idle mind is the devils playground. one hand washes the other, you scratch my back ill scratch yours

      ...... im on the same boat!, thought you looked familiar, we are on the same dam boat!

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      fire 

      6 years ago

      actually fight fire with fire means to remove the source of oxygen from the fire you are fighting by using fire – or an explosion – they work really well

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      Bigdaddy 

      6 years ago

      He,s sweating like a illege mexican writing a bad check at wallyworld.

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      jackwooten37@yahoo.com 

      6 years ago

      Not all beef is created equal some of it is tough as

      as a bull

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      3lfie 

      7 years ago

      what about "fight fire with fire" no one can take on two fires let alone one =/

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      shaniqua 

      7 years ago

      not as funny

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      Wise Old Sayings 

      7 years ago

      Nothing is as certain as that the vices of leisure are gotten rid of by being busy.

      ~Author : Seneca Inspirational Sayings

      Truth may be stretched, but cannot be broken, and always gets above falsehood, as oil does above water.

      ~Author : Miguel de Cervantes Nice Quotes

      Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game.

      ~Author : Donald Trump Trump Art of the Deal Great Sayings

      It's all that the young can do for the old, to shock them and keep them up to date.

      ~Author : George Bernard Shaw Meaningful Sayings

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