Sermons

Summary: Proverbial wisdom. 1- The eyes of the Lord 2- The happiness of the heart 3- The meal of vegetables

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INTRO.- Quips and quotes.

- Sign in the window of a flower shop: We don’t mind if you stick your nose in our business.

- Most of us are like we were thirty years ago – only in slow motion.

- Where Eskimos rub noses, Americans rub fenders.

- Some people who try to look casual end up looking accidental.

- Some folks look ahead, some look back, but most look worried.

- It would be extremely nice if there were as many new ways of making money as there are of spending it.

- If you want to know what’s wrong with a candidate – elect him!

- Keep your chin up, but not to the point where your nose is in the air.

- Among the most popular remedies that won’t cure a cold is advice.

- A dentist in Little Rock claims the best collector of old bills is a new toothache.

- You’re not really successful until someone brags they sat beside you in grade school.

- Seat belts in automobiles are not as confining as wheel chairs.

- There are several things that money can’t buy – among them is the same stuff it bought last week.

- Many young men would like to become dentists, but they don’t seem to have enough pull.

- It’s easy to milk a cow. Any jerk can do it.

- A friend is one who joyfully sings with you when you are on the mountaintop and silently walks beside you through the valley.

- You never have to take a dose of your own medicine if you know how to keep your mouth shut.

- About the only thing you can get for a nickel nowadays is heads or tails.

- Too many folks want to build a better world while acting in a foreman’s capacity.

- No man becomes either very good or very bad suddenly.

- Some kids are like ketchup bottles – you have to slap their bottom a few times to keep them moving.

- If the knocking on the door is loud and long, it isn’t opportunity, it’s relatives.

- In June, road maps replace the May catalogues.

- The odds on a diet succeeding are three to one against you – knife, fork and spoon.

- Politicians are poor tippers. They’re not as careless with their money as they are with ours.

- You can’t expect a person to see eye-to-eye with you when you’re looking down on him.

- A fifth grade boy reported to his father that he was almost at the top of the list of those that flunked.

- The happiest people are those who are too busy to notice whether they are or not.

- The height of politeness is to listen with interest to things you know nothing about, from someone who doesn’t.

- A bore is one who keeps you from being lonely, but makes you wish you were.

- Members of congress meet more often than they get together.

- If you look back too much, you will soon be headed that way.

- A beautiful heart seems to transform a homely face.

- If you did today all that you had planned, maybe you didn’t plan enough.

- A gossip is one who puts two and two together and gets four more than anybody else.

- Fast transportation has made us all neighbors, but unfortunately, not brothers.

- If we could see ourselves as others do, we’d simply think there was something wrong with our eyes.

- The best time to put kids to bed is very late – when they’re too tired to fight back.


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