Summary: Proverbial wisdom. 1- Making good plans. 2- Finding joy.
INTRO.- Quips, quotes and notes.
- Before deciding to retire from your job, stay home a week and watch daytime television.
- Science has increased our life span. We can look forward to paying our taxes at least ten years longer.
- No matter what your lot in life, build something on it.
- It’s hard to get a child to pay attention to you, especially when you’re telling him something for his own good.
- Personality is what you are when lots of people are around. Character is what you are when everybody goes home.
- The truth hurts – especially on the bathroom scales.
- A timid man said to his wife, “We’re going out tonight and that’s semi-final.”
- They are called “personal loans” because if you miss a payment they sure do get personal.
- Gasoline prices are so very high! A man in California recently drove into a service station and asked for a dollar’s worth of gas. The attendant dabbed a few drops behind his ears.
- All husbands are just about alike, but they have different faces so you can tell them apart.
- Nothing beats love at first sight except love with insight.
- If exercise is so good for you, why do athletes retire at about the age of thirty-five?
- The way prices and taxes are soaring, the good old days were just last week.
- The biggest need in auto safety is to recall a few million defective drivers.
- People are guided to heaven more by footprints than by signposts.
- A botanist is a man who knows all about flowers. A florist is a man who knows how much people will pay for them.
- People with an axe to grind often fly off the handle.
- Adolescence is the awkward age when a child is too old to say something cute and too young to say something sensible.
- An ingrate is neither in nor great.
- A politician is a man who gets sworn in and then cussed out.
- It’s a great deal easier to make a mistake than to unmake one.
- A person isn’t educated until he has learned how little he really knows.
- No matter how limited your vocabulary is, it’s big enough to let you say something you’ll regret later.
- You’re getting older when all sports leave you tired – including just reading about them.
- Well-bred people never stir their coffee with their right hand. They use a spoon.
- You can’t lose your head without losing your face.
- A small gift will do – if your heart is big enough.
- Middle age, to our dismay, is when we are done before the day is.
- People with tact have less to retract.
- In some cases, youngsters have been given too much, too soon, and now it’s too late.
- The happiest miser on earth is one who saves his friends.
- A hothead seldom sets the world on fire.
- Many convictions are usually hand-me-downs.
- Bragging is delivering a YOU logy.
- Frustration is not having anyone to blame but yourself.
- When your outgo exceeds your income, then your unkeep will become your downfall.
- When God made heads, he covered up the ones he didn’t like.
- The best side of a bar is outside.
Now the book of Proverbs.
15:22 “Plans fail for lack of counsel, but with many advisers they succeed.”