Summary: Proverbial wisdom. 1- words 2- guidance

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INTRO.- More quips and quotes.

- Almost everything comes to him who waits, including gray hair, false teeth, and a potbelly.

- Everything wears out sooner than it used to, including your nerves.

- The house in which a man is the boss is probably still under construction.

- A hospital should have a recovery room next to the cashier’s office.

- If you can express yourself clearly, you should be especially careful not to enter politics.

- Things are so tough these days that even hitchhikers are willing to go either way.

- A pest is someone who goes out of his way to get in yours.

- The most important thing in a relationship between a man and a woman is sincerity, whether you mean it or not.

- Anybody who says this is a man’s world is probably not too bright about other things either.

- There are two things that seem impossible to do: put toothpaste back in the tube and get off a mailing list.

- Some people pay their bills when due, some when overdue, and some never do.

- Everything is changing so fast today that even nostalgia isn’t what it used to be.

- A small town is usually divided by a railroad, a main street, two churches, and a lot of opinions.

- You’re ready the leave the hospital when the food begins to taste good.

- It seems the less a fellow knows the more positive he is about it.

- In the good old days, people stopped spending when they ran out of money.

- A good friend is someone who can tell you all his problems but doesn’t.

- Everything gets easier with practice except getting out of bed in the morning.

- Teenage boys will drive anything except a lawnmower.

- A henpecked husband washes the dishes even when they use paper plates.

- Anyone who knows all the answers isn’t up to date on the questions.

- You’re not necessarily nuts if you talk to yourself – only if you listen.

- It’s surprising how many people will agree with you if you just keep your mouth shut.

- It’s getting to where things ain’t cheap even at half-price.

- The first thing a man makes in his workshop is a mess.

- There are three kinds of traffic: urban, suburban, and bourbon.

- There are no new sins. We just keep rerunning the old ones.

- A budget is an orderly way of discovering that you can’t live on what you’re earning.

- Youngsters always brighten up a home. They never turn out the lights.

- Some men embrace their wives as if they’re afraid of being penalized for holding.

- America is achieving a high standard of poverty.

- Gossip is something that you must hurry to tell someone else before you find out it isn’t true.

- Before you give somebody a piece of your mind, be sure you can get by with what you have left.

- Balance your budget – rotate your creditors.

- Before you have an argument with the boss, you’d better take a good look at both sides – his side and the outside.

- One trouble with TV is that a fellow has to wake up before he can go to bed.

- Nowadays, just about everybody is putting his money where his mouth is – to kiss it goodbye.

Now to the book of Proverbs.


10:19 “When words are many, sin is not absent, but he who holds his tongue is wise.”

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