Summary: Proverbial wisdom. 1- words 2- guidance
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.”