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This page contains some of the sayings/quotes that I have collected through the years. I lay no claim to any of these, except for the ones that bear my name. If anyone has a favorite quote/saying they would like me to add, please to e-mail me with it.

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In a world where smiles and laughs are so very dear, their creation becomes priceless.

The bigger the head, the smaller the heart. (James A. Brewer)

Winning an argument isn't worth losing a friend. (John Drybred)

Just because you are smart, doesn't mean the other guy is stupid.

Indecision is the key to flexibility.

I have not yet begun to procrastinate.

It is much easier to apologize than to ask permission.

Too much of a good thing is wonderful. (Mae West)

There's no substitute for a good friend.

Don't think for one minute that just because you got someone a gift that keeps on giving last year means that you don't have to get them another gift this year. (Richard C. Miller)

If you don't learn from your mistakes, there's no use making them.

Wisdom is knowing when to speak your mind and when to mind your speech. (James A. Brewer)

We buy lottery tickets because hope is stronger than experience. (Al Batt)

Happiness is no laughing matter. (R. Whately)

Choose not your friends from outward show, a feather floats...while pearls lie low.

Even God cannot change the past. (Agathon)

Time is a path from the past to the future and back again. The present is the crossroads of both.

He took failure like a man: he blaimed it on his wife.

If you give me something I need more than you do, you've given me a gift. If you give me something you need more than I do, you've gifted me with love. (Merry Brown)

War doesn't prove who's right...only who's left.

Truth is a flexible perception based on need.

May you be a half an hour in heaven before the devil knows you're dead.

There is nothing permanent except change. (Heraclitus)

How I was born I do not remember. How I will die, I do not know.

It is better to live humbly for a cause than to die foolishly for one.

Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead. (B. Franklin)

To choose a good book, look in an inquisitors prohibited list. (J. Aikin)

It is better to have people think you're a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt. (Mark Twain)

It isn't love; it's indegestion.

Everytime I think I want to be young again, I remember algebra and physics. (Ruth Brown)

I finally met Mr. Right...He's just the type I'm sure I can change.

If we are always arriving and departing, it is also true that we are eternally anchored. One's destination is never a place, but rather a new way of looking at things. (Henry Miller)

Fact's are stubborn things. (Alain Rene Lesage)

Change is such hard work. (Billy Crystal)

Friends may come and go, but enemies accumulate.

I have already not made that point.

Never underestimate a man's ability to underestimate a woman.

It's a tough job, so I'd rather you do it.

Putting your best foot forward at least keeps it out of your mouth. (Morris Mandel)

Eagles may soar, but weasels aren't sucked into jet engines.(Hoo)

I am incapable of conceiving infinity, And yet I do not accept finity. I want this adventure that is the context of my life to go on without end. (Simon de Beauvoir)

If you shout, may you shout for joy. If you fight, may you fight for love. If you cheat, may you cheat misfortune. And when you lie, may you lie in each other's arms. (Wedding toast from Another World....yes, the soap opera)

Misery loves company.

Always remember, and never forget..........I forgot.

Man never perceives anything fully, or comprehends anything completely. (Jung)

Nothing is impossible, just improbable. And improbable just takes a little while longer to accomplish.

Half the truths you hear about me are lies.

The world meets nobody half way. (Charles Lamb)

Trust me.

What's so funny about peace, love, and understanding? (Nick Lowe)

Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose. (J. Joplin)

If at first you don't succeed, you're definately human.

There are two tragedies in life. One is not to get your hearts desire; the other is to get it. (Shaw)

When in doubt, spit it out.

You weren't born, you were hatched....on second thought, who'd lay you?

That which does not kill you can only make you stronger.

Love is for poets. (from The Highlander)

A broken clock is right twice a day.

The fault dead Brutus lies not in the stars, but in ourselves that we are underlings. (Skakespear)

Think of retreating as just advancing in the opposite direction.

Don't sweat the small stuff.

The first day a man is a guest, the second a burden, the third a pest. (E. Laboulaye(?))

Behind every great man lies a greater woman.

For fools rush in where angels fear to tread. (A. Pope)

History is only a confused heap of facts. (Lord Chesterfield)

I don't know what it is, but it's crawling up your leg.

Always remember that you are unique -- just like everyone else. (Herm Albright)

A spoken word and a thrown stone cannot be recalled. (J. A. Brewer)

Hand In Hand. Like The Moon And The Stars. Together, Forever, Eternal. (B. Sutherland)

If it is free, it is for me, and I will take two. (STETT)

Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight. (Phyllis Diller)

We don't always get what we deserve in life -- for which we should be eternally grateful. (Herm Albright)

It is almost impossible to be melancholy and watch a puppy. (Bern Williams)

The best way to appreciate your children is to imagine yourself without them. (Norb Otto)

Fashions come and fashions go, but pockets are usually the same. There's little change in them. (Sam Ewing)

Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak. Courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.

Better to be occasionally cheated than perpetually suspicious. (B.C. Forbes)

Sympathizers are spectators; empathizers wear game shoes. (John Eyberg)

If something is not worth doing at all, it's not worth doing well. (Warren Buffet)

Characters live to be noticed. People with character notice how they live. (Nancy Moser)

Never worry about the size of your Christmas tree; in the eyes of children, they are all 30-feet tall. (Larry Wilde)

Lots of people know a good thing the minute the other fellow sees it first. (Job E. Hedges)

A great many people mistake opinions for thoughts. (Herbert Prochnov)

Freedom, after all, is simply being able to live with the consequences of your decisions. (James Mullen)

Anyone can make them cry, but it takes a genius to make them laugh. (Charlie Chaplin)

The only way to see a rainbow is to look through the rain.

What is right is often forgotten by what is convenient. (Beodie Thoene)

Another flaw in the human character is the everybody wants to build and nobody wants to do maintenance. (Kurt Vonnegut)

We may pass violets looking for roses. We may pass contentment looking for victory. (Bern Williams)

Maturity is a high price to pay for growing up. (Tom Stoppard)

Just when I was getting used to yesterday, along came today.

Always and never are two words you should always remember never to use. (Wendell Johnson)

Get the facts first. You can distort them later. (Mark Twain)

If God had meant for us to be naked, we'd have been born that way. (Mark Twain)

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