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Your fave Proverb / Saying

Old Mar 17th 2008, 9:22 pm
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Theres some brilliant ones out there.

A recent one I heard was.

A cynic is a man who smells flowers, and looks around for a coffin.

You got any favourites ( favorites ) as this is open to Yanks too !
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Old Mar 17th 2008, 9:39 pm
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Originally Posted by Timber Floor Au View Post
Theres some brilliant ones out there.

A recent one I heard was.

A cynic is a man who smells flowers, and looks around for a coffin.

You got any favourites ( favorites ) as this is open to Yanks too !
Just when your cup of happiness is full, someone jogs your elbow.
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Old Mar 17th 2008, 9:51 pm
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Originally Posted by Pollyana View Post
Just when your cup of happiness is full, someone jogs your elbow.
Oh I like that one, should have it as my epitaph!


Swings & roundabouts is one of my faves & what comes around goes around!

I also like to remind my OH that hell hath no fury like a woman scorned!
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Old Mar 17th 2008, 9:52 pm
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My signature, another poster on here did tell me who said it, but I haven't amended it yet.

Nothing is permanent except for change.
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Something said to me when I was younger "Don't come running to me when you kill yourself!!" Mrs PHH
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Old Mar 17th 2008, 9:55 pm
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My signature too....plenty to think about for the paranoid

Also....'Tis more blessed to give than to receive.... but that's a private one
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If things just ain't all right they will just have to stay as they are?

Originally Posted by JenniGee View Post
Also....'Tis more blessed to give than to receive.... but that's a private one
Never give, always recieve!
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"Life is not a spectators sport"

Too true

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Old Mar 17th 2008, 10:29 pm
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Never give, always recieve!
wishful thinking
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Originally Posted by brendarover View Post
If things just ain't all right they will just have to stay as they are?



Never give, always recieve!
Now that very much depends what we are talking about!
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Sex is like bridge: If you don't have a good partner, you better have
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Old Mar 17th 2008, 11:17 pm
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Now that very much depends what we are talking about!

I do not bat with both sides so i will let you take the lead and guess? Assuming you are the opposite gender of course, it would be in-polite to assume any other?
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I used to put one up in my office every day (office near the main thoroughfare hall so everyone woudl see it on the way through). Sometimes I would get into trouble....

Some of my favourites:

Beatings will continue until morale improves....(this is on my wall at the moment for all the mployees to see).

Men marry women with the hope they will never change. Women marry men with the hope they will change. Invariably they are both disappointed.

What I need is a list of specific unknown problems we will encounter.

My favourites are from the Simpsons:

"you tried your best and you failed miserably. The lesson is, never try." (Homer)

Weaseling out of things is important to learn. It's what separates us from the animals ... except the weasel.

I'll keep it short and sweet -- Family. Religion. Friendship. These are the three demons you must slay if you wish to succeed in business.

Call this an unfair generalization if you must, but old people are no good at everything.

You don't like your job, you don't strike. You go in every day and do it really half-assed. That's the American way.
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Old Mar 17th 2008, 11:27 pm
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Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out of the trees, then names the streets after them.


Cats are smarter than dogs, you cannot get 8 cats to pull a sled through snow, no matter how much you bribe them.


Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail
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Never trust a man who when left alone in a room with a tea cosy, doesn't try it on...
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