Wise words from the otherwise Wise

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  1. Islandlife

    Islandlife Young Pine

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    Sometimes, when I look at my children, I say to myself, 'Lillian, you should have remained a virgin.'


    - Lillian Carter (mother of Jimmy Carter)


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    I had a rose named after me and I was very flattered. But I was not pleased to read the description in the catalogue: - 'No good in a bed, but fine against a wall.'


    - Eleanor Roosevelt


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    Last week, I stated this woman was the ugliest woman I had ever seen. I have since been visited by her sister, and now wish to withdraw that statement.


    - Mark Twain


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    The secret of a good sermon is to have a good beginning and a good ending; and to have the two as close together as possible.



    - George Burns


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    Santa Claus has the right idea.

    Visit people only once a year.



    - Victor Borge


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    Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.


    - Mark Twain


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    By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you'll become happy;

    if you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher.



    - Socrates


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    I was married by a judge.

    I should have asked for a jury.



    - Groucho Marx


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    My wife has a slight impediment in her speech. Every now and then she stops to breathe.


    - Jimmy Durante


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    I have never hated a man enough to give his diamonds back.


    - Zsa Zsa Gabor


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    Only Irish coffee provides in a single glass all four essential food groups: alcohol, caffeine, sugar and fat.


    - Alex Levine


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    My luck is so bad that if I bought a cemetery, people would stop dying.


    - Rodney Dangerfield


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    Money can't buy you happiness ....

    But it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery.



    - Spike Milligan



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    Until I was thirteen, I thought my name was SHUT UP!


    - Joe Namath

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    I don't feel old. I don't feel anything until noon. Then it's time for my nap.


    - Bob Hope


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    I never drink water because of the disgusting things that fish do in it.


    - W. C. Fields


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    We could certainly slow the aging process down if it had to work its way through Congress.


    - Will Rogers

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    Don't worry about avoiding temptation. As you grow older, it will avoid you.


    - Winston Churchill

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    Maybe it's true that life begins at fifty,

    but everything else starts to wear out, fall out, or spread out.


    - Phyllis Diller


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    By the time a man is wise enough to watch his step, he's too old to go anywhere.


    - Billy Crystal



    And the cardiologist's diet:

    if it tastes good spit it out.



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    May your troubles be less, may your blessings be more, and may nothing but happiness come through your door.
     
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  3. eileen

    eileen Resident Taxonomist Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    Oh boy I can certainly relate to this one
    "Maybe it's true that life begins at fifty,
    but everything else starts to wear out, fall out, or spread out."

    Thanks for the laugh Islandlife. I really enjoyed reading those.
     
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    marlingardener Strong Ash

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    Great post! I can see quotes from these in letters to friends--I have it copied and put in a bookmark. Thank you!!!
     
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    Sjoerd Mighty Oak

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    Those were funny.
     
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  6. LIcenter

    LIcenter In Flower

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    HAH. Eleanor Roosevelt is a keeper. Thanks for the giggle islandlife. :)
     
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    Netty Chaotic Gardener Plants Contributor

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    Haha Some very wise words there! :chuckle:
     
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