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#1 Sara Arell

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Posted 13 October 2012 - 01:28 PM

Never squat with your spurs on...
Will Rogers, who died in a 1935 plane crash, was one of the greatest political sages
this country has ever known.

Some of his sayings:
1. Never slap a man who's chewing tobacco.
2. Never kick a cow chip on a hot day.
3. There are two theories to arguing with a woman. Neither works.
4. Never miss a good chance to shut up.
5. Always drink upstream from the herd.
6. If you find yourself in a hole, stop digging.
7. The quickest way to double your money is to fold it and put it back into your pocket.
8. There are three kinds of men:
The ones that learn by reading.
The few who learn by observation.
The rest of them have to pee on the electric fence and find out for themselves.
9. Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment.
10. If you're riding ahead of the herd, take a look back every now and then to make sure it's still there.
11. Lettin' the cat outta the bag is a whole lot easier'n puttin' it back.
12. After eating an entire bull, a mountain lion felt so good he started roaring.
He kept it up until a hunter came along and shot him.
The moral: When you're full of bull, keep your mouth shut.

ABOUT GROWING OLDER...
First ~ Eventually you will reach a point when you stop lying about your age and start bragging about it.
Second ~ The older we get, the fewer things seem worth waiting in line for.
Third ~ Some people try to turn back their odometers. Not me; I want people to know 'why' I look this way. I've traveled a long way, and some of the roads weren't paved.
Fourth ~ When you are dissatisfied and would like to go back to youth, think of Algebra.
Fifth ~ You know you are getting old when everything either dries up or leaks.
Sixth ~ I don't know how I got over the hill without getting to the top.
Seventh ~ One of the many things no one tells you about aging is that it's such a nice change from being young.
Eighth ~ One must wait until evening to see how splendid the day has been.
Ninth ~ Being young is beautiful, but being old is comfortable.
Tenth ~ Long ago, when men cursed and beat the ground with sticks, it was called witchcraft. Today it's called golf.
And, finally ~ If you don't learn to laugh at trouble, you won't have anything to laugh at when you're old. (and that’s the truth...)
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#2 teecee

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Posted 13 October 2012 - 02:15 PM

These are great Sara - TFS! :D

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Posted 13 October 2012 - 03:26 PM

Fantastic advice Sara. So many good ones there to Scrap with. "One must wait until evening to see how splendid the day has been." Love it. Kay
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Posted 13 October 2012 - 04:04 PM

Will Rogers had such a way with words. Thanks for sharing, Sara.

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Posted 13 October 2012 - 04:58 PM

So funny Sara!

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Posted 13 October 2012 - 08:13 PM

It's only funny cause it's true....

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Posted 14 October 2012 - 03:05 AM

Brilliant, thanks for sharing, Sara.

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Posted 14 October 2012 - 03:19 AM

That's so funny and so true Sara. Thanks for sharing.

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Posted 14 October 2012 - 03:41 AM

6. If you find yourself in a hole, stop digging.


I have never heard of Will Rogers, but I hear this frequently so his words of wisdom are obviously being ingrained into the language
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Posted 14 October 2012 - 05:46 AM

I haven't heard of him either Kate. Kay
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Posted 15 October 2012 - 05:29 AM

Both funny and worth to think about. Thanks for sharing Sara!

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Posted 15 October 2012 - 02:18 PM

Wise words indeed! Thanks for sharing!
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