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Therefore be at peace with God, whatever you conceive Him to be,

and whatever your labors and aspirations, in the noisy hubbab of life, keep the Winchester nearby, and the Ruger Flat-Top .357 Magnum Red Label loaded with Triple Trouble Extra Hydro Spa Gators. They bring peace to the neighbourhood when trouble threatens.

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Therefore be at peace with God, whatever you conceive Him to be,

and whatever your labors and aspirations, in the noisy hubbab of life, keep the Winchester nearby, and the Ruger Flat-Top .357 Magnum Red Label loaded with Triple Trouble Extra Hydro Spa Gators. They bring peace to the neighbourhood when trouble threatens.

 

.357 Magnum Red Label loaded with Triple Trouble Extra Hydro Spa Gators.  Where can I get me one of THOSE?!  8|

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"There are always three sides to every story: your side, the other side, and the truth."

 

"God gives us dreams a size too big so that we can grow in them."

 

"It's not enough to have a dream, unless you're willing to pursue it. It's not enough to know what's right, unless you're strong enough to do it. It's not enough to learn the truth, unless you also learn to live it. It's not enough to reach for love, unless you care enough to give it."

 

Any man who can drive safely while kissing a pretty girl is simply not giving the kiss the attention it deserves. (Einstein) :)

 

And some funny ones:

 

"Hospitality is making your guests feel at home, even if you wish they were."  happy097.gif

 

"Before you criticize someone, you should walk a mile in their shoes. That way, when you criticize them, you're a mile way and you have their shoes."

 

Also there is a quote I am looking for, if someone knows it and can write it correctly for me it would be nice :) Here goes: "Have you noticed that every time you're in a debate there is always one person on your side that you wish he/she was on the other side?". Funny and true at the same time :)

 

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1.

Don't change horses - until they stop running.

 

2.

Strike while the - bug is close.

 

3.

It's always darkest before - Daylight Saving Time.

 

4.

Never underestimate the power of - termites.

 

5.

You can lead a horse to water but - How?

 

6.

Don't bite the hand that - looks dirty.

 

7.

No news is - impossible

 

8.

A miss is as good as a - Mr.

 

9.

You can't teach an old dog new - Math

 

10.

If you lie down with dogs, you'll - stink in the morning.

 

11.

Love all, trust - Me.

 

12.

The pen is mightier than the - pigs.

 

13.

An idle mind is - the best way to relax

 

14.

Where there's smoke there's - pollution.

 

15.

Happy the bride who - gets all the presents.

 

16. A penny saved is - not much.

 

17.

Two's company, three's - the Musketeers.

 

18.

Don't put off till tomorrow what - you put on to go to bed.

 

19.

Laugh and the whole world laughs with you, cry and - You have to blow your nose.

 

20.

There are none so blind as - Stevie Wonder.

 

21.

Children should be seen and not - spanked or grounded.

 

22.

If at first you don't succeed - get new batteries.

 

23.

You get out of something only what you - See in the picture on the box

 

24.

When the blind lead the blind - get out of the way.

 

25.

A bird in the hand - is going to poop on you.

 

 

And the WINNER and last one!

26.

Better late than - Pregnant

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"The Constitution is not an instrument for the government to restrain the people, it is an instrument for the people to restrain the government - lest it come to dominate our lives and interests."    -- Patrick Henry

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I read this story so long ago I can't even give you the source.

 

I was walking along an old dirt road, with hardscrabble houses with tiny gardens on either side.  There was no one around, but one old man who was setting in a chair, hoeing the weeds in a garden that he could reach without moving from the chair.  I said nothing, but thought to myself, "How lazy can you be?"  Almost immediately, I wished that I was not so quick to make judgements. 

 

For as I passed and had a different angle on the old man, he sat in a chair because he had no legs.

 

First and quick impressions...maybe they are in error more than we think.

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I wish I could find that original story.  I think it was in Reader's Digest.  It was well done in that I up to the point that the writer told me he had no legs, I was of the same opinion as to the man's laziness.  I think I must have been about 10 or 11 when I read it.  It made a lasting impression to not jump to conclusions.

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"What does not kill me, makes me stronger." - Friedrich Nietzsche

 

From one Neitzsche fan to another;

 

He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. And if you gaze for long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you.

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How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.

 

George Washington Carver

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From one Neitzsche fan to another;

 

He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. And if you gaze for long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you.

 

That quote always gives me the shivers, antagonizer! :o

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Death is nothing at all,

I have only slipped away into the next room.

Whatever we were to each, that we are still.

Call me by my old familiar name.

Speak to me in the easy way which you always used.

 

Laugh as we always laughed

at the little jokes we enjoyed together.

Play, smile, think of me. Pray for me.

Let my name be the household word it always was.

Let it be spoken without effort.

Life means all that it ever meant.

It is the same as it ever was;

there is absolutely unbroken continuity.

Why should I be out of your mind

because I am out of your sight?

I am but waiting for you, for an interval,

somewhere very near just around the corner...

All is well. Nothing is past, nothing is lost.

 

One brief moment and all will be as it was before,

only better, infinitely happier

and forever we will be one together.

 

Henry Scott Holland (1847-1918)

 

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"There is a legend about a bird which sings just once in its life,

more sweetly than any other creature on the face of the earth.

From the moment it leaves the nest it searches for a thorn tree,

and does not rest until it has found one.

Then, singing among the savage branches,

it impales itself upon the longest, sharpest spine.

And, dying, it rises above its own agony to out-carol the lark and the nightingale

one superlative song, existence the price.

But the whole world stills to listen,

and God in His heaven smiles.

For the best is only bought at the cost of great pain."

-Anonymous-

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To Remember Me - I will live forever

Robert N. Test

 

The day will come when my body will lie upon a white sheet neatly tucked under four corners of a mattress located in a hospital; busily occupied with the living and the dying. At a certain moment a doctor will determine that my brain has ceased to function and that, for all intents and purposes, my life has stopped.

 

When that happens, do not attempt to instill artificial life into my body by the use of a machine. And don't call this my deathbed. Let it be called the bed of life, and let my body be taken from it to help others lead fuller lives.

 

      Give my sight to the man who has never seen a sunrise, a baby's face or love in the eyes of a woman.

 

      Give my heart to a person whose own heart has caused nothing but endless days of pain.

 

      Give my blood to the teenager who was pulled from the wreckage of his car, so that he might live to see his grandchildren play.

 

      Give my kidneys to the one who depends on a machine to exist from week to week.

 

      Take my bones, every muscle, every fiber and nerve in my body and find a way to make a crippled child walk.

 

      Explore every corner of my brain.

 

      Take my cells, if necessary, and let them grow so that, someday a speechless boy will shout at the crack of a bat and a deaf girl will hear the sound of rain against her window.

 

      Burn what is left of me and scatter the ashes to the winds to help the flowers grow.

 

      If you must bury something, let it be my faults, my weakness and all prejudice against my fellow man.

 

      Give my sins to the devil.

 

      Give my soul to God.

 

If, by chance, you wish to remember me, do it with a kind deed or word to someone who needs you. If you do all I have asked, I will live forever.

 

Note:  When my father died, he was a total organ donor.  Someone got corneas, skin, and large leg bones for grafts.  We got a very nice letter back explaining what had been harvested.  Tess and I are organ donors as well.  I was in a hospital last week, and saw a poster talking about a man who had gotten corneas, and was able to see his wife and children after being blind for 20 years.  I cried a little.

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Last one today.

 

Desiderata

 

Go placidly amid the noise and haste,

and remember what peace there may be in silence.

As far as possible without surrender

be on good terms with all persons.

Speak your truth quietly and clearly;

and listen to others,

even the dull and the ignorant;

they too have their story.

 

Avoid loud and aggressive persons,

they are vexations to the spirit.

If you compare yourself with others,

you may become vain and bitter;

for always there will be greater and lesser persons than yourself.

Enjoy your achievements as well as your plans.

 

Keep interested in your own career, however humble;

it is a real possession in the changing fortunes of time.

Exercise caution in your business affairs;

for the world is full of trickery.

But let this not blind you to what virtue there is;

many persons strive for high ideals;

and everywhere life is full of heroism.

 

Be yourself.

Especially, do not feign affection.

Neither be cynical about love;

for in the face of all aridity and disenchantment

it is as perennial as the grass.

 

Take kindly the counsel of the years,

gracefully surrendering the things of youth.

Nurture strength of spirit to shield you in sudden misfortune.

But do not distress yourself with dark imaginings.

Many fears are born of fatigue and loneliness.

Beyond a wholesome discipline,

be gentle with yourself.

 

You are a child of the universe,

no less than the trees and the stars;

you have a right to be here.

And whether or not it is clear to you,

no doubt the universe is unfolding as it should.

 

Therefore be at peace with God,

whatever you conceive Him to be,

and whatever your labors and aspirations,

in the noisy confusion of life keep peace with your soul.

 

With all its sham, drudgery, and broken dreams,

it is still a beautiful world.

Be cheerful.

Strive to be happy.

 

Max Ehrmann, Desiderata, Copyright 1952.

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