Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Wise Quotes

There is no pleasure in having nothing to do; the fun is in having lots to do and not doing it. - Mary Wilson Little

Ability will never catch up with the demand for it. - Malcolm Forbes

A wise man gets more use from his enemies than a fool from his friends. - Baltasar Gracian

Friends are far more dangerous than enemies, they know everything about you and will not pause to use it against you. - Terra Castle

Look wise, say nothing, and grunt. Speech was given to conceal thought. - Sir William Osler

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds. - Sir Francis Bacon

When people are free to do as they please, they usually imitate each other. - Eric Hoffer

When I do good, I feel good; when I do bad, I feel bad, and that is my religion. - Abraham Lincoln

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  1. I love the first one. It pretty much describes me perfectly :)

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  2. LOL to the one about imitating each other. So true!

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    1. It sure is Stephanie. Everyone wants to be accepted. :)

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  3. Sometimes a lazy relaxing clothes day feels like absolute decadence. Of course, if you did that every day how would you ever experience the decadence? Which reminds me, I need new relaxing clothes. ;)

    big hugs xoxo

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    1. I've not lounged around in a robe in years. I actually get dressed when I get up. I'm so boring. :)

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  4. Another great collection of quotes. My favorites is the one about friends. .

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    1. That one is kind of scary actually, but ever so true. :)

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  5. Those are all great quotes. Don't have a favorite but they do give on pause for thought.
    Have a great Tuesday Sandee.

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    1. Yes they do Marg. You have a great Tuesday too my friend. :)

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  6. Impressive quotes. I liked "When people are free to do as they please, they usually imitate each other."
    Have a great day!

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    1. Yep, and it's spot on too. :)

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  7. I like the Eric Hoffer quote....so true!

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    1. It sure is true Jean. :)

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  8. " There is no pleasure in having nothing to do; the fun is in having lots to do and not doing it. " That's me, just ask my wife. Ha,ha,ha.
    Have a wonderful Tuesday Sandee. I hope it cools down a little for you and me to get warmer. See ya.

    Paul

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    1. You're busy all the time and you're the chef too. Don't forget about that. :)

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  9. "Don't be too proud to laugh at ones self." - Sir Odie Woodsterman c-)

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    1. I laugh at myself all the time Odie. Good one. :)

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  10. I like the one about friends, they do know everything about you and some will tell everything they know, kinda sad

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    1. Yes, it's more than sad. :)

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  11. The fifth one is definitely me LOL

    Have a wisetastic day :-)

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    1. It works for me too Steve. :)

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  12. It's not a complete collection without something from Yogi.

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  13. lots of lazy around... it is more fun to be lazy when you have some $$ to spend :)
    Faythe @ Grammymousetails

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  14. There's a whole lot of truth in this list!

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    1. Yes there is Christine. :)

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  15. The Hoffer quote is hilarious, and oh so true!

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  16. SIr William was a wise man.

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    1. Yes he was Lady Lilith. :)

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  17. My favorite is from Mary Wilson Little.

    Thanks for the quotes.

    Have a great evening :)

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    1. You are most welcome Michelle. You have a great evening too. :)

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  18. My pet rock says he wrote all those 3,000 years ago. Call me skeptical ;-)

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    1. Knowing Seymour we both know he tends to exaggerate a bit. Okay, a lot. Don't tell him I said that either. :)

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  19. The first one is how I'm feeling about now just a week from the extension deadline! Trouble is, I have to do it. :(

    Hope you had a fabulous day! Snooter smooches to Little Bit!

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    1. I so remember those deadlines. I also remember all the long hours too. :)

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  20. It's too bad we weren't a little smarter.

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    1. It would come in handy wouldn't it. :)

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  21. Dear Sandee, These are all very though provoking and of course wise. The 3rd and 4th quote remind me of the quote from the Godfather, "keep your friends close and your enemies closer". Good advice dear Sandee. Blessings and a hug, Catherine xo

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    1. That was some great advice from that movie. I remember that. :)

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  22. Good stuff there.

    Big hugs, honey...

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    1. I always love a bunch of great quotes. :)

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