Thursday, July 10, 2014

Thursday's Perspectives

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

-- Lillian Carter (mother of Jimmy Carter)

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

-- Eleanor Roosevelt

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

Santa Claus has the right idea. Visit people only once a year.

- - Victor Borge

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

-- Mark Twain

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

I was married by a judge. I should have asked for a jury

-- Groucho Marx

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

Alex Levine

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

-- Bob Hope

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

-- Will Rogers

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

-- Winston Churchill

Maybe it's true that life begins at fifty, but everything else starts to wear out, fall out, or spread out.

-- Phyllis Diller

10 comments:

  1. :-D Great way to start the day

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  2. visit and be visited once a year... I could live with that :)

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  3. lol I'm on board with the jolly fat guy

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  4. I love the George Carlin one, but I'd extend that to cover ANY speech!

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  5. I love all of these but the first one by Lillian Carter is standing out among the rest. I actually had a dream last night I was pregnant with a baby boy. It was a lovely dream and felt very real=)
    But I read an article yesterday about a woman who was going through some really serious and unthinkable thoughts about her two young kids. Like going as far as to say she imagined a tree branch falling on one of them so she wouldn't have to deal with the little one any longer. I was quite bothered and blown away but then again, I haven't walked in her shoes and have no idea what postpartum depression is like.
    Anywho, that quote is just sticking out to me as well as my dream and previous article!

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  6. Maybe there's a story to write from your dream, Gina.
    Postpartum depression can be deadly.

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  7. Hey Dez, grin. Yeah, that's a good one. I think my favorite is Eleanor Roosevelt:)

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  8. Hey Steph, That was a funny one. grin.

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