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Wise old sayings on people and life

on Tuesday, 28 November 2017. Posted in Columns, Opinions

Gingerbread man is a perfect man, he’s cute, he’s sweet and if he gives you any heck, you can bite his head off. – unknown

All the world is mad save for me and thee, and sometimes I wonder about thee. – Old Quaker saying

Credit cards are like mosquitoes. You can keep them away for a while, but sooner or later they will be back to suck your blood. – Ted Steckley

All would live long but none would be old. – Ben Franklin

Do what you think is right in your heart. You’ll be criticized anyway. – Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962)

If something can go wrong, it will. – Unknown, but often attributed to Murphy as in Murphy’s Law

My idea of housework is to sweep a room with a glance. – unknown

Man has his will but woman has her way. – Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809-94)

It’s not easy being green. – Kermit the Frog

Blessed is he that can laugh at himself, he will never cease to be amused. – unknown

A husband is someone who takes out the trash and gives the impression he just cleaned the whole house. – unknown

Middle age is when the broadness of the mind and the narrowness of the waist change places. – unknown

Many complain of their memory, few of their judgment. – Ben Franklin

If “ifs” and “ands” were pots and pans, there’d be no work for tinkers’ hands. – Charles Kingsley (1819-75)

A diplomat is one who thinks twice before saying nothing. – unknown

A bulldog can whip a skunk, but sometimes it’s not worth it. – J. Nowell

Everything is funny as long as it is happening to someone else. – Will Rogers (1879-1935)

How many observe Christ’s birthday, how few his precepts. – Ben Franklin