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Discussion in 'Philosophy & Psychology' started by Bobby Cole, Mar 17, 2018.
It's easier to STAY out of trouble, than to GET out of trouble!
Experience has taught me to never discuss politics with my employer.
We get paid to polish the bell not to ring it.
"Enough is enough, and too much is plenty."
On the other hand..........
He had warts.
There are no stupid questions; only stupid people who ask them.
And, in regard to stupidity: Albert Einstein said, “there are two things that are infinite; the universe and human stupidity and I’m not sure about the universe.”
Tell me who your heroes are, and I'll tell you who you'll turn out to be. - Warren Buffett
During my usual internet safari, I came across a page of W.C. Fields quotes, and immediately thought of this thread, as his one-liners embody more commonsense than most....well, except maybe Mark Twain:
Just in case anyone here wants to click on this link, be forewarned that Fields is not known for mincing words.
A thief also knows that the first thing he ever stole was his own honour, his own reputation.
May I also add a small piece of information I liked to pass around to my former students: A thief willingly gives away his good character which is far more valuable than anything he has ever stolen for one’s character is the predecessor of one’s destiny.
Copper wire was discovered by two Dutchmen, fighting over a penny!
"If you are depressed, you live in the Past. If you are anxious, you live in the Future. If you are happy, you live in the Present." - Ancient Chinese Philosopher and Poet, Lao Tzu
Here's one from my father.
"If it doesn't hurt, it's not doing you any good."
Over time, from experience, we learn that every room in a hospital, is a "waiting" room!
"If you can't explain it to a six-year-old, you don't understand it yourself." - Attributed to Richard Feynman
If at first you don't succeed, to hell with it!