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God's universe wastes nothing, everything is simply transformed.

Unknown, submitted by Mick Lindley, Aug 2013

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Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized.

Albert Einstein, 1951

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Be who you are and say what you feel, because those that matter don't mind, and those who mind, don't matter.

Anonymous, December 2012

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If you don't have time to do it right you must have time to do it over!

Lael Anderson, February 2012

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Stop slacking and get on with it.

Nathan Christensen, Sept 2011

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Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.

Abraham Lincoln, 1863

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The British army was fighting for a King. The revolutionary soldiers were fighting for their life.

Mick Lindley, August 2011

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Good judgment comes from experience, and often experience comes from bad judgment.

Rita Mae Brown, April 2011

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Everyone is a little weird in their own way.

Lael Anderson, March 2011

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A REAL friend is one who buys your lunch and expects nothing in return.

Mick Lindley, Dec 2010

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No man is better than the woman he is married to.

Mike Goodwin, June 2009

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You can get away with anything as long as you don't push a rubber alligator down the hall with a stick.

Mike Goodwin, of Warrior AL April 2009

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The will of God will never take you where the Grace of God will not protect you.

Molly Peoples, Oct. 2008

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Never work for someone you wouldn't be proud to introduce to your mother.

Mick Lindley. Oct. 2008

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If nature awes you the credit belongs to God.

Anonymous, May 2008

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Society will never be able to protect all of the idiots from themselves.

Mick Lindley, February 2007

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Secret to success: Say little, listen a lot, sign nothing.

David Cowan, January 2007

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A simple way to take measure of a country's worth is
   to look at how many want in ... And how many want  out.

Tony Blair, December 2006

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He (or she) is like a clock with no hands; it ticks but you can't tell what time it is.

Submitted by, Bud Yarbrough, November 2006

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You look like a half-shut knife

Submitted by John Davidson October 2006
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The hardest thing to learn in life is which bridge to cross
and which bridge to burn.............so choose carefully.
Submitted by Ethelene Lindley May 2006

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A whistling girl and a crowing hen always come to some bad end.

Esther Gregg Sloan, May 2004

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Never give the devil a ride, he will always want to drive

Johnan Leussink, November 2003

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If God leads you to it, he will lead you through it.

Johnnie Mulcahy, September, 2003

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I refuse to tip toe cautiously thru life only to arrive safely at deaths door.

Mick Lindley, August 2003

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Cry when you need to, laugh when you can. Either 

way the sun comes up tomorrow on a new day.

Mick Lindley, May 2003

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That in which is striking and beautiful, is not always beautiful, 

but that which is good is always beautiful.

Vickie Campbell, Sept. 2002

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I don't try to explain to people why I ride a Motorcycle. For those 
who have experienced the joy no explanation is necessary. For 
those who haven't, no explanation is possible.

Unknown, Submitted by Mick Lindley July, 2002

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It is better to be a little lonely than to be a whole lot miserable.

Goldie Wright, April 2002

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Come home early, nothing good ever happens after midnight.

Mick Lindley, Feb. 2002

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When you say "I can't", you actually mean "I don't want to".

Guru Smaran, January 2002

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Never own ANYTHING you aren't willing to drill a hole in.

Mick Lindley, January 2002

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Early to bed and early to rise makes a man wealthy and wise.

Submitted by Derrick Dillon, January 2002

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The press will shape your opinion if you don't keep yourself informed.

Mick Lindley, Nov. 2001

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When I take action I'm not going to fire a $2 million missile at a $10 empty tent and hit a camel in the butt.

George W. Bush Sept. 2001

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Any nation who disarms its people can expect them to be persecuted. 

Mick Lindley   September 2001

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God doesn't necessarily call the qualified, he qualifies the called.

Mick Lindley  Feb. 2001

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Never give up a true friend, they will stay till the end.

Chris * Nov, 2000

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Man never went to the moon. It was all staged in a studio.

Bertha Shewbart Knight  1969

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God, grant me the senility to forget the people I never liked anyway,
The good fortune to run into the ones I do,
And the eyesight to tell the difference.

Jeannie Alexander

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Light travels faster than sound, this is why some people appear

bright until you hear them speak.

Unknown, Submitted by Ethelene Lindley

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Your enemies can hurt you, but only your fear defeats you!

Unknown

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Only those who risk going too far will ever know how far they can go.

Unknown

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True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom

known until it is lost.

Charles Caleb Colton

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Only those who attempt the absurd will achieve the impossible.

Unknown

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From a redneck: Ever day za gamble, I figger if I wake up in the morning I'm ahead.

Unknown

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Anyone who has'nt got a little bit of a temper is not worth killing.

Nellie Whorton

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The problem with management is that they can't see the people thru the ties.

David H. Mazzetti

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We sometimes feel that what we do is just a drop in the ocean, 

but the ocean would be less because of that missing drop.

Mother Teresa

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Kindness costs nothing, but pays big dividends.

Albert Gallups

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Letting the cat out of the bag is a lot easier than putting it back in.

Unknown

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The hardest part of raising your child is the same as 

teaching them to ride a bike. It's letting them go.

Richard Altork

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If you aren't fired with enthusiasm, you will be fired with enthusiasm.

Vince Lombard

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There's two theories about arguing with a woman, neither one works.

Unknown

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Try to learn something about everything and everything about something.

T.H. Huxley

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Why does the Air Force need expensive new bombers? Have the people we've been

bombing over the years been complaining?

George Wallace

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Things are not always what they seem, A stopped clock is right twice a day!

M. Lindley, June 1999

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There are three kinds of men. The one who learns by reading. There's a few who

learn by observation. The rest have to pee on the electric fence for themselves.

Unknown

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Before you were born your parents were not as boring as they are now. They

got that way from paying your bills, cleaning your clothes, and listening to you

talk about how cool you are. So before you save the rain forest from the 

parasites of your parents generation try cleaning the closet in your room.

Charles Sykes

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If something sounds too good to be true it is probably false.

Unknown

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It is poverty to decide that a child must die so that you may live as you wish.

Mother Teresa, Feb 1997

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A person who has never made a mistake has never done anything.

M. Lindley, Oct 1995

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Think about it, we learn most of what we know from mistakes, if we get burned, cut,

bruised, scraped, or a knot put on our head we don't do it that way again.

M. Lindley, June 1993

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Good judgment comes from experience, unfortunately experience

usually comes from bad judgment.

Unknown

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Any country that accepts abortion, is not teaching its people to love,

but to use any violence to get what it wants.

Mother Teresa, Feb 1997

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Hug a teacher today, if it wasn't for them you would not be reading this.

M. Lindley, June 1999

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Never ASSUME anything, it makes an ASS of U and ME

Unknown

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People in glass houses shouldn't throw stones.

Unknown

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Do vegetarians eat animal crackers? Just wondering...

Readers Digest

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Why do you suppose the Kamikaze pilots wore helmets?

Unknown

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Downfall usually comes from within.

Edwienna Shipman, July 1999

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It is very troubling to me that doctors have a "practice".

M. Lindley, June 1999

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Be nice to nerds. You will probably work for one someday.

Charles Sykes

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"640 K of memory should be enough memory for anyone".

Bill Gates 1980

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Famous remarks are very seldom quoted correctly.

Simeon Strunsky

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No one has to know what you paid for it.

Unknown

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Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.

Publilius Syrus

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Never say never!

Unknown

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You are what you eat.

Edwienna Shipman, July, 1999

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"Computers of the future may weigh no more than 1.5 tons"

Popular Mechanics 1949

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I feel the greatest destroyer of peace today is abortion.

Mother Teresa, Feb 1997

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There is nothing new...about old sayings.

Unknown

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If you can't stand the heat get out of the kitchen.

Unknown

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Humans control planet Earth now, but given time it will get back to normal.

David Mazzetti

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If nothing is impossible, then how do you dribble a football.

Unknown

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If mama ain't happy ain't nobody happy.

Edwienna Shipman, July 1999

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If guns kill people, then it must be said that pencils misspell words.

Mick Lindley, July 1999

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"I think there will be a world market for about five computers".

Thomas Watson, Chairman of IBM 1943

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"But what is the microchip going to be good for?"

An engineer in 1968

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Be careful what you wish for, it may come true.

Unknown

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All churches have a problem, they have people (sinners) in them, but

the presence of God outweighs the problem.

M. Lindley, June 1999

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Where there's a will there's a way.

Unknown

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Why? Just because I said so.

Mom

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The old classic, two wrongs do not make a right.

Unknown

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Having a warped sense of humor I thought this was kinda funny. On July 2

the day before I left on a trip to my daughters home the news media made

the following statement: "38 million people are expected to travel this holiday

weekend, it is believed the majority will be in CARS, SUV's, and RV's." Maybe

it was a SLOW NEWS DAY. I may never have figured this out on my own.

 It's now Tuesday after the 4th and I'm here to tell you our genius's in the 

news media were right on.

M. Lindley, July 1999

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If you can't say something good about someone, then say nothing.

Unknown

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Give a man a fish, feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, feed him for a lifetime.

Unknown 1999

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Don't count your chickens before they hatch.

Unknown

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What goes around comes around.

Unknown

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If you love someone let them go, if they come back they're

yours forever, if they don't they never were.

Unknown submitted by, Edwienna Shipman, July 1999

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When guns are outlawed only outlaws will have guns.

Unknown

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Accomplishing the impossible means only that the boss

will add it to your regular duties.

Doug Larson

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"People who think they know everything are a great

annoyance to those of us who do."

Unknown

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An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.

Unknown

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"Thanks to the interstate hiway system it is now possible

to travel from coast to coast without seeing anything.

Charles Kuralt

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"Television has proved that people will look at anything rather than each other"

Ann Landers

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A bank is a place that will lend you money if

you can prove that you don't need it.

Bob Hope

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The better part of one's life consists of his friendships.

Abraham Lincoln

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A friend is someone who knows all about you but likes you anyway.

Unknown

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Real friends give their best and the best comes back to them.

Unknown

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It's best to remain silent and thought a fool, than to

open mouth and remove all doubt.

Charlie Brown, July 1999

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In America anyone can become president. It's just one of the risks you take.

Adlai Stavenson

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When justice is done it brings joy to the righteous and terror to evildoers.

Proverbs 21:15

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I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just,

and that his justice cannot sleep forever.

Thomas Jefferson

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I remain just one thing, and one thing only - and that is a clown,

for it places me on a far higher plane than a politician.

Charlie Chaplin

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I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everyone.

Bill Cosby

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Well done is better than well said.

Ben Franklin

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If you see someone without a smile, give him or her one of yours.

Unknown

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A friend is one who goes around saying nice things about you behind your back.

Unknown

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Give your husband an inch and he'll think he's a ruler.

Unknown

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We can do no great things, only small things with great love.

Mother Teresa

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Our lives are like quilts, bits and pieces, joy and sorrow, stitched with love.

Unknown

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Some people come into our lives and quickly go. Some stay for a while

leaving footprints in our heart, and we are changed forever.

Unknown

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A wise man talks when he has something to say, a fool talks just to be talking.

Tom Shelby, July 1999

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Where there's a will, there's away! And where there's a will there's relatives.

Sal Spat

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Nothing ruins the truth like stretching it.

Submitted by Ethelene Lindley

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You get no knowledge from the second kick of the mule.

Unknown

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Never be afraid to try something new. Remember, amateurs built the

Ark and professionals built the Titanic.

Unknown

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People gladly fight for their religion, but reluctantly follow it's rules.

Unknown Submitted by Nadir Behrem

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Red and yellow black and white they precious in his sight, 

Jesus loves the little children of the world.

From, Jesus Loves Me

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When you get to heaven you'll be surprised who is there,

and surprised at who is not there.

Unknown, Submitted by Mick Lindley

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Whatever we allow in moderation our children accept in excess.

Unknown

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