He knew all men, and needed not
that any should testify of man: for He knew what was in
1. The heart of man is the same the world over, and his
heartaches and sorrows and sins and pains and fear of
death are the same!
2. There are 3 kinds of people in all types of
organizations--rowboat people, sailboat people, and
steamboat people. Rowboat people need to be pushed or
shoved along. Sailboat people move when a favourable wind
is blowing. Steamboat people move continuously through
calm or storm. They are usually masters of themselves and
3. There are two kinds of people in one's life--people
whom one keeps waiting--and the people for whom one
4. Character is not cut in marble, but is living and
changing, and subject to disease, as our bodies are.
5. Experience is always a good teacher, but she often has
6. People will
buy anything that's one to a customer.
7. Everyone is interested in improving--his wife, his
children, his company and his country.
8. All you have to do is make something illegal and
everybody wants it!
9. It's when you're safe at home that you wish you were
having an adventure. When you're having an adventure you
wish you were at home.
10. The sweetest music in the World to every person is
his own name.
11. It's always easier to tear down than it is to build!
People are usually quicker to believe lies than the
12. The man-worshippers of today will be the crucifiers
13. Retired is being tired twice, I've thought!
First tired of
working, Then tired of not.
14. Horse sense is something that horses have to keep
them from betting on people.
15. Natives who beat drums to drive off evil spirits are
objects of scorn to smart Americans who blow horns to
break up traffic jams.
16. Too many people quit looking for work when thy find a
17. We have not passed that subtle line between childhood
and adulthood until we have stopped saying, "It got
lost," and say, "I lost it."
18. People differ. Some object to the fan dancer, and
others to the fan.
19. One trouble with the World is that so many people who
stand up vigorously for their rights, fall down miserably
on their duties.
20. The two kinds of people on earth are the people who
lift and the people who lean.
21. The nearest to perfection most people ever come is
when filling out an employment application.
22. Character is what you are in the dark.
23. The superiority of some men is merely local--they are
great because their associates are little.
24. Birds of a feather flock together.
25. Unwelcome guests are often most welcome when they are
26. As a rule man is a fool,
When it's hot he wants it cool,
When it's cool he wants it hot,
Always wanting what is not.
27. People are absolutely scared stupid of the quiet and
the stillness, because they know the voice of God might
28. Sign on office bulletin board: "In case of fire,
don't panic. Simply flee the building with the same
reckless abandon that occurs each day at quitting
29. Even in the heart of the jungles in the most savage
tribes the general rules of human behaviour are very much
the same. They know it's wrong to do certain things.
30. Very few men are so idealistic as to be willing to
give up their own sins in order to please God, that they
might try to save their fellowman!
31. You can conquer the city, the nation, the World, but
until you can conquer your spirit, you're a loser.
32. Temperamental usually means more temper than mental.
33. Most people would learn from their mistakes if they
weren't so busy trying to place the blame on someone
34. Seven-thirty is my time to rise,
But I'm seldom bright of eye.
Part of me says "Look alive!"
And the other part asks "Why?"
35. It's easier to believe a lie that one has heard a
thousand times than to believe a fact that no one has
36. Remember, the two main factors that move worldly men
to action: Desire for gain and fear of loss.
37. It is with narrow-souled people as with narrow-necked
bottles--the less they have in them the more noise they
make in pouring out.
38. Most people would rather be ruined by praise than
saved by criticism.
39. Not what you have, but what you see;
Not what you see, but what you choose;
Not what seems fair, but what is true;
Not what you dream, but what you do;
Not what you take, but what you give;
Not as you pray, but as you live!
These are the things that mar or bless
The sum of human happiness.
40. --Oh, it's great to get up in the morning!
--But it's nicer to lie in bed!
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