Wisdom in Phrases

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

Lillian Carter (mother of Jimmy Carter)

 

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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

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Last week, I stated this woman was the ugliest woman I had ever seen. I have since been visited by her sister, and now wish to withdraw that statement..

– Mark Twain

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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

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

– Victor Borge

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

– Mark Twain

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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

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

– Groucho Marx

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My wife has a slight impediment in her speech. Every now and then she stops to breathe.

– Jimmy Durante

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I have never hated a man enough to give his diamonds back.

– Zsa Zsa Gabor

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

– Alex Levine

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My luck is so bad that if I bought a cemetery, people would stop dying.

– Rodney Dangerfield

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Money can’t buy you happiness …. But it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery.

– Spike Milligan

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Until I was thirteen, I thought my name was SHUT UP .

– Joe Namath

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

– Bob Hope

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I never drink water because of the disgusting things that fish do in it..

– W. C. Fields

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

– Will Rogers

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Don’t worry about avoiding temptation. As you grow older, it will avoid you.

– Winston Churchill

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

– Phyllis Diller

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By the time a man is wise enough to watch his step, he’s too old to go anywhere.

– Billy Crystal

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And the cardiologist’s diet: If it tastes good, spit it out .

 

 

 
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