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Inspirational sayings, sort of...

You can't leave footprints in the sands of time if you are sitting on your butt. And who wants to leave buttprints in the sands of time? - Bob Moawad

There is no heavier burden than a great potential.
- Linus, "Peanuts"

When the chips are down, the buffalo is empty.

Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day. Teach a man how to fish and you can get rid of him for the entire weekend.

I think too much, therefore I am too much. - Tim Quigley says this is his quote from 1994. I have no reason to doubt him.

I doubt, therefore I might be.

I rhyme, therefore iamb. - Caldwell

Cogito Eggo sum
(I think; therefore, I am a waffle)

I think, therefore I am ... a democrat.

For every action, there is an equal and opposite inaction. - John Nordin, but inspired by others.

It takes a lot of hard work by a lot of dedicated people to make the inevitable happen. - Joseph Kaselow in the NY Herald Tribune, 1970.

Today is the first day of the rest of your week. -- Ed Schiappa

God helps those who take a big helping for themselves.
- Firesign Theater

Good judgment comes from Experience. Experience comes from bad judgment.
- Jim Horning

Don't worry about people stealing your ideas. If your ideas are any good, you'll have to ram them down people's throats.
- Howard Aiken

Always remember that you are unique. Just like everyone else.

Diplomacy is saying "nice doggy" until you find a rock.

Have you ever noticed how nothing is impossible for those who don't have to do it?

Keep your nose to the grindstone, your head in the clouds, your feet on the ground, your shoulder to the wheel, your eye on the future and your hands extended in friendship.
- John Nordin

Things always look the darkest just before they go completely black.

Smile and count the blessings you have now, because tomorrow will be worse.

If you can remain calm when all those around you are in panic, they will know whom to ask for drugs.

The things that do not kill me give me interesting scars. - John Nordin

If life hands you lemons -- hire a lawyer and sue someone.

Don't be irreplaceable. If you can't be replaced, you can't be promoted.

It may be that your sole purpose in life is simply to serve as a warning to others.

A closed mouth gathers no foot.

If at first you don't succeed, skydiving's probably not for you.

If you think nobody cares if you're alive, try missing a couple of car payments.

Cry, and you cry alone. Smile, and everyone thinks you're OK.
- John Nordin

Last modified 8/7/07; posted 9/13/03. © 2006 John P. Nordin