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GREETING CARD PHRASES --- We suggest that they be used with the Clipart images to create greeting cards -- If you would kindly submit a contribution to the list, we will give you credit if it is used.

Currently 142 Phrases We offer these images as a gesture of friendship

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Example
Copy on the front of card reads
"What have I done"...

Inside reads
"... to deserve a friend like you?"
  1. Anything worth doing is worth doing poorly. ~MRC
  2. No matter how fast I run or how far I go, the horizon is just out of reach. ~MRC
  3. Anything worth doing is worth signing. ~MRC
  4. If you won't sign it, don't do it. ~MRC
  5. It was almost more than I could enjoy. ~MRC
  6. Let's do it your way. I'll then have the right to complain when things go wrong. ~MRC
  7. As you ramble on through life brother whatever be your goal, keep your eye upon the donut and not upon the hole. ~MRC
  8. Do nothing and you will make no mistakes. ~MRC
  9. What is about me that you find irresistible? ~MRC
  10. Enough about me, let's talk about my grandchildren. ~MRC
  11. Happiness stands on three legs; love, work and play. ~MRC
  12. Do your best. It's more fun than just getting by. ~MRC
  13. Do you have any contributions to make to the, "Condensed Encyclopedia Of Human Knowledge"? ~MRC
  14. You can quote me on that, but only in context, with attribution and compensation. ~MRC
  15. You have a right to read what I write and to write what I read, but not to write what I wrote. ~MRC
  16. No one is absolutely useless --- they can always serve as a horrible example.* ~MRC
  17. Of course I am cranky --- I get up before breakfast every morning. ~MRC
  18. I don't need an an analyst --- I know I hate my parents. ~MRC
  19. If it's worth doing , it's worth doing later. ~MRC
  20. I started yesteday; and I am already three days behind. ~MRC
  21. A friend in need --- is a pest.* ~MRC
  22. Acorns were good, till bread was found.* ~MRC
  23. United we stand --- united we fall. ~MRC
  24. Get out of my way --- I'm growing * ~MRC
  25. Adversity makes us wise --- until the next misfortune. ~MRC
  26. If a fool calls you a fool, consider yourself honored. ~MRC
  27. We can learn from fools what not to do. Now, if we can only tell who the fools are. ~MRC
  28. Beware the anger of a patient man.* ~MRC
  29. A soft answer turneth away wrath -- and so doth a big stick. ~MRC
  30. Pride often apes humility.* ~MRC
  31. I am the world's greatest living expert on me.* ~MRC
  32. Sometimes you really can't get there from here. ~MRC
  33. We are all part of the greatest show on earth. ~MRC
  34. Parody is the sincerest form of imitation. ~MRC
  35. Beware --- life is terminal.* ~MRC
  36. An audience is often uneccesary ~MRC
  37. Behold the turtle, he gets ahead only when he sticks his neck out.* ~MRC
  38. If I breakeven, I feel I am ahead of the game. ~MRC
  39. I'm off to the uncharted worlds of tomorrow.* ~MRC
  40. Relationships aren't fixed like machines; they're nurtured like plants.* ~MRC
  41. What is wrong with comparing apples and oranges? One is juicier than the other. ~MRC
  42. I am very creative --- I remember something new every day.* ~MRC
  43. Sometimes you can correctly judge a book by its cover. ~MRC
  44. You can often judge a magazine by its cover. ~MRC
  45. Half a brain is enough for he who does not think.* ~MRC
  46. A broken bow is good enough for he who does not hunt.* ~MRC
  47. I am absolutely certain --- everything is ambiguous. ~MRC
  48. Consider everything an experiment.* ~MRC
  49. I tried to pump myself up --- but I couldn't find the handle.* ~MRC
  50. You are, and will always be ... the World's greatest living expert on you.* ~MRC
  51. If you've got a dime, call someone who cares. ~ Janie Schmidt
  52. I want to help you out, which way did you come in? ~ Janie Schmidt
  53. Don't go through that screen Grandma, you might strain yourself. ~ Janie Schmidt
  54. There are a lot of people in this world who are perfect and have never made a mistake. We should just accept their criticism and aspire to emulate their infallibility. ~ MRC & DDS
  55. I started out with nothing....I still have most of it. * ~ Bill Carbone
  56. Funny, I don't remember being absent minded * ~ Bill Carbone
  57. If all is not lost, then where is it? * ~ Bill Carbone
  58. It is easier to get older than it is to get wiser. * ~ Bill Carbone
  59. If at first you do succeed, try not to look too astonished. * ~ Bill Carbone
  60. The first rule of holes: If you are in one, stop digging. * ~ Bill Carbone
  61. Some days you're the dog, some days you're the hydrant. * ~ Bill Carbone
  62. I wish the buck stopped here. I could use a few. * ~ Bill Carbone
  63. It's not the pace of life that concerns me. It's the sudden stop. * ~ Bill Carbone
  64. It's hard to make a comeback when you haven't been anywhere. * ~ Bill Carbone
  65. Living on Earth is expensive, but it does include a free trip around the sun. * ~ Bill Carbone
  66. The only time the world beats a path to your door is if you are in the bathroom. * ~ Bill Carbone
  67. If God wanted me to touch my toes he would have put them on my knees. * ~ Bill Carbone
  68. Never knock on Death's door. Ring the bell and run. He hates that. * ~ Bill Carbone
  69. Lead me not into temptation. I can find my own way. * ~ Bill Carbone
  70. A closed mouth gathers no feet. * ~ Bill Carbone
  71. Health is merely the slowest possible rate at which one can die. * ~ Bill Carbone
  72. It's not hard to meet expenses...they are everywhere. * ~ Bill Carbone
  73. Jury: Twelve people who determine which client has the better attorney. * ~ Bill Carbone
  74. The only difference between a rut and a grave is the depth. * ~ Bill Carbone
  75. Never be afraid to try something new. Remember, amateurs built the ark. Professionals built the Titanic. * ~ Bill Wilson
  76. Conscience is what hurts when everything else feels so good.* ~ Bill Wilson
  77. Talk is cheap because supply exceeds demand.* ~ Bill Wilson
  78. Stupidity got us into this mess - why can't it get us out?* ~ Bill Wilson
  79. Even if you are on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.* ~ Bill Wilson
  80. Politicians and diapers have one thing in common. They should both be changed regularly and for the same reason.* ~ Bill Wilson
  81. An optimist thinks that this is the best possible world. A pessimist fears that this is true.* ~ Bill Wilson
  82. There is always death and taxes; however death doesn't get worse every year.* ~ Bill Wilson
  83. People will accept your ideas much more readily if you tell them that Benjamin Franklin said it first.* ~ Bill Wilson
  84. It's easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them.* ~ Bill Wilson
  85. I don't mind going nowhere as long as it's an interesting path.* ~ Bill Wilson
  86. Anything free is worth what you pay for it.* ~ Bill Wilson
  87. Indecision is the key to flexibility.* ~ Bill Wilson
  88. It hurts to be on the cutting edge.* ~ Bill Wilson
  89. If it ain't broke, fix it till it is.* ~ Bill Wilson
  90. I don't get even, I get odder.* ~ Bill Wilson
  91. In just two days, tomorrow will be yesterday.* ~ Bill Wilson
  92. I always wanted to be a procrastinator, never got around to it.* ~ Bill Wilson
  93. Dijon vu - the same mustard as before.* ~ Bill Wilson
  94. I am a nutritional overachiever.* ~ Bill Wilson
  95. My inferiority complex is not as good as yours.* ~ Bill Wilson
  96. I am having an out of money experience.* ~ Bill Wilson
  97. I plan on living forever. So far, so good.* ~ Bill Wilson
  98. I am in shape. Round is a shape.* ~ Bill Wilson
  99. I'm not afraid of heights - I'm afraid of widths.* ~ Bill Wilson
  100. Practice safe eating - always use condiments.* ~ Bill Wilson
  101. I have kleptomania, but when it gets bad, I take something for it.* ~ Bill Wilson
  102. If marriage were outlawed, only outlaws would have in-laws.* ~ Bill Wilson
  103. I am not a perfectionist. My parents were though.* ~ Bill Wilson
  104. Life is an endless struggle full of frustrations and challenges, but eventually you find a hair stylist you like.* ~ Bill Wilson
  105. You're getting old when you get the same sensation from a rocking chair that you once got from a roller coaster.* ~ Bill Wilson
  106. One of life's mysteries is how a two pound box of candy can make a woman gain five pounds.* ~ Bill Wilson
  107. It's frustrating when you know all the answers, but nobody bothers to ask you the questions.* ~ Bill Wilson
  108. The real art of conversation is not only to say the right thing at the right time, but also to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.* ~ Bill Wilson
  109. Time may be a great healer, but it's also a lousy beautician.* ~ Bill Wilson
  110. Brain cells come and brain cells go, but fat cells live forever.* ~ Bill Wilson
  111. Age doesn't always bring wisdom. Sometimes age comes alone.* ~ Bill Wilson
  112. Life not only begins at forty, it begins to show.* ~ Bill Wilson
  113. You don't stop laughing because you grow old, you grow old because you stopped laughing.* ~ Bill Wilson
  114. Growing Old is Inevitable; Growing Up is Optional ~*
  115. Coffee, Chocolate, Men...Some Things Are Just Better Rich ~*
  116. Veni, Vedi, Visa; I came. I Saw. I Shopped. ~*
  117. At My Age, I've Seen It All, Done It All, Heard It All...I Just Can't Remember It All
  118. Seek simple solutions.
  119. Use the 7 magic words... / "I have a problem - please help me"
  120. Don't rush to judgement --- / steep yourself in the problem for at least a short time.
  121. Commit yourself to a solution ... / Believe there is a solution, and don't give up.
  122. Strive for perfection ... / but settle for adequacy on an interim basis.
  123. Anything worth doing is worth doing poorly.
  124. When things are going good ... / pay close attention
  125. When you have a vague general feeling that something is wrong ... /something IS wrong.
  126. Play your hunches.
  127. Be certain the problem is worth solving ... / Benign neglect may be best.
  128. Ignore your problems ... / they often go away spontaneously.
  129. Keep your investment low ... / be prepared to survive a failure.
  130. Don't be afraid to fail.
  131. Consider everything in life an experiment
  132. We can learn more from our failures than our successes.
  133. Ask for, recognize and accept God's help.
  134. Look up and reach for the moon or you'll never see the stars. ~ MaryP
  135. It's what you learn after you know it all that counts ~ Doreen
  136. If you ain't the lead dog, the view never changes. ~ Debbie Trueblood
  137. You can die mad, or you can get over it. ~ Debbie Trueblood
  138. If you can't run with the big dogs, stay on the porch. ~ Debbie Trueblood
  139. I couldn't wait for success... so I went ahead without it. ~ Bill Carbone
  140. Gardeners know the good dirt. ~ Marlene
  141. From dust I came, to dust I go, in between I garden ~ Marlene
  142. You know you are old when you forget how to start your rocking chair! ~ MCW

 

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