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                            SAWDUST-AND-YUKS 

                                                       Quotes page 5

 

A ship in a harbor is safe Ė but thatís not what ships are for.

 

A mistake proves that someone stopped talking and hand-wringing long enough to do something.

 

Admit your errors before someone else exaggerates them.

 

Being imperfect brings such joy to others.

 

If you are not failing now and then, itís a sign you are playing it safe.

 

If you wouldnít write it and sign it, donít say it.

 

There are times when silence is the loudest voice.

 

It is easy to have an opinion, but hard work to know what one is talking about.

 

Most of us ask for advice when we know the answer but want a different one.

 

The criticizer writes it in sand.  The criticized chisels it in stone.

 

Without an education, we are in danger of taking educated people seriously.

 

How we spend our days is how we spend our lives.

 

When you teach your son, you teach your sonís son.

 

Success is getting what you want.  Happiness is liking what you get.

 

If youíre going to look back on something and laugh, you might as well laugh about it now.

 

Laugh at yourself first Ė before others do.

 

What I am looking for is a blessing thatís not in disguise.

 

Itís hard to take my problems one at a time when they wonít get in line.

 

A problem precisely defined is already partially solved.

 

If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.

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