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Thread: Old "sayings" not sure what you call them. Got a favorite?

  1. #31
    I think it's maybe an Emerson quote but so appropriate for every politician.

    "What you do shouts so loud I can't hear what you are saying."

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    Jess is having a hard time with a "friend". She has two kids and he says he cant get involved with a girl with children. I texted him asking him just that. "Do you think it is simply because she has children". He texted back "I dont know". So I, wanting to be silly , texted back "What will be will be. If it was meant to be... Absence makes the heart grow fonder you know". He texted me back "That was the dumbest shit I have ever heard."

  3. #33
    They've also been called proverbidiums.

    Here's a new one:

    When you have your health you don't give it a second thought. When you don't have your health it's your only thought.

    Onward and upward.

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    Tony Romo used this often in his after game press conference "it is what it is"

    this is fitting "out with old and in with new"

    put up or shutup

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    couldnt pour piss out of a boot if the directions were wrote on the heel

    sex is like air, not that important unless your not getting any

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    It's colder than a well diggers ass.
    Nervous as a prostitute in a church.
    Don't throw the baby out with the bath water
    I'm sweatin like a whore on a battleship.
    Fish or cut bait.
    If you're gona talk the talk, ya gotta walk the walk.

    And my late Father always told me to "never critacise a man till you've walked a mile in his shoes."

    Oh yea, forgot to add, go piss up a rope, a cold day in hell and when pigs fly!

    I use adages all the time and love them.
    Last edited by Princess "Leia"; 01-03-2009 at 08:53 PM. Reason: added a few more

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    near dracula castle
    do not penetrate if you are not ready.
    Every day is not holiday.
    • Dum spiro, spero.
      • Translation: "As long as I breathe, I hope."

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    Life is a one-way street ~ Bernard Berenson

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    Minimize the faults of others, if you would have them minimize the faults in you.

    He who hears not me but the Logos will say: All is one.

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    It is not gold all that shines

    Don't go over the creek after water

    Behind the clouds, it is always sunny

    Equal children play the same

    To eat like a horse

    One child is like none, two are like ten

    The work enobles the man

    When the sun goes down in west, the lazy people work best

    I don't remember more Norwegian sayings just know
    TH 12, 43 years post

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