Advertisement 1

DeJONGHE: Wise, clever observations to make you think

Article content

A friend sent me an email titled, Aphorisms.  It made me smile, and think, so I decided to share after I looked up the meaning.

Advertisement 2

Story continues below

Article content

Some of you might be wise enough to already know these but might just have forgot or neglected to apply the knowledge.

Aphorism: a short, pointed sentence that expresses a wise or clever observation; wisdom.
The nicest thing about the future is that it always starts tomorrow.

Money will buy a fine dog, but only kindness will make him wag his tail.

If you don’t have a sense of humour, you likely don’t have any sense at all.

Seat belts are not as confining as wheelchairs. (Speeders take heed.)

A good time to keep your mouth shut is when you’re in deep water.

How come it takes so little time for a child who is afraid of the dark to become a teenager who wants to stay out all night?

Business conventions are important because they demonstrate how many people a company can operate without.

Why is it that at class reunions you feel younger than everyone else looks?

Stroke a cat and you will have a permanent job.

No one has more driving ambition than the teenage boy who wants to buy a car.

There are no new sins; the old ones just get more publicity.

There are worse things than getting a wrong number call at 4 a.m. For example, it could be the right number. (So true.)

No one ever says, “It’s only a game” when their team is winning.

I’ve reached the age where happy hour is a nap. (Haven’t got there yet.)

Be careful about reading the fine print; there’s no way you will like it.

The trouble with bucket seats is that not everybody has the same size bucket. (Especially bundled up for winter.)

Advertisement 3

Story continues below

Article content

Do you realize that in about 40 years we’ll have thousands of old ladies running around with tattoos?

Money can’t buy happiness, but somehow it’s more comfortable to cry in a Corvette than in a Hyundai. (No offence Hyundai. I didn’t write it.)

After 70, if you don’t wake up aching in every joint, you’re probably dead.

Always be yourself because the people that matter don’t mind, and the ones that mind don’t matter.

Life isn’t tied with a bow, but it’s still a gift.

Life is not the way it’s supposed to be, it’s the way it is. The way we cope with it is what makes the difference.

Enjoy Life! It has an expiration date!

Just to put a damper on your life enjoyment, don’t forget to get those income tax papers in by April 30. Check for any changes. You know the government enjoys altering, modifying, adjusting or replacing items just to keep us on our toes.

Latest National Stories

Advertisement 1

Story continues below

News Near Tillsonburg

This Week in Flyers