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WITandWISDOM(tm) - March 18, 1998
My grandfather once told me that there were two kinds of people: those who do the work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was much less competition. - Indira Gandhi
(Shared by Christian Thought for the Day firstname.lastname@example.org)
~~~~~~~ SPECIAL THOUGHTS:
"What, giving again?" I asked in dismay.
"And must I keep giving and giving away?"
"Oh, no," said the angel, piercing me through,
"Just give till the Father stops giving to you."
- Author Unknown
~~~~~~~ THIS & THAT:
The following proverbs were collected by a first grade teacher over the year. She gave her classes part of an old proverb and let them fill in the rest. Part 1 of 2
~ As you shall make your bed so shall you . . . mess it up.
~ Better be safe than . . . punch a 5th grader.
~ Strike while the . . . bug is close.
~ It's always darkest before . . . daylight savings time.
~ Never underestimate the power of . . . termites.
~ You can lead a horse to water but . . . how?
~ Don't bite the hand that . . . looks dirty.
~ No news is . . . impossible.
~ A miss is as good as a . . . Mr.
~ You can't teach an old dog new . . . math.
~ If you lie down with the dogs, you'll . . . stink in the morning.
~ Love all, trust . . . me
~ The pen is mightier than the . . . pigs.
(Shared by Sharon Unger)
~~~~~~~ KEEP SMILING:
The advertisement of a Western stone-cutter reads: "Those who buy tombstones from us look with pride and satisfaction upon the graves of their friends." - Daily Morning Oregonian, Portland, Jan 29, 1875
The movie Back to the Future, Part II came out in 1987. In it, the bully, named Biff, stole the time machine by which he transported himself to the future, bought a sports almanac and took it back to the present year with him, ostensibly to bet the line on upcoming sports events and become extremely wealthy. While reading the almanac, he says "Florida wins the 1997 world series." At the time Florida did not even have a team. ... Last year, the Florida Marlins won the 1997 World Series.
(Shared by Chris Williams)