SIGforum.com    Main Page  Hop To Forum Categories  The Lounge    Truths ... lessons learned that should be shared -
Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 

Moderators: Chris Orndorff, LDD
Go
New
Find
Notify
Tools
Reply
  
Truths ... lessons learned that should be shared - Login/Join 
Member
posted
This thread is meant to share truths that you have learned in your life. The idea is to share them with others so they might not have to learn these the hard way, the way you did.

They must be true.

This is not a place to argue some one else’s truth. It is true for them, leave it alone.

They can be funny, serious or both. Many I expect will have been from painful lessons. Respect that.

Share them as you see fit. Some youth today need these.

Ponder and reflect. There is some great wisdom in this group. You are all my brothers and sisters. Appreciate what they offer.

Quotes from great people of the past, that you found valuable, should be included here. Just give them credit.

So, I’ll start -

1. Bagels were simply invented as a vehicle for cream cheese.

2. Always, always, always, always, Always do what you are afraid to do - Attributed to Emerson. (Be careful with this one, might not share it with 5 year olds wanting to fly, etc.)

This message has been edited. Last edited by: Chris42,
 
Posts: 1376 | Location: south central Pennsylvania | Registered: November 05, 2008Reply With QuoteReport This Post
Member
posted Hide Post
3. Nobody wins in a deeply entrenched argument, especially on the Internet.
 
Posts: 2488 | Location: Alexandria, VA | Registered: March 07, 2011Reply With QuoteReport This Post
Mensch
Picture of kz1000
posted Hide Post
4. Character is doing the right thing when no one is looking.


------------------------------------------------------------------------
"Yidn, shreibt un fershreibt"

"The Nazis entered this war under the rather childish delusion that they were going to bomb everyone else, and nobody was going to bomb them. At Rotterdam, London, Warsaw and half a hundred other places, they put their rather naive theory into operation. They sowed the wind, and now they are going to reap the whirlwind."
-Bomber Harris
 
Posts: 14715 | Location: Ivorydale | Registered: January 21, 2005Reply With QuoteReport This Post
Internet Guru
posted Hide Post
5. Love hurts.
 
Posts: 844 | Registered: April 06, 2013Reply With QuoteReport This Post
Fighting the good fight
Picture of RogueJSK
posted Hide Post
6. Don't stick it in the crazy. As fun as it may seem, it ain't worth it.
 
Posts: 21845 | Location: Northwest Arkansas | Registered: January 06, 2008Reply With QuoteReport This Post
Waiting for Hachiko
Picture of Sunset_Va
posted Hide Post
7. Money does not grow on trees.


美しい犬
 
Posts: 5184 | Location: Near the Metropolis of Tightsqueeze, Va | Registered: February 18, 2007Reply With QuoteReport This Post
Member
posted Hide Post
No good deed goes unpunished.
 
Posts: 678 | Location: Vermont | Registered: February 11, 2007Reply With QuoteReport This Post
Member
posted Hide Post
9. If you find something you like, buy a box full before they stop making it.
 
Posts: 7616 | Location: The Red part of Minnesota | Registered: October 06, 2002Reply With QuoteReport This Post
Just Hanging Around
posted Hide Post
Sometimes things just don’t work out.


___________________________________________________________
Yo Macklin, great party, but no whiskey. We go home now.
 
Posts: 2589 | Location: NE Kansas | Registered: February 24, 2007Reply With QuoteReport This Post
Domari Nolo
Picture of Chris17404
posted Hide Post
Know yourself. Be yourself.



 
Posts: 1754 | Location: York, PA | Registered: May 17, 2006Reply With QuoteReport This Post
Member
posted Hide Post
You will always find an item you lost shortly after replacing it.

You will always find a better deal shortly after you closed on the prior deal.
 
Posts: 14391 | Location: Lexington, KY | Registered: October 15, 2006Reply With QuoteReport This Post
Plowing straight ahead come what may
Picture of Bisleyblackhawk
posted Hide Post
Always (at least try) think before you let words flow from your pie hole.


********************************************************

"we've gotta roll with the punches, learn to play all of our hunches
Making the best of what ever comes our way
Forget that blind ambition and learn to trust your intuition
Plowing straight ahead come what may
And theres a cowboy in the jungle"
Jimmy Buffet
 
Posts: 9099 | Location: Southeast Tennessee...not far above my homestate Georgia | Registered: March 10, 2010Reply With QuoteReport This Post
Member
posted Hide Post
Always get the "walk away insurance "
 
Posts: 490 | Registered: August 23, 2009Reply With QuoteReport This Post
Official forum
SIG Pro
enthusiast
Picture of stickman428
posted Hide Post
The fight for liberty never ends
 
Posts: 15615 | Location: Winston Salem NC or VA Beach | Registered: April 16, 2007Reply With QuoteReport This Post
W07VH5
Picture of mark123
posted Hide Post
When I asked my dad if his second wife wasn't crazy like mom, he said "All women are crazy. Just different crazy. You just have to find the kind of crazy you can live with." Big Grin
 
Posts: 40922 | Location: Pennsyltucky | Registered: December 05, 2001Reply With QuoteReport This Post
I can't tell if I'm
tired, or just lazy
Picture of ggile
posted Hide Post
It is what it is...


_____________________________

"The problems we face today exist because the people who work for a living are outnumbered by those who vote for a living."
 
Posts: 1084 | Location: Lake County South Dakota-pheasant country | Registered: June 20, 2005Reply With QuoteReport This Post
Character, above all else
Picture of Tailhook 84
posted Hide Post
The truth, when first uttered, is always considered heresy.


*******************************
"Hug your family. Thank your friends. Tomorrow comes too soon." rainman64
 
Posts: 2065 | Location: West of Fort Worth | Registered: March 05, 2008Reply With QuoteReport This Post
Member
Picture of ersatzknarf
posted Hide Post
What goes around comes around.




Frank

Dogs are gifts from God, full of love. Save a life, adopt!

…and God made dogs, and it was very good, and God said: “I’m gonna have to have all of these back.” Genesis 1, gospel according to Mr. Monkey ✡

NRA Benefactor (Aug. 2018) Big Grin

私のホバークラフトは鰻でいっぱいです!
 
Posts: 3189 | Location: too near debt-riot, mitch-e-gan | Registered: June 06, 2012Reply With QuoteReport This Post
chickenshit
Picture of rsbolo
posted Hide Post
The right thing always ends up hurting less than the wrong thing.


____________________________
Yes, Para does appreciate humor.
 
Posts: 6683 | Location: East Central FL | Registered: January 05, 2009Reply With QuoteReport This Post
Too soon old,
too late smart
posted Hide Post
Contentment comes when your expectations match your reality.
 
Posts: 3991 | Location: Southern Texas | Registered: May 17, 2005Reply With QuoteReport This Post
  Powered by Social Strata Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7  
 

SIGforum.com    Main Page  Hop To Forum Categories  The Lounge    Truths ... lessons learned that should be shared -

© SIGforum 2019