Sunday Smiles

I received the following email from a friend the other day and thought I’d share it. I’m not sure if this really came from Will Rogers but I liked it all the same.

Will Rogers, who died in a 1935 plane crash, was one of the greatest political sages this country has ever known. Apparently the following is a sampling of his tidbits of wisdom. Enjoy:

1. Never slap a man who’s chewing tobacco.

2. Never kick a cow chip on a hot day.

3. There are two theories to arguing with a woman. Neither works.

4. Never miss a good chance to shut up.

5. Always drink upstream from the herd.

6. If you find yourself in a hole, stop digging.

7. The quickest way to double your money is to fold it and put it back into your pocket.

8. There are three kinds of men: The ones that learn by reading. The few who learn by observation. The rest of them have to pee on the electric fence and find out for themselves.

9. Good judgment comes from experience and a lot of that comes from bad judgment.

10. If you’re riding’ ahead of the herd, take a look back every now and then to make sure it’s still there.

11. Lettin’ the cat outta the bag is a whole lot easier’n puttin’ it back.

12. After eating an entire bull, a mountain lion felt so good he started roaring. He kept it up until a hunter came along and shot him. The moral: When you’re full of bull, keep your mouth shut.


First ~Eventually you will reach a point when you stop lying about your age and start bragging about it.

Second ~ The older we get, the fewer things seem worth waiting in line for.

Third ~ Some people try to turn back their odometers. Not me; I want people to know ‘why’ I look this way. I’ve traveled a long way, and some of the roads weren’t paved.

Fourth ~ When you are dissatisfied and would like to go back to youth, think of Algebra.

Fifth ~ You know you are getting old when everything either dries up or leaks.

Sixth ~ I don’t know how I got over the hill without getting to the top.

Seventh ~ One of the many things no one tells you about aging is that it’s such a nice change from being young.

Eighth ~ One must wait until evening to see how splendid the day has been.

Ninth ~ Being young is beautiful, but being old is comfortable.

Tenth ~ Long ago, when men cursed and beat the ground with sticks, it was called witchcraft. Today it’s called golf. And, finally ~ If you don’t learn to laugh at trouble, you won’t have anything to laugh at when you’re old.

Then my cousin posted this status on her FaceBook page and I stole it cause I thought it was so true. Enjoy her tidbits of wisdom too. I’m not sure where she got it from but I like it.  It brought a smile to my face and I hope it brings one to yours too!


1. Money cannot buy happiness but it’s more comfortable to cry in a Mercedes than it is on a bicycle.

2. Forgive your enemy but remember the bastard’s name.

3. Help a man when he is in trouble and he will remember you when he is in trouble again

4. Many people are alive only because it’s illegal to shoot them

5. Alcohol does not solve any problem but then neither does milk.  (Amen to that!)


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6 Responses to Sunday Smiles

  1. BankerChick says:

    You and I are both up early. Those are wise sayings by a witty man. We had the opportunity to visit his home in Santa Monica. I wrote about him here:
    Have a pleasant Sunday!

  2. Angelia Sims says:

    I don’t know how I got over the hill without getting to the top.

    Hahaha! Love that one. These are great. He was a great man, must have been the okie blood. 😀

  3. Ron says:

    Excellent sayings of wisdom, Peg!

    I especially liked these….

    “9. Good judgment comes from experience and a lot of that comes from bad judgment.”

    How TRUE is that?

    “2. Forgive your enemy but remember the bastard’s name.


    Thanks for sharing, dear friend. Hope you’re having a super Sunday!


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