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Timeless Truths



The quickest way to double your money is to fold it in half and put it back in your pocket. (Ann Landers)


You cannot tax yourself out of a recession, or spend your way out of debt. (Patty Weesner)


No matter how much money you have, you can only spend it once.


Always put part of your money away for a rainy day. (Patty Weesner)


Never loan anything you can't afford to lose.


Never do business with friends or relatives.


If you lend someone $20 and you never see that person again, it was probably a wise investment.


You get what you pay for.


A family who prays together, stays together.


A family altar can alter a family.


A lot of kneeling will keep you in good standing.


Coincidence is when God chooses to remain anonymous.


Do your best and then sleep in peace. God is awake.


Don't put a question mark where God put a period.


God doesn't want shares of your life; He wants controlling interest!


God promises a safe landing, not a calm passage.


If God is your co-pilot, swap seats!


Most people want to serve God, but only in an advisory capacity.


The task ahead of us is never as great as the Power behind us.


Don't be so busy adding up your troubles that you forget to count your blessings.


Christians are like tea bags. You have to put them in hot water before you know how strong they are. (Pastor Norm Abbott)


Success is to stand in the presence of God unashamed.


Ventilate vertically. Pray to God first about your troubles, then have your discussion with the person. (Pastor Norm Abbott)


Don't give up. Moses was once a basket case.


It's hard to stumble when you're down on your knees.


If you don't want to reap the fruits of sin, stay out of the Devil's orchard.


God didn't promise days without pain, laughter without sorrow, or sun without rain. He did promise strength for the day, comfort for the tears, and light for the way.


Unless you can create the whole universe in 5 days, then perhaps giving "advice" to God isn't such a good idea!


Feed your faith and your doubts will starve to death.


Sorrow looks back, worry looks around, and faith looks up.


If God brings you to it, He will bring you through it.


Going to church doesn't make you a Christian any more than standing in a garage makes you a car.


God can mend all broken hearts. You just have to give Him all the pieces.


Faith is the ability not to panic.


Where God guides, God provides.


Ask your angels; they wait around all day just to be of service to you.


Believe in miracles.


The usher is the only person in the parish who does not know the seating capacity of a pew. (Helen Macura)


Remember that you are too blessed to be stressed.


Envy is a waste of time. You already have all you need.


The best is yet to come.


A good example preaches a powerful sermon.


Lord, please help me to be the person my dog thinks I am.


Delay is not a denial, so keep praying.


God's power to restore is stronger than Satan's power to destroy.


You cannot help people permanently by doing for them, what they could and should do for themselves. (Abraham Lincoln)


A government big enough to give you everything you want is a government big enough to take from you everything you have. (Gerald Ford)


Christmas is the time when kids tell Santa what they want and adults pay for it. Deficits are when adults tell government what they want and their kids pay for it. (Richard Lamm)


Talk is cheap - except when Congress does it. (Cullen Hightower)


Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same. (Ronald Reagan)


Trust, but verify. (Ronald Reagan)


People need love the most when they are at their most unlovable.


When you really love, you protect.


Love starts when another person's needs become more important than your own. (Anonymous)


Love is a language that can be heard by the deaf and seen by the blind.


Home is the place where we are treated best and grumble most.


You can't make someone love you. All you can do is be someone who can be loved. The rest is up to the person to realize your worth.


It's better to lose your pride to the one you love, than to lose the one you love because of pride.


The most important things in your home are the people.


Absence is to love what wind it is fire; it extinguishes the small, it inflames the great. -- Bussy-Rabutin, French soldier and writer (1618-93)


Love doesn't make the world go around, but it makes the ride worthwhile. (Franklin P. Jones)


Being pregnant is not a good enough reason to get married.


Never have a baby to save a marriage. A baby can cause even a good marriage to falter.


Never marry for money; ye'll borrow it cheaper. (Old Scottish proverb)


Never treat the family you have come from as more important than the family you are creating.


Treat your spouse like a helpmate instead of an opponent.


Don't turn every issue into a battle for control.


Marry someone with similar religious convictions. Otherwise, your inter-faith marriage may become a faithless marriage. (Concept of Dr. Laura's)


If you cannot think of a good reason why you should not get married, you have not thought about it enough.


Be engaged at least six months before you get married.


Marry a man you love to talk to.


Never go to bed angry.


Rall Ayers said, "If you get in trouble, come to me. I'll do everything I can to get you out of it, and tell you how stupid you were. If you go to your mother, she'll do everything she can to get you out of it, and find someone else to blame."


A perfect wife is one who doesn't expect a perfect husband.


Listen to your wife bemoan what befell her. Do not offer solutions unless she asks for one. Women need to vent in order to think.


Give your husband a "cave" in which to think, to mend, or to be hurt or angry.


Never make a scene in public with your spouse and/or children. Private matters should be private. Would you want your boss to reprimand you at work before others?


If you think your wife seems depressed, you ask her if anything is wrong, and she says, "No," ask again. If you walk away after the first, "Nothing is wrong," she may become angry and think you don't care.


If your husband seems depressed, you ask him if anything is wrong, and he says, "No," do not ask again. He doesn't want to talk about it.


We're not primarily put on this earth to see through one another, but to see one another through.


Don't let a little dispute injure a great relationship.


A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks away.


Don't judge people by their relatives.


To get more out of life, give more of yourself!


A grudge is a heavy thing to carry.


We are emotional beings pretending to be rational.


You are known by the company you keep.


Good friends are like stars; you don't always see them, but you know they are always there.


Your job won't take care of you when you are sick. Your friends will. Stay in touch.


To the world you may be just one person, but to one person you may be the world.


A girl who has sex before she is married is taking a chance on ruining her reputation, hurting her parents, and getting pregnant. What is the boy giving up?


Getting a girl pregnant means 19 years of child support.


Pregnancy may mean the end of education and only low-paying jobs in the future.


Before you are married and you are with someone you love, it is your responsibility to see that you are not in the right place, at the right time, with the right person.

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