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Bits o’ Wisdom
Talk is cheap because supply exceeds demand.
Why do toasters always have a setting that burns the toast to a horrible crisp, which no decent human being would eat?
If the professor on Gilligan's Island can make a radio out of coconut, why can't he fix a hole in a boat?
The optimist sees the glass as half full. The pessimist sees the glass as half empty. The realist sees the glass as being twice as big as it needs to be.
If Wile E. Coyote had enough money to buy all that Acme stuff, why didn't he just buy a roadrunner dinner?
It's frustrating when you know all the answers, but nobody bothers to ask you the questions.
Age doesn't always bring wisdom. Sometimes age comes alone.
“From where then does wisdom come?” Job 28: 20
Good judgment comes from experience; experience comes from bad judgment
“I, wisdom, dwell together with prudence; I possess knowledge and discretion.” Proverbs 8: 1-21
“I was there when He set the heavens in place,...” Proverbs 8: 22-36
“But God made the earth by His power; He founded the world by His wisdom…” Jeremiah 10: 12-16
“It is because of Him that you are in Christ Jesus, who has become for us wisdom from God…” I Corinthians 1 & 2
Bits o’ Wisdom
I was thinking about old age and decided that old age is 'when you still have something on the ball, but you are just too tired to bounce it.’
I was married by a judge. I should have asked for a jury. Groucho Marx
Youth would be an ideal state if it came a little later in life. Herbert Henry Asquith
I don't feel old. I don't feel anything until noon. Then it's time for my nap. Bob Hope
By the time a man is wise enough to watch his step, he's too old to go anywhere. Billy Crystal
“But I fear, lest somehow, as the serpent deceived Eve by his craftiness, so your minds may be corrupted from the simplicity that is in Christ.” II Corinthians 11: 3 II Corinthians 11: 3 NKJV
“Counsel and sound judgment are mine.” Proverbs 8: 14 “the Spirit of counsel and of power...” Isaiah 11: 2 “Unless I go away, the Counselor will not come to you….” John 16: 7
“And the child grew and became strong; he was filled with wisdom, and the grace of God was upon him.” Luke 2: Luke 2: Luke 2: 52
"Where did this man get this wisdom and these miraculous powers?" Matthew 13: 53-56
“I will give you words and wisdom…” Luke 21: Matthew 10: 19-20
“Give me wisdom and knowledge, that I may lead this people…” II Chronicles 1: 6-12
Ask for wisdom, then believe and not doubt James 1: 5-8
Earthly wisdom? Or heavenly? James 3: 13-18
Bits o’ Wisdom
Conventional wisdom is neither
If at first you don’t succeed, try, try, again. Then quit. There’s no sense being a darn fool about it! W.C Fields
Don’t worry about the world ending today. Its already tomorrow in Australia. Charles Shultz
When the chips are down, at least you know the buffalo is empty Garrison Keillor
Don’t take life so seriously. You’re not going to get out of it alive anyway. Red Skelton
Seize the day! Just think of all the ladies on the Titanic who waved off the dessert cart. Erma Bombeck
"We should be careful to get out of an experience only the wisdom that is in it - and stop there; lest we be like the cat that sits down on a hot stove-lid. She will never sit down on a hot stove-lid again – and that is well; but also she will never sit down on a cold one anymore." Mark Twain
The manifold wisdom of God should be made known how? Ephesians 3: 7-12
God’s secret wisdom I Corinthians 2: 7 This mystery hidden in God Ephesians 3: 9 Christ in you, the hope of glory Colossians 1: 25-27
I AM the church I have the mind of Christ I am a letter from Christ II Corinthians 3: 1-3 I am the temple of the Holy Spirit
The fear of the Lord – that is wisdom, and to shun evil is understanding Job 28: Psalm 111 Proverbs 9: 10, 15: 33 Isaiah 33: 5-6
Bits o’ Wisdom
These are my principles. If you don’t like them, I have others. Groucho Marx
It's not that I'm afraid to die, I just don't want to be there when it happens. Woody Allen
We can't all be heroes because somebody has to sit on the curb and clap as they go by. Will Rogers
There's a fine line between fishing and standing on the shore like an idiot. Steven Wright
“Women don't want to hear what you think. Women want to hear what they think -- in a deeper voice.” Bill Cosby
You can lead a fool to wisdom but you can't make him think.
The church grew in numbers, living in the fear of the Lord Acts 9: 31 Luke 12: 4-5
"The remarkable thing about fearing God is that when you fear God, you fear nothing else, whereas if you do not fear God, you fear everything else." (Oswald Chambers)
One way that I fear the Lord is that He will actually allow me to live the way I choose, through my own wisdom. Romans 1
“The fear of the Lord is a fountain of life,” but this healing fear is today hardly found among Christian men. A.W. Tozer The Knowledge of the Holy
No fear? No wisdom “…to repudiate our own wisdom and take instead the infinite wisdom of God.” A.W. Tozer The Knowledge of the Holy