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ORIGINALLY WRITTEN LOWELL J. GOERING
If you stretch the truth, most folks will see through it.


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Having the wool pulled over your eyes makes you feel sheepish.


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If you can’t be a star, try not to be a cloud.


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If you cant be big, don’t belittle.


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If at first you don’t succeed, you’re about average.


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You can’t be happy when you are unhappy, so choose to be happy.


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If you’re going to cry over spilled milk, please condense it.


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Some people aren’t healthy unless they are at least a little bit sick.


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Some people aren’t happy unless they are complaining.


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Too many folks derive pleasure from complaining.


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If a little is good, more isn’t necessarily better.


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The ability to speak in several languages is valuable; the ability to keep your mouth shut in one is priceless.


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If you see someone without a smile, share one of yours.


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When money grows on trees, there’s usually grafting going on.


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The greatest of faults is to be conscious of none.


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Life isn’t worth living unless you make it so.


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Luck is an accident that happens to the competent.


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I can’t learn anything when I’m talking.


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Enjoy today. It’s the only day you have.


Today’s goal should be tomorrow’s starting point.


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No matter what your lot, build something on it.


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People are lonely because they build walls, not bridges.


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Every minute I am angry, I lose 60 seconds of happiness.


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If you live it up, you may have to live it down.


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It may be a dream home, but the payments are a nightmare. (LJG)


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Learn from the snowman. He becomes a drip when he loses his cool. (LJG)

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