Modern Day Wise Words – Part Two

On the 19th, I published all sorts of saying and wisdom from my wise readers and Facebook friends. I thought they had neatly encapsulated all the wisdom in the world. I was wrong. It turns out that the world is positively brimming with wisdom it wants to share with us. And here it is, “Modern Day Wise Words – Part Two.”

Don’t let sleeping dogs lie. Wake them up and make them tell the truth. – Amy Gettinger
A watched pot is a helicopter-parented pot. – Amy Gettinger
Two stitches in time save 18. You really can’t stitch time enough. – Paul De Lancey
The highest flag catches the most wind. – Peter Dudley
Be wary of strangers who don’t wear masks. – Cynthia Bronco
I know I know it but I don’t know how. – 
D Lynn Frazier
Regarding my ma with dementia: every moment is a new day. – D Lynn Frazier
When you come to a fork in the road, take a knife –
Shirley Wetzel
Shirley, it’s a fork because there is no spoon – Nancy Fairweather
A cookie in each palm is better than a burger in the bush. -Liz Husebye Hartmann
Don’t count your chickens before they’re stashed. – Liz Husebye Hartmann
Hockey sticks make lousy toothpicks. – Liz Husebye Hartmann
“Shouldn’t you be writing?” – Nancy Fairweather
Never stop learning, never stop growing. – Suz De Mello


– Paul De Lancey, The Comic Chef, Ph.D.

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2 thoughts on “Modern Day Wise Words – Part Two

  1. italiadiva

    Unplug the air conditioner before you try to clean it with a metal table knife.


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