Older Today's thought
If the sky wasn't so cloudy wouldn't it be a sunny day!
If women are so infallible, why isn't one allowed to be Pope?
A democracy is where elected representatives make decisions against the will of the majority of the people.
24 hours is normally sufficient time for your greatest worry to be of no substance.
I'm sure I had deja vu before.
Tell a child she is clever and she will be. Tell a child she is good and she will be. Tell a child he is naughty and he will be!
When did you last tell each of your family that you loved them?
A lie is a problem waiting to be discovered.
Those who spend four years training for the Olympics are doing it for themselves and not for their country.
Sometimes what you give up to gain something is worth more than your achievement.
Do what you believe is the right thing and not the most popular.
Make every effort to be yourself in life - no-one else can be!
The frailties of capitalism and democracy are exposed by a petrol shortage of less than one week's duration.
First rule of politics: Never make promises to the electorate that they can remember. (Tony Blair promises the fuel crisis will be solved within 24 hours - it isn't!)
People are greedy and stupid when they get involved in a shortage and take much more than can use, thus preventing someone with a greater need from having anything.
People will believe anything. The way to create a shortage is to say something is in short supply. (petrol crisis in UK!)
The trouble with being philosophical about life is that it is a hard word to spell.
The secret of being happy and not being disappointed with life is to set your objectives really low!
If every setback is an opportunity, then most of us must have missed loads of opportunities.
Throughout our married life, my poor wife has suffered from sinus trouble; its been "sign us this cheque, sign us that cheque....."
I used to be forgetful, but now I don't remember if I am or not!
Whether you think "the company" is the balance sheet, the profit and loss, the directors, or the employees, tells me a lot about you as a person.
When I was a teenager, sex was what the coalman delivered coal in.
A woman considers how much she is saving, whereas a man reviews how much he is spending.
If you have to use two hands to count your true friends you are indeed lucky.
Most people's dogs have got a better chance of knowing the computer password than any hacker!
Instinct is often a better judge than logic.
It's knowing when to give up that makes you a winner.
In a time when communications have never been better, why is conversation almost a lost art?
Those good old days were only good because you were young.
Jessica (aged 4): "One day I'll fly in an aeroplane."
Penny: "Pardon, what did you say?"
Jessica: "I was only thinking to myself."
Hindsight is something others have, whereas you knew it wouldn't work at the time.
The only excusable mistakes are the ones you make yourself.
There is no greater pleasure than proving someone else wrong.
I've told my daughter a million times not to exaggerate.
Real hurt is being ignored.
At 50 you can only look forward to grandchildren and death - not necessarily in that order!
Nostalgia ain't what it used to be either!
The older I get, the better I was.
If the Law is always right, why do we need to employ a Parliament of more than 600 MP's to keep changing it?
If sex appeal is hereditary, does that explain what Tom Jones has in his jeans?
Whoever said, "There's no such thing as a free meal" never met my children.
OK, so how many famous inventors were born in the USA? The answer is none, all famous inventors were only babies when they were born.
If Isaac Newton hadn't invented gravity, would we all now be falling off the planet?
If Isaac Newton had been sitting underneath a coconut tree, would he have broken his skull and never invented gravity?
The young may not be perfect, but they have more time to improve on things than the old.
Death is something that only happens to other people.