Observations

Success is as final as failure is fatal.

When you live from a place of hope, nothing will be able to move you.

No man is a failure when he sees himself as successful.

Even if you don’t, act like you have the life you desire.

A closed mind always manufactures self-doubt.

A compliment only takes seconds, but the result could last a lifetime.

The more you try to capture ‘the moment,’ the more elusive it becomes.

It’s time to let the past go — especially if you are mourning a time inwhich you were never alive.

You’re stronger than that negative voice inside your head.

Self-doubt is the first step taken towards failure.

Tough times are an opportunity to grow.

Stop allowing people to apply labels on your life that don’t fit.

Enjoy where you are on the way to where you’re going.

Learn to let go of hurtful words.

No one has the power to break you unless you give that power to them.
Take the time to find the beauty amid the mess.

While searching for ‘Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness’ — take time to count your blessings.

It’s time to discover new strengths within yourself and build on them.

When you know better – you do better.

Don’t try to understand everything that happens.

The longer you hang around closed doors the less time you’ll have to spend walking through the open doors.

Don’t give your heart to people who can’t handle it.

You are too valuable to be violated.

Give yourself what you wish from others.

When you make decisions, listen to your Spirit.

If you want change, you have to be willing to let go.

Don’t waste time on those who dislike you when there’re so many who love you.

If someone has hurt you — you don’t have to stay hurt.

The only place to start is where you are.

Walk in your greatness.

Just because you fear, that doesn’t mean you have to be afraid.

Refuse to be a product of your past or live by labels and limits others put on you.

Don’t try to force what no longer fits.

Once you start evaluating the people around you and begin to see the only thing you have in common is your past, don’t be afraid to leave them there.

Act like everyone loves you.

It doesn’t matter where you went wrong, it matters what you do going forward.

From God’s viewpoint no dream is too big and no idea too outrageous.

When there’s a right time that means any other time is the wrong time.

This chapter in your life isn’t your whole story.

Sometimes watching a ‘B’ movie is simply good for the soul.

Make friends with your needs.

If your life isn’t going in the right direction, stop and plot a new course.

It’s gratitude that allows us to love deeply.

Let your fear and discouragement be broken.

Be unapologetic with your love.

Sadly, the law is powerless to help — but not punish.

A delay isn’t a denial.

Don’t let opposition intimidate you.

You are worthy.

Life is beautiful and so are you.

Frustration is settling for less than your best.

The Truth that you know is what sets you free.

Sometimes what we’re insecure with, others find beauty in.

Don’t be a constant traveler who never arrives at your destination.

What we do today will shape the person we are tomorrow.

Whatever the question, the answer isn’t self-pity.

Know that none of us have the power to take our next breath.

Being an agent of changes means going against the grain.

Embrace the beauty of this moment.

You don’t have to chase down blessings; they’ll chase you down.

Everything has beauty, even that which appears broken.

Change your future by changing your perception.

If procrastination is the disease, then action is the cure.

Don’t fall behind trying to address people you’re already ahead of.

God didn’t create you to keep everybody happy.

Go where you’re celebrated — not jus’ tolerated.

Social acceptance doesn’t equal ‘love’ or even ‘like.’

Don’t feel obligated to wait out a storm you were never meant to be in.

The Bible is a book of promises.

Forgiveness doesn’t mean forgetting, it means chosing to live better not bitter.

When the writing’s on the wall don’t mistake it for decoration.

It’s time to say goodbye to guilt, condemnation and to being against yourself.

How you respond to a situation influences how others will respond.

When the world says “you’re different,” simply smile and say “thanks for noticing.”

Choose to see the “good” in people rather than the “bad.”

The truth is the new hate speech.

Faithfulness has a greater reward than ability.

When you fall into opportunity, you still have to manage your success.

Stop letting people who do so little for you have so much control over your life.

The Bible is a book of hope.

People will talk the talk but seem to always fall short during the delivery.

Prepare for where you’re going, not for where you’ve been.

Don’t try to figure out the next five years, playing all the ‘what if’s.’

Don’t get bitter; get better.

The truth has no agenda and an agenda knows no truth.

Don’t forget God after you’ve found success.

For many of us, our greatest shortcoming is our inability to ask for help.

Once God brings you out of a difficult place don’t hang around looking for answers.

‘I love you,’ has as many letters as ‘bullshit,’ especially when it isn’t meant.

It’s easier to preach the Gospel to thousands than it is to talk of Christ to one.

Being emotionally and spiritually broken makes you stronger.

Compulsion doesn’t increase the quality of life.

You’ll never see what’s ahead of you if you keep looking back.

Wisdom is understanding that there are things you won’t understand.

Longing for your past will not get you a better future.

Without vigorous exercise, Liberty dies an unfit death.

Faith and doubt both take work — but produce different results.

Love yourself at all costs.

The young man whose too old for his childhood teddy bear has some growing to do.

Never shy away from standing alone.

Not all snakes crawl — some sit in church pews and stand at the pulpit.

Forgiveness is a free gift anyone can give.

How you sit with the broken speaks louder than how you walk with the great.

You’ll fall several times, so you might as well take credit for it.

Jesus said ‘turn the other cheek.’ But I’m like Peter, I’d rather lop your ear off.

An ounce of action outweighs a ton of talk.

There’s a difference between winning and succeeding.

God doesn’t harvest what He didn’t plant.

Everyday we have the opportunity to re-invent ourselves for better or worse.

Learn to swallow your pride so your soul won’t get skinned up when you do fall.

Go ahead and take the risk.

It wasn’t the nails that held Christ to the cross — it was love for you.

Life is hard, but living is harder.

Remember to apply the oil of kindness to the mechanics of simply being human.

Peaceful does not mean defenseless.

Moderation is a fault but indifference is a crime.

If you wish to rest in peace, begin by living in peace.

Put your expectations away.

We are all something, but none of us is everything.

Life is like a mirror, smile at it and it smiles back.

Dedicate yourself to doing the right thing, not the same thing.

The most valuable piece of real estate is the graveyard of broken dreams.

When delivered from evil, don’t stay in touch with it.

You’re not a fool because you’ve been fooled — unless you keep falling for it.

Be who God made you to be.

I can and I will.

Time to get over the people who’ve gotten over you.

The single tree is the start of the entire forest.

Life is a forward moving experiment.

All ‘short-comings’ are actually ‘long-goings.’

Surround yourself with people who inspire you.

If you don’t do it for yoursel, no none else will.

The line between ‘naked’ and ‘nude’ is often blurred, but can be fixed using a better camera.

Self-acceptance is the first step on the path to self-change.

The Smart want to change the world; the Wise want to change themselves.

Anger is the energy that makes the mouth move faster than the brain.

Stop stopping yourself.

Duct tape works pretty good, but it only took three nails to fix everything.

Kindness strengthens the fiber of society.

There is opportunity in today, seek it out.

Follow your heart, but take your brain with you.

What you feed your mind determines your appetite.

Knowing what’s around every corner, makes life meaningless.

Facts don’t care about feelings.

Integrity needs no rules.

You can’t injure your eyes by looking on the bright side.

It’s okay to toot your own horn, it causes your walls to crumble.

Show me a perfectionist and I’ll show you an unhappy person.

A wish requires thought while a dream demands action.

If you think you can’t, you won’t — so don’t.

You’re your own roadblock.

Your riches don’t come from man or money.

Happiness usually sneaks in through a window we didn’t know was open.

When making a mountain out of a mole hill, take care not to trip and fall.

The water isn’t as muddy as we think, save for the dirt we insist on kicking up.

Beware the people who’ll light your shirt ablaze because you wear your patriotism on your sleeve.

Be the rainbow in someone else’s cloud.

Be satisfied in your progression not others expectations.

You know you’re moving in the right direction when you become uninterested in what people think about you.

Stop trying to prove yourself right to the wrong people.

Make room in your life for what you want.

Prayer doesn’t require proof, it needs practiced.

There’s a difference between being honest and telling the truth,

Trying to keep everyone happy will never make you happy.

That person trying to bring you down is already beneath you.

Not everyday is perfect, but it’s still part of the process.

Change your attititude to change your circumstances.

It is in our nature that we should want God to heal or help us, but we should also ask Him what the root of the problem is and to help us overcome that too.

Strong people never come with an easy past.

The brave may fall — but I shall never kneel!

Sometimes I wanna get drunk and stay drunk until the end of the world arrives.

There is a fine line between being revered and reviled. I obviously don’t know where that line is.

Honor and courage; if you don’t have one, you have neither.

If you think too long — you’ll think all wrong.

Hope is the gift of God that gives you peace no matter what’s happening around you.

Rest is not idleness.

The driving problem with any form of man-made governance is immorality.

Faith doesn’t prevent life — it carries you through it.

What the federal government gives, the same federal government has taken away.

You don’t need a filter or an app on your life to live it to the fullest.

You and I are sinners and we need Jesus.

Once you embrace your imperfections, they cannot be used against you.

You have seeds of greatness in you, so start planting.

Rain falls from the clouds when it becomes heavy; tears because of pain.

Not everyone will understand your journey.

If you plant a seed and never water it, it’s not going to grow.

Our lives change with each breath we take.

Don’t let “stinkin’ thinkin'” drag you down.

Those that don’t miss you won’t look for you; those that won’t look for you don’t care about you.

Value those who value you and don’t give priority to those who see you as an option.

Three things that leave and never return: time, words and opportunity.

The truth hurts but once; a lie each time it’s remembered.

In the end, it’s the people in our lives that leave their imprint on us.

Beauty’s measure in two ways; if you’re ugly on the inside, you’re ugly on the outside.

Old age is that point in time where your body starts taking life badly.

It’s time to cut off every negative thing that’s draining your life.

When someone talks crap about my son’s upbringing, they’re talking crap about me, too.

No matter who turns against you remember that God has your back.

Make today that someday you’ve been talking about.

Some people cannot see what you see, so continue leading the way.

Don’t waste your emotional energy on people who do not want to help themselves.

Be revolutionary, tell the truth.

Two-percent of the passionate always rules over 98-percent of the indifferent.

A fine is a tax for doing wrong and a tax is a fine for doing well.

Positive thinking will change your world.

When news-gathering is about making money — it’s propaganda.

That person you jus’, met is either a blessing or a lesson.

Freedom of speech has never been so poorly regarded by so many Americans as now.

Stop saying things that work against you.

Giving government more control is never the answer.

Gear your mindset toward the positive — what you can do, achieve and be.

Be the encouragement in a world filled with criticisms.

Don’t invest yourself in a mistake simply because you spent a lot of time making it.

The truth is like a wild animal; set it free and watch it defend itself.

It’s always the innocent that get hurt by government meddling.

You can’t think defeat and then expect to win.

Success is the total of continual effort.

People understand simplicity.

The boot which fits one person pinches the other.

Be slow to get offended, then you’ll be even slower to anger.

Sometimes the best thing we can do is simply roll-with-the-punches.

There is power in the words we speak.

Quit falling for the drama queens — real or perceived.

Do not allow anyone to throw you from your throne.

The parakeet has more in common with the dinosaur than you have with a monkey.

Without opposition, you won’t see the fullness of your destiny.

Don’t simply hope; prayer works too.

Because it’s unlawful to open-hand strike a person for being stupid — hard words and bad names will have to do.

Time doesn’t heal all wounds. We jus’ learn to keep them clean.

Beware the dragon you plan to slay, it could be bigger than you think.

When you say, “I don’t have the time…” you’re really saying, “I don’t have the desire…”

Your dog is always happy to see you even when you’re not happy to see yourself.

Where you are in life is not where you’re meant to be. Move forward.

We are left unhappy by our pursuit of perfection when we should really be searching to be made whole.

You’re filled with what the world calls ‘imperfections,’ but jus’ remember you’re created perfectly.

The universe is unfolding as it should.

You are responsible for your own change.

Your scars don’t define you.

The good fight of faith isn’t to straighten out rumor-mongers; the real fight is to keep your focus.

Master your mouth or become a slave to your words.

To build unity among people, the federal government must be dispossessed of power.

Perfection always eludes us and keeps us unhappy even with the good we’ve done.

We need to be truthful with ourselves as we review our actions each day.

Don’t ever wish to be someone else. You are tailor-made.

Today there will be grace. And maybe chocolate. Definitely coffee.

Sadly, our society is replacing ‘sacred space’ with ‘safe space.’

Not only do you have a story, you are the story. Write it all down and share.

Life is about what you are and not your circumstances.

Slay your demons, dissect them and find out what they’ve fed on.

Let every ineffective place in your life become productive.

When we truly value something we will always make time for it.

If the 18th Amendment can be repealed then so can Obamacare.

Rarely does the self-serving man recognize his own rot.

Some days we need a hug more than we need advice.

No one can destroy your character unless you allow it.

Don’t let limited beliefs stop you from getting to where you’re destined to be.

Don’t worry about what you’re not, focus on what you are.

When you feel lost — start over from the beginning.

There’s a wealth of treasure on the inside of you.

Your life is too valuable to live less than your all.

Don’t allow a mud puddle to become an ocean of despair.

Like the Roman god, Janus — the media and politicians have two faces.

To feel human again, have a conversation with a three-year-old.

Both Listen and silent are spelled using the same letters.

The battle you’re facing today is an indicator of the blessings coming tomorrow.

It’s okay to fall-down, but not to stay down.

You won’t find happiness in the place you lost it.

Death by political correctness is Hell on earth.

Jus’ because some can’t see your value — it doesn’t change your worth.

You’ve the ability to help someone reach their destiny.

Trust yourself.

You are perfect exactly as you are.

Don’t let distractions move you away from your destiny.

Don’t fear the rejection of others.

We can choose to behave with personal integrity, not because it will make someone else feel better, but because it reflects us.

Know that you ARE more than enough.

No matter where you are, you’re not supposed to stay stuck at that level.

There’s a difference between being low and being deep.

Worry more about what comes out of your mouth than what goes in it.

Sometimes the people closest to you can’t see the greatness in you.

You are beautiful.

Submit yourself only to God’s authority.

You might know God, but you really need to have a relationship with Jesus.

Thirty-three thousand, eight-hundred Christian religions but only one Jesus Christ.

Now is the day to make that change.

Don’t allow regrets to take the place of dreams.

Look in the mirror and see; proof that God does perform miracles.

Your worst enemy can’t hurt you as much as your own thoughts.

Time costs nothing, yet every second is priceless.

You can be a problem or the solution — your choice.

Wait.

Don’t let someone else live the life you’ve been saved for.

Don’t be anybody’s doormat, but peace is Holy.

“And He opened His mouth, and taught them…”

Walking away doesn’t mean you’re weak.

The whale is in danger of being harpooned only when spouting off.

A uniform language keeps a nation unified.

Never trust a politician who promises to build a bridge where there is no river.

A fence can’t be made stronger with white-wash.

You are not a human doing — you are a human being.

Now is the time to doubt your doubts.

Your enemies may think they’re burying you but you’re really being planted.

Worry doesn’t change your situation, but action will.

Do not be afraid to dream bigger than anything you are qualified to do.

Don’t let your own thoughts discourage you.

We must not talk fear, we need to speak faith.

That which infects the world will eventually infect you; the only cure is Christ.

Mistakes made in your past are life-lessons, not life-sentences.

Don’t back down now…press in and push on.

Make sure the people you’re choosing to spend time with have qualities you can trust.

In a world of sheep and wolves, be the sheep-dog.

If you’ve got a mess in your life, it’s time to examine your choices.

The people who are most successful in life are war-torn and battle-scarred.

Some people are dangerous to your well-being.

You were born to be blessed.

Like muddy water is hard to see through, a troubled mind is difficult to understand.

Jus’ because it looks right on the outside doesn’t mean it’s right on the inside.

When life knocks you to your knees, relax and take the time to pray.

If ‘naming and shaming’ worked, there’d be fewer politicians in Washington D.C.

Human rights are paid for in taxes, but Liberty’s price is blood.

Don’t focus on your problems because they’ll consume you.

“He opened not His mouth.”

We have confused the federal government and our country when the two are separate and distinct entities, as reflected by the Bill of Rights, which expressly protects the people and the states from the federal government.

Your enemies will do more to promote you than your friends.

Decide to be whole and undivided.

Keep it short and simple by doing one thing at a time.

Stop letting your past hurt rob you of your present happiness.

If a person can’t handle their own life, why would you trust them with yours?

Failing is the easiest thing to do.

Where the gun is banned, the man with the hammer, the vehicle or the knife is King.

Don’t dust before you sweep.

Not everyone who works at a radio station is a broadcaster and not every broadcaster is media.

Beware of “busyness.” Don’t get so caught up in it that you miss out on your life.

Do the small things, but do them with great love.

The six hardest words a husband must learn to say to his wife: “You are right. I was wrong.”

We get what we tolerate.

Allow yourself to be pushed into your purpose.

Your walls, your armor, is preventing you from growing into your gifts.

Without a link to the past there is no future in our history.

Never discredit your gut instinct.

We all need the Man in the middle.

My flag is red, white and blue. I will not accept a red flag or black flag and never the white banner of surrender.

I don’t advocate violence for sake of violence, rather I do so in the name of self-preservation and defense.

If you expect me to look away — you expect wrong. I’m not that guy.

An instructor once told me: “You can only wipe one ass at a time; so focus.”

There are some days when I think I’m a descendent of Noah’s son, Ham.

Words by themselves are meaningless.

If you look with your heart as well as your eyes, you’ll see God in everything.

Don’t let the storm on the outside get to you on the inside.

Cynicism is as close to the truth as some will ever get.

When you get your teeth kicked in while doing what’s right, remember to smile.

Silence is God’s language. Everything else is static.

Don’t get distracted, entangled, wasting time and energy in battles that don’t matter.

Don’t try to force what no longer fits in your life.

Sit in the back of the room and wait to be called to the front.

CCTV does not stop criminals.

Whether you bury you head in the sand or seek the truth, both require digging.

Those who run towards gunfire, into the burning building, against the surge of a panicked public, are the true heroes.

When the media says ‘major incident,’ they’re looking for an excuse, not the truth.

Only God gets to look down on others and then He’s too humble to do even that.

“Incident,” is a word the media uses when what’s happening doesn’t fit the narrative.

God’s on your side regardless if you believe in Him or not, because He believes in you.

Your season has shifted.

We’re not as divided as a nation as the media portrays the U.S. to be.

Don’t let anyone box you in.

How you start isn’t as important as how you finish.

Getting fired from your job is a promotion — there’s a new future ahead.

Know that you have unlimited faith.

What is for you shall not pass you.

You’re never punished for your anger, you’re punished by your anger.

The giant in front of you is never bigger than the God inside you.

Life’s best lessons are never taught in a classroom.

The best secret to gift giving is that a gift given in secret is the best.

God will never put more cake on your plate than you can candle.

Do good and disappear.

Patience is not only waiting, it’s how we act while we’re waiting.

Go the extra mile but refuse to give an inch.

Your critics aren’t really shoving you down — they’re actually pushing you up.

Rejection is a push towards full potential.

Don’t only dress the part — be the part.

It’s good to question someone’s “transformation.”

It’s far better to drink the coffee than the Kool-Aid.

People are only offended when it’s a benefit to themselves.

Creativity requires stillness.

Two of the most important days in your life are the day you’re born and the day you find out why.

Problems cannot be solved using the same thinking that created them.

I’d rather take my enemy’s hand rather than take his life…but…

Beware — aluminum is as shiny as knight’s armor.

America’s standards began to slip about the same time as the paperboy was no longer required to get the newspaper on the front porch.

You cannot out-pray God’s will.

Nearly everything works again once you unplug it for a while before plugging it back in…including you.

Prohibition failed to work even in the Garden of Eden.

The truth dies in the bed of ignorance.

The difference between old and antique is the value placed on it.

Humility comes only after confiding in you my defects.

If folks can hate for no good reason, then you can love for no better reason.

Walking into a brick wall or a sliding glass door, both hurt. One only seems funnier.

The World is changed through action, not opinion.

When your Elders speak, be quiet, listen intently and learn.

People tend to call others’ names based on the way they behave. For example, act ‘stupid,’ get called ‘stupid.’

Now I understand how the blacksmith felt when the horseless carriage was introduced.

The one thing you and I have that Progressives do not, faith in God.

Be encouraged when you find yourself being pushed.

Don’t use failure as an excuse to quit, use it to promote.

Discomfort now, blessings later.

Have no desire to fit in.

Hurt people hurt people.

Quit asking, ‘What’s wrong with me?’ Instead, start pronouncing what is right.

Calling an employee a ‘worker,’ is degrading and so Communist.

People who grate on you are like sandpaper to the soul.

Excellence begins with the smallest detail.

Do more than expected.

Some people will never read the bible — but they will try to read you.

Don’t compromise your value.

Your greatest breakthrough is right after your greatest battle.

Wisdom is knowing your self-worth.

You’re not a product of what you went through or what happened to you.

FAITH: Forwarding All Issues To Heaven.

Find satisfaction in doing your best.

Your mess is simply a shortening of your message.

You are Gods hands at work in the earth.

Why blend in when you were born to stand out?

Walking in love begins in our mind.

Who you associate with helps determine where you’re heading.

That pressure you’ve been under is about to push you into your promise.

You don’t need validation from someone who never called or chose you in the first place.

You can’t conquer a mountain without climbing it.

You can’t change the past but you can change your future.

What if Jesus lived for our forgiveness instead of died for our sins?

Let us fear never to stand in the gap between Liberty and tyranny.

The law is no substitute for morality.

Anybody who uses the politically correct phrase “broken immigration system” has amnesty on their mind.

What’s happening on cable news is the assassination of our cultural values.

You can do a lot more than you think you can, but you have to apply yourself.

The only place ‘rest’ comes before ‘work’ is in the dictionary.

It’s activist judges, who hate the U.S. Constitution, that are placing us in danger.

There is no distance in prayer.

Happiness is the corner cut from a fresh baked pan of brownies.

As long as you run from it, you’ll never be free of it.

Getting stuck in difficulty is where we learn.

Don’t let the rejection from a few stop you from seeing the acceptance of the many.

Focus on who is for you and not against you.

The best place for anyone to be is in another person’s prayers.

It’s time for you to rise up and be who you’re meant to be.

Nothing happens without faith.

We’ll never drive out the terrorists and extremists till we drive out activist judges.

I miss the smell and taste of radio station and newsroom coffee.

The only way out of the valley is through it.

There are no observers in the war on our Liberty. You either act or stand with the destroyers. There is no middle ground.

You are a gift that will fill someone’s life.

You are not loved because you are valuable — you are valuable because you are loved.

If you want to stay on your feet, stop going back to what knocks you down.

It’s our flaws that make us interesting.

Open your mind to the amazing possibilities for your life.

We’re human beings, not human doings. Don’t jus’ ‘do’ but ‘be.’

Quit saying, “In biblical times…” when speaking of the bible. We are in biblical times. Don’t believe it? Read, “Revelation.”

God doesn’t love you because of the friends you have or because you come from a certain family. He loves you because you are His child. He breathed His life into you.

Joy does not simply happen. We must choose it and keep choosing it every day.

Under the sharia, criticism of Islam is punishable by death. Both the media and law enforcement have submitted to it.

Your willingness to wait will reveal the value you place on what you’re waiting for.

Beat a guy with wiffle bat and he’ll never threaten you again.

Sometimes you have to do the right thing, not because you feel like it, but because you’re setting an example.

How you respond to a wrong that’s been done to you, how you handle a disappointment, your attitude in the tough times, that’s leaving a mark on the people around you.

Don’t jus’ show up — show out.

Personal responsibility involves real-life outcomes.

Once I had a lot of famous friends. Turns out they were more famous than friends.

They say, ‘country music’…but I don’t think they know what ‘country music’ means.

Muslim terror attacks against children is not a new strategy.

“Soviet” means “Council,” and refers to the “workers and peasants (or soldiers).”

Cracked but not broken.

Sometimes we jus’ need to give ourselves a break.

There’s a purpose in our pain.

A father’s son is his prince, his daughter a princess. Treat them as such and one day they’ll be kings and queens.

If you don’t know the history, you won’t understand the headline.

Being scarred emotionally or physically can leave one scared. I wear all my scars like badges of honor and am therefore no longer scared.

We are all God’s children.

“No credible threat…” is PC-speak for “We’re afraid to offend anyone.”

Note to self: Not everyone gets my sense of humor.

Constantly complaining rewires your brain negatively.

The truth is always positive, so be positive or be quiet.

It’s okay to be scared, but to fear…never.

Continuing to wait when God tells you to get moving is disobedience.

There’s a story inside you that someone needs to hear.

Legends never quit, so don’t give up.

They keep using the word ‘protest’ — like they know what it means.

When an industry owns Congress, it is time to replace the puppets.

History is made through action not talk.

In life, you will either live out your own dream or work to help someone else realize theirs.

“Edify,” means to build up; “exhort,” to encourage; and “comfort” to ease.

There is power in your words.

Gun control – because it’s easier than hurting a criminal’s feelings.

The media is now apologizing for not censoring free speech.

That sign with the dot that reads, “You are here,” also shows where God is present.

False prophets and false prophecy abound in America today.

Being positive isn’t the denial of difficulty. It’s the acknowledgement of a greater power.

When life gets tough — you always have the advantage.

Not only will you make a difference, you are the difference.

Champions are molded by what’s in them, not what’s around them.

We are all connected.

When the truth is denied, deception abounds.

Atheism is as much a control mechanism as religion and both are a creation of man.

The reason the rear-view mirror is small and your front windshield is so much bigger is because where you’ve been is not nearly as important as where you’re going.

Protecting a child from pedophilia falls under ‘Righteous Anger.’

Israel’s 1967 ‘Six Day War,’ was never about land or territory.

Don’t seek the spotlight but be prepared for when it happens.

A weed that has deep roots is harder to pull than one that has jus’ sprung up.

The greatest problem in marriage occurs when both partners are struggling to be the leader.

Your time is coming.

Quit living condemned, always thinking about your past mistakes.

This is today! You’re not who you were yesterday and today’s you will not be tomorrow’s you.

Warning to CNN, MSNBC, the NYT and its ilk: Reporting false or fake news is a felony as prescribed by 18 U.S.C. 1038, False Information and Hoaxes.

The minimum wage, at whatever rate it is (and I remember getting $2.10 an hour,) has never lifted a person out of poverty. Hard work, ingenuity and merit on the otherhand have created millionaires.

The more the media attacks President Trump, the more he looks like the underdog. I tend to root for the underdog.

Listening is as important as talking.

The media doesn’t care whether you, the customer, are happy or not, because they’re not doing the news for you, rather they’re doing it strictly for each other.

Worship instead of worry.

A release is coming to you and your household.

Don’t let your heart become contaminated by letting everything in, constantly dwelling on your problems, losing sleep, living worried, frustrated and offended.

You may fall, but you’ll never fail.

Make up your mind now that no matter what comes your way, no matter how difficult, no matter how unfair, you will do more than simply survive. You will thrive in spite.

Stop seeing yourself as other people see you and see yourself as God sees you — created in His image.

Some people are never going to be for you, so quit worrying about what they think.

Having a positive attitude in every situation confuses the enemy.

It’s not the issues that are the problem but how we deal with them.

Your best days are not behind you but ahead of you.

Every setback you have experienced will be turned around for your good.

You are not your mistakes. You are who God created you to be.

The truth dies on the word of the ‘anonymous source.’

No! I am not anti-government. I am a pro-constitutionalist.

The federal government is the armed branch of Satan.

There is a reason U.S currency reads, “In God we trust,” and not, “In money we trust.” Heed the warning.

One dad, two sons, one inheritance. One got the land, one got the oil and gas.

When Jesus returns, it won’t be a four-year hitch and then we’ll do it again.

In studying the Old Testament — apparently it’s human nature to not pay attention.

God is going to bless you and multiply you when you least expect it.

The GOP is schizophrenic, but the Democratic party’s sociopathic.

False narrative: Israel is the problem. Real narrative: Palestine is the problem.

“Fear of the Lord,” doesn’t mean to be afraid of God, rather it’s about revering Him.

Endure.

Don’t stare at your circumstances for too long, it will leave you blind to the possibilities.

In the middle of midnight, morning always breaks out.

WALK: Work, achieve, lead, know.

Simply chasing a dream isn’t enough. Go out and catch it.

Sometimes you must begin before believing.

Anything you run from will be waiting for you somewhere else.

Relax — life doesn’t always require plans.

Expose the darkness and it will hate you, but the light is in love with your actions.

It doesn’t pay to be polite to an appointed bureaucrat.

God says “Don’t be afraid,” 365 times in the Bible. That’s enough for each day of the year.

There is no sense in beginning if all you plan to do is give up.

Don’t let man stop you from humbling yourself before the Lord.

Forgiveness works two ways: it’s not only for the offender, it also allows you to be free.

Rather than interpeting the U.S Constitution and the Gospel, making them fit into our busy schedules, we should be applying these God-given documents to our daily lives.

You’re not defined by your past, rather you’ve been prepared by your past.

Before you decide to charge that hill — make sure it’s the right hill.

The law, in whatever form it takes, is not about justice. Rather it is based on force of power and government outside the U.S. Constitution.

Sometimes we are so overshadowed by our difficulty that it takes us a while to see the silver lining of the problem.

Like ‘Spock’ from Star Trek, half brain and logic, half heart and feelings, we wear one or the other on our sleeve depending on the situation.

The fella who invented government figgered he was gonna get rich once the market was cornered.

The word ‘smart’ stands for ‘Some Math And Reading Too.’

Beware the promise of safety nets; they also come with holes.

As I count my blessings, I count you twice.

God has never given either of us the right to feel sorry for ourselves.

There’s no “social justice” on the battlefield. At the most basic level, constant combat is still about one man taking the life of another.

Nothing in life has happened to you, it has happened for you.

Forgiveness not only comes with double rewards, it is itself a reward.

A bitter root cultivates bitter fruit.

God created only two genders; man confused the creation by making up gender roles.

Sometimes when things go wrong, it’s because we’re moving in the right direction.

You and I cannot be defeated.

Disadvantaged? There is no such thing. You are perfect as you are.

For some, the Bible is so simple it’s complicated.

Like a dog getting out of the water, I sometimes need to shake my worldly self off.

Heavy is the weight of Liberty.

Prayer isn’t always about wants and needs.

You cannot ‘kill with kindness’ the person who has not the concept of kindness.

Your faults and troubles are also your watch towers.

Beware of the ‘I don’t do that’ sort of Christian. He’s into action, not salvation.

It’s in our nature to complain, but remember God placed us above all nature.

You know the rules, what’s right and wrong. Apply them equally.

Before the world ever finds peace, it must seek righteousness.

While designed to shine, we’re also responsible for turning on our light.

You are worthy.

Happiness is based on how you feel; joy is knowing.

Your joy is your strength.

When things go crazy — the crazy get going.

Write a lot, edit more.

Love is a verb.

Life is a result of choices. If you don’t like yours, time to make better choices.

There is nothing as beautiful as someone who has survived losing everything and still has a tender heart.

Don’t pray for change then complain when it happens.

Change is usually uncomfortable, but eventually becomes refreshing.

Do not tell a child he may have as much as he wants then punish him when unsupervised he takes it all.

Time to step up or step away.

You are born for change.

Transformation is messy.

Jesus said that the only way to see the Father is through him, but the only way to see Jesus is through love.

Push through rather than pull away.

Every death comes with a certain amount of emotional messiness.

The reason we don’t all drive the same color vehicle is because the government wants us to think we are independent.

Write down the things you would like to accomplish.

Even in the midst of conflict expect miracles.

When the walls of Jericho fell, the battle did not end, it had jus’ begun.

Instead of trying to explain what makes a good person — be one.

Liberty has been perverted by the entitlement system.

God expects you to win.

The more guilt and condemnation you drag behind you the less you’ll see change in yourself.

Even Jesus had to get off his ass to fulfill his destiny.

Share your spiritual feelings with Christ, not only your spiritual failings.

Time management is a fraud; we all have the same 24-hours a day.

Now, more than ever, we need positive messages

You’re not anointed from trouble, you are anointed for trouble.

Don’t give up because you’re not being encouraged by others.

Be more excited about how far you’ve come than how far you have to go.

You’re in the action business, God is in the results business.

There are times when we must lose a battle to win the war.

People are often placed in our lives to challenge us.

Make the decision to not settle where you are.

If you can’t handle small criticisms, you won’t be able to handle larger ones.

You’re never going to understand it all.

God is not limited by your education, by your nationality, or by your background.

No one is responsible to make and keep you happy.

Good deeds are better than good words.

When you’re tempted to give up and settle, it’s because you’re close to a breakthrough.

You can choose to do good or choose to do well. Choose to do good.

Red pill or blue pill — neither if you value Liberty.

The bigger the burden, the bigger the blessing.

Never give up

Whatever you believe you are not, Jesus is.

Ultimately, we are all only caretakers and owners of nothing.

A kind word goes a long way.

Religious freedom is not a license to kill or to exhort people to kill.

Remember not only who you are, but Whose you are.

You are God’s greatest creation.

When you are going through hard times get it out of your soul by writing it down.

You are highly favored — the proof is in your problems.

Don’t focus on the burden, focus on the blessing.

God trusts you.

Like King David, you’re a giant killer.

God doesn’t have you on a checklist; you shouldn’t put Him on yours.

Truth must overcome feelings.

People are talking about you because you are making a difference.

When you don’t have to have your way, you cannot be controlled.

There are 33,000 divisions in the body of Christ — we call them religions. No wonder the Church is so disrespected.

Be your best right where you are.

Dogs are always happier than us because they live in the now, not worrying about what has been or will be.

A cluttered life has never stopped God from using a person.

Who is your neighbor? Everyone you meet and see, not only those that live nearby.

A foundation is laid one stone at a time.

Bad things happen, but know that God invented the u-turn.

God is creating opportunity for you.

The root of our problems are due to the fact we’re busy trying to please ourselves.

Don’t allow yourself to be pigeon-holed; set that bird free.

You are a river, meant to flow into other peoples lives.

Do everything today to speak positive into other’s lives.

You are not called to keep everyone happy.

Sometimes you have to cut the string before you get tied in knots.

Good intentions are rarely good for you.

High maintenance people are the hardest to please.

Sometimes silence is an answer.

From dreams and imagination grow vision.

Your Constitutional rights override my faith-based beliefs.

Life doesn’t always go according to plan and never according to our plan.

God wants you to have the very best.

Being able to talk while working isn’t considered a multitasking skill.

The sun doesn’t have to be shining for you to receive what God has to give.

Don’t fall into the trap of taking care of yourself last.

The federal government doesn’t have to enslave us when it has the U.S. education system teaching our children to enslave themselves.

Chasing after information can leave a person devoid of wisdom.

The difference between hearing and actually listening maybe in the amount of talking you’re doing at the time.

God is precise.

When that one door closes, quit trying to open it back up.

Truth defeats emotion.

Satan knows that if you, like Joseph, survive the pit and head for the palace, you will shake the world.

Political correctness is a tool used to spread lies.

You have dominion.

Don’t throw your entire life away because you’re unhappy with a portion of it.

God is a master photographer; wait till you see what He can do with your negatives.

God can calm your thoughts and give you rest when life happens and the unexpected puts a wrinkle in your plans.

God is a powerful, supernatural force that can move mountains of impossibility.

You are blessed and highly favored.

We are called to stand in the gap.

A new day is a new beginning; put the past away.

You were made with purpose — so act with purpose.

Love is walking in the Word.

God uses everything, even the distractions, to talk to you.

God’s grace is not permission to do what is wrong because you think you can get away with it.

Better to suffer for what is right than to suffer for doing wrong.

So you were yelled at — don’t make it turn-about-fair-play

Quit saying, “If only…”

Sadly — we must relearn how to live together.

Where the mind goes, the flesh follows.

We have a blood bought right to enjoy our everyday lives in freedom — both spiritually and physically.

Do not waste your time wallowing in self-pity.

Even the fat man must eat to live.

Self-pity can lead to a 40-year journey in the desert.

You are built to succeed.

While allegiance to one side or the other is dangerous — staying in the middle is deadly.

If service is below you, leadership is beyond you.

You know society is turning itself inside out when preachers need body guards on staff.

Your sex is not decided by what is in your jeans, it’s decide by what’s in your genes.

Your armor from God was not issued for comfort.

Faith and fear have one thing only in common; both are a belief in something unseen.

To walk on water you have to get out of the boat.

Good thoughts don’t make a good person.

The bird sitting in the tree is never afraid of the branch breaking.

Self-censorship is self-slavery.

Don’t talk to God about your problem; talk to your problem about God.

Do right for the sake of doing right.

Treating your faith like a business is living by the law and not by faith.

Sometimes the misuse of the Lord’s name is actually a cry for God’s mercies.

No matter your size, there is never a good time to sell yourself short.

A hot temper and smoldering anger lead to burnout.

Stressed to blessed, it’s your choice.

You’re supposed to walk through the valley, not make it a destination.

Continue to do the right thing even when the wrong thing is happening to you.

You’re equipped for life’s battles; victory is already yours.

Each problem comes with an afterwards.

Be quick to forgive — especially yourself.

Move forward in the face of fear.

It is time to offend evil with the truth.

Leave your safe zone and enter the faith zone.

Your life may be hard, but God is good.

Don’t let your mind talk you out of what God has promised you.

God does not pity, so quit expecting him to.

Obedience and discipline always bring pain before pleasure.

There is nothing better than knowing you’ve done the right thing.

Refuse to live angry, discouraged or hurt.

If you want to turn over a new leaf, prepare to do some weeding.

Detours are a part of your destination.

Spiritual fruits are no good if you never invite anyone to the banquet table.

Feel good theology says we have a friend in Jesus. In reality, the traditional Bible never proclaims Him as friend

Money builds the house, love furnishes the home.

Think big and act big.

Your day is perfect — don’t let anyone rob you of your blessings, joy or purpose.

So you want ‘Plan A?’ Then don’t settle for ‘Plan B.’

Too often we break our own bones by what we say about ourselves.

The smartest person in the room is usually the quietest one.

Don’t ask God for temporary things; ask for His permanence.

We need less information and more revelation.

The person who belittles you is only trying to cut you down to their size

Wisdom doesn’t reside in your brain, it’s alive in your heartbeat.

You are confident, intelligent, decisive and tough.

We mourn the loss of a pet more because we know pets are truly innocent.

Sometimes we need positive motivation poured into our lives.

When you’re green with envy, you’re ripe for trouble.

A junk yard can be a field of endless possibilities.

In an age of online image, we need more character.

The safe man will never truly know victory or defeat.

Beware the fury of a patient person.

Pet a dog, feed him, treat him nice and he’ll never leave you. Works with men, too.

Your dreams cannot out dream God.

Some fear being burned by the fire; others become the flame.

Often what’s supposed to be food for thought is nothing than a bunch of bologna.

Don’t talk about your plans and dreams —  live them.

We learn more in our difficulties than we do in our good times.

Revolution begins at the bottom, tyranny from the top.

Don’t talk about the problem — speak of the solution.

The purposeful misappropriation of words is political correctness.

My greatest desire for you is to live in Liberty to its fullest.

Stop cursing your life and begin speaking blessings into it.

An excuse is a lie camouflaged in reason.

No challenge, no change.

The Oreo cookie’s a perfect metaphor for todays world; twice the darkness than light.

Toughness doesn’t reside in the muscle, it dwells in the spirit.

Choose your words wisely to avoid empty calories if you have to eat them later.

For every success there are seven failures.

I AM enough!!!

Speaking the truth is not the same as talking trash.

If love is the dream, then marriage is the alarm clock.

Inconvenient poll results are still results.

You are NOT entitled to MY Liberty. Get your own!

There’s no escalator to success. You must take the stairs.

When you run out of life, you’ve run out of destiny.

We are afraid to see clearly and of being seen clearly.

Beware the man who claims that he’s self-made. He does not know God.

So much of the time I feel like I’m battling with shadows when it comes to the truth.

Your life is preaching a sermon — what is it saying?

I’m not ordinary or average and neither are you!

Being smart never hurt anyone; being stupid has killed a bunch though.

I have never had much of a problem speaking my mind. It’s hurting peoples feelings that’s rough.

Since when did you become limited? Stop believing that crap!

It is okay to have money, but don’t let money have you.

Loss of life is the greatest form of Liberty lost; if you cannot live, no other Liberty exists.

Only people who think there is a time limit for grieving, have never lost a piece of their heart.

Men in denim built our nation, but it’s the men in suits who are destroying it.

Nothing makes a man a math-whiz like seeing his ex-girlfriend with a newborn baby.

Technology gives us everything we want, while taking all that we need.

My love life is great — I’m participating in a threesome with me, myself and I.

The more I dream, the harder it is to wake up.

You know it’s bad when you pass gas so loud you set the dogs to barking.

The most difficult thing about writing a political news story — is doing so with a straight face.

Sometime we jus’ have to be satisfied with being satisfied.

There is NO “-ism,” in American.

Value and virtues; not rules and regulations.

I wished the buck stopped here, as I could use a few.

“Leaning forward” is really just the first phase of “falling on your ass.”

Sometimes I’m such a good Christian, that I would make a great Pharisee.

Everything has a moral, sometimes though you have to search for it.

Don’t believe everything you think.

You can’t change your past, but you can move to another city where no-one knows you.

Paper never forgets — forgetting where the paper is — that’s the problem.

Smart people seem like crazy people to dumb people.

Even Wednesday, Thursday, Friday — when abbreviated — spell out WTF.

The new definition of “cellophane” is a dirty call, voice mail or text message on your cell phone.

How you finish your life is more important than how you began it.

A true friend knows when you smile, you are thinking of something they would want to be involved in.

It’s okay to count your blessings as you search for your dream.

A true friend will help you get drunk and plot revenge against the sorry bastard who did you wrong.

Nothing says power like a light switch.

Public schools and prisons are government institutions.

If a person lies to Congress, it’s a felony — but if Congress lies to us, its politics.

The government spends millions to rehabilitate criminals — but does very little to help the victim’s of crime.

A father carries pictures of his kids and wife where his money used to be.

Next time someone says their home is a filthy mess — tell them to watch an episode of “Hoarders,” then explain ‘filthy mess.’

It’s okay to teach in school, that homosexuality is okay — but the name, “God,” cannot be spoken.

It’s okay to abort a fetus — but wrong to execute a murderer.

I’m always disappointed when a liars pants don’t catch on fire.

You’re never too old to learn something stupid.

We might not burn books — but we rewrite them or ban them from school’s and public libraries.

Allowing someone to drive you crazy is a waste — especially since it’s within walking distance.

Middle-age occurs when you get your head together — only to have your body fall apart.

We cannot close the border between Mexico and the U.S. — but we can spend millions protecting the 38th parallel in South Korea.

If you protest against the federal government, you’re terrorist — but burning the U.S. flag is a 1st Amendment right.

As my televisions grown thinner — I’ve grown thicker.

When the chips are down, the buffalo is empty.

It’s okay to have pornography on our television or Internet — but can’t put up a Nativity scene in a public place during the Christmas season.

It’s okay to use human genes in scientific research — but wrong to subject an animal to medical research.

The government takes money from those who work for it — then gives it freely to those who will not work.

We support the U.S. Constitution — but only when is supports our political ideology.

We’re allowed to have freedom of speech — but only if it’s politically correct.

Pleasing everyone’s impossible, but pissing everybody off — a piece of cake.

I have such a dirty mind that I worry someone will mistake what I say as intelligent.

If I dislike a person of color, I’m a racist — but if a person of color dislikes me, it’s there 1st Amendment right.

Eyes are useless when the mind in blind.

Interesting how a who man can shoot a buck at 250 paces — can miss the toilet.

If only closed minds came with closed mouths.

Everyone has a photographic memory — it’s jus’ some don’t have film.

He who laughs last — thinks slowest.

A day without sunshine is like, well, night.

On the other hand — you have different fingers.

Change is inevitable, accept from a vending machine.

Back up my hard drive? How do I put it in reverse?

I jus’ got lost in unfamiliar territory — I was thinking.

Seen it all, done it all, can’t remember most of it.

Those who live by the sword get shot by those who don’t.

I feel like I’m diagonally parked in a parallel universe.

He’s not dead — he’s electroencephalographically challenged.

She’s always late — her ancestors arrived on the Juneflower.

You have the right to remain silent, anything you say will be misquoted, then used against you.

I wonder how much deeper the ocean would be without sponges.

Honk if you love peace and quiet.

Despite the cost of living, have you noticed how it remains so popular?

Nothing is foolproof to a sufficiently talented fool.

It is hard to understand how a cemetery raised its burial costs and blamed it on the high cost of living.

Just remember… if the world didn’t suck, we’d all fall off.

The 50-50-90 rule: Anytime you have a 50-50 chance of getting something right, there’s a 90% chance you’ll get it wrong.

It’s said that if you line up all the cars in the world end to end, someone will be stupid enough to try passing them.

You can’t have everything — where would you put it?

Latest survey shows that 3 out of 4 people make up 75% of the world’s population.

If the shoe fits, get another one just like it.

The things that come to those that wait are the things left by those who got there first.

Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day. Teach a man to fish and he will sit in a boat all day drinking beer.

Flashlight: A case for holding dead batteries.

Shin: A device for finding furniture.

As long as there are tests, there will be prayer in public schools.

A fine is a tax for doing wrong. A tax is a fine for doing well.

It was recently discovered that research causes cancer in rats.

Everybody lies, but it doesn’t matter since nobody listens.

I wished the buck stopped here, as I could use a few.

I started out with nothing, and I still have most of it.

Stand by to stand by for a possible maybe.

It’s okay to count your blessings as you search for your dream.

Even Wednesday, Thursday, Friday — when abbreviated — spell out WTF.

Never ask a rancher about the size of his spread.

Dreams are illustrations from the book your soul’s writing about you.

Nothing in life is fair, therefore attempting to regulate fairness is impossible. If you’d like an example look at the former Soviet Union.

As my televisions grown thinner — I’ve grown thicker.

Pleasing everyone’s impossible, but pissing everybody off — a piece of cake.

I have such a dirty mind that I worry someone will mistake what I say as intelligent.

Dear God — My prayer for this year is a fat bank account and a thin body. Please don’t mix these up like you did last year.

There’s two theories to arguing with a woman — neither one works.

If you get to thinking you’re a person of some influence — try ordering somebody else’s dog around.

Bad decisions always make better stories.

Good judgment comes from experience — and a lot of that comes from bad judgment

Less than 1-percent of any population can make a crowd — however they will never be a majority.

Always drink upstream from the herd.

Poor is a state of mind — not a state of being.

If you take yourself too seriously — no one will take you seriously enough.

Poverty is jus’ a figure made up by bureaucrats.

Letting the cat-out-of-the-bag is easier than putting it in.

House parties are no fun — unless the neighbors believe is necessary to invite the cops.

It is impossible to be happy if you don’t get your mind off yourself and start reaching out to help someone else.

Luck is the residue of poor preparation.

An unbalanced door never shuts properly — the same can be said of some people’s mouths.

This life is limited; death is but instant; but Heaven is forever.

How you finish your life is more important than how you began it.

The news is so lopsided — it’s like setting an egg on its side and expecting it to roll end over end.

If you have no tradition to fall back on — then you’ll jus’ fall.

The federal government came with a great business plan — the U.S. Constitution — politicians ought to use it.

The longest period I’ve ever worked is 92 days straight — that’s a lot of time in dog years.

Never kick a cow chip on a hot day.

They say sleep is over rated — let me get enough and I’ll tell you if they’re right.

I see God in everything around me including a cup of coffee — I know He had a hand in creating the bean from which is drawn the juice that takes care of my need for caffeine.

Laughter — the sweet remedy to the bitterness life can sometimes offer.

Only the mediocre are always at their best.

Self-esteem cannot be bought — only caught.

Remember when blue jeans came in only one color?

You don’t need an umbrella during a brainstorm.

There is never a good time for bad news.

When you give a lesson in meanness to a critter or a person — don’t be surprised if they learn their lesson.

The past is good for the memories.

Humor is only truth turned inside-out.

Some open minds should be closed for repair.

Watch out for half-truths — it could be the wrong half.

You don’t need to stay awake nights to succeed — jus’ stay awake days.

To keep up with the neighbors — jus’ listen to their children’s conversations.

Nothing gets a home cleaner than a surprise visitor.

Never slap a man who’s chewing tobacco.

Life is really wonderful — do your best not to miss it.

Eating your own words is not a good diet plan.

When you plant only weeds — you can’t expect to pick flowers.

Growing old isn’t for sissies — or the young.

Paper never forgets — forgetting where the paper is — that’s a problem.

Don’t let anyone kid you — iodine can sting.

A defeat is only a defeat — when you allow yourself to be defeated.

A watched pot will eventually boil — but why waste your time watching it.

An unmade bed is easier to get into.

Grass grows all by itself.

Do it right the first time — and you won’t have to do it over.

Some people are tangled by their tongues.

Pain is weakness leaving the body.

Some folks aren’t afraid of hard work — they’ve fought it for years.

Hard work without purpose is like running in place.

The problem with higher education is that it over-qualifies you for that job that helped put you through college.

It’s hard to believe that this country was founded to avoid paying taxes.

A garden is a thing of beauty — but a forever job.

A temper is a valuable thing — don’t lose it.

If you think you’re beaten — you are.

If you think you dare not — you don’t.

A clenched fist shakes no hands.

The truth is often buried in the facts.

Some times it’s better to fall flat on your face than hard on your butt.

Your embarrassment is always someone else’s humor.

Dandelions are masters of survival who haven’t learned to grow in rows.

Perfection is a moving target that’s hard to hit.

Bad habits are do-it-yourself projects.

If you’d like to win — but think you can’t — its certain you won’t.

You are only young once — then you’ll need a new excuse.

Pounding the pulpit is not the same as practicing what you preach.

Be the task great or small — do the job well or not at all.

Action must have results — inaction must result in discipline.

One hundred acts of good will be erased by one-act of wrong.

A person with a closed mind — is both warden and prisoner.

If you have to choose between the better of two evils — choose neither.

The mighty always fall — dinosaurs are a good example.

Happiness is a deer in the woods — it runs if you chase it.

Difficulty is finding the hardest way to get from point A to point B.

Creating a budget is easier than having to follow it.

Sanity — it isn’t for everyone.

It’s an unwritten law of nature: Where there is an open gate in a yard, dogs will gravitate.

Eggs are proof that grades do not count as much as a lifetime of learning.

When you get to the end of your rope — tie a knot and hang on.

B.S. is usually dispensed in large words and long sentences.

The halls of success are not littered with failure — rather they are lined with attempts that have become part of the learning process.

Home is where the heart is.

When you’re throwing your weight around — be ready to have it thrown around by somebody else.

Don’t worry about biting off more than you can chew — your mouth’s bigger than you think.

Like a good cowboy, a good hat just gets better as it gets older.

Always take a good look at what you’re about to eat. It’s not so important to know what it is, but it’s good to know what it was.

It don’t take a genius to spot a goat in a flock of sheep.

Go after life as if it’s something that’s got to be roped in a hurry before it gets away.

The quickest way to double your money is to fold it over and put it back in your pocket.

Never get up before breakfast. If you have to get up before breakfast, eat breakfast first.

Never miss a good chance to shut up.

Making it in life is kind of like busting broncos. You’re going to get thrown a lot. The simple secret is to keep getting back on.

There are more horses asses than horses.

The best way to get a cowboy to do something is to suggest he is too old for it.

Nobody but cattle know why they stampede and they ain’t talking.

One good sharp knife is worth two of almost anything else, except women and horses, of course.

Never trust a man who agrees with you. He’s probably wrong.

If you’re ridin’ ahead of the herd, best take a look back every now and then to make sure it’s still there.

Always feed your horses and take time for your friends.

A good horse is never a bad color.

Learn to speak kind words–nobody resents them.

Careful is a naked man climbing a barbed wire fence.

Always ride the horse in the direction it’s going.

Don’t wear woolly chaps in sheep country during the breeding season.

Only a fool argues with a skunk, a mule or a cook.

It ain’t so much a matter of not knowing, as it is a matter of knowing so much that ain’t so.

A man is not born one; he becomes one.

Some people grin and bear it while others smile and change it.

An old timer is a man who’s had a lot of interesting experiences — some of them true.

Raise your kids, dogs, and horses all the same.

Don’t name a pig you plan to eat.

Country fences need to be horse high, pig tight, and bull strong.

Life is not about how fast you run, or how high you climb, but how well you bounce.

Keep skunks and bankers at a distance.

Life is simpler when you plough around the stump.

A bumble bee is faster than a John Deere tractor.

Words that soak into your ears are whispered, not yelled.

Meanness don’t happen overnight.

Forgive your enemies. It messes with their heads.

Don’t sell your mule to buy a plough.

Don’t corner something meaner than you.

It don’t take a very big person to carry a grudge.

You can’t unsay a cruel thing.

Every path has some puddles.

When you wallow with pigs, expect to get dirty.

The best sermons are lived, not preached.

Most of the stuff people worry about never happens.

Don’t judge people by their relatives.

Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.

Live a good, honorable life. Then when you get older and think back, you’ll enjoy it a second time.

Don’t interfere with something that ain’t botherin’ you none.

It’s better to be a has-been than a never-was.

The easiest way to eat crow is while it’s still warm. The colder it gets, the harder it is to swaller.

If it don’t seem like it’s worth the effort, it probably ain’t.

Sometimes you get and sometimes you get got.

The biggest troublemaker you’ll probably ever have to deal with watches you in the mirror.

You can’t tell how good a man or a watermelon is ’till they get thumped.

Never approach a bull from the front, a horse from the rear, or a fool from any direction.

Behind every successful radio broadcaster is a spouse who has a real job.

When you lose, don’t lose the lesson.

Talk slowly, think quickly.

Live a good, honorable life.

Timing has a lot to do with the outcome of a rain dance.

Generally, you ain’t learnin’ nothing when your mouth’s a-jawin’.

Tellin’ a man to git lost and makin’ him do it are two entirely different propositions.

If lawyers are disbarred and clergymen are defrocked, shouldn’t it follow that cowboys would be deranged?

It is easier to get an actor to be a cowboy than to get a cowboy to be an actor.

Shirts that cost more than a weeks worth of groceries are like horseshoes that cost more than a horse.

An onion can make people cry but there’s never been a vegetable that can make people laugh.

Nature gave us all something to fall back on, and sooner or later we all land flat on it.

Whoever said a horse was dumb, was dumb.

Nobody ever drowned in his own sweat.

Speak your mind, but ride a fast horse.

War protestors do not hold reunions because they have nothing to reminisce.

Work without inspiration is like life without God — both are jus’ four-letter word.

If its got you worried — then you need to prepare for it.

Life isn’t a dress rehearsal.

Judge people by what  they stand for and by what they fall for.

You have nothing to regret if you’ve done your very best.

Intolerance is worse than a pack of little faults.

An even temperament will get even results.

Use soft words when making hard arguments.

No one has ever drown in their own sweat.

Don’t let the smallness of some people keep you down — no matter how big they think they are.

There are three things that don’t exist; no four: luck, fate, coincidence and common sense — however only one of these can be changed.

If guns cause crime — then pencils cause misspelled words.

While two wrongs don’t make a right — a hard right and solid upper cut will end a fight.

Oak trees do not change their positions — even when fortune is against them.

The person with a closed mind has no need of an imagination.

If you’re all wrapped up in yourself — you are a package with little in it.

The person who spends all their time digging a hole for someone else to fall into usually falls in themselves.

Food and sleep are good rewards for a hard days work.

Try to keep your youth as you lose your childhood.

Never drop your gun to hug a grizzly.

Not making a choice is usually the toughest choice of all.

“Leaning forward” is really just the first phase of “falling on your ass.”

There’s nothing like being so far down the food chain that there’s plankton bites on one’s butt.

Some people’s knowledge is only power point deep.

If the world were supposed to end tomorrow, it would still happen behind schedule.

If you wait until the last minute to do it, it’ll take forever.

Working with the United Nations is like watching a bad comedy set on auto repeat.

When a foriegn officer tells you, it’s no problem, he means, for him.

There’s nothing wrong with crossing that line a little bit, it’s jumping over it buck naked that will probably get you in trouble.

Never pet a burning dog.

There is always a time when you’re past the good idea cutoff point.

Some people always appear to be at the apex of their career.

It’s not a lot of work unless you have to do it.

Once you accept that a dog is a dog — you can’t get upset when it barks.

Let’s jus’ call lessons Learned what they really are: institutionalized scab picking.

When all else fails, simply revel in the absurdity of it all.

Your fences need to be horse-high, pig-tight and bull-strong.

Life is simpler when you plow around the stump.

A bumble-bee is a lot faster than a John Deere tractor.

Words that soak into your ears are whispered… not yelled.

Meanness don’t jus’ happen overnight.

Forgive your enemies; it messes up their heads.

Do not corner something that you know is meaner than you.

It doesn’t take a very big person to carry a grudge.

You cannot unsay a cruel word.

Every path has a few puddles.

When you wallow with pigs, expect to get dirty.

The best sermons are lived, not preached.

Most of the stuff people worry about will never happen anyway.

Don’t judge folks by their relatives.

Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.

Live a good, honorable life then when you get older and think back, you’ll enjoy it a second time.

Don’t interfere with something that’s not bothering you.

Timing has a lot to do with the outcome of a Rain dance.

Sometimes you get, and sometimes you get got.

The biggest troublemaker you’ll probably ever have to deal with watches you from the mirror every morning.

Don’t pick a fight with an old man. If he is too old to fight, he’ll just kill you.

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