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Proverbs and sayings

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I can please only one person per day. Today is not your day.
Tomorrow's not looking good either.

I'd explain it to you, but your brain would explode.

Tell me what you need, and I'll tell you how to get along without it.

Accept that some days you're the pigeon, and some days you're the statue.

Needing someone is like needing a parachute.  If they aren't there the first time you need them, chances are you won't be needing them again.

I don't have an attitude problem. You have a perception problem.

Last night I lay in bed looking up at the stars in the sky and
thought to myself - "Where the hell is the ceiling???"

My reality check bounced.

On the keyboard of life, always keep one finger on the Escape key.

I don't suffer from stress - I'm a carrier...

Everybody is somebody else's weirdo...

Eat right. Stay fit. Die anyway.

If at first you don't succeed, skydiving is not for you.

Be careful whose toes you step on today, they might be attached to the ass you have to kiss tomorrow.

The number of horse's asses outnumbers the number of horses.

When ideas fail, words become very handy.

The facts, although interesting, are irrelevant.

Suicide is the most sincere form of self criticism.

Not one shred of evidence supports the notion that life is serious.

There is always one more imbecile than you counted on.

Never wrestle with a pig: You both get all dirty, and the pig likes it.

It's lonely at the top, but you eat better.

Common Sense is very Uncommon.

We occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of us pick ourselves up and hurry on as if nothing happened.

An agreeable person is someone who agrees with you.

You can't help the poor man by destroying the rich. You can't strengthen the weak by weakening the strong. If you have much, give of your wealth; if you have little, give of your heart.

It is better to regret something you did, rather than to regret something you didn't do.

Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day. Teach a man to fish and he will sit in a boat drinking beer and won't bother you for weeks.

Believe those who are seeking truth, doubt those who find it.

Think twice before you speak, especially if you intend to say what you think.

It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.

It is nice to be important, but it's more important to be nice.

Don't take yourself so seriously,
no one else does.

If we all threw our problems in a pile, and saw everyone else's,
we'd grab ours back.
 

 

Prioritize some time for yourself. If you don't no one else will, & your motorcycle will collect dust. Live deliberately. Ride often.

PMS - The Silent Killer. Parked Motorcycle Syndrome symptoms include pacing back & forth in the garage, irritability, headache, and nausea. If you or a loved one is suffering from any of these symptoms, get out for a ride. Prolonged exposure to a parked motorcycle can drive you completely insane. Remember: Motorcycling is good therapy, not just an addiction. Riding gets your soul out to play.

Statistics tell us that if you want to be happy for awhile, marry. If you want to be happy for a lifetime, ride a motorcycle.

Murphy's Motorcycle Laws:
1. A motorcycle cannot/will not fall over without an audience.
2. The fact that your keys are still in your pants pocket will become apparent after you put your gloves on.

A bike is like sex: It's better to have it.

Dirt bikes are not for wimps. They are, however, quite suitable for the clinically insane. Dirt is for riding. Pavement is just to get you there. "Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail." -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Car drivers tend to watch TV. Motorcycle riders tend to actually live.

Everyone I know predicted my death when I bought my bike. I say it's done just the opposite. Even if it does kill me, it wouldn't take too many days like today to make it worth it.

When in doubt, gas it. It may not solve the problem, but it will definitely end the suspense.

Motorcycles make good girls do bad things! There's just something about about a gal who can ride too!  Bikes are better than women because you don't have to talk to your motorcycle after you ride it.

You know you're becoming addicted to riding when you start putting your gear on in the morning, only to realize you need to take the cage to work. You REALLY know you're addicted to riding when you leave your car in the garage in favor of riding your bike to work on a 36 degree morning.

The adventure starts when things stop going as planned.

Twisties: For some it's a time to slow down. For others, it's just a reason to get closer to the pavement.

Squid: The definition of stupid.

You can't be lost if you still have half a tank.

You know you're becoming addicted to riding when you crash your bicycle when you lock up the tire because you were trying to use the brake as a clutch lever. ((That's why I put the front brake on my bicycle on the RIGHT lever)).

Whoever said money can't buy happiness has never owned a sportbike.

Image is only for riders who stay on long, straight roads.

You're a biker wannabe if you think that a kick-starter is a mocha latte.

The grass is always greener at the end of a 200-mile ride.


Disce aut Discede

The energy & optimism of youth CAN triumph over experience and wisdom of the aged. CAN does not mean WILL

Most folks look intelligent.
Then they say something.

Post hoc ergo propter hoc

When it comes to chocolate, resistance is futile

Over prepare, then go with the flow

Methinks you speakest faire, but much ado about nothing.

A large number of good tests, inspections, measurements,
and both good and bad experiences, are more valuable than most opinions.

Copyright 2014, R. Fleischer

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