Quotes, Sayings and Expressions for Painters

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Marriage

Men are like parking spaces. All the good ones are taken and the rest are handicapped.   (Anonymous)

Husband for sale. Remote included.   (Anonymous)

Whoever thinks marriage is a 50-50 proposition doesn't know the half of it.   (Franklin P. Jones)

My wife and I have an agreement. I don't try to run her life and I don't try to run mine.   (Anonymous)

Love, honor and negotiate.   (Alan Loy McGinnis)

Marriage is made in heaven; but then, so are thunder and lightening.   (Anonymous)

Happiness is being married to your best friend.   (Anonymous)

Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.   (Robert A. Heinlein)

I had some words with my wife, and she had some paragraphs with me.   (Anonymous)

Marriage is a three ring circus: Engagement ring, wedding ring and suffering.   (Anonymous)

If a man is alone in the woods and speaks, and there is no wife to hear him, is he still wrong?   (Anonymous)

The opinions expressed by the husband in this house are not necessarily those of the management.   (Anonymous)

Sometimes I wake up grumpy...Sometimes I let him sleep in!   (Submitted by Jocelyn G. - Thanks Jocelyn!)

Kids

A baby is a bit of stardust blown from the hand of God.   (Anonymous)

Discover wildlife - Have kids.   (Anonymous)

The laughter of children is an international language.   (Anonymous)

The happiest families are those in which the children are properly spaced about 10 feet apart.   (Anonymous)

A daughter is a little girl who grows up to be a friend.   (Anonymous)

A baby is God's way of saying the world should go on.   (Anonymous)

There are two things a child will share willingly - Chicken pox and his mother's age.   (Anonymous)

You can't scare me...I have children!   (Anonymous)

Raising a teenager is like nailing Jell-O to the wall.   (Anonymous)

There are two things we should give our children - One is roots and the other is wings.   (Anonymous)

Teach your children well...They pick your nursing home!   (Submitted by Jocelyn G. - Thanks Jocelyn!)

Women

Caution! Next mood swing: 6 minutes.   (Anonymous)

Real women don't have hot flashes, they have Power Surges!   (Anonymous)

I have PMS and a handgun. Any questions?   (Anonymous)

Men

There are three kinds of men: Those who learn by reading; those who learn by observation; and those who have to pee on the electric fence for themselves.  (Anonymous)

Give a man an inch and he'll think he's a ruler.   (Anonymous)

No man is an island, but all men are volcanic. (Submitted by Clay Gullett - Thanks Clay!)

Laughter/Smiles

Your joy is your sorrow unmasked. And the self-same well from which your laughter rises was often-times filled with your tears.   (Kahlil Gibran)

She who laughs, lasts.   (Anonymous)

Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves, for they shall never cease to be amused.   (Anonymous)

Everyone smiles in the same language.   (Anonymous)

The laughter of children is an international language.  (Anonymous)

Friendship

Memories are to friendships what colors are to the sunset.   (Anonymous)

Friends are the flowers in the garden of life.   (Anonymous)

A friend is a person who goes around saying nice things about you behind your back.   (Anonymous)

The journey to a friend's house is never long.   (Anonymous)

True friendship is a plant of slow growth.   (George Washington)

It takes a long time to grow an old friend.   (John Leonard)

Friends are the chocolate chips in the great cookie of life.  (Anonymous)

The most beautiful discovery true friends can make is that they can grow separately without growing apart.   (Elisabeth Foley)

Happiness

Happiness is a butterfly which, when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.   (Nathaniel Hawthorne)

Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.  (Benjamin Franklin)(Submitted by Amy - Thanks Amy!)

Happiness isn't found in things you possess but in what you have the courage to release.   (Submitted by LeirKa Burney)   

Home

Home, where you always find warm words on a cold day.  (Author Unknown)

The beginning of the most perfect man began in the most humble of homes.  (Author Unknown)

Love

We can do no great things, only small things with great love.   (Mother Theresa)

The smallest good deed is better than the grandest intention.   (Anonymous)

May your day be fashioned with joy, sprinkled with dreams, and touched by the miracles of love.   (Anonymous)

Approach love and cooking with reckless abandon.   (Anonymous)

We may not have it all together, but together we have it all.  (Anonymous)

Kindness

How beautiful a day can be when kindness touches it.   (George Alliston)

Important Things in Life

The most important things in life aren't things.   (Anonymous)

Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.   (Anonymous)

The essences of life are color, music, and the freedom to express ourselves through creations.  (Jivie)

Dream as if you'll live forever, live as if you'll die today.   (Anonymous)

Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of. (Benjamin Franklin)      (Submitted by Amy - Thanks Amy!)

Imagination

Imagination is the highest kite that one can fly.   (Lauren Bacall)

Ambition

Intelligence without ambition is like a bird without wings.   (C. Archie Danielson)

Gardening

Weeds for Sale - Pick Your Own.   (Anonymous)

True friendship is a plant of slow growth.   (George Washington)

It takes a long time to grow an old friend.   (John Leonard)

Music

There is music in the leaves of the trees - but to hear it, your heart must be still.  (Anonymous)

Religion

On the eighth day God created coffee.  (Anonymous)

Success

Start by doing what's necessary, then what's possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.   (St. Francis of Assisi)

Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadows.  (Helen Keller)

One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.   (Helen Keller)

The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.   (Anonymous)

If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way.   (Anonymous)

It's much easier to ride the horse in the direction he's going.   (Anonymous)

I can please one person per day. Today is not your day. Tomorrow's not looking too good either.   (Anonymous)

Chinese Proverbs

Only the still pool reflects the stars.

Do not forget the little kindnesses, and do not remember small faults.

Never try to catch two frogs with one hand.

To understand your parents' love, bear your own children.

An inch of gold cannot purchase an inch of time.

Teachers open the door...you enter by yourself.

Wife who put husband in doghouse soon find him in cat house.

Man who fight with wife all day get no piece at night.

Sewing

Hem your blessings with praise, lest they unravel.   (Anonymous)

Housework

Cleaning your house while the kids are still growing is like shoveling the walk before it stops snowing.   (Phyllis Diller)

If it weren't for the last minute, nothing would get done.   (Anonymous)

You make the beds, you do the dishes, and six months later you have to start all over again.   (Joan Rivers)

I'm an excellent housekeeper. Every time I get a divorce, I keep the house.   (Zsa Zsa Gabore)

I Hate Four Letter Words... Like Cook, Bake, Dust, and Wash.   (Anonymous)

No Husband Has Ever Been Shot While Doing The Dishes.  (Anonymous)

Laundry room: drop your drawers here.  (Anonymous)

I cleaned house yesterday. Sorry you missed it. (Anonymous)

Holidays

I will honor Christmas in my heart and try to keep it all year.   (Charles Dickens)

Holiday memories warm even the coldest of days.  (Author Unknown)

Money

Ignorance is bliss only when you have more money than you know what to do with.   (Anonymous)

Anyone who says money can't buy happiness doesn't know where to shop.  (Anonymous)

If you think nobody cares about you, try missing a couple of payments.  
(Anonymous)

Teachers

Teachers change the world one child at a time.   (Anonymous)

Three Reasons For Being A Teacher... June, July & August.   (Anonymous)

Teachers open the door...you enter by yourself.  (Anonymous)

To teach is to touch a life forever. (Anonymous)

Change

Every single thing changes and is changing always in this world. Yet with the same light the moon goes on shining.   (Saigyo)

Seasons

In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.   (Albert Camus)

Animals/Pets

And thou shalt have dominion over all the beasts - except, of course, for cats.  (Anonymous)

Nine lives each cat may surely measure; may yours be nine times filled with pleasure.  (Anonymous)

A dog is prose; a cat is a poem.  (Jean Burden)

Aging

Lying about my age is easier now since I sometimes forget what it is.   (Anonymous)

If I had known I was going to live this long, I would have taken better care of myself.  (Anonymous)

Be nice to your kids - they pick your nursing home.  (Anonymous)

Wisdom does not necessarily come with age. Sometimes age comes alone.  (Red Green)

Fishing

If people concentrated on the really important things inlife, there'd be a shortage of fishing poles.   (Doug Larson)

Work is for people who don't know how to fish.   (Anonymous)

Guns, Violence, Hate

If guns kill people, then it must be said that pencils misspell words.   (Anonymous)

Painting

So much to paint, so little time!  (submitted by Darlene Pleasance)

I shut my eyes in order to see.  (Paul Gauguin)

Only when he no longer knows what he is doing does the painter do good things.  (Edgar Degas)

A painting is never finished--it simply stops in interesting places. (Paul Gardner)

My husband lets me have all the painting supplies I can hide.  (Anonymous)

Family

We may not have it all together, but together we have it all.  (Anonymous)

My family tree is full of nuts. (Anonymous)

 

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