CLOSING OF THE AMERICAN MIND

Pondering the Principles of Proverbs

opinionI may not always be right, but I am absolutely never wrong.

Of course I’m right. I’m always right. If you don’t believe me, just ask me.

I think this is a photo of a character from the TV show, “Big Bang Theory.” I do not know if this is an actual quote by this character.
(image taken from Google images; link provided)

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OPEN MOUTH–INSERT FOOT

Pondering the Principles of Proverbs

footnmouthAt some point in our life, we have all done it. Some seem to be quite skilled at it.
They seem to be continually trying to extricate the bottom-most portion of their body from their most troublesome portion.
It is amazingly simple to avoid this particular condition, though.

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AVOID THE ESCALATOR

Pondering the Principles of Proverbs

GW_breaching_June_23_2012_cdaigle77_FBESCALATE: to increase rapidly.

If an argument between you and your brother progresses from mean looks to a fist fight, you could say that the tension between the two of you escalated. To escalate is to intensify or increase quickly.

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GOALS AND RESOLUTIONS

Pondering the Principles of Proverbs

 

No offense, but you probably won't keep these.

No offense, but you probably won’t keep these.

The new year seems to be a place for many to begin thinking of a new start on some aspect of their life.
Resolutions are made, but broken almost as quickly–so much so, that jokes are rampant as to the futility of even trying.
Why do we do this?

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