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PostPosted: Tue Sep 17, 2002 8:38 am 
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... a game of monopoly.

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Life is like a __________________.

This morning I got some great news!! My wife had interviewed for a new postition (She is a Registered Dietician, R.D.). Yesterday she got an "offer of employment" and the pay is about $700.00 per month more than her present salary. I danced an Irish Jig. I also got a reasonable estimate for truck repairs and that saved me another $900.00 :)


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If life is like a Sunday picnic then gossip is like the deviled eggs.


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If life is like a County Fair then sex is like the candied apples. :P


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Life is like a wheel.
http://www.lessons4living.com/life%20is%20like.htm

Life itself is like the sea
We never know what waters we may sail.
http://mistygal.com/Sea.html

My life is like an ocean,
Sinister, and wide,
The waters churning velvet blue...
~Arden Sorenson

Life is like a mountain railroad, with an engineer that’s brave;
We must make the run successful, from the cradle to the grave;
Watch the curves, the fills, the tunnels; never falter, never quail;
Keep your hand upon the throttle, and your eye upon the rail.
~exact origin information at
http://members.tripod.com/~Synergy_2/ly ... lroad.html

Life is like this...
http://www.plumbingwarehouse.com/fun-toponder.html

Life is like River.
http://ads.yourfreedvds.com/creatives/p ... _3_25.html

Life is Like a Bubble
http://www.theecovisionjournal.com/bubbleman.html

“my life
I said my life
is like a yo yo, yo yo
going up and down
going all around
like a yo yo, yo yo...”
http://www.birmingham-rep.co.uk/html/yoyo.asp


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If life is like shopping, love is a debit card
:wink:
They're... indespensible to one another, I suppose...
I don't really know where I'm going with this...
:D Just out to have a little fun, comic relief, or something, I guess! :P

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If life is like a country breakfast then fellowship is like the sweetmilk gravy.


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If life is like a trip to the outhouse then relief is like a Sears & Roebuck catalog. :mrgreen:


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 Post subject: Life is like a puzzle.
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I forgot to congratulate you and your wife on the great news about the job. Congratulations!

Life is like a puzzle....

"Life is a mystery, but death is a puzzle. People aren't much interested in a mystery because it can't be solved. If you give your readers a choice between a mystery and a puzzle, they'll go for the puzzle every time. They want to solve it."
~George Bowering, poet and novelist, A Place to Die (1983).
http://www.rights.org/deathnet/colombo.html

Life is a jig saw puzzle with most of the pieces missing.
-- Anonymous

Life is something like a remarkable, exciting puzzle - It comes piece by piece in packages marked days.
--John Powell
http://home.att.net/~quotesabout/johnpowell.html

It is really a puzzle what drives one to take one's work so devilishly seriously. For whom? For oneself? -- one soon leaves, after all. For one's contemporaries? For posterity? No, it remains a puzzle.
~Albert Einstein

WHAT IS LIFE
Life is an Adventure ... Dare it
Life is a Beauty ... Praise it
Life is a Challenge ... Meet it
Life is a Duty ... Perform it
Life is a Love ... Enjoy it
Life is a Tragedy ... Face it
Life is a Struggle ... Fight it
Life is a Promise ... Fulfill it
Life is a Game ... Play it
Life is a Gift ... Accept it
Life is a Journey ... Complete it
Life is a Mystery ... Unfold it
Life is a Goal ... Achieve it
Life is an Opportunity ... Take it
Life is a Puzzle ... Solve it
Life is a Song ... Sing it
Life is a Sorrow ... Overcome it
Life is a Spirit ... Realize it
* Bhagavadgita
http://iqml.tripod.com/issues/iqml009.htm

"Mathematics and dynamics fail us when we contemplate the earth, fitted for life but lifeless, and try to imagine the commencement of life upon it. This certainly did not take place by any action of chemistry, or electricity, or crystalline grouping of molecules under the influence of force, or by any possible kind of fortuitous concourse of atmosphere. We must pause, face to face with the mystery and miracle of the creation of living things."
~Lord Kelvin, quoted in Battle for Creation, p. 232.

"We are left with very little time between the development of suitable conditions for life on the Earth's surface and the origin of life . . Life apparently arose about as soon as the Earth became cool enough to support it."
~S.J. Gould, "An Early Start," in Natural History, February 1978.

Does your life look like a puzzle? Look here for the missing peace.
~sign in front of a church
http://www.pointofintegrity.com/Quotes/ ... ations.htm

The Puzzle of Poetry
http://www.otago.ac.nz/DeepSouth/vol2no2/lucy.html

Could the following be from God?
Dearest Ones, you have not learned yet the basics of living together. You have not reached, through all the years you have been on your planet, the most rudimentary understanding of the most elementary concepts of life, and it is not because you have not been told. It is because you have refused to listen.
So again I say to you, as I have said before, through other voices and at other times, let those who have ears to hear, listen.
All of your human problems-all of them-would be solved...
http://members.surfeu.fi/wpk/links/cwg/index.htm

We are responsible for one another. Collectively so. The world is a joint effort. We might say it is like a giant puzzle, and each one of us is a very important and unique part of it. Collectively, we can unite and bring about a powerful change in the world. By working to raise our awareness to the highest possible level of spiritual understanding, we can begin to heal ourselves, then each other and the world.
~Betty Eadie
http://www.livinglifefully.com/community.html

Life extremes are more alike than different. Search and find examples, sources, analyses, and questions that puzzle perceptions.
http://showcase.netins.net/web/paradox/g

AN IDYLLIC VISION
Tucked away in our subconscious is an idyllic vision. We see ourselves on a long train journey. Through the windows we drink in the passing scene of cars or near-by highways, of children waving at us from a crossing, or cattle grazing on a hillside, or smoke pouring from a power plant, of row upon row of maize and wheat, of mountains and valleys, of city skylines and village huts.
But uppermost in our minds is our destination. On a certain day at a certain hour we will pull into the station. Then wonderful dreams will come true, and the pieces of our lives will fit together like jigsaw puzzle. So restlessly we pace the aisles, damning the loitering minutes and waiting and waiting ...
When I reach the station, that will be it, we tell ourselves. When I am 25, When I buy a house, When I get married, When I get that big promotion, When I retire, I shall live happily ever after!
Sooner or later we realise that there is no station, no place to arrive at, once and for all. The true joy of life is the trip. The station is only a dream that constantly outdistances us.
RELISH THE MOMENT is a good motto. So, stop pacing the aisles and measuring the distance. Instead, climb more mountains, eat more ice cream, go barefoot more often, play more basketball, sing more songs, swim more rivers, watch more sunsets, laugh more.
Live life as ling as you go along.
http://suchitra_shenoy.tripod.com/Nutshell/id1.html

Who in the world am I? Ah, that's the great puzzle.
~ Lewis Carroll ~
http://www.cyber-nation.com/victory/quo ... overy.html

My life has been a puzzle under the rainbow.
~ Helge Herala, Finnish actor

...what happens then is like what happens when we separate a jigsaw puzzle into its fuve hundred pieces: The over-all picture disappears. This is the state of modern medicine: It has lost the sense of the unity of man. Such is the price it has paid for its scientific progress. It has sacrificed art to science.
~ Paul Tournier, M.D.

Doubt is the vestibule which all must pass before they can enter the temple of wisdom. When we are in doubt and puzzle out the truth by our own exertions, we have gained something that will stay by us and will serve us again. But if to avoid the trouble of the search we avail ourselves of the superior information of a friend, such knowledge will not remain with us; we have not bought, but borrowed it.
~ Charles Caleb Colton


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"Life is just a bowl of cherries ..." (popular song in the 50's?)

P.S. ever choked on a cherry stone?!


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A Psalm of Life
by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
'Life that shall send A challenge to its end, And when it comes, say, 'Welcome, friend.''

WHAT THE HEART OF THE YOUNG MAN SAID TO THE PSALMIST

Tell me not, in mournful numbers,
Life is but an empty dream!
For the soul is dead that slumbers,
And things are not what they seem.


Life is real—life is earnest—
And the grave is not its goal:
Dust thou art, to dust returnest,
Was not spoken of the soul.


Not enjoyment, and not sorrow,
Is our destin'd end or way;
But to act, that each to-morrow
Find us farther than to-day.

Art is long, and time is fleeting,
And our hearts, though stout and brave,
Still, like muffled drums, are beating
Funeral marches to the grave.


In the world's broad field of battle,
In the bivouac of Life,
Be not like dumb, driven cattle!
Be a hero in the strife!

Trust no Future, howe'er pleasant!
Let the dead Past bury its dead!
Act—act in the glorious Present!
Heart within, and God o'er head!


Lives of great men all remind us
We can make our lives sublime,
And, departing, leave behind us
Footsteps on the sands of time.


Footsteps, that, perhaps another,
Sailing o'er life's solemn main,
A forlorn and shipwreck'd brother,
Seeing, shall take heart again.


Let us then be up and doing,
With a heart for any fate;
Still achieving, still pursuing,
Learn to labor and to wait.

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I feel like a fugitive from th' law of averages.
— Bill Mauldin


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Life is like a dance. You learn as you go along. Sometimes you lead, sometimes you follow. Don't worry about what you don't know, what's important is you learn as you go.
-Elsie Santos :D

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life is like a cherry bomb...it blows up in your face and stinks up the place, but you eventually get used to the smell and deal with it.

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Phantom_Delta wrote:
... a game of monopoly.

I am looking for clever and or original remarks to finish the statement, quotations included. Please feel free to post.

Life is like a bubble in a lava lamp, it has it's ups and downs.

This morning I got some great news!! My wife had interviewed for a new postition (She is a Registered Dietician, R.D.). Yesterday she got an "offer of employment" and the pay is about $700.00 per month more than her present salary. I danced an Irish Jig. I also got a reasonable estimate for truck repairs and that saved me another $900.00 :)


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