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Wit & Wisdom: 8 Things You'll Wish You Said

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Here are some unconventional “pearls of wisdom” to make you think—or smile—or just say, “Hmmm.”

1. War does not determine who is right—only who is left.

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2. The early bird might get the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese.

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3. To steal ideas from one person is plagiarism. To steal from many is research.

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4. How is it that one careless match can start a forest fire, but it takes a whole box to start a campfire?

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5. A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don’t need it.

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6. Why do Americans choose from just two people running for president and 50 for Miss America?

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7. When you’re tempted to fight fire with fire, remember that the fire department usually uses water.

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8. A clear conscience is usually the sign of a bad memory.

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Now, if you share these words of wisdom on Facebook or the like, they are YOUR words of wisdom to pass along!