Ten sayings from Zen master Pogo

  1. A possum must be himself, and being himself he is honest.
  2. There’s no easy quick way out, we’re gonna have to live through our whole lives, win, lose, or draw.
  3. Sometimes I don’t always follow you and sometimes I’m not that lucky.
  4. Twenty Percent of Zero is Better than Nothing.
  5. Romeo wasn’t bilked in a day.
  6. Food for thought is no substitute for the real thing.
  7. Don’t believe something just because you didn’t read it in the papers. Wait until you haven’t seen it on television.
  8. Now is the time for all good men to come to.
  9. In like a dimwit, out like a light.
  10. We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.

BTW, On vacation for awhile… enjoy.


15 sayings from the great Zen masters of Texas

Guides to life from Ken Weaver’s inexplicably out-of-print book Texas Crude: The How-To on Talkin’ Texan.

  1. “Might as well. Can’t dance and it’s too wet to plow.”
  2. “I’ve enjoyed just about all of this I can stand.”
  3. “Anything not a mystery is guesswork.”
  4. “Ugly as death backing out of an [out]house reading Mad magazine.”
  5. “If I was doing any better I couldn’t stand it and the law wouldn’t allow it.”
  6. “Shoot low, they’re riding shetlands.” 
  7. He can’t find his ass in five tries.”
  8. “You’d complain if they were hanging you with a new rope.”
  9. “It’s getting drunk outside.”
  10. “I feel like I was shot at and missed, [spit] on and hit.”
  11. “Three things you need to know about plumbing: Water runs downhill, payday is Friday and don’t put your fingers in your mouth.”
  12. “Walk fast and look worried.”
  13. “You buy ’em books and you buy ’em books and they keep chewing on the covers.”
  14. “You can wish in one hand and [spit] in the other and see which one fills up first.”
  15. “Tougher than a Mexican family.”