In this political season voters should not support politicians who cut deals or cut corners.

We don’t need bluster and bombast in a president, we need someone who tells the truth and is honest with the people.

Ranchers sell “baloney bulls” and know both baloney and bull, so they can see through politicians who serve up so much during election campaigns.

Truth is a trustworthy and loyal companion, once we decide to stay hitched to her.

Skimming the surface won’t get to the truth; it’s what’s in the bucket when you’ve dipped deep.

Life without a goal is like a climbing rose without a trellis.

Success can’t keep all its promises; failure can’t hold out against determination.

In your pursuit of happiness, try to create and spread some along the way.

Success is not a sure ticket to happiness, and failure doesn’t keep us from getting on the train.

We have a Constitutional right to the pursuit of happiness, but how we handle the rough spots of despair and hardship is up to us.

If the best things in life are free, why do fresh watermelons in the supermarket cost so much?

You can’t control the current of the river, so concentrate on paddling your canoe.

Being broke ain’t the worst thing that can happen to you, but it can be down there close to being cold, hungry, and lonely.

You can’t insure your character, but a low-cost alternative is just learning to say “No.”

We can’t choose the obstacles of life, but we can choose to trust the One who can help us over them.

Expect a lot of Burger King Rhetoric this election season, with one Whopper after another.

It’s not fair to call a politician a skunk – skunks usually don’t raise a stink if you leave them alone.

It’s a lot easier to say “No” to temptations than to explain them later.

A man can’t stand for much if he’s lying.

If your choices please God, you’ll find that you also please yourself and those who know you.

I learned from some beautiful people God put in my life that forgiveness is love in its most noble form.

Love isn’t explained; it’s lived and explains itself.

The measure of a life is not about how much you can get, but about how much you can give.

Of the gifts we can give to others, giving one’s self is the most precious and priceless.

“Love one another as I have loved you” (John 15:12).

Belittling another person only makes the belittler smaller.

It takes a very small person to belittle another to make himself feel significant.

Humility is the seedbed of character; kindness is the fruit of character.

Ego is an invader, and if cleft unchecked it choke out character.

Using common sense and dealing fairly with other may puzzle some, but you’ll sleep well at night.