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  • Shubnells Profound Thoughts

    Book 3

    Great Thoughts from Great Minds about

    Health, Wealth, Knowledge, and Wisdom for

    Executives, Speakers, Writers, and just about Everyone

    Thomas F. Shubnell, Ph.D.

  • Shubnells Profound Thoughts Book 3 2009, Thomas F. Shubnell. All rights reserved.

    No part of this book may be used or reproduced in any form or by any means, or stored in a database or retrieval system without the prior written permission of the publisher, except in the case of brief quotations embodied in critical articles or reviews. Making copies of any part of this book for any purpose other than your own personal use is a violation of United States copyright laws. Entering any of the contents into a computer for mailing list or database purposes is strictly prohibited unless written authorization is obtained from the owner.

    ISBN 1448644410 EAN 9781448644414

    Cover and interior design by TFS

  • Autohagiography

    If you enjoy this, you will also love, Gracious Me . . . Is Nothing Sacred. A non-sectarian and hilarious look at all religions from the beginning of time. It truly proves that laughter is good for the soul.

    Medical humor abounds in the best selling Medical Humor medical nonsense to tickle your funnybone. A great collection of medical funny stuff, including stories, jokes, and hilarious pictures and cartoons.

    Another wacky book, Men vs. Women, a Book of Lists examines life from a different perspective and tells it all - the differences between the sexes are real and funny.

    Speaking of wacky, why not read, Number One book of Wacky Lists, a hilarious compendium of lists from the sublime to the absurd. Interesting facts and bits of wisdom, humor, and just plain common sense. Something for everyone to enjoy.

    Even more fun can be found in The Best of Terrible Tommy and Yucky Chucky, a collection of the best Terrible Tommy and Yucky Chucky jokes of all time.

    More hilarious reading can be found in Giggles, Gags, and Quips, Special Picks a collection of the best jokes, pictures, billboards, stories, and cartoons.

    Also collect all the Greatest Jokes of the Century series of books. 25 wildly funny and hilarious compendiums of the greatest jokes, tidbits, stories, and trivia that are sure to induce uncontrollable laughter. The best bathroom reading since Readers Digest.

    Dont forget to collect the rest of the Profound Thoughts series.

    All written by Thomas F. Shubnell and available at Amazon.com

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  • Table of Contents

    Health .................................................................................6

    Health..........................................................................7 Thoughts for Food .....................................................21 Exercise.....................................................................31

    Wealth ..............................................................................36

    Wealth .......................................................................37 Knowledge and Wisdom ..................................................69

    Knowledge and Wisdom ............................................70 Index.................................................................................95

    Index .........................................................................96

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    Health

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    Health

    Another great medical breakthrough would be the discovery that a patients time is worth something.

    Advice after injury is like medicine after death.

    Good health is the thing that makes you feel now is the best time of the year.

    It helps our days so very much to give lifes hurts the lighter touch.

    Pain and suffering are inevitable, but misery is optional.

    Worry causes wrinkles, which give you something else to worry about.

    If you have no charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble.

    It is better to wear out than to rust out.

    Why do you never see a motorcycle parked outside a psychiatrists office?

    My doctor thinks Im a hypochondriac. He wrote me a prescription, and when I asked the pharmacist for the generic equivalent, he handed me a bag of M&Ms.

    God heals, and doctors take the fee.

    A doctor can bury his mistakes, but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines.

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    How can I be cured? the man asked. Faith, said the doctor, Hope and faith.

    We now have eyeglasses for our visual problems and hearing aids for our auditory problems. I wish science would come up with a thinking aid.

    My doctor is one of those who puts her price list on the wall. I went in with a rare ailment, and she charged me extra for ordering off the menu.

    Pleasure is an unusual emotion - it seems you can get it only by giving it.

    Your body is like a superbly tuned automobile. Even if you take care of it, use it wisely, and maintain it properly, it will eventually break down.

    When you rust after standing in the rain, you may be taking too much iron.

    Children induce a constant medical condition: they are either a lump in the throat, or a pain in the neck.

    Some folks are not hard of hearing; they are hard of listening.

    My doctor is brilliant. He told me, With proper care, the human body will last a lifetime.

    Enthusiasm is contagious. So is the lack of it.

    Doctors dont know everything; fifty percent of them graduated in the bottom half of their class.

    Be careful when reading health books. You might die of a misprint.

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    Why are magazines found in the attic so much more interesting than the same issues in the doctors office?

    Patients are not allowed to walk out of a hospital. Somebody might think they were cured.

    You never know what ripples of healing you set in motion by simply smiling at someone.

    Patience is when you listen silently to someone tell about the same operation you had.

    Eyesight can give us vision. Insight can give us wisdom. Foresight can give us riches. Hindsight can give us ulcers.

    Health insurance enables one to be ill, at ease.

    The difference between a rash and an allergy is about $400 worth of tests.

    Three rules for healthy teeth: Brush after every meal, see your dentist often, and mind your own business.

    Remember when the only ones who scolded you about smoking were your parents?

    An imaginary ailment is worse than a disease.

    Its easy to develop respiratory problems when being discharged from the hospital; its from holding your breath while they total up your bill.

    A family doctor is one who treats yours, while you support his.

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    Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.

    Good friends are good for your health.

    Good health and good sense are two of lifes greatest blessings.

    A strong body makes the mind strong.

    Its all right letting yourself go as long as you can let yourself back.

    One of the most sublime experiences we can ever have is to wake up feeling healthy after we have been sick.

    Water is the only drink for a wise man.

    Health is the first muse, and sleep is the condition to produce it.

    Beware of young doctors and old barbers.

    A strong positive mental attitude will create more miracles than any wonder drug.

    If I knew I was going to live this long, I would have taken better care of myself.

    Health is certainly more valuable than money, because it is by health that money is procured.

    Gout is not just for gluttons.

    My doctor gave me six months to live, but when I couldnt pay my bill he gave me six months more.

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    The best cure for the body is a quiet mind.

    Troubles waste the stomach like rust wastes iron.

    Many ordinary illnesses are nothing but the expression of a serious dissatisfaction with life.

    It is impossible to lick your elbow, or your eyebrows.

    There is no tranquilizer more effective than a few kind words.

    Untold suffering seldom is.

    I knew a man who gave up smoking, drinking, sex, and food. He was healthy right up to the time he killed himself.

    Hot heads and cold hearts never solved anything.

    They tell you that you will lose your mind when you grow older. What they dont tell you is that you wont miss it.

    If you feel that your doctor is unsatisfactory, remember that all medical students do not make As.

    Do not take things with a grain of salt, you may get high blood pressure.

    Do not chew the fat with anyone, it may cause high cholesterol.

    A hypochondriac is someone who doesnt feel well unless he is sick.

    The wound of a sword will heal; the wound of a tongue will not.

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    Do not cut off your nose to spite your face.

    Life is sometimes like medicine - its good to get a second opinion.

    Psychology, which explains everything, explains nothing, and we are still in doubt.

    When you finally get on Medicare, your first big break will probably be a big bone.

    How you lose or keep your hair depends on how wisely you chose your parents.

    For fast-acting relief, try slowing down.

    The only way to keep your health is to: eat what you dont want, drink what you dont like, and do what you would rather not.

    A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in a doctors book.

    Words are the most powerful drug used