Freddie Nellist

Gold Star - 4,808 Points [Geordie] (26-10-1928 / Jarrow on Tyne UK)

Freddie Nellist Quotes

  • ''If you don't want your children to hear what you are saying, pretend you're talking to them.''
    A knowing parent.
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  • ''The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago.
    The second best time is now.''
    A gardener.
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  • ''Learn from the mistakes of others, you don't live long enough to make them all yourself.''
    It makes sense.
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  • ''If your parents did not have children,

    the odds are you won't either.''
    My parents told me.
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  • ''You can't adjust the direction of the wind but you can adjust the setting of your sails.''
    Practice
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  • ''Show me a man with two feet planted firmly on the ground, and I will show you a man who cant get his trousers on.''
    Observation
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  • ''Today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday.''
    Anticipation
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  • ''You don't get a second chance to make a first impression.''
    A family saying.
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  • ''Don't look forward to retirement, you never get a day off.''
    Me.
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  • ''My computer can beat me at chess. I'm now going to see how it gets on at kick boxing.''
    Chess
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Best Poem of Freddie Nellist

A Place In Mind

I'm from a place so precious in mind
I'm from a moment long time passed
I'm from a memory that happened fast
The place my childhood was inclined.

I'm from a place with a door called Two
I'm from a dwelling of soulful prayers
I'm from a place where poverty flares
A place my mothers child passed through.

I'm from a place seen with an aged eye
I'm from a past where my memories fly
A place my body was not meant to lie
A place I picture when I need to cry.

I'm from a place of sweet summer wine
A place from where my person did stray
But a place I...

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Smiles Are Free

The face that wears a beautiful smile
Conveys more than words can say
Not only a smile that lingers a while
But the one that is there to stay.
A smile is a rainbow warm not cold
Showing your friends you really care
It might not lead us to a pot of gold
There's really nothing that can compare.

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