What exactly is a STINKISM?  A STINKISM is positive or inspiring quote with a STINKIN’ twist.  New STINKISMS will be added regularly so keep checking back.

“Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.”   Mark Twain (Humorist, Writer, and Lecturer, 1835–1910) 
STINKIN’ THINKIN’ Translation:  Unforgiveness is like stepping in something that STINKS and blaming your shoes. 

“Give me a stock clerk with a goal and I’ll give you a man who will make history. Give me a man with no goals and I’ll give you a stock clerk.” J.C. Penney
STINKIN’ THINKIN’ Translation:   If you want to be an average worker forever, do nothing because mediocrity has a way of finding you very quickly. 

“My life has been filled with terrible misfortune; most of which never happened.”  Montaigne
STINKIN’ THINKIN’ Translation:   If you think terrible misfortune is following you, stop thinking. 

“The minute you settle for less than you deserve, you get even less than you settled for.” Maureen Dowd
STINKIN’ THINKIN’ Translation:   Settle for less than you deserve, and you’ll deserve what you get.

Quote:  Nature and wisdom never are at strife. ~Plutarch
STINKIN’ THINKIN’ Translation Wise guys look toward the skies!