Proverbial Thursday – Proverbs from around the world.

Every one is cutting back, loosing jobs, money and contentment. Thank goodness proverbs are something that has not changed much over the generations.

Image

Each Thursday I post a thought-provoking quote/saying and  proverb. Here is today’s contribution:

“Try to be like the turtle–at ease in your own shell.”

(Bill Copeland)

“Living is like tearing through a museum.
Not until later do you really start absorbing what you saw,
thinking about it, looking it up in a book, and remembering –
because you can’t take it in all at once.”

–  Audrey Hepburn –

Dansk: Skæg for sig og snot for sig =
English: Don’t mix business with pleasure,
literally = Keep beard (or: fun) and snot apart

Danish proverb

Something the bearded ones ponder about?

Advertisements

About Forestwoodfolkart

Scandinavian culture, literature and traditions are close to my heart, even though I am Australian. I have Scandinavian, Frisian and Prussian/Silesian ancestry and for that reason, I feel a connection with that part of the world. I am an avid Nordic Crime fiction reader, and enjoy photography, writing and a variety of cooking and crafts, and traditional decorative art forms. Politically aware and egalitarian by nature, I have a strong environmental bent.
This entry was posted in Community, Danish, Language, Proverbs, Scandinavian literature and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.