Proverbial Thursday – Proverbs from around the World

I find profound wisdom in proverbs, sayings and quotes and marvel at the way they can be so succinct in communicating messages to the reader. Mostly anonymous, they come to us from past generations and across cultures, and speak of the experiences of lives lived and lessons learned. Quotes like proverbs, can make us think more deeply about something.

Each Thursday, I post a Proverb or Saying and a Quote that I find thought provoking.  I hope you will too.

New Zealand

“Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you.”
Maori proverb

(the Norwegians have a variation of this as well)

We all fall to the floor at some point
it’s how you pick yourself up that’s the real challenge
– isn’t it..?” Madonna



Something to ponder about.