I find there to be profound wisdom in proverbs, sayings and quotes and I marvel at the way they are so succinct in communicating messages to the reader. Mostly anonymous, they come to us from past generations and from across cultures. They speak of the experiences of lives lived and lessons learned. Quotes, like proverbs, 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 think so too.
Continuing on the series of African Proverbs, we have another from Kenya this week:
An empty tin makes a lot of noise
Life, we learn too late, is in the living, in the tissue of every day and hour.
– Stephen Leacock
Stephen P. H Butler Leacock, (1869 –1944) was a Canadian teacher, political scientist, writer, and humorist. Between the years 1915 and 1925, he was the best-known English-speaking humorist in the world. He is known for his light humour along with criticisms of people’s follies. [Wikipedia]
To enjoy the world without judgement is what a realized life is like
– Charlotte Joko Beck
What do you make of this week’s proverb? Do you find it is true, in your experience?
And the quotes this week: Both are about life and how we live it:
Is it possible to live a life complete, without judgement?
Or is judgement a necessary, protection mechanism or an evolutionary aberration?
Please do join in the discussion.
I would be pleased to hear all thoughts and comments.
Something to Ponder About this Thursday.