I find there is profound wisdom in the proverbs, sayings and quotes of days past, and I marvel at the way these few words 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 find them thought-provoking too.
Patience attracts happiness;
it brings near that which is far –
Source: Sufiso’s blog
Proverbs like this are often wise words from our ancestors, passed down from generation to generation. Best savoured a little a time. At times they sound trite, yet wisdom is surely found within their concise words.
Life is being on the wire. Everything else is just waiting –
I was a bit mystified by this quote, until I learned that Wallenda was a high wire performance artist!
What is Karl really waiting for?
Is your life on living on a wire? Unpredictable, insecure?
Do you have a similar quote that inspires you?
I would love to hear your thoughts and so invite you to join in the discussion.
Proverbial Thursday gives us all Something to Ponder About