Proverbs and sayings provide us with wise words, hitherto uttered by generally anonymous folk. Said ever so succinctly, and eloquently, that a thousand meanings can be revealed in a few succinct words.
Oftentimes, these wise words are general rules for life itself, and come from all corners of the world. Best savoured a little at a time, these sayings are passed down from generation to generation, almost as if our ancestors are speaking to us themselves.
Each Thursday, I post a saying, or proverb and a quote that I find thought-provoking. I hope you enjoy them as much as I do.
This week’s proverbial offerings is a departure from the current series of African proverbs, revisiting Norway and the proverb from there, I belive, pertains to journeys and destinations, perhaps. What do you think?
He who follows the river comes at last to the sea
– Norwegian proverb
“If only we could pull out our brains and use only our eyes.”
The appreciation of art is sometimes a little obscure, particularly for those people who are logical and driven. Was Picasso referring to art appreciation or a wider interpretation of the world?
I would be interested to hear your thoughts. Join in the discussion. Every comment is welcome.
Proverbial Thursdays – Something esoteric to Ponder About