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.
Another Norwegian Proverb this week to continue the series:
Det man förlorar på gungorna tar man igen på karusellen. – Norwegian proverb
The loss on the swings is won back on the
Nietzsche features prominently in my selected quotes for they are always so interesting.
The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe.
If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself-
Have you struggled to find or escape from being overwhelmed by the tribe? Some of us like to walk our own path, and if that is the only way to achieve our dreams, then we must do it or let our dream slid away.
Do you Agree with Nietzsche? Science tells us that the losses catch up eventually but has that been your experience in your life so far?
A fortune cookie told me just last week:
“What appeared to be a loss will turn out in your favour.” – I am still waiting for the favour!
Proverbial Thursday – Something to Ponder About