Proverbs and sayings offer up wise words from all corners of the world. Best savoured a little at a time, these sayings are passed down from generation to generation. Each Friday, I post a saying, or proverb and a quote that I find thought-provoking. I hope you enjoy them as much as I do.
Each Friday, I post a Proverb or Saying and a Quote that I find thought-provoking.
I hope you think so too.
Continuing with the theme of ‘love,’ and ‘marriage, we have a somewhat reassuring proverb from the landlocked country of Burundi.
Where there is love, there is no darkness –
It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriage –
Do you agree with Nietzsche?
He is often controversial, often provocative.
Do you think this was his intention to be controversial in saying this?
After all, he had fairly fixed opinions of marriage, viewing it as a potentially lengthy conversation, in this quote:
“When marrying you should ask yourself this question: do you believe you are going to enjoy talking with this woman into your old age? Everything else in a marriage is transitory, but most of the time that you’re together will be devoted to conversation.”
Proverbial Friday – Always Something to Ponder more About