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.
The less you expect, the more pleasant life gets
Do expectations set you up for failure? Or give you a challenge to rise to?
Is there one thing that it is impossible not to have expectations about? Perhaps our career?
Perhaps we might feel less burdened without expectations? I know I would feel freer, but I fear that my motivation might also then decrease proportionately. What do you think?
I think anyone who has an opinion, and voices it, will offend someone
– Peter Steele
Like expectations, is it impossible to have a world devoid of offensive opinions? Can we be so politically correct, so careful in our communication, so inert in our opinions that we do not offend?
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Proverbial Thursday challenging you to have Something to Ponder About.