Bättre en fågel i handen än tio i skogen. Better a bird in hand then 10 in the forest.Swedish Proverb “Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough” ― Oprah Winfrey Are you constantly seeking contentment? Marc and … Continue reading Sunday Sayings – Contentment
Imagine a bitterly cold Swedish winter, on the bleak treeless coastal island, in an old manor house built from the wood of a wrecked ship in which scores of sailors drowned, where one's only neighbours are 2 lighthouses, one of which no longer works and is haunted. Is there any better location for a thriller/murder … Continue reading The Darkest Room – Johan Theorin
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. Quotes, like proverbs, make us think more deeply about something.
Mostly anonymous, proverbs are a portal directly through time to generations past and echo a diverse range of cultures. They speak of the experiences of many lessons learned and the wisdom from thousands of lives already lived. I invite you to comment on their varied meanings and intentions.
Quotes, sayings and proverbs are very useful words that we can use in our daily lives. Passed down from generations before us, we can heed their wisdom and apply all the various layers and concepts to our modern lives. Join me in discussing their meanings every Friday on Proverbial Friday.
Several years ago, I created Proverbial Friday on my blog. Wise words that contain lessons and messages about how to manage our life and find more contentment, if only we can think about and dissect their words. I love a good discussion so join with me each Friday and share your thoughts on the quotes and proverbs I post. I love comments.