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Wednesday, September 27, 2006

For my Thursday Thirteen this week, #21
13 Famous Proverbs
1.)A book is like a garden carried in the pocket. ~Arab Proverb
2.)A broken hand works, but not a broken heart. ~Persian Proverb
3.)A thorn defends the rose, harming only those who would steal the blossom.~ Chinese proverb
4.)Deal with the faults of others as gently as with your own.~ Chinese Proverb
5.)Fortune is a woman; if you neglect her today do not expect to regain her tomorrow.~ French Proverb
6.)God could not be everywhere and therefore he made mothers. ~Jewish Proverb
7.)He who has once burnt his mouth always blows his soup. ~German Proverb
8.)The light heart lives long.~ Irish Proverb
9.)The road to a friend's house is never long. ~Danish proverb
10.)The world is a rose: smell it and pass it on to your friends.~ Persian Proverb
11.)To be rich is not everything, but it certainly helps. ~Yiddish Proverb
12.)To deny all, is to confess all. ~Spanish Proverb
13.)Yesterday is but a dream, tomorrow is but a vision. But today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness, and every tomorrow a vision of hope. Look well, therefore, to This Day.~ Sanskrit Proverb
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18 comments:

Anonymous said...

What a wonderful list of proverbs. :) Thanks for sharing. Most of them were new to me.

Happy Thursday. :)

Shannon said...

Great proverbs. Will keep them for use later!

Have a great Thursday!

Carmen said...

inspiring post. :) and I like the new blog design!

TC said...

I LOVE these. I copied and saved them all. Thanks.

Ghost said...

Like everyone else, these are great and I've copied them. I love collecting quotes and sayings.

Have a Happy!

Pass The Torch said...

Thesea re so excellent! I'd heard some of them, but not all. I'm bookmarking this page for future reference.

Thanks!

Kelly
2passthetorch.com

Anonymous said...

great list!

Ocean Lady said...

I especially like the Chinese proverb from number 3 and the Irish proverb in number 8. Very nice!! :=)

Candy Minx said...

Beautiful list, well done!

I love the Jewish proverb, these are a lot of fun.

Always fun to see you, hope you and your friends can drop by I have an art opening. It's my ninth week with Tt and my 300th post!

Here is the address to the art show:

http://gnosticminx.blogspot.com/2006/09/gallery-for-day.html

Anonymous said...

Absolutely wonderful list. I love to read stuff like this. My family rolls their eyes at all my quote books and the hundreds of pages I've printed over the years, but I find that I need the wisdom boost almost every day. Thanks.

Jenny Ryan said...

I like these-thanks for sharing them.

Just Expressing Myself said...

I love lists like this.
#11 made me laugh.
Thanks for visiting me.
See you again soon.
Frances

Happy0303 said...

What a great inspirational list. Thank you!

The Pink Diary

mar said...

I knew only a couple of them, great list! Love nr. 6 (God could not be everywhere and therefore he made mothers and 11:
To be rich is not everything, but it certainly helps

Yes, oh yes!
Happy TT :)

...my 2 cents said...

A great list of proverbs! I really like #4! Thanks for sharing!

Thank you for visiting my list yesterday!!

Chelle Y. said...

Those are some great proverbs! I like the Jewish one, even though I believe God can be everywhere! :)

Christine said...

I love that list! Awesome!

Anonymous said...

These are just so true!

Just catching up here! happy weekend!