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Post your favorite Proverb(s)

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posted on Sep, 10 2013 @ 09:43 AM
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"Better is a dinner of herbs where love is than a fattened ox and hatred with it." - Proverbs 15:17

It doesn't have to be biblical, but I would like to see where it came from; even if it is anonymous or just a family proverb.

Peace be to you.




posted on Sep, 10 2013 @ 10:01 AM
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Doubt is te biginning not the end of wisdom.

A little knowledge is a dangerous thing.

In the kingdom of the blind the one eyed man is king.



posted on Sep, 10 2013 @ 10:02 AM
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There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth, not going all the way and not starting.

-buddha
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posted on Sep, 10 2013 @ 10:08 AM
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The Lord helps those who help themselves, but god help those who get caught!



posted on Sep, 10 2013 @ 10:10 AM
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Those are all good ones!

Keep em' coming. I need some wisdom today.



posted on Sep, 10 2013 @ 10:21 AM
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He who go to sleep with itchy bunghole
wake up with stinky finger.

-Ancient Chinese proverb



posted on Sep, 10 2013 @ 10:40 AM
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The Goddess of Mercy has a thousand hands - and needs them all. ~ Japanese Proverb



posted on Sep, 10 2013 @ 10:56 AM
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"Someday someone may kill you with your own gun, but they should have to beat you to death with it because it is empty."


from "Rules (proverbs) for Gunfighting." Internet circa 2000.




posted on Sep, 10 2013 @ 11:10 AM
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Here are a few.


“Be Who You Are and Say What You Feel Because Those Who Mind Don't Matter and Those Who Matter Don't Mind.”
-- Dr. Seuss




The fire you kindle for your enemy often burns yourself more than him.
- by Proverb, Chinese.




A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way.
-Mark Twain




Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
-Albert Einstein



posted on Sep, 10 2013 @ 11:13 AM
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"He who would leap high must take a long run."

"When the character of a man is not clear to you, look at his friends."

"If the wind will not serve, take to the oars."




posted on Sep, 10 2013 @ 11:22 AM
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Fail to prepare, prepare to fail

and,

Never judge a book by its cover.

Follow these 2 and you won't go far wrong in life



posted on Sep, 10 2013 @ 11:29 AM
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One who knows, doesn't know. One who doesn't know, knows.
~Confucius

You can dress em up, take em out, but you can't make em drink the water.
~ some crazy guy at work



posted on Sep, 10 2013 @ 11:30 AM
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You don't have to blow my candle out to make yours glow brighter



posted on Sep, 10 2013 @ 11:45 AM
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Hmmm, here are a few...

"Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do." - Bruce Lee

"A closed mind is a lost mind." - Me

Great idea for a thread!


Here's a few more of my favs,

"No one can construct for you the bridge upon which precisely you must cross the stream of life, no one but you yourself alone."

" He who fights with monsters should look to it that he himself does not become a monster."

- Friedrich Nietzsche

I love philosophy!
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posted on Sep, 10 2013 @ 11:48 AM
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"It take many nails to build crib but one screw to fill it."



"Man who sneezes without a napkin takes matters into his own hands."



"Girl who do back spring on bed spring have offspring next spring."


Ok Ok.. seriousness!




"Even the greatest was once a beginner. Don’t be afraid to take that first step."



posted on Sep, 10 2013 @ 11:53 AM
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"Prior Planning Prevents Pi$$-Poor Progress"

"He who have hole in pocky feel cocky all day"



posted on Sep, 10 2013 @ 11:56 AM
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Do or Do not. There is no try.
-JM Yoda



posted on Sep, 10 2013 @ 12:02 PM
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Pretty insightful, guys. Others are pretty funny.

"The wicked flee when no one pursues, but the righteous are as bold as a lion" - Proverbs 28:1



posted on Sep, 10 2013 @ 12:04 PM
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You've already chosen my favourite, bit a close second would be;
"Like a madman who throws firebrand arrows and death, is the man who deceives his neighbour and says "I am only joking".- Proverbs ch26 vv18-19



posted on Sep, 10 2013 @ 12:07 PM
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"Train yourself to let go of everything you fear to lose" ~ Yoda

"Size matters not" ~ Yoda

"Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering." ~ Yoda

" No. Try not. Do... or do not. There is no try." ~ Yoda



Yup I love Yoda and there is truth in each one of those sayings or proverbs. My personal favorite is the first one. It is so true.



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