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Saturday, 30 May 2009

It's Quotable Sunday thanks to Toni at A Daily Dose of Toni. Each Sunday we list a few of our favorite quotes. This Sunday I decided to focus on proverbs for life. Here are a few of my favorites:

Drink nothing with out seeing it; sign nothing without reading it. Spanish Proverb

The road to a friend's house is never long. Danish Proverb

One meets his destiny often in the road he takes to avoid it. French Proverb

Be not deceived with the first appearance of things, for show is not substance. English Proverb

A mother understands what a child does not say. Jewish Proverb

Fall down seven times, get up eight. Japanese Proverb

Lying and stealing are next door neighbors. Arabian Proverb

One of life's greatest mysteries is how the boy who wasn't good enough to marry your daughter can be the father of the smartest grandchild in the world. Jewish Proverb

Hold a true friend with both hands. African Proverb

Whoever gossips to you will gossip about you. Spanish Proverb

Don't approach a goat from the front, a horse from the back, or a fool from any side. Jewish Proverb

Men can acquire knowledge, but not wisdom. Some of the greatest fools ever known were learned men. Spanish Proverb

If you suspect a man, don't employ him, and if you employ him, don't suspect him. Chinese Proverb

I hope you enjoy these proverbs and can apply them to your life. Leave us a comment and let us know which is your favorite. Be sure to visit A Daily Dose of Toni for more quotes. Want to join us, add the link to your quotes at A Daily Dose of Toni.


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