Proverbs Quotes

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Thomas Pynchon
“If they can get you asking the wrong questions, they don't have to worry about answers.”
Thomas Pynchon, Gravity's Rainbow

J.R.R. Tolkien
“Short cuts make long delays.”
J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

Sanai
“This too shall pass.”
Hakim Sanai

Oscar Wilde
“People who count their chickens before they are hatched act very wisely because chickens run about so absurdly that it's impossible to count them accurately.”
Oscar Wilde

“When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with humility comes wisdom.”
Anonymous, Holy Bible: King James Version

“If everyone helps to hold up the sky, then one person does not become tired.”
Askhari Johnson Hodari, Lifelines: The Black Book of Proverbs

E.A. Bucchianeri
“It was not curiosity that killed the goose who laid the golden egg, but an insatiable greed that devoured common sense.”
E.A. Bucchianeri, Brushstrokes of a Gadfly,

Jennifer Donnelly
“He who cannot endure the bad will not live to see the good.”
Jennifer Donnelly, The Winter Rose

“Lady Wisdom will be your close friend; and Brother Knowledge will be your pleasant companion.”
Anonymous, Holy Bible: King James Version

“many women do noble things, but you surpass them all. charm is deceptive, beauty is fleeting; but a woman who fears the Lord, she shall be praised”
Anonymous, Holy Bible: New International Version

W. Somerset Maugham
“A bird in the hand was worth two in the bush, he told her, to which she retorted that a proverb was the last refuge of the mentally destitute.”
W. Somerset Maugham, The Painted Veil

“She is clothed in strength and dignity, and she laughs without fear of the future.”
Anonymous, Holy Bible: King James Version

Amit Kalantri
“All worries are less with wine.”
Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

Amit Kalantri
“Take care of your costume and your confidence will take care of itself.”
Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

Amit Kalantri
“Be a worthy worker and work will come.”
Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

Amit Kalantri
“The job of feets is walking, but their hobby is dancing.”
Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

Amit Kalantri
“Father has a strengthening character like the sun and mother has a soothing temper like the moon.”
Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

Amit Kalantri
“Music shouldn't be just a tune, it should be a touch.”
Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

Pindar
“Steer your boat with justice: forge
A tongue on truth's anvil.”
Pindar, Selected Odes

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“Most sane human beings’ chances of being alive in a thousand years’ time are a hundred times higher than their chances of being sincerely happy for at least ten consecutive days.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Amit Kalantri
“War is not just the shower of bullets and bombs from both sides, it is also the shower of blood and bones on both sides.”
Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

Amit Kalantri
“Health is hearty, health is harmony, health is happiness.”
Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

Alex Morritt
“In the absence of a formally agreed, worldwide dictionary definition of 'Quotography' (in 2016), here are my two cents worth: 'Quotography is the art of pairing unique quotations with complementary images in order to express thought-provoking ideas, challenging concepts, profound sentiments'.”
Alex Morritt, Lines & Lenses

Amit Kalantri
“If you can't impress them with your argument, impress them with your actions.”
Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

“The best way to respond to Hatred is to trigger Love. The one who Loves is the Greatest”
Samuel Asumadu-Sarkodie

Amit Kalantri
“The decision is your own voice, an opinion is the echo of someone else's voice.”
Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

Amit Kalantri
“If thinking should precede acting, then acting must succeed thinking.”
Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

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