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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, The 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

Amit Kalantri
“Politeness is the first thing people lose once they get the power.”
Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

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

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

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“The most upsetting thing about Society’s attitude towards disabled people is that many millions of disabled people became disabled while trying to please Society, the very same bitch that secretly regards them as subhuman.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana, The Use and Misuse of Children

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“Some of us were brought into this troubled world primarily or only to increase our fathers’ chances of not being left by our mothers, or vice versa.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana, The Use and Misuse of Children

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

Amit Kalantri
“The job of feets is walking, but their hobby is dancing.”
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
“Great losses are great lessons.”
Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

Patricia C. Wrede
“Out here, it's better safe than sorry, because generally speaking, too much of the time sorry means you're dead.”
Patricia C. Wrede, Across the Great Barrier

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

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“Most sane human beings who are over the age of six usually act or react not as per what they genuinely feel or really think but in accordance with the expectations of those around them.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana, The Use and Misuse of Children

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