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Which is your favorite proverb or motivational saying?

  1. albertovich profile image60
    albertovichposted 5 years ago

    Which is your favorite proverb or motivational saying?

    I love reading them, they're very inspiring and teach us a thing or two about life.

  2. onegoodwoman profile image76
    onegoodwomanposted 5 years ago

    I adore the Book of Proverbs, pearls of wisdom from history's sages........I really do.

    In times of turmoil, great joy, indecision, mistrust, excitement, eagerness and a host of other emotions, this is my guiding pearl.................

    " and this, too, shall pass".

    Whether the call is to enjoy it, celebrate, or endure it..........." it", too, shall pass, and a newer emotion  will come to take its place.  Knowing this, I will either savor and grab hold, or ride the storm.

    1. inChristalone profile image62
      inChristaloneposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I like that answer.  It is a good one to remind us that whatever comes, the only thing that stays the same is that everything changes.  Voted up.

  3. ananceleste profile image73
    anancelesteposted 5 years ago

    "Reading ten thousands of books is not as useful as travelling ten thousand miles"-
    Chinese proverb

  4. Saved by Jesus profile image57
    Saved by Jesusposted 5 years ago

    "Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will eat it's fruit" (Proverbs 18:21).   It shows how powerful or words are-they can make or break us-or other people!

  5. inChristalone profile image62
    inChristaloneposted 5 years ago

    Proverbs 3:5-6
    5Trust in the Lord with all your heart
        and lean not on your own understanding;
    6 in all your ways submit to him,
        and he will make your paths straight.

    It reminds me to not rely on human understanding or knowledge but to trust God and He will lead me on the right paths.  The hard part is not relying on me.

  6. micadeolu profile image49
    micadeoluposted 5 years ago

    God grant me serenity to accept the things I cannot change; courage to change the things I can and wisdom to know the difference.

  7. Civil War Bob profile image60
    Civil War Bobposted 5 years ago

    Hoping is nice, praying works...Bobism #2 on my blog, "Self Indulgent B.S."

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    JThomp42posted 5 years ago

    My Wish for All: Comfort on difficult days, Joy when sadness comes, Rainbows to follow the Storms, Laughter to kiss your lips, Sunsets to warm your heart, Hugs when Lonely, Beauty for your eyes to see, Friendships to brighten your being, Faith so that you Will believe, Confidence for when you doubt, Courage to know yourself, Patience to accept the truth, Love to complete your life, And a Relationship with Jesus Christ to take you Home. Amen!!!

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      JThomp42posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Not trying to brag at all!!!!! But, This is my quote. Please do not copy w/out permission. God Bless!!

  9. Adamowen profile image80
    Adamowenposted 5 years ago

    "When you want to succeed as bad as you want to breathe, then you'll be successful" - Eric Thomas

  10. shruti sheshadri profile image61
    shruti sheshadriposted 5 years ago

    I am pretty, but not beautiful,
    I sin but i am not the devil,
    I am good, but i am not an angel...
    ~ Marilyn Monroe

    It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
    ~J K Rowling

    You've gotta dance like there's nobody watching,
    Love like you'll never be hurt,
    Sing like there's nobody listening,
    And live like it's heaven on earth.
    ~ William W. Purkey

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    Garifaliaposted 5 years ago

    "There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest." - Elie Wiesel (Wiesel is the author of 36 works dealing with the moral responsibility of all people to fight hatred, racism and genocide)

    "All who have meditated on the art of governing mankind have been convinced that the fate of empires depends on the education of youth." (Aristotle)

    the following is not a proverb nor a saying but it is nonetheless motivational:

    "My dear children: I rejoice to see you before me today, happy youth of a sunny and fortunate land. Bear in mind that the wonderful things that you learn in your schools are the work of many generations, produced by enthusiastic effort and infinite labour in every country of the world. All this is put into your hands as your inheritance in order that you may receive it, honour it, and add to it, and one day faithfully hand it on to your children. Thus do we mortals achieve immortality in the permanent things which we create in common. If you always keep that in mind you will find meaning in life and work and acquire the right attitude towards other nations and ages."

    (Albert Einstein talking to a group of school children. 1934)

  12. GNelson profile image77
    GNelsonposted 5 years ago

    Even if you are on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there. - Will Rogers