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Proverbs that moved you!!

Ashok Ravi
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Lets list out some of the proverbs, which would have moved us a lot positively in our life. To start with:

Winners don't do different things; They do things differently!!

The best way to end an argument is to just avoid it!!

If you fail to plan, you plan to fail


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Sagar Rohankar
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Recent one:
"Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy - Benjamin Franklin"
and that moved me to the pub.

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Ashok Ravi wrote:Lets list out some of the proverbs, which would have moved us a lot positively in our life. To start with:



Yesterday I saw this at a notice board.

Don't follow a path. Create your own path and leave a trail.

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srinivas chary wrote:Yesterday I saw this at a notice board.

Don't follow a path. Create your own path and leave a trail.

But if everyone did that, wouldn't it lead to massive deforestation?

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fred rosenberger wrote:
But if everyone did that, wouldn't it lead to massive deforestation?

The quotes are just to read and forget.., I don't follow any quotes, am too lazy to follow whatever I read...

In fact I like this one.

Don't believe anybody, no matter who said, where you read it, not even myself, unless it agrees with your reason and common sense. ---Buddha.

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A proverb from the Cree Indians

  • Only after the last tree has been cut down
  • Only after the last river has been poisoned
  • Only after the last fish has been caught
  • Then will you find that money cannot be eaten.


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    Frank Silbermann
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    "You can get further with a kind word and a gun than you can with just a kind word."

    "Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is...It's the Only answer!"

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    Frank Silbermann wrote:"You can get further with a kind word and a gun than you can with just a kind word."

    "Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is...It's the Only answer!"


    Sounds like a Mafia proverb..
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    Frank Silbermann wrote:"You can get further with a kind word and a gun than you can with just a kind word."

    "Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is...It's the Only answer!"



    those are the kind of words that inspire to REMOVE someone from the path and MOVE you to jail!!!

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    Nirlajjam sadasukhi
    Loosely translated from Marathi, it means a shameless person is perpetually happy


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    I recited a couple of proverbs and my land lord moved me

    # Only after the last tree has been cut down
    # Only after the last river has been poisoned
    # Only after the last fish has been caught
    # Then will you find that money cannot be eaten.


    Nice


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    I personally like a hindi proverb by Abdul_Rahim_Khan-I-Khana

    रहिमन धागा प्रेम का, मत तोड़ो चटके,
    टूटे से फिर न जुड़े, जुड़े गाँठ पड़ जाये.

    "Says Rahim, don't allow the (delicate) thread of love (between individuals) to snap. Once it snaps, it cannot be rejoined and if you do rejoin it, there is a knot in it (i.e. it will never be the same again).



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    Sagar Rohankar wrote:Recent one:
    "Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy - Benjamin Franklin"
    and that moved me to the pub.


    Good one!


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    Some of the one liners I read on people's tea shirts ... Don't be serious

    - Save water, shower together.

    - Staying in bed, Shouting Oh God! Does not constitute going to church.

    - Student + Dying = Studying


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    "i would rather die a meningful death,
    than live a meaningless life..."
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    This one is good as well :

    EVERYONE WANTS TO GO TO HEAVEN .

    BUT.... NO ONE WANTS TO DIE
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    Sai Surya wrote:Some of the one liners I read on people's tea shirts ...

    A tea shirt? Is that a shirt you put on when you're going to drink tea?


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    Ha Ha Sai Surya must have meant a T-shirt not a tea shirt! After a long gap i am just happy to be here in the forum and hope to continue to learn and contribute here again..


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    By all means marry. If you get a good wife, you'll be happy. If you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher.


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    Courage is not just one of the virtues,it is a form of every virtue at the testing point.

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    Sumit Patil

    By all means marry. If you get a good wife, you'll be happy. If you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher


    Good one.
    But what if one gets a bad husband!Does it apply other way also ?
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    Bindu Lakhanpal wrote:
    Sumit Patil

    By all means marry. If you get a good wife, you'll be happy. If you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher


    Good one.
    But what if one gets a bad husband!Does it apply other way also ?


    If one gets Bad Hubby, then arguments starts, it is ended by wife, and whenever the man speaks, its a start of a new one.....
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    If one gets Bad Hubby, then arguments starts, it is ended by wife, and whenever the man speaks, its a start of a new one.....


    And hence the wife moves on the path to become a philosphor!!
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    And hence the wife moves on the path to become a philosphor!!


    May be the case....but i do not know any such case....its the man only who becomes the philosopher.......
    Bindu Lakhanpal
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    May be the case....but i do not know any such case....its the man only who becomes the philosopher.......


    What?
    Ok. Whatever.
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    What?
    Ok. Whatever.


    Thats the truth....please do not mind
    Bindu Lakhanpal
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    ok.
    you are practicing to end the argument.Good!.
    This way there won't be any remote chance of your wife becoming a philosopher(therefore avoiding to have a living example of wife becoming a philosopher!)
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    Bindu Lakhanpal wrote:
    Sumit Patil

    By all means marry. If you get a good wife, you'll be happy. If you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher


    Good one.
    But what if one gets a bad husband!Does it apply other way also ?


    There are no happy husbands. Only husbands who listen, and husbands who pretend to listen.
    So the wife is always happy.
    Sumit Patil
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    ok.
    you are practicing to end the argument.Good!.
    This way there won't be any remote chance of your wife becoming a philosopher(therefore avoiding to have a living example of wife becoming a philosopher!)


    Yes i am trying to....but as said above.....it is always ended by women and what ever man says after is a start of a new argument....
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    God is great;
    Beer is good;
    People are crazy.

    (Do song lyrics count??)


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    This one from Ghandi stuck in my head (I remember it from the film, I hope I'm not butchering it):

    Everything we do is insignificant, but it is very important that we do it.

    That guy had a million of 'em.


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