Tag Archives: proverbs

Feb.6/19 – The doors of opportunity are marked “Push” and “Pull”.

The soul of the sluggard desireth, and hath nothing: but the soul of the diligent shall be made fat.                                           … Continue reading

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Jan.9/19 – If at first you don’t succeed, try reading the instructions.

” Take fast hold of instruction; let her not go: keep her: for she is thy life.”  – Proverbs 4:13 Peace to you. B Image: an old notebook in an abandoned steel factory.

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Dec.12/18 – Laziness and poverty are cousins.

“Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep: So shall thy poverty come as one that travelled; and thy want as an armed man.”                 Proverbs … Continue reading

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Nov. 7/18: It’s nice to be important, but it’s more important to be nice. (unknown author)

Where’s our Hope? I looked up the meaning of nice and was surprised to see that in the 13th century it was used to describe foolish, stupid, senseless, careless, among others. Oh yeah, it was a very nice word indeed, … Continue reading

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Oct. 31/18 – A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small package.

“A fool finds no pleasure in understanding but delights in airing his own opinions.”                                                     … Continue reading

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Oct.17 / 18 – A man is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.

“There is that maketh himself rich, yet hath nothing: there is that maketh himself poor, yet hath great riches.”                                           … Continue reading

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Aug.22/18 – Never pass up a chance to keep your mouth shut.

“Even a fool when he holdeth his peace, is counted wise: and he that shutteth his lips is esteemed a man of understanding.” – Proverbs 17:28 This is something I need to work on consciously, sometimes my mouth is in … Continue reading

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