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In the Name of God بسم الله

Your favourite 'saying' ..proverb.

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I love sayings, proverbs, old wives tales; they are little cameos of knowledge and sometimes wisdom.

By way of example, here's a couple I like: 

You wouldn't enjoy the sun if it weren't for the clouds-

Only the wearer knows where the shoe pinches-

In the end, all the knots come to the comb-

Do you have any good ones? I'd love to read them.

Thank you.

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My mother's favorite saying was "sit down and shut up".

Offhand, one of my favorites is from my Dad, "You would not have this problem if you behaved yourself to begin with." Sometimes, he'd change the past-tensed verb 'behaved' to fit the situation.

 

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19 hours ago, Haimid said:

Patience is of two kinds, patience over what pains you, and patience against what you covet

Not spamming a quip, yet...

What about tiring of 'patience' while patient?

A constant state of "the next one?" or "what is next?" or "now what?"

Summation: You can get real tired about being patient.

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2 minutes ago, hasanhh said:

Summation: You can get real tired about being patient.

So true..!  But 'What cannot be cured must be endured'

Another saying(to change the subject) 

The greatest glory is not never to fall down..but to get up every time you fall. 

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12 hours ago, Fakeha said:

"Crazy people don't know they're crazy. I know I am crazy ,therefore I am not crazy, isn't that crazy" :grin:- Captain Jack Sparrow

This all depends on how "crazy" is defined. lf it is undefined, then ...

"Undefined people do not know they're undefined. l know l am undefined, therefore l am not undefined, isn't that undefined."

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القرد بعين أمّه غزال

A monkey in the eyes of its mother is a gazelle. 

 

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