And praise is precious to a man, though uttered by the parrot or the mocking-bird.

THE OLD PROVERBIAL RECOVERY

Tupper’s Proverbial philosophy: a book of thoughts and arguments

jenni 027

Two birds disputed about a kernel, when a third swooped down and carried it off.
Proverb from the Congo.

ty http://www.familypets.net/birdproverbs.htm

foto – rainbow lorikeet ulmarra 2009 nov.

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“Some people drink from the fountain of knowledge, others just gargle.”

THE OLD PROVERBIAL RECOVERY

Robert Anthony

1 archibald fountain

foto archibald fountain in sydney’s hyde park australia

You may not have very much sense. But if you have enough to keep your mouth shut and look wise, it will not be long before you acquire a wide reputation as a fountain of Wisdom.

ROBERT ELLIOTT GONZALES, Poems and Paragraphs

Read more at http://www.notable-quotes.com/w/wisdom_quotes.html#VOARsEZtUA5gGIo6.99

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When an ordinary man attains knowledge, he is a sage; when a sage attains understanding, he is an ordinary man.

THE OLD PROVERBIAL RECOVERY

1 ROCK AT DAVIDSONS WHALING STATION

Feet on rock, our elemental selves.
I break silence
that has lingered now for days.

But still I can not jump the gap.

Hanging Rock

VANESSA KIRKPATRICK

http://www.australianpoetry.org/2013/12/04/hanging-rock/

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