The silence of a flower: a kind of silence which we continually evade, of which we find only the shadow in dreams.
If you tickle the earth with a hoe she laughs with a harvest. Douglas Jerrold
Call me not fool till Heaven has sent me fort-
never fight a lion – unless you are a lion yourself.” – african proverb
It is better to hear the nightingale sing than the mouse gnaw. Hal.
“You cannot find peace by avoiding life.”
― Virginia Woolf
Silken tongue and hempen heart often go together. Dan.
Can a house be burned down with hot water.” Tamil.
“Addiction is a family disease. One person may use, but the whole family suffers.”
“For the wise have always known that no one can make much of his life until self-searching has become a regular habit, until he is able to admit and accept what he finds, and until he patiently and persistently tries to correct what is wrong. – Bill W.”
A broken hand works, but not a broken heart.
“. . .sometimes one feels freer speaking to a stranger than to people one knows. Why is that?”
“Probably because a stranger sees us the way we are, not as he wishes to think we are.”
― Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Shadow of the Wind
IT is useless to attempt to teach or improve a fool.
Bray a fool in a mortar, he will not be wiser.
“Robin: I’m sure you’ve learnt to bake, but you have not learned to handle Much. The phrases that you need my lady, are “No”, “No you can’t”, and “No, get out of here before I throw something at you”.”
― Robin McKinley, The Outlaws of Sherwood