Life is like a grindstone, whether it grinds him down or polishes him depends on the stuff he is made of.
With time even a bear can learn to dance. Yiddish
Kagwaci ka mwana wene nook kahoragia mwaki
It is always the potato of another family’s boy that extinguishes the fire
The proverb alludes to the custom of roasting potatoes in the embers of a dying fire.
Nobody calls himself rogue.
Joe Perry of Aerosmith – 1989
Sing and dance together and be joyous, but let each one of you be alone,
Even as the strings of a lute are alone though they quiver with the same music.
“While spirituality provides an efficient and endless fuel for your mind and body, you must burn that fuel with human action towards your goals, dreams, and desires.”
― Steve Maraboli
The old cat refuses to admit that the face in the looking-glass is her own.
Pandora Poikilos, Excuse Me, My Brains Have Stepped Out
“Scholars, theologians, and even poets have yet to be able to truly describe and touch upon the beauty, romance, and magic of a relationship built on 100% authenticity”
Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free
“The Antiquity of Proverbs: Fifty Familiar Proverbs and Folk Sayings with Annotations and Lists …”
“This was the first time he had seriously confronted what he was doing, and the force of that awareness came very abruptly – with a surging of his pulse and a frantic pounding in his head. He was about to gamble his life on that table, and the insanity of that risk filled him with a kind of awe.” Paul Auster, “The Music of Chance” (1990)
foto – izzy foreal and William white aka billy james at raleigh 2010