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August 13th, 2019 - 06:45 AM

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Proverbs To Live By

Go on, be a devil.

As you are here, you might as well leave a comment or add a Proverb. Thank you in advance
This is a collection of Proverbs, Quotes and sayings to live by, It is my Bible for life

If you care to add a Proverb to it, or pass a comment, please do so, all are welcome to the feast of life.

The Painting to the left is titled, Land meets the sea , It is a slight Impasto style Acrylic on Canvas painting of the Land and Seascape of Ireland and is in my collection.
.If you find the time someday, take a look at it.
All my paintings are created from Tubes of Passion in Ireland

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“We live in an age when unnecessary things are our only necessities.” ..............................Oscar Wilde

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“I love mankind ... it's people I can't stand!!” ......................................Charles M. Schulz

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“Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.” .....................................Salvador Dali

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“There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.” ...............................................Charles Dickens

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“Another curious aspect of the theory of evolution is that everybody thinks he understands it!” ................................................................ Richard Dawkins

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“Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.” ......................................Alexander Pope

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“Never laugh at live dragons.” ...................................... J.R.R. Tolkien

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“A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.” ..........................................Oscar Wilde

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“I am against religion because it teaches us to be satisfied with not understanding the world.” .........................Richard Dawkins

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All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players: they have their exits and their entrances; and one man in his time plays many parts, his acts being seven ages. William Shakespeare

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“So please, oh please, we beg, we pray, Go throw your TV set away, And in its place you can install A lovely bookshelf on the wall. Then fill the shelves with lots of books.” ― Roald Dahl

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“Time is a game played beautifully by children.” Heraclitus, Fragments of wisdom from the ancient world In the sixth century b.c.-twenty-five hundred years before Einstein-Heraclitus of Ephesus declared that energy is the essence of matter, that everything becomes energy in flux, in relativity.

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“It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.” ..............................................Winston S. Churchill

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“We are all atheists about most of the gods that humanity has ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.” ...............................Richard Dawkins,

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Be yourself; everyone else is already taken .... Oscar Wilde

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Success is 10% inspiration and 90% perspiration............ Thomas Edison. Same applies to Artistic Creativity.

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“If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.” .................................................... Haruki Murakami

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“I cannot fix on the hour, or the spot, or the look or the words, which laid the foundation. It is too long ago. I was in the middle before I knew that I had begun.” .................................. Jane Austen,....................... Pride and Prejudice

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“When his life was ruined, his family killed, his farm destroyed, Job knelt down on the ground and yelled up to the heavens, "Why god? Why me?" and the thundering voice of God answered, There's just something about you that pisses me off.” .......................................Stephen King,

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“Strange as it may seem, I still hope for the best, even though the best, like an interesting piece of mail, so rarely arrives, and even when it does it can be lost so easily.” ....................................................Lemony Snicket,

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“It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.” ................................................. Anne Frank,

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“Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent” ...................................... Victor hugo

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“Be nice to nerds. You may end up working for them. We all could.” ..................................... Charles J. Sykes

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“Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don't know how to replenish its source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of witherings, of tarnishings.” ..............................Anais Nin

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“Art is unquestionably one of the purest and highest elements in human happiness. It trains the mind through the eye, and the eye through the mind. As the sun colors flowers, so does art color life.” ..............................................................................John Lubbock,

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“One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.” ................................ Sigmund Freud

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“Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value.” .................................... Albert Einstein

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“I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.” .............................................. Groucho Marx

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“You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore.” ............................................. William Faulkner

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“The difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large matter. ’tis the difference between the lightning bug and the lightning.” .....................................Mark Twain,

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“one of the truly bad effects of religion is that it teaches us that it is a virtue to be satisfied with not understanding.” ................................Richard Dawkins,

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“For me, it is far better to grasp the Universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring.” ......................................Carl Sagan

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“Fiction is the truth inside the lie.” .........................................Stephen King

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“Incredible change happens in your life when you decide to take control of what you do have power over instead of craving control over what you don't.” ....................................Steve Maraboli

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“Only the dead have seen the end of war.” ........................................ Plato

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“To the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure.” ..................................... J.K. Rowling,

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“All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt.” ........................................ Charles M. Schulz

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“Go to heaven for the climate and hell for the company.” ............................................ Benjamin Franklin Wade

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“The reason I talk to myself is because I’m the only one whose answers I accept.” ....................................George Carlin

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“Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light won't come in.” ......................................Isaac Asimov

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“If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. Then quit. No use being a damn fool about it.” .................................................W.C. Fields

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“For me, I am driven by two main philosophies: know more today about the world than I knew yesterday and lessen the suffering of others. You'd be surprised how far that gets you.” ............................. Neil deGrasse Tyson

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“There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.” ............................................Ernest Hemingway

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“The strongest of all warriors are these two — Time and Patience.” ....................................Leo Tolstoy,

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“No thief, however skillful, can rob one of knowledge, and that is why knowledge is the best and safest treasure to acquire.” ......................................... L. Frank Baum,

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“It has been said, 'time heals all wounds.' I do not agree. The wounds remain. In time, the mind, protecting its sanity, covers them with scar tissue and the pain lessens. But it is never gone.” .......................................Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy

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“If I have learned anything in this long life of mine, it is this: in love we find out who we want to be; in war we find out who we are.” ................................................Kristin Hannah

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“Make your own Bible. Select and collect all the words and sentences that in all your readings have been to you like the blast of a trumpet.” ................................... Ralph Waldo Emerson

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“The fact that we live at the bottom of a deep gravity well, on the surface of a gas covered planet going around a nuclear fireball 90 million miles away and think this to be normal is obviously some indication of how skewed our perspective tends to be.” .........................................Douglas Adams