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Wilde’s Wit and Wisdom.
Sometimes the poor are praised for being thrifty. But to recommend thrift to the poor is both grotesque and insulting. It is like advising a man who is starving to eat less. —The Soul of Man Under Socialism
At the final dinner of an international conference, an American delegate turned to the Chinese delegate sitting next to him, pointed to the soup and asked somewhat condescendingly, ‘Likee soupee?’ The Chinese gentlemen nodded eagerly. A little later, it was … Continue reading
They catch an ox by its horns, they catch a man by his words. ~Tsonga
Posted in african wisdom, Photography, Proverbs, Thoughts, Uncategorized, values Tagged caution, cultures, horns, lessons, life, opinions, ox, wisdom, words 3 Comments
Weird Words of Wisdom!
Nobody’s family can hang up the sign: ‘Nothing the Matter Here’! ~Chinese.
Posted in Blogging, Quotes, Thoughts, Uncategorized, Weird Words, Wit Tagged caution, family, lessons, life, people, smiles, wisdom 12 Comments
Learning without thought means labour lost; thought without learning is perilous. ~Chinese Proverb.
No one is ever rich enough to buy back his Past!
A Tad Too Clever?
A defendant isn’t happy with how things are going in court, so he gives the judge a hard time. Judge: “Where do you work?” Defendant: “Here and there.” Judge: “What do you do for a living?” Defendant: “This and that.” … Continue reading
“Poor Old fool,” thought the well-dressed gentleman as he watched an old man fish in a puddle outside a pub. So he invited the old man inside for a drink. As they sipped their whiskeys, the gentleman thought he’d humor … Continue reading
Posted in Blogging, Fun, Moral Tales, Photography, Thoughts, Uncategorized, values Tagged caution, fishing, friends, gentleman, lessons, life, people, smiles, whisky 6 Comments
When I was a child, my Mom liked to make breakfast food for dinner every now and then. I remember one night in particular when she had made dinner after a long, hard day at work. On that evening so … Continue reading
Posted in Blogging, Moral Tales, Photography, Thoughts, Uncategorized, values Tagged biscuits, breakfast, caution, dinner, family, food, lessons, life, people, relationships, smiles 2 Comments
An elephant dropped some food in a pond. He immediately tried to retrieve it, but in his relentless search he stirred up the water with mud and could not see in it. Finally a frog interrupted him and said, … Continue reading
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