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Quotes About Fathers For Fathers

Hey! Don’t forget it is Fathers’ Day this weekend! Success has many fathers but failure is an orphan. Albanian Proverb Sometimes the poorest man leaves his children the richest inheritance. Ruth E. Renkel My mother protected me from the world … Continue reading

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Wise, Witty, Wimsical Proverbs about Mothers from Around the World

Every beetle is a gazelle in the eyes of its mother. Moorish Proverb God could not be everywhere and therefore he made mothers. Jewish Proverb When the mother monkey leaves her baby to fall, one must not blame the dried … Continue reading

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Flagging Fortitude: A Few Quotes to Dial up Determination!

Ehhhhh! It’s hot! I’m feeling sooooo lazy! I need something to get me back on track in September. A quick cruise around the internet help me unearth a few motivational quotes to get me back on the productivity track: If … Continue reading

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Epic Quotes About Spring

Finally! It is officially spring! Summer makes me drowsy,
Autumn makes me sing,
Winter’s pretty lousy,
but I hate Spring. Dorothy Parker Whaaaa? Time to freshen up her Mint Julep! It is not spring until you can plant your foot upon twelve daisies. … Continue reading

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Proverbs From India: Will the Crow, after Bathing, Become a Stork?

What the heck does “Will the crow, after bathing, become a stork?” mean(if you find out, do let me know)? Don’t have time to spend a month on an ashram? Or even an hour contemplating your navel? Here’s a few … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk Coffee!

How do you feel about your morning cup of coffee? I was flitting around the internet and found this wonderful Turkish saying,“Black as hell, strong as death, sweet as love. Coffee.” Whoa! I think I’ll take a Turkish coffee tomorrow … Continue reading

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A Country Can be Judged by the Quality of its Proverbs? Let’s Judge!

A proverb is a short popular saying of unknown origin that expresses a commonplace truth or belief.  Can you guess which country birthed this telling proverb above? No idea? I could not read that little adage without looking up some … Continue reading

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