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Monday, July 8, 2013


Chinese Proverbs
Learning is like rowing upstream, not to advance is to fall back.  
The best fertilizer is the footsteps of the gardener.  
A teacher is better than two books.
Culture is a treasure which follows its owner everywhere.
To understand your parents' love you must raise children yourself.
When wings are grown, birds and children fly away.
Govern a family as you would cook a small fish - very gently.
It is not economical to go to bed early to save the candles if the result is twins.
English Proverbs
Better a snotty child than his nose wiped off.

Crooked by nature is never made straight by education.
Hebrew Proverbs
A child's wisdom is also wisdom. 
German Proverbs
Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day: Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.
Greek Proverbs
Whatever is good to know is difficult to learn.
A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in.
Hasidic Sayings
When a child walks down the road, a company of angels goes before him proclaiming, "Make way for the image of the Holy One."

Hindustani Proverbs
The crab instructs its young. "Walk straight ahead - like me."

The adult looks to deeds, the child to love.
Indian Proverbs
Learning acquired in youth is an inscription on stone.
Italian Proverbs
The teacher is like the candle, which lights others in consuming itself.

Japanese Proverbs
There are no national frontiers to learning.
Latin Proverbs
Do not confine your children to your own learning, for they were born in another time.
Rabbinic Sayings
Don't limit a child to your own learning, for he was born in another time.

Russian Proverbs
Education is light, lack of it is darkness.
Spanish Proverbs
Wisdom is the best traveling companion

Zen Proverbs
When the mind is ready, a teacher appears

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