Words of wisdom

Some more words of wisdom heard recently

  • don’t set yourself on fire to keep someone else warm
  • your job won’t love you back
  • don’t let being lonely make you reconnect with toxic people. It’s like drinking poison because you are thirsty
  • you cannot judge a burden by its weight alone – you need to think about how long you will need to carry it
  • parents don’t have the luxury of cowardice
  • don’t cross oceans for someone who wouldn’t jump puddles for you
  • It ought to be plain how little you can by getting excited and vexed. You’ll always be late for the previous train, and always in time for the next. Piet Hain (1905 – 1996)
  • If you are irritated by every rub, how will your mirror be polished? ~Rumi

Author: Janet Carr

Fashion, beauty and animal loving language consultant from South Africa living in Stockholm, Sweden.

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