1. “A fly may sting a stately horse and make him wince; But one is but an insect and the other is a horse still” – Samuel Johnson
Meaning – A person of great stature does not lose his greatness because some insignificant person says disparaging things about him.
2. “Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, Nor hell a fury like a woman scorned” – William Congreve
Meaning – Love, when turned to hatred is the most dangerous form of (righteous) anger- and the anger of a woman who has been rejected (and insulted) is a force to be reckoned with.
3. “Though the mills of God grind slowly, Yet they grind exceeding small; Though with patience he stands waiting, With exactness grinds he all.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Meaning – Though God may be late in punishing for wrong deeds, but when He does that, He does it with accuracy and justice. He waits patiently but He punishes all.
4. “A wise old owl sat on an oak; The more he saw the less he spoke; The less he spoke the more he heard; Why aren’t we like that wise old bird?” – Unknown
Meaning – Empty vessels make more noise. So to be wise we must speak less and must listen and observe more.
and the Golden Rule
5.”Do not unto others that you would not have them do unto you.”
Meaning – What you don’t want people to do to you, you should not do the same to them. Treat people the same way you want them to treat you.
I’m not tagging anyone.