proverbs 11

Proverbs, eleven


Here are some sayings or proverbs. What do they mean? Do you agree with them? Give examples from real life.
101. “An object at rest tends to remain at rest; an object in motion tends to stay in motion, unless acted upon by an external force.” Isaac Newton, English physicist.

102. “The biggest tragedy in America is not the great waste of natural resources — though this is tragic. The biggest tragedy is the waste of human resources, because the average person goes to his grave with his music still in him.” Oliver Wendell Holmes, Doctor and Writer

103a. “We generate fears while we sit. We overcome them by action.” Dr. Henry Link

103b. If you want to conquer fear, don’t sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.” Dale Carnegie, American writer and lecturer.

104. “A ship in port is safe, but that’s not what ships are built for.” Grace Hopper, American Computer Scientist

105. “A rolling stone gathers no moss.” Publilius Syrus, Roman playwright

106. “In order to get things you’ve never had before, you must do things you have never done before.” Thomas Jefferson, 3rd President, Philosopher, Founding Father of the US.

107. “Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.” Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway, CEO

108. “If you work hard on your job you can make a living, but if you work on yourself you can make a fortune.” Jim Rohn, author, speaker

109. “It is impossible to win the great prizes in life without running risks.” Theodore Roosevelt, 26th U.S. President

110. “Those who make peaceful reforms impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.” John F. Kennedy

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