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Proverbs, maxims and sayings

Robert Christy

Proverbs, maxims and sayings

classified subjectively and arranged alphabetically in two volumes

by Robert Christy

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Published by Fisher Unwin in London .
Written in English


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Statementcompiled by Robert Christy. Vol.1.
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Open LibraryOL13749373M

  Maxims and proverbs condense humankind’s wisdom through the ages. Applied appropriately, proverbs are persuasive devices to convince others—through wit, humor, zing, irony, or bitterness—of implied wisdom and collective experience. Proverbs tend to sound convincing—that is, at least until a contradictory proverb is evoked. The titles "Maxims I" (sometimes referred to as three separate poems, "Maxims I, A, B and C") and "Maxims II" refer to pieces of Old English gnomic poem "Maxims I" can be found in the Exeter Book and "Maxims II" is located in a lesser known manuscript, London, British Library, Cotton Tiberius B i. "Maxims I" and "Maxims II" are classified as wisdom poetry, being both influenced by Language: Old English.

Jewish Wisdom: A Treasury of Proverbs, Maxims, Aphorisms, Wise Saying, and Memorable Quotations by David C. Gross and a great selection of related books, art . Maxims, Proverbs and Sayings Browsing through a book of proverb it’s like taking a turn in a garden full of roses and fruit, where the bushes speak to you; and I come back rested, with smiles in my mind —Anatole France.

  The East is the cradle of proverbs, sayings, maxims, wisdoms, tales and fables. The books which treat these subjects are among the most abundant in Eastern literature. We mention here, just for the memory, Spiritual Hellenic Wisdom, The Pavilion of Wisdom, books from which drew famous writers and philosophers such as “Aljahiz”, Altawhidi Pages:   Saying Images shares more than 25 wise & meaningful proverbs from all over the world. Proverbs are simple sayings that state a general or universal truth. Discover the wise sayings from different countries spanning the globe and glean some insight into each culture and peoples. Check out all our curated sayings below and see which proverb resonates most with you. Inspiring Author: Saying Images.


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