Adages are simple, clear and are immediately understood in the context of any situation. As well as clichéd and trite. These are a few of the best.
Your appearance coveys visual clues about who you are and what you are about.
In many cases when people believe that they are receiving support, they are actually just being shown tolerance.
What is it that defines the state of adulthood?
What we make or do with what we are given determines who we are.
The first impression may be important, but it’s far from being the whole package.
There are times that actually call for the use of an obscenity.
Life necessitates a great deal of compromise. And unfortunately there are many misconceptions, even deceptions, about compromise. In situations of disagreement, conflict, competition for resources, organizational or familial change, compromise is expected, encouraged, and may even be mandated. This may not be ideal. The perception that compromise is a desirable way of dealing with problems […]
Auld Lang Syne Should auld acquaintance be forgot, And never brought to mind? Should auld acquaintance be forgot, And days o’ lang syne![i] I’m really not good at endings. Any leaving I’ve ever taken, every departure I’ve ever made, any job I’ve ever exited, voluntarily or not, any relationship that has ever ended, at my […]
There are three things in life that are particularly hard to accept, no matter how generously or graciously given: Criticism A compliment An apology What do such disparate things have in common, and how can we become better at dealing with them? Criticism I can understand why criticism is difficult to accept. We tend to […]