25 Proverbs To Live Your life By

25 Proverbs To Live Your life By

These are the "Yodas" of quotes.

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Words always have really strong meanings whether or not you think they don't. To me, proverbs hold the most meaning. I'm not talking about the book in the bible, but a proverb, a lesson or piece of advice that is generic and truthful. These are the "Yodas" of quotes. One of my favorite things about proverbs is that they can be interpreted in various ways. They mean something different to every single person.

1. “You’ll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind.” -Irish Proverb

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2. “Love me when I least deserve it because that is when I need it the most.” -Swedish Proverb

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3. “How do you move a mountain one spoonful of dirt at a time?” -Chinese Proverb

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4. “If there is a way into the wood there is also a way out.” -Irish Proverb

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5. "Pearls don’t lie on the seashore. If you want one you must dive for it.” -Chinese Proverb

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6. “For the beauty of the rose we also water the thorns.” -African Proverb

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7. “In a good book the best is between the lines.” -Swedish Proverb

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8. “Wherever you go, you can’t get rid of yourself.” -Polish Proverb

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9. “Wisdom has long ears and a short tongue.” -Swedish Proverb

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10. “One generation plants the tree and the other gets the shade.” -Chinese Proverb

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11. “Worry gives small things a big shadow.” -Swedish Proverb

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12. “The soul would have no rainbow if the eyes had no tears.” -Native American Proverb

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13. “The man who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.” -Chinese Proverb

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14. “Change how you see and see how you change.” -Zen Proverb

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15. “A life without love is like a year without summer.” -Swedish Proverb

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16. “We don’t inherit the Earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.” -Native American Proverb

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17. “The glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time you fall.” -Chinese Proverb

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18. “In your calm is your strength.” -German Proverb

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19. “Listen to the wind, it talks. Listen to the silence, it speaks. Listen to your heart, it knows.” -Native American Proverb

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20. “Be not afraid of going slowly, be afraid only of standing still.” -Chinese Proverb

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21. “Conscience is the voice of the soul.” -Polish Proverb

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22. “The longer the explanation the bigger the lie.” -Chinese Proverb

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23. “People who drink to drown their sorrows, should be told that sorrow knows how to swim.” -African Proverb

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24. “Tell me and I’ll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I’ll understand.” -Chinese Proverb

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25. “Don’t let your sorrow come higher than your knees.” -Swedish Proverb

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Live your life how you want to but allow yourself to be guided by these pieces of advice. Advice is meant to be used, but like common sense, it isn't always followed. You can't know everything, but you can gather a few pieces from those who have already gone through similar obstacles.

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I'm A Woman And You Can't Convince Me Breastfeeding In Public Is OK In 2019

Sorry, not sorry.

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Lately, I have seen so many people going off on social media about how people shouldn't be upset with mothers breastfeeding in public. You know what? I disagree.

There's a huge difference between being modest while breastfeeding and just being straight up careless, trashy and disrespectful to those around you. Why don't you try popping out a boob without a baby attached to it and see how long it takes for you to get arrested for public indecency? Strange how that works, right?

So many people talking about it bring up the point of how we shouldn't "sexualize" breastfeeding and seeing a woman's breasts while doing so. Actually, all of these people are missing the point. It's not sexual, it's just purely immodest and disrespectful.

If you see a girl in a shirt cut too low, you call her a slut. If you see a celebrity post a nude photo, you call them immodest and a terrible role model. What makes you think that pulling out a breast in the middle of public is different, regardless of what you're doing with it?

If I'm eating in a restaurant, I would be disgusted if the person at the table next to me had their bare feet out while they were eating. It's just not appropriate. Neither is pulling out your breast for the entire general public to see.

Nobody asked you to put a blanket over your kid's head to feed them. Nobody asked you to go feed them in a dirty bathroom. But you don't need to basically be topless to feed your kid. Growing up, I watched my mom feed my younger siblings in public. She never shied away from it, but the way she did it was always tasteful and never drew attention. She would cover herself up while doing it. She would make sure that nothing inappropriate could be seen. She was lowkey about it.

Mindblowing, right? Wait, you can actually breastfeed in public and not have to show everyone what you're doing? What a revolutionary idea!

There is nothing wrong with feeding your baby. It's something you need to do, it's a part of life. But there is definitely something wrong with thinking it's fine to expose yourself to the entire world while doing it. Nobody wants to see it. Nobody cares if you're feeding your kid. Nobody cares if you're trying to make some sort of weird "feminist" statement by showing them your boobs.

Cover up. Be modest. Be mindful. Be respectful. Don't want to see my boobs? Good, I don't want to see yours either. Hard to believe, I know.

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5 Reasons I'd Rather Stay In On A Friday Night

It's okay to not want to party over the weekend.

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In college, so many people look forward to the weekend all week long. And by so many people, I mean probably almost everyone. The weekend is a time to catch up on some much-needed rest, relaxation, homework, and you time. The weekend in college also means going out for a lot of people. While yes, going out can be a really good time, I also think that it's important to note that you don't have to go out if you don't want to. There are a ton of good reasons why you should stay home for the weekend instead of partying all night long. I have compiled a list of five solid reasons why staying in is so much better than going out, especially in the middle of winter.

1. My room is so much warmer than it is outside 

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Let's face it, in the dead of winter, no one wants to go outside in a mini skirt and crop top. I'll take my pillow and blanket any day over freezing outside.

2. I can go to sleep at a reasonable hour 

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After a long week of class, the last thing I want to do is stay up until 2 am partying. I would so much rather be wrapped up reading a book at 10 pm.

3. I'm always available if a friend needs saving 

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Staying home, sober, I'm always available to rescue a friend in need if they drink a little too much. This is so important to me to be keeping my friends safe and getting them back home at the end of the night.

4. It's the perfect time to binge watch Netflix 

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Staying home on a Friday night gives me uninterrupted hours of binge-watching my favorite shows. There's no better feeling than finally catching up on a new season of Netflix.

5. Self-care is more important than getting drunk 

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Staying home, relaxing, doing a face mask or even reading a book allows for much needed relaxation. No one wants to stress about their hair and makeup on a Friday after you've finished 5 days of classes.

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