– Japanese old proverb
How to pronounce: Toki wa egataku shite ushinai yasushi
Literal translation: Time is difficult to get and easy to lose.
Meaning: A good chance is difficult to get and even if you would get it, it’s easy to be lost.
Given this, this proverb suggests us to consider the change as more important than we usually do.
How many big chances do we encounter in a lifetime?
We never know. We probably have missed so many chances before already without realising they passed nearby.
Despite this proverb, I guess there’re lots of chances.
The problem is, we usually don’t realise them as the chances, or don’t even care.
Given this, what we could do is to try to consider anything happening around us as a chance.
Let’s ask ourselves “Can this be a chance for anything?”
How was today’s proverb?
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What if we all heard one of these phrases once a day, every day, for the rest of our lives? Start spreading the words…
Love this quote, and post. But still, I wonder is there really a difference.
From the quote by Zig Ziglar;You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.
I’ve been finding this a true and relevant quote in my constant desire to be more. I’ve found that sometimes I need to remind myself of this quote when I feel that I give too much or I feel some people take too much (we all have givers and takers in our lives).
In a world that is becoming self obsessed and time poor, I find we often misvalue the small things; giving attention where needed, listening with open ears, giving with an open heart, being kind. We are living in an era where more is better, the latest and greatest material objects classify our social status and our sense of security.
When was the last time you gave to someone else, a friend, a relative or…
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There is an amazing story about the North Jackson Chiefs, a high school in Alabama. Warning, it has a sad-happy ending. I heard the story, and few other stories about games and sports, on the radio show Radiolab if you want to listen.
Lil’ Bow Wow has a fun song paying homage to the sport.
Personally, I love Charles Barkley Quotes and some of his Commercials