A jug fills drop by drop.

By | June 8, 2009
  • A drop hollows out a stone. ~ Russian Proverb
  • A drop of water in the eyes of the Tsar costs the country many handkerchiefs. ~ Russian Proverb
  • A drop of wisdom is better than a sea of gold. ~ Greek Proverb
  • A little and a little, collected together, becomes a great deal; the heap in the barn consists of single grains, and drop and drop make the inundation. ~ Saadi
  • And even in our sleep pain that cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, and in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of God.~ Aeschylus
  • But words are things, and a small drop of ink, falling like dew, upon a thought, produces that which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think.~ Lord Byron
  • Even the smallest drop is appreciated by the drunkard. ~ Lithuanian Proverb
  • From a drop of water a logician could infer the possibility of an Atlantic or a Niagara without having seen or heard of one or the other. ~ Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • If heaven drops a date, open your mouth. ~ Chinese Proverb
  • Man who stand on hill with mouth open will wait long time for roast duck to drop in. ~ Confucius
  • Man’s life is like a drop of dew on a leaf. ~ Slovenian Proverb
  • One drop of hatred left in the cup of joy turns the most blissful draught into poison. ~ Johann Friedrich Von Schiller
  • The heart of a woman is as capricious as a drop of water on a lotus leaf. ~ Thai Proverb
  • The rubbish we speak is like froth on the water, actions are drops of gold. ~ Tibetan Proverb
  • To love someone who does not love you, is like shaking a tree to make the dew drops fall. ~ Congolese Proverb
  • To the ant, a few drops of dew is a flood. ~ Iranian Proverb
  • We swallow with one gulp the lie that flatters us, and drink drop by drop the truth which is bitter to us.~ Denis Diderot
  • When someone gives you a drop of water reward him with a never ending source. ~ Chinese Proverb
  • Women are like raindrops: some fall on palaces, others on rice fields. ~ Vietnamese Proverb
  • Words are mere bubbles of water; deeds are drops of gold. ~ Tibetan Proverb

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