Jessica Bibbee

Posts Tagged ‘stranger’

20100422

In aphorism, proverb on 20100422 at 09:44

A fool and his ignorance are familiar strangers; only stranger is the wise unfamiliar with his own ignorance.

The sun shall rise before the stars can be counted.

20091206

In aphorism, poetry, proverb on 20091206 at 17:16

A cake in the oven follows its own time.

We may best understand who we are, simply by knowing who we are not.

《the rose》
The rose from a stranger distant is forgotten.
The rose from a lover near is held dear.
The rose from an admirer unnamed is held forever.

20090515

In aphorism, poetry, proverb on 20090515 at 10:29

Who has never left his home, will never know his neighbor

Who has never left his town, will never know a stranger.

Who has never left his own, will never know himself.