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Proverbs and Quotes

Often a country’s favourite proverbs and sayings can enhance meaning and insight into that country’s unique culture and history. These proverbs help illuminate national character, culture and wisdom.

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The following links provide notable quotes by Artists featured on “Joy of Museums” and also quotes by famous people who have museums dedicated to their achievements and which are featured on “Joy of Museums”. Quotes and sayings of famous people can provide meaning and insight into that person’s Psyche, Culture and History. These proverbs help illuminate people’s character, culture or wisdom.

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“Continuous effort – not strength or intelligence – is the key to unlocking our potential.”
– Winston Churchill


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