Thursday, October 16, 2008

The Frog


We think too small, like the frog at the bottom of the well. He thinks the sky is only as big as the top of the well. If he surfaced, he would have an entirely different view.

~ Mao Tse-Tung ~



For your educational fun:

Frog translations:

Frog in Afrikaans is padda
Frog in Dutch is kikker, kikvors
Frog in Finnish is sammakko
Frog in French is grenouille
Frog in German is Frosch
Frog in Italian is rana
Frog in Norwegian is frosk
Frog in Spanish is rana
Frog in Swedish is groda
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my friend in Greece wrote me this:

frog in greek is Vatraxos (Βάτραχος)

13 comments:

Carrie Hayes said...

What a delightful little frog!!!

evlahos said...

and frog in greek is Vatraxos (Βάτραχος)

Susanne49 said...

Hi Vaggelis,

thank you for the Greek translation, it's there, up on the blog! :-)

Susanne49 said...

Thank you Carrie! :)

papercages said...

I love frogs! The quote is beautiful. Thanks for the translations.

Susanne49 said...

I love frogs too, papercage!

They are so cute, I used to collect them as a kid :)

Thanks for your kind comment.

Dan Mihaliak said...

Great anology of the frog but then again look at the author of that quote.

Susanne49 said...

Hi Dan

yes, Mao was not only a dictator, he was also a wise man :)

Thanks for the comment.

Bob Johnson said...

Lol, I love garden frogs, have tons of them in my backyard, great words and Image Susanne.

Susanne49 said...

I'm glad you liked the frog and its quote, thanks for commenting, Bob!

bram antareja said...

Frog In Indonesia is KATAK or KODOK. Nice foto. Regards from Yogyakarta INDONESIA.

Anna said...

Susanne so sweet. I call Matthew sometimes a little froggy, lol, as he loves to jump on the stairs, lol, he looks so cute and so excited with a big smile on this face from cheek to cheek, lol. Anna :)

Susanne49 said...

Yes, kids look like frogs in their toddler age and with their bid pampers on the back...LOL... :)

Thanks for the visit Anna! I'm glad you're happy!

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