Frases célebres: Keep life as simple as possible…

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Jack Scholes


Keep life as simple as possible and enjoy to the full the simple wonders and beauties which are there for all to share, but which are so often taken for granted.

Eileen Caddy

To take somebody or something for granted

To be so used to a person or a situation that you do not appreciate them, or recognize their true value any more and do not show that you are grateful.

  • Teenagers tend to take their parents for granted.

CfFalsos Cognatos: PARENT

To take it for granted (that …)

To expect something always to happen or exist or believe something is true without first making sure that it is.

  • We just take it for granted that we will always have enough food to eat.
  • They live together, so I just took it for granted that they were a couple.

Cf. Expressões Idiomáticas: TAKE FOR GRANTED
Cf. Frases Célebres: Eileen Caddy
Cf. Gems of Wisdom: You can make this day whatever you want it to be.

Eileen Caddy MBE (1917 – 2006) was a spiritual teacher and new age author, best known as one of the founders of the Findhorn Foundation community at the Findhorn Ecovillage, near the village of Findhorn, Moray Firth, in northeast Scotland.

Referência: “Gems of Wisdom – Inspirational Messages to Enhance the Quality of Your Life and Improve Your English” de Jack Scholes – Disal Editora, 2007. Leia a resenha.

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