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Take care of your thoughts,
Then actions will take care of themselves.
You sow an action and reap a tendency.
You sow a tendency and reap a habit.
You sow your habit and reap your character.
You sow your character and reap your destiny.
Therefore, destiny is in your hands.
Sathya Sai Baba
To put or spread seeds in or on the ground so that plants will grow.
To sow your wild oats
If a young man ‘sows his wild oats’ he has a period of wild, uncontrolled behaviour, when he does lots of exciting things, especially having a lot of sexual relationships.
- Young guys need to sow a few wild oats.
To cut and collect a grain crop from a field.
To reap the benefits, rewards etc.
To enjoy the good things that happen as a direct result of something that you have done.
- He has always exercised regularly and led a healthy life and now he’s reaping the benefits.
You reap what you sow
A popular saying meaning that you benefit as a result of something you did in the past or that you have to deal with the bad effects or results of something that you originally started.
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. Compre na Disal ou no Submarino.