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Tamarind

You can't climb up to the second floor without a ladder. When you set your aim too high and don't fulfill it, then your enthusiasm turns to bitterness. Try for a goal that's reasonable, and then gradually raise it.
Emil Zatopek

“Men should be like coffee, hot sweet and strong”


Dutch Proverb

“If men swear that they want to harm you when you are asleep, you can go to sleep. If women say so, stay awake”


African Proverb

Tamarind flower




“A woman can hide her love for 40 years, but her disgust and anger not for one day”


Arab Proverb

“Men are like pumpkins. It seems like all the good ones are either taken or they've had everything scraped out of their heads with a spoon.”

“Men are like a fine wine. They all start out like grapes, and it's our job to stomp on them and keep them in the dark until they mature into something you'd like to have dinner with.”

Kathleen Mifsud

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    • # Lukesmom

      Great set! I've never seen a tamarind before. It's very pretty. As always, love the quotes!

      2011.10.19 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Bo Jong

      Nice shots! In my country, the Philippines, we use tamarind to create a sour taste in a soup called "sinigang". ;)

      2011.10.18 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Breizh

      Nice set !
      I did not imagine Emil Zatopek with same thoughts ! He put a very high ladder ...

      2011.10.18 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Josy

      Beautiful series Satish and for once I know this tree and its fruits which I find delicious :))

      2011.10.18 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Bee

      Very interesting to see the actual tamarind plant. I've only learned to use this cooking ingredient in the last few years and didn't know it has such pretty flowers - especially since the pods are not very attractive!! I've added #5 to my favorites.

      2011.10.18 Edited Reply Cancel