Rocks and Stones Inspirational 
        Quotes and Proverbs

Rocks and stones inspirational quotes could prove useful for teaching kids short story writing or for helping children learn paragraph developing skills, depending of course on the age and language level of the kids. To achieve this, rocks and stones inspirational quotes should be used as story or paragraph starters or story titles or even as the main idea around which the paragraph or story should be built. And it is not only kids that could exercise their writing skills this way but it’s a good idea for grownups with a creative writing hobby as well. For adults, two or more rocks and stones inspirational quotes and proverbs could be used to write a single short story – each one of them representing a character or scene in the story, or used as sayings of characters. The more rocks and stones inspirational quotes we choose to use, the more difficult it gets to come up with a story – hence, more advanced writing skills are required. Of course, the same applies to writing poems inspired by rocks and pebbles proverbs, if you wish to express yourself through poetry instead.

A great idea for improving childrens’ story-writing skills is to use some interesting-looking or weird beach stones (of various shapes and sizes) to write a couple of the quotes given below. Then ask them in groups (or pairs) to make up a short story that explains where the inspirational beach stones came from and who (one person or more) they were meant for. Finally, have them imagine how these inspiring beach stones changed/improved the lives of peoples they were given to.

Apart from the above, pebbles and rocks and stones inspirational quotes also offer you a different way to tap into your creativity to produce unique, personalized arts and crafts too. Make anything from wall-art to greeting cards or – why not? - innovative stone jewelry. Use the items you handcraft for home décor or offer them as gifts to your loved ones. Handmade art and crafts inspired from these rocks and stones inspirational quotes are also an unusual, interesting gift choice for people you need to say “thank you” to. Or make them just for the fun of it, to nurture your imagination or to “craft” away your boredom.

Another idea using beach rocks and beach pebbles, which is also an easy activity to do with children, is to make inspirational decorative rocks and pebbles. Use a special pen to write the rocks and stones inspirational quotes given below on the back side of the beach pebbles or the larger beach rocks. Then have kids draw a small picture on each (inspired by the quote or proverb chosen). When you’ve finished use a protective varnice and display them indoors or outdoors (patio, yard or garden) – they make beautiful décor items and they’re inspiring for your guests too.

So, here’s a list of rocks and stones inspirational quotes and proverbs for you to use for writing short stories and poems, making art and crafts and for other creative ideas and projects.

“A rolling stone gathers no moss.” Latin
“Don’t waste too many stones on one bird.” Chinese
“When you see a rock coming, it hurts less.” Greek
“ Gifts break rocks.” Spanish
“Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without one.” Chinese
“ River stones remain, while water flows away.” Romanian
“ People who live in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones.” English
“He who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones first” Chinese
“ The good mill grinds stones.” Greek
“He who hunts for an elephant should not stop to throw stones at birds.” African

“ He who has a glass head should not throw stones at others.” Italian
“Beware of the scorpion that rests under the rock.” Greek
“When a king reigns it is thanks to the people, when a river sings it is thanks to the stones. Malagasy.
“ The pebble in the brook secretly believes itself to be a precious stone.” Japanese
“ A rock that rolls cannot build a home.” Greek
“Envy sees only the sea not the rocks in it.” Russian
“A lucky man is someone who plants pebbles and harvests potatoes.” Greek
“ One pebble doesn’t make a floor.” Nigerian
“It’s only the tree loaded with fruits that people throw stones at.” French
“We should build with the stones we have.” Swedish
“ Rocks and mud-bricks and wood and tiles thrown without any structure do not make a house.” Ancient Greek
“ The only difference between stumbling blocks and stepping stones is the way you use them.” American
“It is drops of water that make a hole in the rock.” Greek
“ When all the water has gone, only the largest stones will still remain in the riverbed.” African
“Call on God but row away from the rocks.” Indian
“I do not know how I may seem to others, but to myself I am only a small child wandering upon the vast shores of knowledge, every now and then finding a small bright pebble to be contented with.” Plato

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