Wednesday, 24 November 2010


A proverb is the wisdom of many and the wit of one. - Lord John Russell 

Indecision is like a stepchild: if he does not wash his hands, he is called dirty, if he does, he is wasting water. - Unknown

When the tiger comes down from the mountain to the plains, it is bullied by the dogs.- Unknown

Write down the advice of him who loves you, though you like it not at present. - Unknown

No one can say of this house, “There is no trouble here.” - Unknown

A misty morning does not signify a cloudy day. - Unknown

Make your bargain before beginning to plough. - Unknown

Examine what is said, not him who speaks. - Unknown

Pick the flower when it is ready to be picked. - Unknown

Raise your sail one foot and you get ten feet of wind. - Unknown

If you don’t want anyone to know it, don’t do it. - Unknown

Keep your broken arm inside your sleeve. - Unknown

The palest ink is better than the best memory. - Unknown

Ask advice only of your equals. - Unknown

A full cup must be carried steadily. - Unknown

An idle brain is the devil’s workshop. - Unknown

Children are poor men’s riches. - Unknown

The big thieves hang the little ones. - Unknown

Still waters run deep. - Unknown 

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