Wednesday, 1 December 2010

Proverbs


A proverb is much matter decocted into a few words. - Thomas Fuller

Make sure to be in with your equals if you’re going to fall out with your superiors. - Unknown

If you don’t go into the cave of the tiger, how are you going to get its cub? - Unknown

First secure an independent income, then practice virtue. - Unknown

He that makes himself a sheep shall be eaten by a wolf. - Unknown

Do not throw the arrow that will return against you. - Unknown

Gratitude is the heart’s memory. - Unknown

Charity sees the need, not the cause. - Unknown

He who borrows sells his freedom. - Unknown

If the wind will not serve, take to the oars.- Unknown

Grey hair is a sign of age, not of wisdom. - Unknown

The believer is happy; the doubter is wise. - Unknown

Call on God, but row away from the rocks. - Unknown

Use your enemy’s hand to catch a snake. - Unknown

If you scatter thorns, don’t go barefoot. - Unknown

It is not enough to aim; you must hit. - Unknown

The best armour is to keep out of range. - Unknown

A hungry dog will eat dirty puddings. - Unknown

Clothes make the man. - Unknown 

2 comments:

Carla M.T. said...

These are great!!! Short and to the point!!
Nice post Vincent :-)

Netizen101 said...

Thank you Carla. :-)