If you keep a seemingly useless thing for a long enough time, you will probably have some occasion to use it during that time. The proverb does not teach us to keep useless things for exactly seven... Read more →
Proverbs starting with letter K
The greater our knowledge, the greater our influence on others. The phrase implies that with knowledge or education one's potential or abilities in life will certainly increase. Having and sharing... Read more →
Think before you criticize others, for you may be criticized yourself in return.
It is the character of a man that counts, not the nobility of his descent. The proverb is a quotation from Lady Clara Vere de Vere, a poem by Alfred Tennyson, a Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom... Read more →
A Greek fable tells of a man who possessed a goose that laid golden eggs. Impatient and avaricious by nature, he was not satisfied with one golden egg every day or so, but wanted all the eggs at... Read more →
Here 'rainy day' means 'time of trouble or misfortune'. The advice given is: 'You may be earning good money now, but don't spend it all. Put something aside for every week to meet possible... Read more →