Murder cannot be concealed indefinitely. As Dryden wrote in The Cock and the Fox: Murder may pass unpunish'd for a time, But tardy justice will o'ertake the crime.
Proverbs starting with letter M
You can earn good money if you don't mind dirtying your hands.
Some people, though they have a lot, are never satisfied. The ruling passion of an avaricious man is to add to his riches. Oliver Goldsmith wrote in his long poem, The traveller: As some lone miser,... Read more →
'Consider the little mouse', wrote Plautus, the Roman dramatist, 'how sagacious an animal it is which never entrusts his life to one hole only. ' Like the sagacious mouse, we should not depend too... Read more →
We are never satisfied with what we have. When we satisfy one want, it merely makes us aware of another. And so it goes on.
This teaches moderation. It means the same thing as Enough is as good as a feast.
We are known to more people than we realize.
The greater our need for haste, the more likely we are to waste time instead of saving it. 'Why does my shoelace always have to snap when I'm in a hurry?' 'It snaps because you're in hurry. You get... Read more →
Here 'talks' means 'carries weight', in the sense that it is influential. It is possible to do much more with money than without it. 'Why did the members side with Mr X at the annual general meeting?... Read more →
This is a misquotation. It is not money but the love of it that is the root of all evil. See The love of money is the root of all evil.