Some people spend their money so quickly that it seems as if it burns a hole in the pocket and drops out.
Proverbs starting with letter M
The more money you make, the easier it becomes to make still more. Nothing succeeds like success.
Moderation means avoidance of excess. Do not go to extremes.
Whether you have missed your objective by a narrow margin or a wide one, you have still failed. Suppose that you and your friend Douglas are among the twenty applicants for a job. Suppose that the... Read more →
One misfortunes is generally followed closely by another. As Robert Herrick wrote in his poem Sorrows Succeed: When one is past, another care we have; Thus woe succeeds a woe, as wave a wave. Or, in... Read more →
This is a warning of divine retribution, which may take time but will overtake us in the end. There are various of it, perhaps the best known being Longfellow's: Though the mills of God grind slowly,... Read more →
This has two meanings: (a) The mill can be turned only by the water that is passing through it now. The water that turned it yesterday cannot be used to turn it today. The flow of time can be... Read more →
The argument put forward by those who are strong. 'It is said ', wrote Voltaire, 'that God is always on the side of the big battalions.' Abraham Lincoln was of another opinion: 'It has been said of... Read more →
This is hypocrisy, the behaviour of those who speak loudly against small offences while committing, much greater offences at the same time. Jesus says to the scribes and Pharisees : 'Ye blind guides,... Read more →
The husband may bay, or even build, the house, but it only becomes a real home when it is made warm and comfortable by the wife.