This is from Matthew, xv, 14. It means that those without knowledge themselves should not try to teach the ignorant. 'He claimed to know a good... Read more →
Proverbs starting with letter I
It is in the nature of seep to follow each other, yet there must be one sheep braver that the rest, one that has to set an example before they... Read more →
When things are very difficult, what prevents us from giving up in despair is the hope that things will get better.
If we could achieve our aims by merely wishing, life would be very easy. The archaic conjunction 'an' means the same as 'if'. It comes on one... Read more →
This had a literal meaning in the days when householders got rid of their refuse by throwing it out into the street. A figurative meaning,... Read more →
This teaches patience and perseverance. Don't be downhearted. Don't let early failures deter you from your purpose. Stick to it and you will... Read more →
If what you propose to do deserves your attention, and is not so trivial that time should not be wasted on it, do it to the best of your... Read more →
If I am foolish enough to allow him to deceive me on one occasion, I have only myself to blame if I let him do it again.
People who are lazy by nature are so reluctant to take on work that they give the impressions of having no spare time. In addition, they spend... Read more →