Many daughters, take after their mothers, not only in looks but also in character. Sometimes the inherited characteristics are not good... Read more →
Proverbs starting with letter L
This means the same as A hedge between keeps friendship green.
Love has such power that it will overcome all difficulties. This means much the same as Love laughs at locksmiths.
All kinds of wickedness and tribulation spring from the desire to become rich. Note that it is the love of money that is the root of all evil,... Read more →
Dr. Brewer wrote of this: 'If you love me you must put up with my faults, my little ways, or (sometimes) my friends. A rather selfish maxim!'
Do not let your passion for a person become too strong, for it may soon burn itself out. Mild affection is more likely to be long-lived. In... Read more →
This means much the same as Love will find a way. The source is Venus and Adonis, the long poem by Shakespeare: Were beauty under twenty locks... Read more →
Those in love are blind to each other's faults. Modern-day research supports the view that the blindness of love is not just a figurative... Read more →
Those watching the game get a better impression of what is going on than those taking part in it. They have a wider view than have the... Read more →
Never act hastily. Consider carefully what you are going to do before you do it. It might be said that this contradicts the other proverb He who... Read more →