It is no use trying to get a person to see what he does not wish to see, or to understand what he chooses not to understand, or to attract his... Read more →
Proverbs starting with letter N
You have to act boldly to win the girl you love, for Faint heart ne'er won fair lady.
It is no use giving a hint to a person who is determined not to take it.
It is sometimes better to avoid putting thoughts into words. A slight change of expression on a person's face should be enough to convey his... Read more →
This is one of those proverbs that have remained more common in their original from than in the English translation. It is the French for 'Birth... Read more →
Bad news is an urgent matter and people usually write off at once to tell their relatives or friends. Good news, of course, can be just as... Read more →
Don't mention names in case anyone suffers. This is an Army saying. Pack drill is a form of punishment for offences against military... Read more →
All of us are liable to make mistakes now and then. To err is human and Even Homer sometimes nods.
This is a proverb used often in business organisations. 'How we're going to get along without Mr Kennett I just can't imagine.' 'We'll manage... Read more →
Here 'lot' means 'condition', 'share of worldly reward'. We are none of us satisfied with the way we have to live and the work we have to do.