This proverb teaches prudence on money. If your father promises to give you 500 dollars on your twentieth birthday, which is in six months... Read more →
Proverbs starting with letter N
Never give up. While there's life there's hope. Press on!
If a thing has to be done, do it now. Remember that Procrastination is the thief of time.
This is sound advice because, if your bluff is called, you look very silly.
Never be too critical of anything you have received as a gift. The condition of a horse's teeth is a good guide to its age. If a man needs a... Read more →
Never base your opinion of anything merely on what it looks like, for Appearances are deceptive and Things are seldom what they seem. For... Read more →
Finish one thing once you have started it. Do all that is necessary to make a good job of it, and don't work in a half-hearted way.
Always examine your purchase before you pay for it. A poke is a bag or sack. In olden days a crafty trader would tie a can in a sack and sell it... Read more →
Wait until you are blamed for something before you offer excuses. Otherwise you will show yourself guilty. Martin had had a very trying day at... Read more →
If you borrow money from a friend you may not be able to repay it and this will spoil the friendship. If you lend a friend money you may have to... Read more →