When we are enjoying ourselves, time passes far too quickly , but it passes very slowly when we are bored, or have nothing to do, or we are working on some uncongenial task. Than we can use the other... Read more →
Proverbs starting with letter P
The proverb recommends tidiness. Everything has its proper place, and when it is to be found there when it is needed, life goes more smoothly. This was quoted by Emerson in his Journal in 1857. We... Read more →
This means that long-continued success ends at length in failure; and that long-continued impunity ends at length in punishment. However many times an action is performed, it will be done once too... Read more →
This is one of those proverbs that have remained more common in their original form than in their English translation, mainly because it is the motto of the Royal Air Force. It is the Latin for... Read more →
The written word is more to be feared than the physical force. 'Tyranny has not enemy as formidable as the pen,' wrote William Cobbett , and John Taylor gave us this: Pens are most dangerous tools,... Read more →
It is also the art of hoping. We must be patient and not despair.
Do it yourself. Don't always expect others to help you. Be self-reliant.