Wise people are resourceful and do not feel the lack of company when alone, because they can find plenty to do plenty to think about.
Proverbs starting with letter V
This comes to us from the Latin: Vox pouli vox Dei. Dr. Brewer made these comments: 'This does not mean that the voice of the many is wise and good, but only that it is irresistible. You might as... Read more →
The reward for behaving virtuously is the satisfaction one feels in doing what one knows to be right. The proverb is often used to warn that we should not expect material rewards for acting... Read more →
This, in its abbreviated form, is one of those proverbs that have remained more common in the original than in English translation. It is the Latin for A WORD IS ENOUGH TO THE WISE.
Life becomes very monotonous without some break in the daily routine. William Cowper wrote in his long poem, The Task: Variety is the very spice of life, That give it all its flavour,