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... Read more →
To have second thoughts is to reconsider a matter, and we usually find that our second decision is wiser than the first. I was just sitting... Read more →
Don't take extreme measures to get rid of something quite trivial. Don't exaggerate your difficulties. We owe the following to an unknown... Read more →
These are words of encouragement to shy suitors. They recommend boldness, for none but the brave deserves the fair and fortune favours the bold.
A person who gets up early in the morning has the best chance of success. Good advice to those who get up late in the morning, or miss... Read more →
It is what we do that really matters, not just what we say. In Longfellow's The Song of Hiawatha, Hiawatha answers the mighty and bragging... Read more →
We feel more affection for our relatives and friends when we are parted from them. A proverb that says just the opposite is Out of sight, out of... Read more →