Once we have said it, we cannot get it back. This proverb has the same meaning as A word spoken is past recalling.
Proverbs containing the word Another
Failure should not deter us, for there are always other opportunities.
We should not behave as if this were the last day. There is always another day tomorrow, and always the hope that things will get better.... Read more →
If you allow yourself to be victimised once, you will be victimised again.
It is not what a thing is called that matters, but what it is. The same applies to people The quotation comes from Shakespeare's tragedy,... Read more →
Food that agrees with one person may have an injurious effect on another. In a wider sense one person may like what another hates. 'My sister... Read more →
One men does the work and another gets the benefit. A similar proverb is One beats the bush, and another catches the birds.
Although a brave man is better than a coward, caution is often better than rashness.
If someone has done you a kindness, you should do him a kindness in return. A boy was once able to help a circus elephant by stopping another... Read more →
It is easier to talk about doing a thing than it is to do it. It is easier to give advice than to put it into practice. 'That tree's too close... Read more →