However much one person insults another, he causes him no physical injury at all. Only when words lead to blows are bones liable to be... Read more →
Proverbs containing the word Break
That is the trouble with promises; so often they are made and never kept. 'A man apt to promise,' wrote Thomas Fuller, ' is apt to... Read more →
You cannot expect to get something for nothing. You must be prepared to make sacrifices in order to gain your ends. 'We shall be much more... Read more →
The pliant tree bends before the wind and is not damaged by the storm, but the rigid tree is often snapped. In the same way it is sometimes... Read more →
When things are very difficult, what prevents us from giving up in despair is the hope that things will get better.
This means that long-continued success ends at length in failure; and that long-continued impunity ends at length in punishment. However many... Read more →