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Proverbs containing the word Candle

Light not a candle to the sun

Don't try to throw more light on a matter that is already quite clear enough. Don't try to explain the obvious. Don't take the easy course of... Read more →

You cannot burn the candle at both ends

Dr Brewer explains this as follows: 'You cannot do two opposite things at one and the same time; you cannot exhaust your energies in one... Read more →