It is better to be in a leading position of a small group than one of the numeral followers of a bigger one, in which case one's skills and... Read more →
Proverbs containing the word Dog
The most despicable living man's state, is preferable to that of the most noble who have died impenitent. Thus, it is better to be a live coward... Read more →
While two persons are disputing over something, somebody else takes advantage of the fact that their attention is distracted. For example, there... Read more →
Dr. Brewer wrote of this: 'If you love me you must put up with my faults, my little ways, or (sometimes) my friends. A rather selfish maxim!'
Don't do anything that will stir up unnecessary trouble. 'The woman next door always has clothes hanging put on the line. It looks awful. I've... Read more →
Give assistance to anyone in difficulties or distress.
Good fortune comes ones to all of us. If I am lucky today, your turn will come later on; or, alternatively, don’t be too boastful, for... Read more →
This means the same as THERE IS HONOUR AMONG THIEVES. On the ground that UNITED WE STAND, DIVIDED WE FALL, wrongdoers stick together in their... Read more →
Another old proverb says the same thing more clearly: 'Better be the head of the yeomanry than the tail of the gentry.' In other words, it's... Read more →
Beware of judging people by appearance. An honest man may give the impression that he is the biggest scoundrel in the world. Good looks do not... Read more →