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Proverbs containing the word Draw

One must draw the line somewhere

To draw the line is to lay down a definite limit of action beyond which one refuses to go. The decision depends on ourselves, but it must be... Read more →

One must draw back in order to leap better

This teaches prudence. It is a quotation from an essay by Montaigne ('Il faut reculer pour mieux sauter') and has much the same meaning as Look... Read more →

Nothing stake, nothing draw

This refers to gambling. If you are not prepared to stake any money, you cannot expect to win any. In a wider sense this means the same as... Read more →