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Proverbs containing the word Event

It is easy to be wise after the event

When something has ended badly, it is easy to say what should have been done to ensure success. Foresight is being wise before the event; being... Read more →

Coming events cast their shadows before

As Cicero wrote: 'Certain signs precede certain events.' For example, the widening by the Germans of the Kiel Canal in 1909 to admit the passage... Read more →