It is better to keep out of trouble by not repeating the foolish behaviour of others than it is to do as they did and suffer in the same way.
Proverbs containing the word Fool
This somewhat sweeping statement suggests that old fools are bigger fools than young ones. It is used as a comment on the actions of those we... Read more →
Foolish people act hastily and do or say things that wiser people would avoid. Angels here represent people of wisdom. The proverb is a line... Read more →
This is a similar proverb to Easy come, easy go. A wise man spends his money prudently; a foolish man spends his without thought and is soon... Read more →
It has been said that experience is the best teacher, but that the school fees are high. This is another way of saying that although we... Read more →
Of the two evils foolishness is the lesser, since it is usually considered something you are born with, whilst knavery is something a person... Read more →