This teaches contentment. Count your blessings, not your wants.
Proverbs containing the word Have
This advises bold action. If you are not prepared to take risks you cannot expect to get results. 'I want to borrow the car for the weekend,... Read more →
This proverb teaches prudence on money. If your father promises to give you 500 dollars on your twentieth birthday, which is in six months... Read more →
Some people, though they have a lot, are never satisfied. The ruling passion of an avaricious man is to add to his riches. Oliver Goldsmith... Read more →
We are never satisfied with what we have. When we satisfy one want, it merely makes us aware of another. And so it goes on.
If we always tell the truth we are unlikely to contradict ourselves; but if we resort to lies we are liable, when asked a question for a second... Read more →
Anyone who mixes with evil companions must have all his wits about him. Thus it is dangerous to keep bad company.
A person who has few wants can easily satisfy them. In this sense he is 'richer' than the rich man who has many wants that he cannot satisfy.
Be careful what you say and where you say it. There my be someone lurking on the other side of the wall, or, to bring the proverb up to date,... Read more →