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Proverbs containing the word Inch

Men are not to be measured in inches

The greatness of a man does not depend on his physical stature. Napoleon Bonaparte, for example, was barely five feet inches in height.

Give knave an inch and they will take a yard

If you grant some people a small favour, it only encourages them to take much more than they are offered. 'I told old Joe to help himself to... Read more →