What you do not know will not worry or harm you. The expression is most often used, to justify not giving information to somone to avoid... Read more →
Proverbs containing the word Know
It is only when we have been deprived of something that we appreciate the true value of it. One illustration of this is, of course, the other... Read more →
People are judged by what they do. The sources are Matthew, xii, 33 and Luke, vi, 44. Here is the second of these as given in the New English... Read more →
No one except he who is experiencing it knows the cause of a trouble or difficulty. His behaviour is not understood by other because they are... Read more →
We are known to more people than we realize.
This is similar to Birds of a feather flock together. Benjamin Hapgood Burt, the American lyricst, wrote the following delightful jingle: One... Read more →
Keep secret any help you give to the poor; don't boast of your almsgiving. The source is Matthew, vi, 1-4
It is as well to know what developments are likely, or what is the state of public opinion. 'To know which way the cat is going to jump' has... Read more →
Don't be a faint-heart and say, 'I’ll never mange to do it'. Have a go, and you will be surprised at your own ability.
The quality of the contents of a sack of corn, flour, etc., may be judged by the quality of a sample. Putting it another way, we do not have to... Read more →