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Proverbs containing the word Light

Many hands make light work

The more people there are to carry out a task, the less each has to do, and the more quickly is the work finished. It has been said that this... Read more →

Lightly come, lightly go

This means the same as easy come, easy go.

A light purse makes a heavy heart

We cannot be cheerful when we have money troubles. The reverse, of course, is A heavy purse makes a light heart.

Light not a candle to the sun

Don't try to throw more light on a matter that is already quite clear enough. Don't try to explain the obvious. Don't take the easy course of... Read more →

Hide not your light under a bushel

Don’t be too modest to set others a good example. Here a bushel is a measure, a container for corn, ect. The source of the proverb is Matthew,... Read more →

A heavy purse makes a light heart

We can afford to be cheerful when we have no money troubles. The reserve, of course, is A light purse makes a heavy heart.