Short cuts can involve one in difficulties.You'd better stick to The longest way round is the nearest way home.
Proverbs containing the word Long
Do not let your passion for a person become too strong, for it may soon burn itself out. Mild affection is more likely to be long-lived. In... Read more →
Shorts cuts can involve one in difficulties. It is better to follow the correct procedure in anything than to try to save time by scamping the... Read more →
However long and wearisome the day may seem, it must inevitably be followed by night and come to an end. In the same way, all tedious tasks are... Read more →
Sometimes 'wide' is used instead of 'long'. A Little pitchers have long ears is an earthenware jug with two ears instead of a handle. They are... Read more →
Bad times don't go on for ever. Sooner or later things will improve.
Anyone who mixes with evil companions must have all his wits about him. Thus it is dangerous to keep bad company.
Persons in weak health often live a long time. This is mostly used for very sick people that are expected to die very soon, but they go on to... Read more →
This proverb is frequently misunderstood. It does not mean: 'Human life is short, but art goes on forever.' Its real meaning is: 'There is so... Read more →