Wise people are resourceful and do not feel the lack of company when alone, because they can find plenty to do plenty to think about.
Proverbs containing the word Man
Unless we listen to each other, we shall learn nothing
You will be punished or rewarded according to whether you have lad a virtuous or a sinful life. This proverb means the same as As you sow, so... Read more →
Once a thing has been done, however difficult or dangerous it may be, it can be done again. Take, for example, the example, the exploration of... Read more →
Do not delay taking action. If you wish to put to sea, do not miss the tide. Neither tide nor time will tarry for you. In a wider sense, if an... Read more →
Taken from Pope's Essay on Man (1733), this means that our thinking and study should be devoted primarily to understanding and improving the... Read more →
Food that agrees with one person may have an injurious effect on another. In a wider sense one person may like what another hates. 'My sister... Read more →
One men does the work and another gets the benefit. A similar proverb is One beats the bush, and another catches the birds.
All of us are liable to make mistakes now and then. To err is human and Even Homer sometimes nods.
This is a proverb used often in business organisations. 'How we're going to get along without Mr Kennett I just can't imagine.' 'We'll manage... Read more →