It doesn't do to be too curious or inquisitive. The proverb is a quotation from The Lucky Chance, a play by Aprah Behn. The reference is, of course, to the story of Adam and Eve, who were expelled... Read more →
Proverbs containing the word Much
This teaches contentment. Count your blessings, not your wants.
Some people, though they have a lot, are never satisfied. The ruling passion of an avaricious man is to add to his riches. Oliver Goldsmith wrote in his long poem, The traveller: As some lone miser,... Read more →
This teaches moderation. It means the same thing as Enough is as good as a feast.
This advises thrift. If you start with a little and continually add a little, you will eventually have a mickle, which is an Anglo-Saxon word meaning 'much'. If, for example, you put aside ten... Read more →