If we could achieve our aims by merely wishing, life would be very easy. This means the same as if 'ifs' and 'ans' were pots and pans…
Proverbs containing the word Ride
There cannot be two leaders in any enterprise. The man riding behind must leave it to the man in front to guide the horse. Similarly, on a... Read more →
Whatever the discomfort of his present condition -- for nobody really favours this means of transport -- it is better than dismounting and being... Read more →
Don't give yourself airs. Don't be arrogant. Literally, a high horse is a war-horse or charger.
When a man without money grows suddenly rich, he is liable to become the most arrogant of mortals. John Wolcot, whose pen-name was Peter Pindar,... Read more →