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Proverbs containing the word Right

Two wrongs do not make a right

Your faults are not excused by the faults of somebody else. This means the same as Two black do not make a white.

Put the saddle on the right horse

Blame those who deserve it, not those who don't. An author's new book had been reviewed unfavourably in a literary weekly. He said to an... Read more →

Might is right

The argument put forward by those who are strong. 'It is said ', wrote Voltaire, 'that God is always on the side of the big... Read more →

Men are blind in their own cause

They are so convinced that they are in the right that they can never see things from the other person's point of view. If, for example, you are... Read more →

Let not thy left hand know what thy right hand doeth

Keep secret any help you give to the poor; don't boast of your almsgiving. The source is Matthew, vi, 1-4