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Proverbs containing the word Road

There is no royal road to learning

A royal road to anything is a way of attaining it without trouble or effort, since a king's way (the royal road) is always made easy for him.... Read more →

The longest way round is the nearest way home

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 →

Good company on the road is the shortest cut

A journey on foot seems much longer when we make it alone than when we do it with pleasant companions.

All roads lead to Rome

Towards the end of the fourteenth century Chaucer wrote in a treatise on the astrolabe, an ancient astronomical instrument, that diverse paths... Read more →

The road to hell is paved with good intentions

When not followed by good deeds, good intentions are worse than useless, and the more often we fail to turn our good intentions into actuality,... Read more →