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Proverbs containing the word Way

Where there’s a will there’s a way

Given sufficient determination, we can accomplish what set out to do.

There are more ways of killing a cat than by choking it with cream

There is more than one way of achieving one's purpose.

A straw will show which way the wind blows

Small events can be a guide to momentous happenings. If the Foreign Secretary tells a taxi-driver at two o'clock in the morning to take him to... Read more →

The shortest way round is the longest way home

Short cuts can involve one in difficulties.You'd better stick to The longest way round is the nearest way home.

Love will find a way

Love has such power that it will overcome all difficulties. This means much the same as Love laughs at locksmiths.

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 →

It is as well to know which way the wind blows

It is as well to know what developments are likely, or what is the state of public opinion. 'To know which way the cat is going to jump' has... Read more →

Better to ask the way than go astray

Some people are too proud to admit that they don’t know, and, by refusing to ask, go astray. That is to say, they do the wrong thing or become... Read more →

The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach

This is good advice for wives. Keep your husband well fed and he will always love you.