If a man shows greater ability than those around him he has a decided advantage, even though his talents are not really out-standing. Metaphorically, even with only one eye he rules like a king over his sightless subjects.
This cynical proverb suggests that life is bound to be so bad that no living person can ever be happy. Read more →
Good clothes can make a man look more impressive than he really is. The other proverb that comes... Read more →