Don’t be avaricious. If you are too greedy you will lose even what you already have. The dog in the fable was carrying a piece of meat across... Read more →
Proverbs starting with letter G
People who cannot get what they want are inclined to pretend that they never wanted it, in order to save face. This comes from the fable of the... Read more →
High-quality goods need no advertising because people soon get to know about them. In olden days, taverns and private houses where beer or wine... Read more →
Children, in particular, love to hear a story again, however many times they heard it before. ‘Mummy, please tell me the story of the girl who... Read more →
It takes a long time to build up a good reputation, but this reputation is quickly lost by just one crime or piece of bad behaviour. It often... Read more →
If the husband wants his wife to be respectful and loving to him, he should be respectful and loving to her. A husband who treats his wife well... Read more →
We remain better friends if we do not see too much of one another. Our neighbour does not live in our house and we do not live in his. Hedge... Read more →
A journey on foot seems much longer when we make it alone than when we do it with pleasant companions.
The ‘golden key’ is money, which overcomes for its possessors all the obstacles barring the way to poorer folk.
The golden age is the most prosperous period of a nation’s condition or literature. It is to be noted, however, that it is always in the past;... Read more →