Be as ready to give as to take; to help others as you are to be helped; to make concessions as to accept them; to listen to other people's views... Read more →
Proverbs starting with letter G
If you give a bad person enough opportunity he will bring about his own downfall. There is a play on words in the proverb, for 'rope' has tow... Read more →
If a lie is not refuted immediately, it will pass from mouth to mouth until it is accepted as truth by everyone.
The phrase 'a bad name' means 'a bad reputation'. However untrue the charges may be, they may ruin a man's reputation and so 'hang him' - that... Read more →
Take advantage of your opportunities before it is too late, for Life is short and time is swift. The proverb comes from Robert Herrick's poem To... Read more →