A person who occupies the lowest position in life cannot fall any further and therefore has no fear of falling, whereas the great constantly... Read more →
Proverbs starting with letter H
A man without money cannot afford to offend those to whom he looks for financial assistance.
Here 'wanted' means 'lacked. A similar proverb is Success has many friends. Because a man is rich, he is always surrounded by flatterers and... Read more →
Don't be self-conscious. Don't be embarrassed if you have a big nose, or your ears stick out, or you need a hair-do, or you didn't clean your... Read more →
Although a brave man is better than a coward, caution is often better than rashness.
When you have done something wrong you are so conscious of it that you feel that everyone else knows about it.
We must learn to obey orders before we are qualified to give them. The experience gained in a subordinate position is invaluable when we have to... Read more →
Anyone who mixes with evil companions must have all his wits about him. Thus it is dangerous to keep bad company.
You may not come off best in the end, so don’t laugh too soon. The following little incident is borrowed from Three Men in a Boat by Jerome K.... Read more →
A person who has few wants can easily satisfy them. In this sense he is 'richer' than the rich man who has many wants that he cannot satisfy.