Proverbs starting with letter J

Judge not, that ye be not judged

Think before you criticize others, for you may be criticized yourself in return. The source is Matthew, vii, 1. It is part of the sermon of the... Read more →

Jam tomorrow and jam yesterday – but never jam today

If there is one day of the week that we enjoy more than the other six, today never seems to be that day. The proverb is a quotation from... Read more →

A Jack of all trades is master of none

Here 'Jack' is a name for a general labourer, one who does odd jobs and can turn his hand to anything. A 'trade' in this sense is a occupation -... Read more →