This proverb teaches patience and perseverance. Don't be discouraged by the size of the task you have to do. Stick to it and you will achieve... Read more →
Proverbs starting with letter L
Small sums of money frequently received soon mount up.
This means the same as Eavesdroppers never hear any good of themselves.
There are times when the weak can help the strong. A rich or eminent man should treat a poor or obscure man with consideration, for one day he... Read more →
We all tend to seek the company of those whose tastes or interests are similar to our own.
Here 'man' means 'servant' or 'workman'. If the master is a good employer, the man is a good employee – and vice versa. 'Like mistress, like... Read more →
Many sons, take after their fathers, not only in looks but also in character. Some sons are described as a 'chip off the old block' -- a small... Read more →
This means the same as easy come, easy go.
We cannot be cheerful when we have money troubles. The reverse, of course, is A heavy purse makes a light heart.
Don't try to throw more light on a matter that is already quite clear enough. Don't try to explain the obvious. Don't take the easy course of... Read more →