The more people there are to carry out a task, the less each has to do, and the more quickly is the work finished. It has been said that this... Read more →
Proverbs starting with letter M
This advises thrift. If you start with a little and continually add a little, you will eventually have a mickle, which is an Anglo-Saxon word... Read more →
Another version is 'Manners make the man.' A person is often judged by his manners rather than his character, especially on first acquaintance,... Read more →
This comes to us from the Chinese. A shopkeeper who behaves in a surly way is unlikely to attract customers.
Human beings express their intention of doing a thing, but it is God who decides whether it is to be done. Hence the expression Deo volente,... Read more →
If a man does nothing but talk, he produces noting of value, just like bad weeds in a garden.
As long as a man feels well and strong ti does not matter how old he looks. With a woman, however, looks are more important, since a woman tends... Read more →
The fact of dying can only be experienced once. This is meant to console us with the thought that if death comes now it won't have to be... Read more →
If you are too obsequious, too servile, other will treat you with contempt. don't be a yes-man.
Here 'job' does not refer to working, but to a state of affairs. To make the best of a bad job is to accept one's present position with the... Read more →