This proverb teaches you to be satisfied with enough because being too greedy or too ambitious will be your ruin. Just as the pig that has... Read more →
Proverbs starting with letter P
Here 'shared' means to tell your problem to someone else. The process of verbally sharing what is bothering you gives you a sense of... Read more →
When you make a promise to someone, it is as if you take a debt from them. The 'debt' you owe to the person is not paid until the promise is... Read more →
Absolute monarchies are those in which all power is given to or, as is more often the case, taken by, the monarch. Examples of absolute power... Read more →
Blame those who deserve it, not those who don't. An author's new book had been reviewed unfavourably in a literary weekly. He said to an... Read more →
If a doctor receives a fee for every visit, and should the patient have plenty of money, the doctor may be temped to ensure that the patient... Read more →
It is very important to be punctual and it is very rude to be unpunctual. Sometimes 'princess' is used instead of 'kings'. The above was the... Read more →
This means the same as God is always on the side of the big battalions, which is also referred to under Might is right.
It is not until a rich man has come down in the world that he knows who are his real friends.
A man's abilities are seldom recognised by his family and others who know him well. The source is Matthew, xiii, 57. Here is the story as told... Read more →