If you wish to pacify someone who has lost his temper, don't say anything that it's likely to make them even more angrier.
Proverbs starting with letter P
A person tends to blame another for the faults he has himself. The soot from an open fire blackens the kooking utensils placed upon it, and the... Read more →
We use this to mean that even though full legal right to a thing has not been established, he who is in possession of it has a far greater right... Read more →
When we are enjoying ourselves, time passes far too quickly , but it passes very slowly when we are bored, or have nothing to do, or we are... Read more →
The proverb recommends tidiness. Everything has its proper place, and when it is to be found there when it is needed, life goes more... Read more →
This means that long-continued success ends at length in failure; and that long-continued impunity ends at length in punishment. However many... Read more →
It is the Latin for Through hardship to the stars. This is one of those proverbs that have remained more common in their original form than in... Read more →
The written word is more to be feared than the physical force. 'Tyranny has not enemy as formidable as the pen,' wrote William Cobbett , and... Read more →
It is also the art of hoping. We must be patient and not despair.
Do it yourself. Don't always expect others to help you. Be self-reliant.