Proverbs with the word Against

He who goes against the fashion is himself its slave

This paradox was coined by Logan Pearsall Smith, the essayist. Fashion can here be defined as 'a prevailing custom especially in dress'. It has... Read more →

Do not kick against the pricks

It is futile to fight a losing battle by resisting authority. A prick is an ox-goad, a spiked stick for urging cattle. Should an animal dislike... Read more →