If you are away from home, adapt yourself to your surroundings and to the local customs. Don't expect the people there to alter their way of... Read more →
Proverbs containing the word Do
Once a thing has been done, however difficult or dangerous it may be, it can be done again. Take, for example, the example, the exploration of... Read more →
This is treated under If a thing is worth doing it is worth doing well.
If you start a thing badly it takes a long time to finish it, because the bad start seriously affects the later work. But if you make a good... Read more →
Treat others as you would like them to treat you. If you don't, you may be punished, as Tom was in The Water Babies, by that fearsome lady, Mrs... Read more →
Go with the crow. If you try to act differently from the majority you will become unpopular. Robert Nagent wrote: Safer with multitudes to... Read more →
This is a tilt against those preachers who condemn in the pulpit the very things of which they themselves are guilty. It is also used humorously... Read more →