It is better to be in a leading position of a small group than one of the numeral followers of a bigger one, in which case one's skills and... Read more →
Proverbs containing the word Lion
The most despicable living man's state, is preferable to that of the most noble who have died impenitent. Thus, it is better to be a live coward... Read more →
There are times when the weak can help the strong. A rich or eminent man should treat a poor or obscure man with consideration, for one day he... Read more →
Another old proverb says the same thing more clearly: 'Better be the head of the yeomanry than the tail of the gentry.' In other words, it's... Read more →
Don't ask for trouble. It's safer to leave things as they are.