Human beings express their intention of doing a thing, but it is God who decides whether it is to be done. Hence the expression Deo volente,... Read more →
Proverbs containing the word Man
Money is honey, my little sonny, And a rich man's joke is always funny. This couplet is written by Thomas Edward Brown, the Manx poet. The rich... Read more →
If a man does nothing but talk, he produces noting of value, just like bad weeds in a garden.
This is good advice for wives. Keep your husband well fed and he will always love you.
As long as a man feels well and strong ti does not matter how old he looks. With a woman, however, looks are more important, since a woman tends... Read more →
In this life we either have too little of what we do want, or too much of what we don't want or can't use. The same thought is to be found in... Read more →
The fact of dying can only be experienced once. This is meant to console us with the thought that if death comes now it won't have to be... Read more →
If I am foolish enough to allow him to deceive me on one occasion, I have only myself to blame if I let him do it again.
Good clothes can make a man look more impressive than he really is. The other proverb that comes immediately to mind is Never Judge by... Read more →
This cynical proverb suggests that life is bound to be so bad that no living person can ever be happy.