The proverb means that performing a good deed, no matter how small, will always have a positive impact, even if it may not be immediately... Read more →
Proverbs with the word Never
The descendants are usually very much like the ancestors. Children grow up to be similar to their parents and people who know the parents will... Read more →
To go bankrupt a person has to go deep into dept that they cannot repay. This is generally something that can happen to rich people when they... Read more →
Wise people are resourceful and do not feel the lack of company when alone, because they can find plenty to do plenty to think about.
This saying is often misquoted and misconstrued. People say, 'What's bred in the bone will come out in the flesh' meaning that a natural... Read more →
Two people on the same trade, in the same field, that have the same interests are both too envious, each imagining that the other is cleverer or... Read more →
Tomorrow is always the day after today. If today is Thursday it will be yesterday tomorrow, and Friday will be today. The saying is used as a... Read more →
The facts of a story are usually improved upon in the telling. Lies are condoned by Pooh-Bah in The Mikado as 'merely corroborative detail,... Read more →
Good people are not corrupted by their surroundings.
However much one person insults another, he causes him no physical injury at all. Only when words lead to blows are bones liable to be... Read more →