Proverbs with the word Slave

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 →

Better be an old man’s darling than a young man’s slave

This proverb suggests, rightly or wrongly, that the women who marries an old man will fare better than the women who marries a young one, on the... Read more →

We are all slaves of opinion

Here 'opinion' is 'public opinion'. Our actions are influenced by what other people may say or think about them.