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 →
Proverbs containing the word You
This warns us never to attempt the impossible. You can no more make a grab walk any way but sideways than you can change a person's character.
The proverb promotes the idea that to be fit and healthy you need to eat well and consume good food. If you eat well, you will be healthy; but... Read more →
This is sometimes given as: 'You cannot eat your cake and have it.' They both mean the same thing, which is that if a choice has to be made... Read more →
You may not choose first one and then the other alternative in order to suit your own convenience. It is often used in argument when an opponent... Read more →
The proverb has the meaning of futility of trying to extract money from a person who either will not pay, or has not the money to pay with. It... Read more →
Here 'blood' means human feeling and a 'stone' represents a hard-hearted person. The proverb refers to avarice; a man can be so full of greed... Read more →