A few wise idioms to live by

on Tuesday, 30 August 2016. Posted in Columns, Local News

By Brenda Harrison, Editor

Some of the ABC’s of wisdom: A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger., Proverbs 16:1

Big fish eat little fish

Cheats never prosper

Do as you would be done by

Enough is as good as a feast

First impressions are the most lasting

Good things come to those who wait

He who knows does not speak. He who speaks does not know. Lao Tzu, Chinese philosopher, 604-531 BC

If you have never seen the bottom of the tree, you cannot know how tall it stands.

Judge not, that ye be not judged. St. Matthew 7:1

Knowledge is power, guard it well.

Least said, soonest mended

Memory is the treasure of the mind

Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today

Oil and water do not mix

Prevention is better than cure

Quitters never win, winners never quit

Respect is not given, it is earned.

Silence is golden

Tell the truth and shame the Devil (Shakespeare, Henry IV)

Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown

Virtue is its own reward

Worrying never did anyone any good.

You are never too old to learn

Source: Wikipedia

Good life

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