A few wise idioms to live by
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