a bad tongue; a wicked ear

Aphorism #1.
“a bad tongue; a wicked ear”
See Also:
you scratch my back and i’ll scratch yours
a bad tree does not yield good apples
As always, please comment if you have any further analysis of this particular aphorism (or if you disagree with my analysis) – or if you have a good story!
Share on Facebook . . . → Read More: a bad tongue; a wicked ear

a good tongue is a good weapon

Aphorism #33.
“a good tongue is a good weapon”
See Also:
a good example is the best sermon
a guilty conscience needs no accuser
As always, please comment if you have any further analysis of this particular aphorism (or if you disagree with my analysis) – or if you have a good story!
Share on Facebook . . . → Read More: a good tongue is a good weapon

a swine over-fat is the cause of its own bane

Aphorism #65.
“a swine over-fat is the cause of its own bane”
See Also:
a swallow does not make the summer
a tattler is worse than a thief
As always, please comment if you have any further analysis of this particular aphorism (or if you disagree with my analysis) – or if you have a good story!
Share on Facebook . . . → Read More: a swine over-fat is the cause of its own bane

all that go to church are not saints

Aphorism #97.
“all that go to church are not saints”
See Also:
all that glitters is not gold
all things are difficult before they are easy
As always, please comment if you have any further analysis of this particular aphorism (or if you disagree with my analysis) – or if you have a good story!
Share on Facebook . . . → Read More: all that go to church are not saints

as the tree, so the fruit

Aphorism #129.
“as the tree, so the fruit”
See Also:
as is the workman, as is the work
as the wind blows you must set the sail
As always, please comment if you have any further analysis of this particular aphorism (or if you disagree with my analysis) – or if you have a good story!
Share on Facebook . . . → Read More: as the tree, so the fruit

better never to begin than never to make an end

Aphorism #162.
“better never to begin than never to make an end”
See Also:
better master one than engaged with ten
better one eye than stone blind
As always, please comment if you have any further analysis of this particular aphorism (or if you disagree with my analysis) – or if you have a good story!
Share on Facebook . . . → Read More: better never to begin than never to make an end

come with the wind, go with the water

Aphorism #194.
“come with the wind, go with the water”
See Also:
clothes don’t make the man
coming events cast their shadows before
As always, please comment if you have any further analysis of this particular aphorism (or if you disagree with my analysis) – or if you have a good story!
Share on Facebook . . . → Read More: come with the wind, go with the water

dogs of the same street bark alike

Aphorism #226.
“dogs of the same street bark alike”
See Also:
dog does not eat dog
don’t cast the pearls before a swine
As always, please comment if you have any further analysis of this particular aphorism (or if you disagree with my analysis) – or if you have a good story!
Share on Facebook . . . → Read More: dogs of the same street bark alike

even homer sometimes nods

Aphorism #258.
“even homer sometimes nods”
See Also:
envy shoots at others and wounds herself
every ass likes to hear himself bray
As always, please comment if you have any further analysis of this particular aphorism (or if you disagree with my analysis) – or if you have a good story!
Share on Facebook . . . → Read More: even homer sometimes nods

fast bind, fast find

Aphorism #290.
“fast bind, fast find”
See Also:
fan the flames
fasting comes after feasting
As always, please comment if you have any further analysis of this particular aphorism (or if you disagree with my analysis) – or if you have a good story!
Share on Facebook . . . → Read More: fast bind, fast find

Sponsors