– Proverbs – Letter L –
An alphabetical collection of common and not-so-common Proverbs. Since many Proverbs (often-times referred to as, “Sayings”) have slightly different forms depending on who is saying them, they are organized by either the Noun or Verb in the sentence. If you do not find the Proverb that you are looking for, try the search box. If that doesn’t work, let me know in the comments below… I’ll add it for you.
“Act In Haste, Repent At Leisure“ – This Proverb can also be classified as an Aphorism, an Interjection, or a Saying, which is used to mean that: if one does something quickly and without caring about the quality or outcome (to act in haste), then he or she will feel very bad or entirely un-satisfied about it later (repent in leisure) and will most likely have to do “it” over. – (See Also: “Haste Makes Waste“) –
“Every Cloud Has A Silver Lining“ – This Idiomatic Proverb can also be classified as an Aphorism, an Interjection, and a Saying, to express that… every “bad” or un-pleasant situation has an aspect of something beneficial or advantageous. This phrase is usually used to describe a situation which is happening or has already happened – or as a reminder to someone who is experiencing (or is about to experience) an un-pleasant situation – so that the person can perceive the circumstances with a more optimistic attitude. –
“The Best Revenge Is Living Well” – This is a Proverb an Aphorism, and a Saying, which can also be used as an Interjection to express that one should not think about getting “revenge” against someone, but instead to “live well” – To find out more, read the whole blog post…
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