Abide, Ability, Absence : Proverbs





Key-Words Based Proverbs



Abide :



  • A Rotten case abides no handling.

  • Things well-fitted abide.




    Ability :



  • Without luck ability is nothing.

  • Ability is of little account without opportunity.

  • Behind an able man there are always other able men.

  • A man may be so much of everything but he is nothing of anything.

  • From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs.

  • They are able because they think they are able.

  • People are always ready to admit a man's ability after he gets there.

  • Do what you can with what you have where you are.




    Absence :



  • Out of sight, out of mind.

  • Absence makes the heart grow fonder.

  • Absence sharpens love. Presence strengthens it.

  • Far from eye, far from heart.

  • Absence diminishes little passions and increases great ones, as the wind extinguishes candles and kindles fire.

  • Never were the absent in the right.

  • Seldom seen, soon forgotten.

  • Far from court, far from care.

  • Absence is to love what wind is to fire.

  • When the cat is away, the mice will play.

  • Friends agree best at a distance.



    Proverbs Index





    From Abide to HOME PAGE








    privacy policy