Asking, Aspiration, Ass, Authority : Proverbs

Key-Words Based Proverbs

Asking :

  • Lose nothing for want of asking.

  • Ask much to have a little.

  • Better to ask the way than go astray.

  • Ask and it shall be given to you.

  • Never answer a question until it is asked.

  • He that asks faintly begs a denial.

  • Delays are not denials.

    Aspiration :

  • Aspiring people are inspiring people.

  • The thing we long for, that we are.

  • No bird soars too high if he soars with his own wings.

    Ass :

  • An ass is an ass, though laden with gold.

  • The Ass of many owners is eaten by wolves.

  • The ass that brays most eats less.

  • An ass loaded with gold climbs the top of the castle.

    Authority :

  • No man can be a good ruler, unless he has first been ruled.

  • He is not fit to command others, that cannot command himself.

  • Better to rule than to be ruled by the rout.

  • Authority shows the man.

  • It is better to be the hammer than the anvil.

  • If you wish to know a man, give him authority.

  • There is no good accord, where every man would be a lord.

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