You are your own worst enemy

A lot of people tend to hurt their own chance at success because they are negative-minded. Many times in life we meet people who only see things bleakly, negatively – they tend to focus on what is bad, thus sabotaging … Continue reading

You are your own worst enemy

A lot of people tend to hurt their own chance at success because they are negative-minded. Many times in life we meet people who only see things bleakly, negatively – they tend to focus on what is bad, thus sabotaging … Continue reading

Confessed faults are half-mended

When someone owns up to a fault, mistake or error, they are halfway to changing into a better person. The same goes for our linguistic knowledge. When learning a foreign language, realising what our errors are is one of the … Continue reading

Confessed faults are half-mended

When someone owns up to a fault, mistake or error, they are halfway to changing into a better person. The same goes for our linguistic knowledge. When learning a foreign language, realising what our errors are is one of the … Continue reading

Clothes make the man

The way you dress tells people something about you, and can influence their opinion of you. People will tend to judge you according to the way you dress. So we try to “look the part”, that is we dress according … Continue reading

Clothes make the man

The way you dress tells people something about you, and can influence their opinion of you. People will tend to judge you according to the way you dress. So we try to “look the part”, that is we dress according … Continue reading

Brevity is the soul of wit

Brevity is the noun from which “brief”, meaning short in time or length, derives. Wit is defined as the ability to use words in a clever and humorous way. Thus the proverb means that when someone wants to sound clever, … Continue reading

Brevity is the soul of wit

Brevity is the noun from which “brief”, meaning short in time or length, derives. Wit is defined as the ability to use words in a clever and humorous way. Thus the proverb means that when someone wants to sound clever, … Continue reading

Having too many irons in the fire

If we attempt to do too much at once, we shall not do anything properly. Like a blacksmith who had too many branding irons in the fire at once…he couldn’t effectively keep track of all of them. So when we … Continue reading

Having too many irons in the fire

If we attempt to do too much at once, we shall not do anything properly. Like a blacksmith who had too many branding irons in the fire at once…he couldn’t effectively keep track of all of them. So when we … Continue reading