A burnt child dreads…

IMAGE: A burnt child dreads the fire. [The burnt child fears the fire.] / Once bitten, twice shy. [Once bit, twice shy.] / He that has been bitten by a serpent [snake] fear [is afraid of] a rotten rope. / A scalded cat [dog] fears (even) cold water.

A burnt child dreads the fire. [The burnt child fears the fire.] / Once bitten, twice shy. [Once bit, twice shy.] / He that has been bitten by a serpent [snake] fear [is afraid of] a rotten rope. / A… More »

A black cat crossing…

IMAGE: A black cat crossing your path signifies that the animal is going somewhere.

A black cat crossing your path signifies that the animal is going somewhere. – Groucho Marx [Julius Henry Marx] (1890 – 1977) (Image by Eszter Miller from Pixabay) (Text-to-Speech by Sound of Text, using the engine from Google Translate) More »

Take the bull by the…

IMAGE: Take the bull by the horns. [Seize the bull by the horns. / The bull must be taken by the horns.]

Take the bull by the horns. [Seize the bull by the horns. / The bull must be taken by the horns.] (Text-to-Speech by Sound of Text, using the engine from Google Translate) More »

Be not forgetful to…

IMAGE: Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares. [Don't forget to show hospitality to strangers, for in doing so, some have entertained angels without knowing it.]

Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares. [Don't forget to show hospitality to strangers, for in doing so, some have entertained angels without knowing it.] – Saint Paul (c.5? – c.67) — Bible: “The… More »

Be not inhospitable…

IMAGE: Be not inhospitable to strangers, lest they be angels in disguise.

Be not inhospitable to strangers, lest they be angels in disguise. – George Whitman (1913 – 2011) / (The quote is taken from the wall of Shakespeare and Company, George Whitman’s bookstore in Paris.) / (Be not forgetful to…) (Image… More »

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