• All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.
    used to say that:

  • Two boys are half a boy, and three boys are no boy at all.
    said to mean that:

  • Let the cobbler stick to his last
    used to mean that:

  • Business before pleasure.
    expression empphasizing :

  • Get a name to rise early, and you may lie all day.
    signifies that:

  • Good masters make good servants.
    said to mean that:

  • He that would eat the fruit must climb the tree.
    used to say that:

  • He who would search for pearls must dive below.
    signifies that:

  • He works best who knows his trade.
    means that:

  • Head cook and bottle-washer.
    said for :

  • Self done is well done.
    said to mean that:

  • Such carpenters, such chips.

  • The work shows the workman.
    said to mean that:

  • To work with the left hand.
    is used:

  • Better to wear out than to rust out.
    claims that :

  • Works like a cat in cockle-shells
    expression for:

  • A young idler, an old beggar.

  • Constant occupation prevents temptation.

  • Elbow grease is the best polish.
    said to mean that:

  • The eye of the master does more work than both his hands
    states that: