428 Proverbs about Back / Page 2
11. Hold back some goods for a thousand days and you will be sure to sell at a profit.
12. If what we see is doubtful, how can we believe what is spoken behind the back.
13. Learning is like rowing upstream: not to advance is to drop back.
14. The Yangtze never runs backwards; man recaptures not his youth.
15. You cannot propel yourself forward by patting yourself on the back.
16. You think you've lost your horse? Who knows, he may bring a whole herd back to you someday.
17. Bare is brotherless back.
18. Chickens can't go back into eggs.
19. Not even a god can bring back the leaves that have fallen.
20. Not even the Lord of Light can turn back time, or undo what has been done.