A whip for a fool, and a rod for a school (Post No.2590)

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31 Golden Sayings on DISCIPLINE in this month’s calendar


March, 2016 Good Thoughts Calendar


Compiled by london swaminathan

Date: 2 March,2016


Post No. 2590


Time uploaded in London :–  9-10 AM


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Festivals in March, 2016: 7- Mahasivaratri, 9- Solar Eclipse, 14- Karadaiyan Nonbu, 22-Holi, 23- Panguni Uttaram, 25- Good Friday,27- Easter Sunday, 28- Easter Monday




Auspicious Days: 6, 10, 11, 18, 25


Full Moon/Purnima- 22/23


New Moon/Amavasya- 8/9


Ekadasi Fasting Days: 5, 19




March 1 Tuesday

Corn is cleansed with wind, and soul with chastenings.


March 2 Wednesday

Reward and punishment are the walls of a city.


March 3 Thursday

He that corrects not small faults, will not control great ones.


March 4 Friday

The best horse needs breaking, and the aptest child needs teaching.


March 5 Saturday

It is the bridle and spur that makes a good horse.


March 6 Sunday

A boisterous horse must have a rough bridle


March 7 Monday

The plough goes not well if the ploughman hold it not.



March 8 Tuesday

Rule youth well, and age will rule itself


March 9 Wednesday

Give me a child for seven years, and you may do what you like with him afterwards.


March 10 Thursday

Time is the rider that breaks youth.


March 11 Friday

A (spoilt) child may have too much of his mother’s blessing.


March 12 Saturday

Give a child while he craves and a dog while his tail doth wave

And you will have a fair dog, but a foul knave.


March 13 Sunday

A pitiful mother makes scabby (nasty) daughter.


March 14 Monday

Dawted (spoilt) daughters make daidling (lazy) wives.


March 15 Tuesday

A blate (bashful) cat makes a proud mouse.



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March 16 Wednesday

Spare the rod and spoil the child.


March 17 Thursday

A whip for a fool, and a rod for a school, is always in good season.


March 18 Friday

A woman, a dog and a walnut tree, the more you beat them the better they be – English proverb.


March 19 Saturday

He that is sick of a fever lurden (laziness), must be cured by hazel gelding.


March 20 Sunday

You may ding (beat) the devil into a wife, but you will never ding (beat) him out of her.



March 21 Monday

Happy is he that chastens himself.


March 22 Tuesday

He that is master of himself, will soon be master of others.


March 23 Wednesday

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


March 24 Thursday

He gets a double victory, who conquers himself.


March 25 Friday

One eye of the master sees more than ten of the servants.




March 26 Saturday

The master’s footsteps fatten the soil, and his foot the ground.


March 27 Sunday

A sleepy master makes his servant a lout.



March 28 Monday

The rod breaks no bones.


March 29 Tuesday

Spaniels that fawn when beaten, will never forsake their masters.


March 30 Wednesday

Never take the tawse (Scottish leather strap used to punish people) when a word will do the turn.


March 31 Thursday

He that cockers (spoils) his child provides for his enemy.

 sivaya nama




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