a man's reach should exceed his grasp
Words from a poem by Robert Browning, suggesting that, to achieve anything worthwhile, a person should attempt even those things that may turn out to be impossible.
How Long Should A Paragraph Be?There isn’t really a required number of sentences to make a paragraph, but there are some guidelines you might want to consider. A typical paragraph consists of 3 to 6 sentences. Paragraphs are meant to express a central idea. They can be made of any number of sentences as long as they meet the structural requirements. The basic structure of a paragraph has three parts: …
Which Words Should You Capitalize In A Title?Titles can stump readers and writers across the board due to title case—conventions of which words in a sentence start with capital letters. Have no fear: We'll walk you through the steps, one at a time, using some of our favorite ridiculous movie titles as examples.
- a little knowledge,
- a little learning is a dangerous thing,
- a lot,
- a man is known by the company he keeps,
- a man's home is his castle,
- a mensa et thoro,
- a midsummer night's dream,
- a miss is as good as a mile,
- a must,
- a new broom sweeps clean
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