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English proverb Quotes and Quotations


Everyone must row with the oars he has.
- English proverb | Ability and Achievement Quotes
The absent are always wrong.
- English proverb | Absence Quotes
The shortest answer is doing.
- English proverb | Action Quotes
When they came to shoe the horses, the beetle stretched out his leg.
A Scotch mist may wet an Englishman to the skin.
- English proverb | England and the U.K. Quotes
Danger and delight grow on one stalk.
- English proverb | Enjoyment and Pleasure Quotes
God gives the milk but not the pail.
- English proverb | God Quotes
Affectation is a greater enemy to the face than smallpox.
- English proverb | Hypocrisy Quotes
We are usually the best men when in the worst health.
- English proverb | Medicine and Sickness Quotes
There's none so blind as those who won't see.
- English proverb | Observation Quotes
He who says what he likes shall hear what he does not like.
- English proverb | Politeness and Manners Quotes
He who despises his own life is soon master of another's.
- English proverb | Power Quotes
When a proud man hears another praised, he feels himself injured.
- English proverb | Pride Quotes
A nimble sixpence is better than a slow shilling.
- English proverb | Quips and Comments Quotes
As old as the itch.
- English proverb | Quips and Comments Quotes
A man of words and not of deeds, Is like a garden full of weeds.
- English proverb | Quips and Comments Quotes
"Let us agree not to step on each other's feet," said the cock to the horse.
- English proverb | Tact and Diplomacy Quotes
One of these days is none of these days.
- English proverb | Time Quotes
The crow, when travelling abroad, came back just as black.
- English proverb | Travel and Travellers Quotes
Time trieth truth.
- English proverb | Truth Quotes
There is but an hour a day between a good housewife and a bad one.
- English proverb | Women Quotes
A joy that's shared is a joy made double.
- English proverb | Happiness Quotes
We never know the worth of water till the well is dry.
- English proverb | Forgiveness Quotes
He that has no charity deserves no mercy.
- English proverb | Helping Other People Quotes
Many things are lost for want of asking.
- English proverb | Simplicity Quotes
Time is a file that wears and makes no noise.
- English proverb | One Day Quotes
He that seeks trouble always finds it.
- English proverb | Positive Quotes
Danger and delight grow on one stalk.
- English proverb | Risks Quotes
The shortest answer is doing.
- English proverb | Getting Going Quotes
Everyone must row with the oars he has.
- English proverb | Getting Going Quotes
If you dam a river it stagnates. Running water is beautiful water.
- English proverb | Women's Movement Quotes
Many things are lost for want of asking.
- English proverb | Opportunities Quotes
Elbow grease is the best polish.
- English proverb | Work Quotes
He is lifeless that is faultless.
- English proverb | Perfection Quotes
Every path has its puddle.
- English proverb | Problems Quotes
He who is shipwrecked the second time cannot lay the blame on Neptune.
- English proverb | Failures and Mistakes Quotes
A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner.
- English proverb | Adversity Quotes
It takes two to make a bargain.
- English proverb | Bargain Quotes
It's a bad bargain where nobody gains.
- English proverb | Bargain Quotes
As you make your bed you must lie in it.
- English proverb | Bed Quotes
One boy is more trouble than a dozen girls.
- English proverb | Boy Quotes
Boys will be boys.
- English proverb | Boy Quotes
When the cat's away the mice will play.
- English proverb | Cats Quotes
Children should be seen and not heard.
- English proverb | Childhood Quotes
Spare the rod and spoil the child.
- English proverb | Childhood Quotes
Two's a company, three's a crowd.
- English proverb | Companionship Quotes
Too many cooks spoil the broth.
- English proverb | Cooking Quotes
Despair doubles our strength.
- English proverb | Despair Quotes
Desperate diseases require desperate remedies.
- English proverb | Disease Quotes
The nearer the bone, the sweeter the meat.
- English proverb | Eating Quotes
A burnt child dreads the fire.
- English proverb | Experience Quotes
All is fair in love and war.
- English proverb | Fair Play Quotes
What is sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander.
- English proverb | Fair Play Quotes
There are as good fish in the sea as ever came out of it.
- English proverb | Fish Quotes
It is easier to catch flies with honey than with vinegar.
- English proverb | Fly Quotes
A fool and his money are soon parted.
- English proverb | Fools Quotes
A friend in need is a friend indeed.
- English proverb | Friends Quotes
As well be hanged for a sheep as a lamb.
- English proverb | Hanging Quotes
Haste makes waste.
- English proverb | Haste Quotes
Two heads are better than one.
- English proverb | Head Quotes
Hope for the best, but prepare for the worst.
- English proverb | Hope Quotes
You may lead a horse to water but you can't make him drink.
- English proverb | Horses Quotes
Fools build houses, and wise men buy them.
- English proverb | House Quotes
He that lives in a glass house must not throw stones.
- English proverb | House Quotes
You can't get blood out of a turnip.
- English proverb | Impossibility Quotes
You can't make a silk purse out of a sow's ear.
- English proverb | Impossibility Quotes
Many a true word is spoken in jest.
- English proverb | Jesting Quotes
God tempers the wind to the shorn lamb.
- English proverb | Lamb Quotes
A lawyer's opinion is worth nothing unless paid for.
- English proverb | Lawyer Quotes
Birds of a feather flock together.
- English proverb | Like Quotes
Like mother, like daughter.
- English proverb | Like Quotes
One crow will not pick out another crow's eyes.
- English proverb | Like Quotes
An apple a day keeps the doctor away.
- English proverb | Medicine Quotes
Misery loves company.
- English proverb | Misery Quotes
March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb.
- English proverb | Months Quotes
If February give much snow A fine Summer it doth foreshow.
- English proverb | Months Quotes
If the mountain won't come to Mohammed, Mohammed must go to the mountain.
- English proverb | Mountain Quotes
Sticks and stones will break my bones, but names will never hurt me.
- English proverb | Name Quotes
Make hay while the sun shines.
- English proverb | Opportunity Quotes
One man's meat is another's poison.
- English proverb | Poison Quotes
It is easier to catch flies with honey than with vinegar.
- English proverb | Policy Quotes
People who live in glass houses should not throw stones.
- English proverb | Prudence Quotes
A fool may ask more questions in an hour than a wise man can answer in seven years.
- English proverb | Question Quotes
It never rains but it pours.
- English proverb | Rain Quotes
The mills of the gods grind slowly, but they grind exceedingly fine.
- English proverb | Retribution Quotes
Vengeance is a dish that should be eaten cold.
- English proverb | Revenge Quotes
Two wrongs can never make a right.
- English proverb | Right Quotes
Every man is the architect of his own fortune.
- English proverb | Self-Love Quotes
Still waters run deep.
- English proverb | Silence Quotes
Talk is cheap.
- English proverb | Talk Quotes
There is honor among thieves.
- English proverb | Thieving Quotes
Set a thief to catch a thief.
- English proverb | Thieving Quotes
When thieves fall out, honest men come by their own.
- English proverb | Thieving Quotes
A penny saved is a penny earned.
- English proverb | Thrift Quotes
He that will not stoop for a pin will never be worth a pound.
- English proverb | Thrift Quotes
Time and tide wait for no man.
- English proverb | Time Quotes
A stitch in time saves nine.
- English proverb | Time Quotes
He that seeks trouble always finds it.
- English proverb | Trouble Quotes
It takes all sorts to make a world.
- English proverb | Variety Quotes
Where there's a will there's a way.
- English proverb | Will Quotes
It is easy to be wise after the event.
- English proverb | Wise Quotes
If wishes were horses, beggars might ride.
- English proverb | Wish Quotes
Two wrongs do not make a right.
- English proverb | Wrong Quotes
Youth will be served.
- English proverb | Youth Quotes


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