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English Proverbs

on 2008-11-12, 08:44
List of Proverbs

1. A barking dog never bites.

2. A bird in a hand is worth two in the bush.

3. A fool and his money are soon parted.

4. A friend in need is a friend indeed.

5. A good name is better than riches.

6. A hungry man, an angry man.

7. A new broom sweeps clean.

8. A soft answer turns away wrath.

9. A stitch in time saves nine.

10. Actions speak louder than words.

11. All good things must come to an end.

12. All is well that ends well.

13. All that glitters is not gold.

14. All ways lead to Rome.

15. All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.

16. An empty barrel makes the most noise.

17. As you make your bed you must lie in it.

18. As you saw, so you shall reap.

19. Beauty is as beauty does.

20. Beauty is skin deep.

21. Better late than never.

22. Better safe than sorry.

23. Birds of a feather flock together.

24. Boys will be boys.

25. Charity begins at home.

26. Cloudy mornings turn to clear evenings.

27. Contentment is better than riches.

28. Do your duty, come what way.

29. Don't count your chickens before they hatch.

30. Don't put your eggs in the same basket.

31. Don't put the cart before the horse.

32. Easy come, easy go.

33. For want of a nail, the shoe was lost.

34. Give your dog a bad name and hang it.

35. God helps those who help themselves.

36. Haste makes waste.

37. He laughs best who laughs last.

38. Health is better than wealth.

39. Honesty is the best policy.

40. Hope deferred makes the heart sick.

41. In a calm sea every man is a pilot.

42. It is best to wash one's soiled linen at home.

43. It never rains but it pours.

44. It's no use crying over spilt milk.

45. It's the last straw that breaks the camel's back.

46. Jack of all trades, master of none.

47. Like father, like son.

48. Little brooks make great rivers.

49. Look before you leap.

50. Love me, love my dog.

51. Many hands make light work.

52. Necessity is the mother of invention.

53. Never put off till tomorrow what you can do

54. today.

55. No news is good news.

56. No rose without a thorn.

57. Nothing ventured, nothing gained.

58. Opposites attract.

59. Out of sight, out of mind.

60. Practice makes perfect.

61. Prevention is better than cure.

62. Short reckonings make long friends.

63. Slow and steady wins the race.

64. Speech is silver, silence is gold.

65. Take care of the pennies, the pounds take care

66. of themselves.

67. Take counsel with your pillow.

68. Talk of the devil and he will appear.

69. The best way to help a learner is not to help him.

70. The pen is mightier than the sword.

71. The sooner the better.

72. There are two sides to every question.

73. Time and tide wait for no man.

74. Time is money.

75. To kill two birds with a stone.

76. Too many cooks spoil the broth.

77. Two wrongs don't make a right.

78. United we stand, divided we fall.

79. Variety is the spice of life.

80. Well done is better than well said.

81. What is good for the goose is good for the

82. gander.

83. When in Rome, do as the Romans do.

84. When Poverty comes in the door, love flies out

85. of the window.

86. When the cat is away, the mice will play.

87. Where there is a will, there is a way.

88. You can't teach an old dog new tricks.
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