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Proverb quotes (395)

To know and not to do is not yet to know.
Proverb   Category: Despise

What was hard to bear is sweet to remember.
Proverb   Category: Adversity

Continual cheerfulness is a sign of wisdom.
Proverb   Category: Cheerful

Bonum certamen certavi cursum consummavi fidem servavi I have fought the good fight I have finished the race I have kept the faith
Proverb   Category: Accomplishment

The sharper is the berry the sweeter is the wine.
Proverb   Category: Sweet

April showers bring May flowers.
Proverb   Category: Spring

Better bend than break
Proverb   Category: Surrender

Betting the farm.
Proverb   Category: Bet

The big thieves hang the little ones.
Proverb   Category: Hanging

If you bow at all bow low.
Proverb   Category: Politeness

There is no shame in not knowing; the shame lies in not finding out.
Proverb   Category: Find

Theyre like two peas in a pod.
Proverb   Category: Alike

The cats meow.
Proverb   Category: Cat

A truly wise man never plays leapfrog with a unicorn.
Proverb   Category: Wise

Yielding is sometimes the best way of succeeding.
Proverb   Category: Yield

Blessed is he who has nothing to say and cannot be persuaded to say it.
Proverb   Category: Nothing

Govern a family as you would cook a small fish - very gently.
Proverb   Category: Family

Walking on water.
Proverb   Category: Walk

Against the grain.
Proverb   Category: Contrary

Better a mouse in the pot than no meat at all.
Proverb   Category: Alcohol

Survival of the fittest.
Proverb   Category: Evolution

I wash my hands of the whole matter.
Proverb   Category: Quit

Hes a fruit.
Proverb   Category: Insanity

Desperate times call for desperate measures.
Proverb   Category: Times

Putting it in a nutshell.
Proverb   Category: Frankness

The man who strikes first admits that his ideas have given out.
Proverb   Category: Argument

Shared joy is double joy and shared sorrow is half-sorrow.
Proverb   Category: Joy

Where man is not nature is barren.
Proverb   Category: Nature

A good way to widen out the strait and narrow path would be for more people to walk on it.
Proverb   Category: Good

Charity sees the need not the cause.
Proverb   Category: Charity

Thats a real stem winder.
Proverb   Category: Futility

Stubborn as a mule.
Proverb   Category: Stubbornness

The beginning of wisdom is to call things by their right names.
Proverb   Category: Name

No one can see their reflection in running water. It is only in still water that we can see.
Proverb   Category: Hurry

Those who do not find time for exercise will have to find time for illness.
Proverb   Category: Exercise

Your name is mud.
Proverb   Category: Reputation

There is always next year.
Proverb   Category: Years

Too little too late.
Proverb   Category: Late

Fools and obstinate men make rich lawyers.
Proverb   Category: Lawyers

Love is like dew that falls on both nettles and lilies.
Proverb   Category: Love

A person is not given integrity. It results from the relentless pursuit of honesty at all times.
Proverb   Category: Integrity

Stop look and listen.
Proverb   Category: Listen

If you wish to drown do not torture yourself with shallow water.
Proverb   Category: Persecution

Go out on a limb.
Proverb   Category: Risk

Scraping the bottom of the barrel.
Proverb   Category: Worse

The shoes on the other foot now.
Proverb   Category: Revenge

Little strokes fell great oaks.
Proverb   Category: Gravity

An error is the more dangerous in proportion to the degree of truth which it contains.
Proverb   Category: Error

Muck raking.
Proverb   Category: Newspaper

Down to earth.
Proverb   Category: Ordinary

If there is light in the soul there will be beauty in the person If there is beauty in the person there will be harmony in the house If there is harmony in the house there will be order in the nation If there is order in the nation there will be Peace in the World.
Proverb   Category: Soul

A chip on his shoulder.
Proverb   Category: Chip

A smiling face is half the meal.
Proverb   Category: Easy

Do not anxiously hope for that which is not yet come; do not vainly regret what is already past.
Proverb   Category: Anxiety

Well hang you out to dry.
Proverb   Category: Win

Labor Conquers All Things. Labor omnia vincit
Proverb   Category: Conquer

One should be just as careful in choosing ones pleasures as in avoiding calamities.
Proverb   Category: Calamities

If the beard were all goats could preach.
Proverb   Category: Appearance

Protest long enough that you are right and you will be wrong.
Proverb   Category: Poetry

Behind an able man there are always other able men.
Proverb   Category: Ability

A tree never hits an automobile except in self-defense.
Proverb   Category: Automobiles

Do not employ handsome servants.
Proverb   Category: Servant

The buyer buys for as little as possible; the seller sells for as much as possible. (Emptor emit quam Minimo potest venditor vendit quam maximo potest.)
Proverb   Category: Slavery

Call on God but row away from the rocks.
Proverb   Category: God

Some like carrots others like cabbage.
Proverb   Category: Diversity

Gain ground.
Proverb   Category: Gains

He makes a foe who makes a jest.
Proverb   Category: Excuse

The way to a mans heart is through his stomach.
Proverb   Category: Abdomen

God gave teeth; He will give bread.
Proverb   Category: Food

He who accepts nothing has nothing to return.
Proverb   Category: Acceptance

It is better to be safe than sorry.
Proverb   Category: Better

It beats picking cotton.
Proverb   Category: Job

To live from hand to mouth.
Proverb   Category: Potential

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
Proverb   Category: Beauty

Sweep first before your own door before you sweep the doorsteps of your neighbors.
Proverb   Category: Door

You have to separate the chaff from the wheat.
Proverb   Category: Separation

The reverse side also has a reverse side.
Proverb   Category: Opinion

First secure an independent income then practice virtue.
Proverb   Category: Income

A man too busy to take care of his health is like a mechanic too busy to take care of his tools.
Proverb   Category: Health

Once in a blue moon.
Proverb   Category: Rare

As I walk As I walk The Universe is walking with me.
Proverb   Category: Universe

A man who enjoys responsibility usually gets it. A man who merely likes exercising authority usually loses it.
Proverb   Category: Authority

An army of sheep led by a lion would defeat an army of lions led by a sheep.
Proverb   Category: Army

Dixi I have spoken (And thatīs that)
Proverb   Category: Cannibalism

If you believe everything you read better not read.
Proverb   Category: Everything

Where there is no rapport there is no sale. Enrolling people in your product or service is the same as enrolling them in you.
Proverb   Category: Doctor

If I keep a green bough in my heart the singing bird will come.
Proverb   Category: Heart

Whoever cares to learn will always find a teacher.
Proverb   Category: Learn

Beware of a man of one book.
Proverb   Category: Book

Save money and money will save you.
Proverb   Category: Inflation

Four things come not back: The spoken word The sped arrow The past life The neglected opportunity.
Proverb   Category: Neglect

A man who misses his opportunity and monkey who misses his branch cannot be saved.
Proverb   Category: Opportunity

If you refuse to accept anything but the best you'll get the best.
Proverb   Category: Best

Confession is the first step to repentance.
Proverb   Category: Confession

A man is known by the company he avoids.
Proverb   Category: Company

Gardeners Know All The Dirt.
Proverb   Category: Garden

One generation plants the trees; another gets the shade.
Proverb   Category: Ancestors

Tall as a tree.
Proverb   Category: Tree

If you chase two rabbits you will not catch either one. Za dvumya zaitsami pogonishsya ne odnogo ne poimaesh.
Proverb   Category: Escape

Look for the good in everything and you will find it.
Proverb   Category: Ridiculous

Do not insult the mother alligator until after you have crossed the river.
Proverb   Category: Insults

Grass doesnt grow on a busy street.
Proverb   Category: Busy

Those who wish to sing always find a song.
Proverb   Category: Sing

When you have spoken the word it reigns over you. When it is unspoken you reign over it.
Proverb   Category: Speak

Blow hot and cold.
Proverb   Category: Indecision

Rough as a cob.
Proverb   Category: Culture

Those who are one in food are one in life.
Proverb   Category: Mistake

Up a tree.
Proverb   Category: Defeat

In fact we are often able to do a task because we think we are able to do it.
Proverb   Category: Policy

A fool looks for dung where the cow never browsed.
Proverb   Category: Evil

A people without history is like wind on the buffalo grass.
Proverb   Category: History

The stronger the breeze the stronger the trees.
Proverb   Category: Strength

Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow.
Proverb   Category: Big

When two divorced people marry four get into bed.
Proverb   Category: Divorce

The squeaky wheel gets the grease.
Proverb   Category: Complacency

They who give have all things; they who withhold have nothing.
Proverb   Category: Ambition

He is a fool that praises himself and a madman that speaks ill of himself.
Proverb   Category: Praise

The land that time forgot.
Proverb   Category: Land

Ab absurdo - From the absurd.
Proverb   Category: Absurd

The house does not rest upon the ground but upon a woman.
Proverb   Category: House

Do little things now; so shall big things come to thee by and by asking to be done.
Proverb   Category: Small

Fear not a jest. If one throws salt at you you will not be harmed unless you have sore places.
Proverb   Category: Humor

The dogs kennel is not the place to keep a sausage.
Proverb   Category: Dog

Two birds disputed about a kernel when a third swooped down and carried it off.
Proverb   Category: Quarrels

Thick as a brick.
Proverb   Category: Stupidity

He who borrows sells his freedom.
Proverb   Category: Borrow

Birth is not a beginning; death is not an end.
Proverb   Category: Doubt

Follow your heart and your dreams will come true.
Proverb   Category: Dream

There are three truths: my truth your truth and the truth.
Proverb   Category: Lever

Light as a feather.
Proverb   Category: Light

A person who seeks help for a friend while needy himself will be answered first.
Proverb   Category: Help

You cant make an omelet without breaking eggs.
Proverb   Category: Impossible

One kind word can warm three winter months.
Proverb   Category: Kindness

Fall seven times stand up eight.
Proverb   Category: Fall

A difference to be a difference must make a difference.
Proverb   Category: Diet

He who dares nothing need hope for nothing.
Proverb   Category: Adventure

The fire you kindle for your enemy often burns yourself more than him.
Proverb   Category: Fire

The sum of intelligence on the planet is a constant; the population is growing.
Proverb   Category: Intelligent

Keep your face in the sunshine and the shadows will fall behind you.
Proverb   Category: Shadow

If it aint broke don't fix it.
Proverb   Category: Fix

I am what I am and I have the need to be.
Proverb   Category: Censorship

The nail that sticks up will be hammered down.
Proverb   Category: Prudent

You're barking up the wrong tree.
Proverb   Category: Wrong

Treat the earth well: it was not given to you by your parents it was loaned to you by your children. We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors we borrow it from our Children.
Proverb   Category: Earth

Before shooting one must aim.
Proverb   Category: Aim

No one is so rich that he can do without a neighbor.
Proverb   Category: Neighbor

The cream of the crop.
Proverb   Category: Superior

Wait and see.
Proverb   Category: Wait

It is better to have men ask why you have no statue than why you have one.
Proverb   Category: False

When there is no enemy within the enemies outside cannot hurt you.
Proverb   Category: Endure

A steady salary is an invitation to mediocrity.
Proverb   Category: Mediocre

Either do as your neighbors do or move away.
Proverb   Category: Conformity

After dark all cats are leopards.
Proverb   Category: Bravado

The journey is the reward.
Proverb   Category: Journey

It is better to be a coward for a minute than dead for the rest of your life.
Proverb   Category: Cowardice

The last straw.
Proverb   Category: Last

A man of words and not deeds Is like a garden full of weeds.
Proverb   Category: Deeds

Fat as a hog.
Proverb   Category: Fat

He who sows virtue reaps fame.
Proverb   Category: Virtue

Sweating blood.
Proverb   Category: Blood

The dog that licks ashes is not to be trusted with flour.
Proverb   Category: Confidence

If you don't have time to do it right you must have time to do it over.
Proverb   Category: Money

Sometimes I go about pitying myself And all the while I am being carried across the sky By beautiful clouds.
Proverb   Category: Pity

Faith is like a bird that feels dawn breaking and sings while it is still dark.
Proverb   Category: Faith

A little nonsense now and then Is relished by the wisest men.
Proverb   Category: Nonsense

A day of worry is more exhausting than a week of work.
Proverb   Category: Worry

Hold out the olive branch.
Proverb   Category: Peace

Listen to all plucking a feather from every passing goose but follow no one absolutely.
Proverb   Category: Advice

Natures first green is gold.
Proverb   Category: First

As solid as the ground we stand on.
Proverb   Category: Firm

Not worth a hill of beans.
Proverb   Category: Worth

Use power to curb power.
Proverb   Category: Power

Who depends on another mans table often dines late.
Proverb   Category: Depend

Its hard to be nostalgic when you cant remember anything.
Proverb   Category: Memory

Ants in his pants.
Proverb   Category: Children

Crime never sleeps.
Proverb   Category: Proverb

He who is judge between two friends loses one of them.
Proverb   Category: Judge

Abundance like want ruins many.
Proverb   Category: Rich

Sitting on the fence.
Proverb   Category: Commitment

A narrow mind and a wide mouth usually go together.
Proverb   Category: Attitude

You cant squeeze blood out of a turnip.
Proverb   Category: Debt

Why kill time when one can employ it.
Proverb   Category: Time

What can be done at any time is never done at all.
Proverb   Category: Procrastination

Walking on thin ice.
Proverb   Category: Ice

The work will teach you how to do it.
Proverb   Category: Teach

Hes feeling his oats.
Proverb   Category: Youth

Useless as tits on on bull.
Proverb   Category: Useless

For everything there is a season.
Proverb   Category: Seasons

Temptation wrings integrity even as the thumbscrew twists a mans fingers.
Proverb   Category: Temptation

A thorn defends the rose harming only those who would steal the blossom.
Proverb   Category: Defense

The journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step.
Proverb   Category: Travel

My old stomping ground.
Proverb   Category: Home

A man remains wise as long as he seeks wisdom. The minute he thinks he has found it he becomes a fool.
Proverb   Category: Fool

The best throw of the dice is to throw them away.
Proverb   Category: Gallant

Red skies at night sailors delight. Red skies at morning sailors take warning.
Proverb   Category: Night

Aut inveniam viam aut faciam I will either find a way or make one
Proverb   Category: Resolution

Laziness travels so slowly that poverty soon overtakes it.
Proverb   Category: Lazy

The soldiers fight and the kings are heroes.
Proverb   Category: Soldier

I never promised you a rose garden.
Proverb   Category: Justice

After three days without reading talk becomes flavorless.
Proverb   Category: Reactionaries

Hes a stick in the mud.
Proverb   Category: Bore

Feet of clay.
Proverb   Category: Weak

Muddy the water.
Proverb   Category: Confuse

Read the tea leaves.
Proverb   Category: Fortune

To know the road ahead ask those coming back.
Proverb   Category: Ahead

Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
Proverb   Category: Wisdom

Shes a nut.
Proverb   Category: Funerals

A good husband should be deaf and a good wife should be blind.
Proverb   Category: Husband

Patience is the key to paradise.
Proverb   Category: Patience

Mom and apple pie.
Proverb   Category: Mother

Theres no time like the present.
Proverb   Category: Present

For news of the heart ask the face.
Proverb   Category: Face

Heaven on earth.
Proverb   Category: Heaven

Schools out for summer.
Proverb   Category: School

A different world cannot be built by indifferent people.
Proverb   Category: World

Sow much reap much; sow little reap little.
Proverb   Category: Gift

Red as a beet.
Proverb   Category: Embarrass

Get the coffin ready and the man won't die.
Proverb   Category: Plan

It is harder to be poor without complaining than to be rich without boasting.
Proverb   Category: Brag

Go often to the house of a friend; for weeds soon choke up the unused path.
Proverb   Category: Friendship

If you see no reason for giving thanks the fault lies in yourself.
Proverb   Category: Thank

As pure as snow.
Proverb   Category: Pure

The grass is always greener on the other side.
Proverb   Category: Envy

Beware of a patient man's fury.
Proverb   Category: Fury

Wrinkled as a prune.
Proverb   Category: Age

With lies you may go ahead in the world but you can never go back.
Proverb   Category: Honest

Ugly as a mud fence.
Proverb   Category: Ugly

All the flowers of all the tomorrows are in the seeds of today and yesterday.
Proverb   Category: Flower

I know you believe you understand what you think I said; but I am not sure you realize that what you heard is not what I meant.
Proverb   Category: Understand

An obstacle is often an unrecognized opportunity.
Proverb   Category: Observe

There may be snow on the roof but theres fire in the belly.
Proverb   Category: Snow

Heard it through the grapevine.
Proverb   Category: Ears

The eyes are the window of the soul.
Proverb   Category: Eyes

He who hesitates is not only lost but miles from the next exit.
Proverb   Category: Exit

A woman will never forgive a man if she is wrong.
Proverb   Category: Forgive

A new broom sweeps clean but the old brush knows the corners.
Proverb   Category: Know

One pound of learning requires ten pounds of common-sense to apply it.
Proverb   Category: Common

All people are your relatives therefore expect only trouble from them.
Proverb   Category: Relatives

The best soldiers are not warlike.
Proverb   Category: Military

A hundred men may make an encampment but it takes a woman to make a home.
Proverb   Category: Camp

He who cannot agree with his enemies is controlled by them.
Proverb   Category: Agreement

What goes up must come down.
Proverb   Category: Down

Slow as molasses in January.
Proverb   Category: Slow

Beat around the bush.
Proverb   Category: Goals

A noble heart is a changeless heart.
Proverb   Category: Death

Sit quietly doing nothing spring comes and the grass grows by itself.
Proverb   Category: Do

Nip it in the bud.
Proverb   Category: Stop

Men are tormented by their own opinions of things not by the things themselves.
Proverb   Category: Man

From the ground up.
Proverb   Category: Brotherhood

A genius is one who shoots at something no one else can see and hits it.
Proverb   Category: Genius

A single conversation across the table with a wise man is worth a months study of books.
Proverb   Category: Education

A chip off the old block.
Proverb   Category: Father

A good rest is half the work.
Proverb   Category: Rest

Indian summer.
Proverb   Category: Indians

Those who have forsaken the killing of all; those who are helpmates to all; those who are a sanctuary to all; those men are in the way of heaven.
Proverb   Category: Innocent

Don't throw away the old bucket until you know whether the new one holds water.
Proverb   Category: New

When the music changes so does the dance.
Proverb   Category: Appropriateness

Hot as Hell.
Proverb   Category: Hell

The tallest blade of grass is the first to be cut by the scythe.
Proverb   Category: Cut

One does evil enough when one does nothing good.
Proverb   Category: Enough

Spring to mind.
Proverb   Category: Mind

Character is a victory not a gift.
Proverb   Category: Character

The man who moved the mountain began by carrying away small stones.
Proverb   Category: Begin

Visits always give pleasure if not the arrival the departure.
Proverb   Category: Guest

Not the cry but the flight of the wild duck leads the flock to fly and follow.
Proverb   Category: Cry

Waking up with the chickens.
Proverb   Category: Morning

The diamond cannot be polished without friction nor the man perfected without trials.
Proverb   Category: Diamond

When we love - we grow.
Proverb   Category: Growth

Have both feet on the ground.
Proverb   Category: Body

It doesnt work to leap a twenty-foot chasm in two ten-foot jumps.
Proverb   Category: Measure

To compare is not to prove.
Proverb   Category: Comparison

There is no economy in going to bed early to save candles if the result is twins.
Proverb   Category: Early

A saver grows rich by seeming poor. A spender grows poor by seeming rich.
Proverb   Category: Save

Sly as a fox.
Proverb   Category: Cunning

He who has no fire in himself cannot warm others.
Proverb   Category: Enthusiasm

Mi taku oyasin. (We are all related.)
Proverb   Category: Race

Risk If one has to jump a stream and knows how wide it is he will not jump. If he doesnt know how wide it is hell jump and six times out of ten hell make it.
Proverb   Category: Cause

A swarm of bees in May Is worth a load of hay; A swarm of bees in June Is worth a silver spoon; A swarm of bees in July Is not worth a fly.
Proverb   Category: Bee

Act with kindness but do not expect gratitude.
Proverb   Category: Gratitude

A good rule of thumb.
Proverb   Category: Rule

Heroism consists of hanging on one minute longer.
Proverb   Category: Hero

God gives every bird a worm but he does not throw it into the nest.
Proverb   Category: Bird

Treat him like dirt.
Proverb   Category: Dirt

Go with the flow.
Proverb   Category: Relax

The mouth of a perfectly happy man is filled with beer.
Proverb   Category: Beer

Those who bring sunshine to the lives of others can not keep it from themselves.
Proverb   Category: Happiness

Today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday.
Proverb   Category: Today

When you go to buy use your eyes not your ears.
Proverb   Category: Buy

I have an axe to grind.
Proverb   Category: Anger

Your ass is grass.
Proverb   Category: Grass

A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle.
Proverb   Category: Self

Help thy brothers boat across and lo thine own has reached the shore.
Proverb   Category: Cooperation

All roads lead to Rome.
Proverb   Category: Center

After the game the king and the pawn go into the same box.
Proverb   Category: Epithet

May your every wish be granted.
Proverb   Category: Wish

Many candles can be kindled from one candle without diminishing it.
Proverb   Category: Generation

Talk does not cook rice.
Proverb   Category: Cook

Without error there can be no truth.
Proverb   Category: Emotion

If at first you do succeed try to hide your astonishment.
Proverb   Category: Astonish

If you suspect a man don't employ him and if you employ him don't suspect him.
Proverb   Category: Suspicion

Live to love and you will learn to live.
Proverb   Category: Live

A misty morning does not signify a cloudy day.
Proverb   Category: Hope

You're all washed up.
Proverb   Category: Finish

Under capitalism man exploits man; under socialism the reverse is true.
Proverb   Category: Capable

A man's best friends are his ten fingers.
Proverb   Category: Hand

Better an egg today than a hen tomorrow.
Proverb   Category: Egg

You cant teach an old dog new tricks.
Proverb   Category: Dogma

A rising tide lifts all boats.
Proverb   Category: Progress

As welcome as a skunk at a lawn party.
Proverb   Category: Welcome

All sunshine makes the desert.
Proverb   Category: Sun

Words divide us actions unite us.
Proverb   Category: Action

Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors.
Proverb   Category: Trouble

We are not punished for our sins but by them.
Proverb   Category: Punish

The English summer: three fine days and a thunderstorm.
Proverb   Category: Engineer

Hes sowing his wild oats.
Proverb   Category: Sex

If you forsake a certainty and depend on an uncertainty you will lose both the certainty and the uncertainty.
Proverb   Category: Certainty

Not to know is bad; not to wish to know is worse.
Proverb   Category: All

A wise man changes his mind a fool never.
Proverb   Category: Change

Lord I confess I am not what I ought to be but I thank you Lord that Im not what I was.
Proverb   Category: Monster

A library is an arsenal of liberty.
Proverb   Category: Liberty

If I have work to do the sooner started the sooner through.
Proverb   Category: Work

Don't think there are no crocodiles just because the water is calm.
Proverb   Category: Calm

Every path has its puddle.
Proverb   Category: Optimism

Its not the heat its the humidity.
Proverb   Category: Weather

To the stars through difficulties. Ad astra per aspera.
Proverb   Category: Star

Give and take.
Proverb   Category: Give

A man stands taller when he stoops for a child.
Proverb   Category: Boy

Kindness is a language which the blind can see and the deaf can hear.
Proverb   Category: Deaf

Every man goes down to his death bearing in his hands only that which he has given away.
Proverb   Category: Wealth

An axe to grind.
Proverb   Category: Disagree

Indecision is like a stepchild: if he does not wash his hands he is called dirty if he does he is wasting water.
Proverb   Category: Decency

Where there is God there is no need.
Proverb   Category: You

To speak kindly does not hurt the tongue.
Proverb   Category: Courtesy

Look to this Day! For it is Life the very Life of Life.
Proverb   Category: Day

Everyone is kneaded out of the same dough but not baked in the same oven.
Proverb   Category: Everyone

After victory tighten your helmet chord.
Proverb   Category: Victory

One who walks in anothers tracks leaves no footprints.
Proverb   Category: No

Dead of winter.
Proverb   Category: Winter

Discontents arise from our desires oftener than from our wants.
Proverb   Category: Desire

An idle brain is the devils workshop.
Proverb   Category: Devil

Rain rain go away; come again some other day.
Proverb   Category: Rain

Its autumn in her mouth and all her tongue can do is rustle!
Proverb   Category: Talk

Truth the whole truth and nothing but the truth.
Proverb   Category: Truth

A carrot on a stick.
Proverb   Category: Bribery

To go beyond is as bad as to fall short.
Proverb   Category: Excess

Every animal knows more than you do.
Proverb   Category: Animals

Well cross that bridge when we come to it.
Proverb   Category: Bridge

If you are all wrapped up in yourself you make a very small package.
Proverb   Category: Conceit

Better ask ten times than go astray once.
Proverb   Category: Question

The devil tempts all other men but idle men tempt the devil.
Proverb   Category: Idleness

Still waters run deep.
Proverb   Category: Quiet

He who can follow his own will is a king.
Proverb   Category: Will

Lost like a ball in high weeds.
Proverb   Category: Loquacity

He sins as much who holds the bag as he who puts into it.
Proverb   Category: Africa

Do not bathe if there is no water.
Proverb   Category: Water

True words are not fine Fine words are not true.
Proverb   Category: Word

On middle ground.
Proverb   Category: Compromise

It is wise to keep in mind that no success or failure is necessarily final.
Proverb   Category: Factory

He that sows thorns should not go barefoot.
Proverb   Category: Gossip

If a word spoken in its time is worth one piece of money silence in its time is worth two.
Proverb   Category: Sick

Knock on wood.
Proverb   Category: Luck

Few people succeed at anything unless they enjoy it.
Proverb   Category: Success

He cant see the forest for the trees.
Proverb   Category: Blind

Keep your broken arm inside your sleeve.
Proverb   Category: Fault

Seeing is different than being told.
Proverb   Category: See

Rotten wood cannot be carved.
Proverb   Category: Bad

You can out distance that which is running after you but not what is running inside you.
Proverb   Category: Life

Coffee should be black as hell strong as death and sweet as love.
Proverb   Category: Coffee

The man who lives only by hope will die with despair.
Proverb   Category: Despair

Man who say it cannot be done should not interrupt man doing it.
Proverb   Category: Cannot

Only with a new leader do you realize the value of the old.
Proverb   Category: Leadership

Ask the experienced rather than the learned.
Proverb   Category: Experience

Young people tell what they are doing old people what they have done and fools what they wish to do.
Proverb   Category: Achievement

He who wants a rose must respect the thorn.
Proverb   Category: Want

A friend is someone who can see through you and still enjoys the show.
Proverb   Category: Enjoyment

If I try to be like him who will be like me?
Proverb   Category: Indispensable

When the cows come home.
Proverb   Category: Never

Believe that you have it and you have it.
Proverb   Category: Belief

No use in flogging a dead horse.
Proverb   Category: Horse

Either you sink or you swim.
Proverb   Category: Survival

A bird does not sing because it has an answer.
Proverb   Category: Answer

If everybodys thinking alike somebody isnt thinking.
Proverb   Category: Thief

If you wish your merit to be known acknowledge that of other people.
Proverb   Category: Compliment

One hand cannot applaud.
Proverb   Category: Applause

Trust in Allah but tie your camel.
Proverb   Category: Fate

You will catch more flies with a spoonful of honey than with a gallon of vinegar.
Proverb   Category: More

Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
Proverb   Category: Gold

He who carries out one good deed acquires one advocate in his own behalf and he who commits one transgression acquires one accuser against himself. Repentance and good works are like a shield against calamity.
Proverb   Category: Advocate

He who holds the ladder is as bad as the thief.
Proverb   Category: Accomplices

He who lives by the sword dies by the sword.
Proverb   Category: War

Weed um and reap.
Proverb   Category: Weeds

I love you because you love the things I love.
Proverb   Category: Nationalism

A bad workman quarrels with his tools.
Proverb   Category: Crisis

Act so in the valley that you need not fear those who stand on the hill.
Proverb   Category: Behavior

The anvil fears no blows.
Proverb   Category: Fear