Browse Dozens of Proverbs
- " A bird that you set free may be caught again, but a word that escapes your lips will not return. "
" A mother understands what a child does not say. "
" A pessimist, confronted with two bad choices, chooses both. "
" As he thinks in his heart, so he is. "
" As you teach, you learn. "
"Ask the experienced rather than the learned. "
" Don't dig your grave with your own knife and fork. "
" Don't make use of another's mouth unless it has been leant to you. "
" Don't run too far, you will have to return the same distance. "
" Do not be wise in words - be wise in deeds. "
" First mend yourself, and then mend others. "
" If charity cost nothing, the world would be full of philanthropists. "
" If not for fear, sin would be sweet. "
" If the rich could hire the poor to die for them, the poor would make a very nice living. "
" God gives the nuts but he does not crack them. "
" Good fences make good neighbors. "
" He who respects his parents never dies. "
" If you can't lick 'em, join 'em. "
" Love and eggs are best when they are fresh. "
" Man has responsiblity, not power. "
" Never write a letter while you are angry. "
" Not to have felt pain is not to have been human. "
" The hammer shatters glass but forges steel. "
" What you give you get, ten times over. "
" When you have only two pennies left in the world, buy a loaf of bread with one, and a lily with the other. "
" You can't wake a person who is pretending to be asleep. "