Proverbs

  1. Love is blind.
  2. Hot love is soon cold.
  3. Love is full of trouble.
  4. A friend in need is a friend indeed.
  5. Speech is silver, silence is gold.
  6. Still waters are deep.
  7. Hope is the poor man's bread.
  8. A great fortune is a great slavery.
  9. Knowledge is power.
  10. A light purse is a heavy purse.
  11. Everything has an end.
  12. Every country has its customs.
  13. You cannot be young and old at the same time.
  14. I cannot be your friend and your flatterer too.
  15. Guests are thieves of time.
  16. Everything is good in its season.
  17. When you are at Rome, do as Rome does.
  18. First think and then say.
  19. Live and learn.
  20. Promise little and do much.
  21. All is well that ends well.
  22. All is not gold that glitters.
  23. Where there is a will there is a way.
  24. Barking dogs seldom bite.
  25. Where there is life there is hope.
  26. There is no rose without thorns.
  27. There is no rule without exception.
  28. There is no smoke without fire.
  29. Better late than never, but better never late.
  30. Better an egg today than a hen tomorrow.
  31. One "today" is better than ten "tomorrows".
  32. He laughs best who laughs last.
  33. The devil is not so black as he is painted.
  34. A penny saved is a penny gained.
  35. Too many cooks spoil the broth.
  36. One swallow doesn't make a summer.
  37. Extreems meet.
  38. Don't look a gift horse in the mouth.
  39. Think twice before you speak once.
  40. Speak well of your friend, of your enemy say nothing.
  41. Love me little, love me long.
  42. Strike the iron while it is hot.
  43. Marry in haste and repent at leisure.
  44. Don't praise the day before it closes.
  45. Hope is a good breakfast, but a bad supper.
  46. In the country of the blind the one-eyed man is king.
  47. Man is the measure of all things.
  48. Never too old to learn.
  49. Near is my shirt, but nearer is my skin.
  50. Who keeps company with the wolf will learn to howl.
  51. Youth and age will never agree.
  52. Love will find a way.
  53. Respect a man he will do the more.
  54. Who swims in sin will sink in sorrow.
  55. Who lives by hope will die by hunger.
  56. Who chatters to you will chatter of you.
  57. Out of sight, out of mind.
  58. A whise man changes his mind, a fool - never.
  59. More than enough is too much.
  60. Money is round and rolls away.
  61. Night is the mother of counsel.
  62. Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.
  63. Life is made up of little things.
  64. Keep your mouth shut and your eyes open.
  65. Keep your eyes wide open before marriage and half shut afterwards.
  66. Gife a man luck and throw him into the sea.
  67. A man is known by the company he keeps.
  68. No man is born wise.
  69. Some are wise and some are otherwise.
  70. Nome so deaf as those who won't hear.
  71. Nome so blind as those who won't see.
  72. No sweet without sweat.
  73. Poverty is no crime.
  74. Listen at the keyhole and you'll hear news of yourself.
  75. He that talks to himself sepaks to a fool.
  76. What greater crime than loss of time?
  77. The days follow each other, but are not alike.
  78. He that never climbed never fell.
  79. When the cat is away the mice will play.
  80. When things are at the worst they will mend.
  81. When poverty comes in all the door, love flies out at the window.
  82. When you have counted your cards you'll find you have gained but little.
  83. When I did well, I heard it never; When I did ill, I heard it ever.
  84. If you run after two hares you will cath neither.
  85. If you sing before breakfast, you'll cry before night.
  86. If hope were not, heart would break.
  87. If the mountain will not come to Mahomet, Mahomet must go to the mountain.
  88. If you want a thing well done, do it yourself.
  89. If wishes were horses, beggars would ride.
  90. If my aunt had been a man, she would have been my uncle.
  91. Hell is paved with good intentions.
  92. Lost time is never found again.
  93. Never was cat or dog downed that could but see the shore.
  94. Many things grow in the garden that were never sown there.
  95. When the belly is full, the music goes better.
  96. Men may meet, but mountains never greet.
  97. Saying is one thing and doing is another.
  98. Seeing is believing.
  99. You cannot eat your cake and have it.
  100. Choose an author as you choose a friend.
  101. When angry, count a hundred.
  102. The wind cannot be prevented from blowing.