Top 29 English proverb Quotes

When they came to shoe the horses the beetle stretched out his leg.


He who is shipwrecked the second time cannot lay the blame on Neptune.


What is sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander.


There are as good fish in the sea as ever came out of it.


It is easier to catch flies with honey than with vinegar.


We never know the worth of water till the well is dry.


You may lead a horse to water but you can’t make him drink.


He that lives in a glass house must not throw stones.


Affectation is a greater enemy to the face than smallpox.


A lawyer’s opinion is worth nothing unless paid for.


We are usually the best men when in the worst health.


March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb.


If February give much snow A fine Summer it doth foreshow.


If the mountain won’t come to Mohammed Mohammed must go to the mountain.


Sticks and stones will break my bones but names will never hurt me.


It is easier to catch flies with honey than with vinegar.


He who says what he likes shall hear what he does not like.


He who despises his own life is soon master of another’s.


When a proud man hears another praised he feels himself injured.


People who live in glass houses should not throw stones.


A fool may ask more questions in an hour than a wise man can answer in seven years.


A man of words and not of deeds Is like a garden full of weeds.


The mills of the gods grind slowly but they grind exceedingly fine.


“Let us agree not to step on each other’s feet ” said the cock to the horse.


When thieves fall out honest men come by their own.


He that will not stoop for a pin will never be worth a pound.


The crow when travelling abroad came back just as black.


There is but an hour a day between a good housewife and a bad one.


If you dam a river it stagnates. Running water is beautiful water.



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