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  1. Hope for the best, but prepare for the worst.


  2. You may find the worst enemy or best friend in yourself.


  3. To talk without thinking is to shoot without aiming.


  4. He that seeks trouble never misses.




  5. Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me.


  6. A stumble may prevent a fall.


  7. A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner.

    • adversity

  8. If you want to be happy for a year, plant a garden; If you want to be happy for life, plant a tree.


  9. Use soft words and hard arguments.


  10. A hero is a man who is afraid to run away.


  11. A full cup must be carried steadily.


  12. The best throw of the dice is to throw them away.


  13. Sometimes you must be cruel to be kind.


  14. An idle brain is the devil's workshop.


  15. We never know the worth of water 'til the well is dry.


  16. Where there's a will, there's a way.


  17. Speak not of my debts unless you mean to pay them.


  18. Death always comes too early or too late.


  19. Death is a shadow that always follows the body.

    • death

  20. It is an equal failing to trust everybody, and to trust nobody.


  21. Two wrongs do not make a right.


  22. He that plants trees loves others besides himself.


  23. Be not deceived with the first appearance of things, for show is not substance.


  24. Some men go through a forest and see no firewood.


  25. The calmest husbands make the stormiest wives.


  26. Still waters run deep.


  27. A good beginning makes a good end.


  28. The first faults are theirs that commit them, the second theirs that permit them.


  29. Many a true word is spoken in jest.


  30. A young man idle, an old man needy.

    • laziness


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    Keep company with those who make you better.


  2. Picture quote by English Proverbs about inspirational

    Where there's a will there's a way.


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About English Proverbs

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What are the best foolishness quotes by English Proverbs?


    Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me.

    • fools

    Fools build houses, and wise men buy them.

    • fools

    He is a fool that kisseth the maid when he may kiss the mistress.

    • fools

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What are the best fools quotes by English Proverbs?


    Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me.

    • fools

    Fools build houses, and wise men buy them.

    • fools

    He is a fool that kisseth the maid when he may kiss the mistress.

    • fools

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What are the best time quotes by English Proverbs?


    Time is the soul of business.


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

    • time

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What are the best adversity quotes by English Proverbs?


    A stumble may prevent a fall.

    • adversity

    A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner.

    • adversity

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What are the best children quotes by English Proverbs?


    Children suck the mother when they are young and the father when they are old.


    Better a snotty child than his nose wiped off.

    • children

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As you make your bed, so you must lie in it.


The ship that will not obey the helm will have to obey the rocks.


Education begins a gentleman, conversation completes him.


Never step over one duty to perform another.




Children suck the mother when they are young and the father when they are old.

  • children

Take heed you do not find what you do not seek.


A blind man will not thank you for a looking-glass.


You must not expect old heads upon young shoulders.


Fools build houses, and wise men buy them.

  • fools

A poor beauty finds more lovers than husbands.


The older the fiddler, the sweeter the tune.


Cheat me in the price, but not in the goods.


In a cat's eye, all things belong to cats.


Don't dig your grave with your knife and fork.


He is a fool that kisseth the maid when he may kiss the mistress.

  • fools

Love your neighbor, yet pull not down your hedge.


Learning makes a man fit company for himself as well as for others.


Foul water will quench fire.


Poverty is not a shame, but the being ashamed of it is.


Time is the soul of business.

  • time

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


While the doctors consult, the patient dies.


The mob has many heads but no brains.


A proverb is the child of experience.


Who is so deaf or so blind as he that willfully will neither hear nor see?


Gray hairs are death's blossoms.


Better a snotty child than his nose wiped off.

  • children

Sell not virtue to purchase wealth.


Ask God for what man can give, and you may get it.


A burnt child dreads the fire.


If you want a thing done, go. If not, send. The shortest answer is doing.

  • actions

Friends are like fiddle strings, they must not be screwed too tight.


A small family is soon provided for.


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


'Tis money that begets money.


The difference is wide that sheets will not decide.


Six hours for a man, seven for a woman, and eight for a fool.


It takes all sorts to make a world.


He that would the daughter win must with the mother first begin.


You may poke a man's fire after you've known him for seven years.

  • friends

Don't halt before you are lame.


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

  • time

No barber shaves so close but another finds his work.

  • perfection

When the sword of rebellion is drawn, the sheath should be thrown away.


Sorrow for a husband is like a pain in the elbow, sharp and short.


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