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

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

To talk without thinking is to shoot without aiming.
  • Conversation

He that seeks trouble never misses.
  • Delinquency



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

A stumble may prevent a fall.
  • Adversity

A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner.
  • Adversity

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

Use soft words and hard arguments.
  • Argument

A hero is a man who is afraid to run away.
  • HeroesHeroism

A full cup must be carried steadily.
  • Success

Sometimes you must be cruel to be kind.
  • Kindness

The best throw of the dice is to throw them away.
  • Gambling

An idle brain is the devil's workshop.
  • Laziness

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

Where there's a will, there's a way.
  • Will

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

Death always comes too early or too late.
  • Death

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

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

He that plants trees loves others besides himself.
  • Love

Two wrongs do not make a right.
  • Right

The calmest husbands make the stormiest wives.
  • Marriage

Still waters run deep.
  • Silence

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

Some men go through a forest and see no firewood.
  • Opportunity

A good beginning makes a good end.
  • Beginnings

A young man idle, an old man needy.
  • Laziness

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

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


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English Proverbs foolishness quotes

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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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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.
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Time is the soul of business.
  • Time

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

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A stumble may prevent a fall.
  • Adversity

A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner.
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Children suck the mother when they are young and the father when they are old.
  • Children

Better a snotty child than his nose wiped off.
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Education begins a gentleman, conversation completes him.
  • Gentlemen

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

You must not expect old heads upon young shoulders.
  • Parenting

The older the fiddler, the sweeter the tune.
  • Age



A poor beauty finds more lovers than husbands.
  • Beauty

Never step over one duty to perform another.
  • Duty

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

Many a true word is spoken in jest.
  • Humor

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

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

Fools build houses, and wise men buy them.
  • Fools

Love your neighbor, yet pull not down your hedge.
  • Neighbors

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

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

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

Time is the soul of business.
  • Time

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

While the doctors consult, the patient dies.
  • Advice

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

Foul water will quench fire.
  • Necessity

A proverb is the child of experience.
  • Profanity

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

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

The mob has many heads but no brains.
  • Tyranny

Gray hairs are death's blossoms.
  • Vanity

Sell not virtue to purchase wealth.
  • Virtue

Better a snotty child than his nose wiped off.
  • Children

A burnt child dreads the fire.
  • Experience

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

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

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

A small family is soon provided for.
  • Family

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

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

The difference is wide that sheets will not decide.
  • Decisions

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

'Tis money that begets money.
  • Investment

Don't halt before you are lame.
  • Persistence

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

It takes all sorts to make a world.
  • Variety

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

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.
  • Revolution

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

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