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A child among men will soon be a man. A lazy youth, a lousy age. A man among children will be long a child. A man as he manages himself, may die old at thirty or be young at eighty. A man often admits that his memory is at fault but never his judgement. A new net won't catch an old bird. A prudent youth is superior to a stupid old man. A wild colt may become a sober old horse. A young man negligent, an old man necessitous. A bad excuse is better than none. A barking dog never bites. A brain is worth little without a tongue. A civil question deserves a civil answer. A clean glove often hides a dirty hand. Behind a fair face may be a foul brain. A fair face may hide a foul bargain.
A fair face will get its praise though the owner keep silent. A gentleman should be honest in his actions and refined in his language. A good anvil does not fear the hammer. A good archer is not known by his arrow but by his aim. A good horse is never of a bad color. A good name is a second inheritance. A good name keeps its lustre in the dark. A good word is as soon said as a bad one. A grave and majestic outside is as it were the palace of the soul. A hog in armour is still but a hog. A leopard cannot change its spots. A liar ought to have a good memory. A loud voice bespeaks a vulgar man. A bad dog never sees the wolf. A bad penny always comes back. A bad tree does not yield young apples. A crow is never the whiter for ever washing. A fair booty makes a fair thief.
A fault confessed is half redressed. A gold ring does not cure a felon. A great crime is in a great man greater. A man who is his own lawyer has a fool for a client. A mischievous dog must be tied short. A monarch should be slow to punish, swift to reward. A rotten egg cannot be spoiled. A sinful heart makes a feeble hand. A thief is better than a lazy servant. A thief knows a thief as a wolf knows a wolf. A thief passes for a gentleman when stealing has made him rich. A thief thinks every man steals. A thief seldom grows rich by thieving. A day of sorrow is longer than a month of joy. A dead man does not make war. A dead man does not speak. A dead man has neither friends or relations. A dead mouse feels no cold. A drowning man will clutch at a straw.
A man has learned much. All men are born richer than they die. All sorrows are bearable if there is bread. An honourable death is worth more than an inglorious life. . A carpenter is known by his chips. who has learned to die. A handful of trade is a handful of gold. alone in sorrow. A good beginning is half the work. Alone in counsel.A living dog is better than a dead lion. All death is sudden to the unprepared. Another's suffering is but skin deep. A sudden death is the best. As soon as man is born he begins to die. A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. A man can die but once. A good head and industrious hand are worth gold in any land. A small tear relieves a great sorrow. Any mind that is capable of real sorrow is capable of real good. As a man lives so shall he die.
Adversity makes men. Absence of occupation is not rest. Ambition has no rest. A ploughman on his legs is higher than a gentleman on his knees. A poor workman blames his tools. Adversity overcome is the highest glory. A work well begun is half done. . she cannot swing far from her moorings. prosperity monsters. A man without a smiling face must not open a shop. A work ill done must be done twice. Ambition is no cure for love. A weak foundation destroys the work.A man of words and not of deeds is like a garden full of weeds. A broken friendship may be soldered but will never be sound. An oak is not felled at one stroke. All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. A babe is a mother's anchor. A babe in the house is a wellspring of pleasure. A babe is an angel whose wings decrease as his legs increase.
A bustling mother makes a slothful daugther. A child may have too much of his mother's blessing. A father loves his children in hating their faults. A father ia a treasure. A father maintains ten children better than ten children one father. . A courageous is better than a cowardly friend. A black plum is as sweet as a white. a dear friend. A father lives after the death of his son.A brother's sufferings claim a brother's pity. A day without bread is a long day indeed. A faithful friend is the true image of the deity. A fair weather friend changes with the wind. A drunkard's purse is a bottle. A man that has had his fill is no eater. A false friend has honey in his mouth. A father's blessing cannot drowned in water nor consumed by fire. A drunken man may soon be made to dance. a brother a comfort. A clear bargain. but a friend is both. gall in his heart.
. After dinner rest awhile. A flatterer is the shadow of a fool. A barber learns to shave by shaving fools. An army marches on its stomach.A rotten egg cannot be spoiled. A braying ass eats little hay. A fair promise makes a fool merry. An old dram drinker is the devil's decoy. Always rise from the table with an appetite and you will never sit down without one. A fool always finds a greater fool than himself. A fool always finds a greater fool to admire him. A fool bolts a door with a boiled carrot. after supper walk awhile. he refused it because it was crooked. A cucumber being offered a poor man. A fool at forty is a fool indeed. Ale sellers should not be tale tellers. All meat is not the same in every man's mouth. A fool always comes short of his reckoning. A fool and his money are soon parted.
A gem unwrought is a useless thing. A learned man can only be appreciated by another learned man. A flow of words is no proof of wisdom. A fool cut down the oak to plant a thistle. A fool demands much. A fool expects to find water at the first stroke of his spade. A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. A man can know nothing of mankind without knowing something of . A fool expects that larks will fall ready roasted into his own mouth.A fool can dance without a fiddle. A man becomes learned by asking questions. A book that remains shut is but a block. A library is a repository of medicine for the mind. so a man unlearned is a senseless being. A fool cannot be silent. A fool fights with his own shadow. A golden key can open any door. A fool digs a well by the river. A book's a book though there is nothing in it. A good book praises itself. but he is a greater one that gives it.
himself. . but not to end it. A man cannot leave a better legacy to the world than a well educated family. shall be despised. A man who is wise and learned. A good wife makes a good husband. A man is not known until he comes to honour. A mind quite vacant is a mind quite distressed. A man knows no more to any purpose than he practices. A fence between makes love more keen. A good wife and health are a man's best wealth. A man without a wife is a man without a care. A good Jack makes a good Jill. A man has a choice to begin love. A bonny bride is sound dressed. but without virtue. A maiden with many wooers often chooses the worst. A kiss of the mouth often touches not the heart. A good son makes a good husband. A man profits more by the sight of an idiot than by the oration of the learned. A deaf husband and a blind wife are always a happy couple.
. A man without money is like a bow without an arrow. A lamb is as dear to a poor man as an ox to the rich.A man without a wife. A pretty face is half a dowry. A moneyless man goes quick through the market. A fallen rich man may make a good master. A poor man has not many marks for fortune to shoot at. A clown enriched knows neither relation or friend. A great fortune is a great slavery. A brave man will yield to a brave man. A man without money is like a ship without sails. A little house well filled. A beggar's purse is bottomless. but not an enriched poor man. and a little wife well willed are great riches. a little land well tilled. an extravagant man grows poor by seeming rich. A miser grows rich by seeming poor. A penny is sometimes better spent than spared. A man who is proud of his money rarely has anything else to be proud of. a house without a roof. A light purse makes a heavy heart. A beggar can never be bankrupt.
A bully is always a coward. A foreign war is preferable to one at home. A house divided against itself cannot stand. A stick is a peacemaker. A proud soldier is fellow to the king. A crown is no cure for the headache. A tyrant's breath is another's death. A good cause make a stout heart and a strong arm. A gallant man needs no drums to rouse him. A chain is no stronger than it's weaker link. . A cat may look at a King. A short sword for a brave man. A cake eaten in peace is worth two in trouble. A poor freedom is better than a rich slavery. A patriot is a fool in any age. A certain peace is to be preferred to an expected victory. A good prince does not cut out freedom's tongue. A king is never powerful that hath not power on the sea.A brave man's country is wherever he chooses his abode.
A covetous man makes no friend. A closed mouth catches no flies.A belly full of gluttony will never study willingly. A bite in the morning is better than nothing all day. A bird never flew on one wing. A danger foreseen is a half avoided. A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush. A fine cage won't feed the bird. A little too late is much too late. A covetous man is good to none. A good "take heed" will surely speed. A grain of prudence is worth a pound of craft. A glutton is never generous. A bolt does not always fall when it thunders. A little pot is soon hot. but worse to himself. A full belly neither fights nor flies well. A burnt child fears fire. . A coconut shell full of water is an ocean to an ant. A jest driven too far often brings home hate.
Irish Proverb A prudent man does not make the goat his gardener. Hungarian Proverb A rumor goes in one ear and out many mouths. Chinese Proverb A forest is in an acorn. . English Proverb A lie travels round the world while truth is putting her boots on. Chinese proverb A silent mouth is melodious. French Proverb A lock is better than suspicion. A bad cause requires many words. Irish Proverb A hungry man is an angry man. German Proverb A courtyard common to all will be swept by none. Yiddish Proverb Advice when most needed is least heeded. French Proverb A hen is heavy when carried far.A foul morn may turn to a fine day. Irish Proverb A hound's food is in its legs. Irish Proverb A wise man hears one word and understands two. A hedge between keeps friendship green.
German proverb Going to law is losing a cow for the sake of a cat. English Proverb Put silk on a goat. Chinese Proverb If you believe everything you read. Indian Proverb Commit a sin twice and it will not seem a crime. Chinese Proverb He that lives on hope will die fasting. and it's still a goat. but row away from the rocks. If you are planning for a year. Japanese proverb It is a bold mouse that nestles in the cat's ear. better not read. sow rice. if you are planning for a lifetime. Jewish Saying Deal with the faults of others as gently as with your own.English Proverb Call on God. if you are planning for a decade. Friends are lost by calling often and calling seldom. Russian Proverb . but he doesn't crack them. educate people. plant trees. Italian Proverb Sit a beggar at your table and he will soon put his feet on it. Irish Proverb Silence was never written down. French Proverb God gives the nuts. Chinese Proverb Every ass loves to hear himself bray.
Irish Proverb The wolf loses his teeth. English Proverb Take thy thoughts to bed with thee. nor man perfected without trials.Small children give you headache. Chinese Proverb The truth is not always what we want to hear. .. but leave immediately after. Russian Proverb Speak the truth.Kills without drawing blood. Danish Proverb The gem cannot be polished without friction. Chinese Proverb The palest ink is better than the best memory. Russian Proverb The best advice is found on the pillow. for the morning is wiser than the evening. and of meat twice boiled. big children heartache. Slovenian Proverb Take heed of enemies reconciled. Yiddish Proverb The well fed does not understand the lean.. Irish Proverb There is no fireside like your own fireside Irish Proverb There is plenty of sound in an empty barrel. but not his inclinations. Spanish Proverb The work praises the man. Chinese proverb The tongue like a sharp knife.
Spanish Proverb What belongs to everybody belongs to nobody. Spanish Proverb Two shorten the road. the mice can play. but not every day of the year. Latin Proverb You cannot reason with a hungry belly. Who begins too much accomplishes little. to him you resign your liberty.Russian Proverb Time trieth truth. Latin Proverb To whom you tell your secrets. Greek Proverb . Swedish proverb While the cat's away. their own offspring appears the fairest in creation. but it certainly helps. English Proverb To be rich is not everything. it has no ears. or the sow. Yiddish Proverb To lend is to buy a quarrel. Indian Proverb To the ass. German proverb Who knows most speaks least. Irish Proverb Visit your aunt. Spanish Proverb What breaks in a moment may take years to mend. Spanish Proverb Who lies with dogs shall rise up with fleas.
Anonymous The grand essentials in this life are something to do. something to love. big eyes and a short tongue. Irish Proverb Experience is the father of wisdom. If you want to know me come and live with me. Addison From a little spark may burst a mighty flame. . Anonymous The crown of a good disposition is humility. Dante The cow knows not what her tail is worth until she has lost it. Italian Proverb The wise man has long ears. Arab Proverb Asking costs little. and something to hope for.You must live with a person to know a person. Russian Proverb Conscience gets a lot of credit that belongs to cold feet.
Persian Proverb There is no fire like passion.Anonymous A good laugh is sunshine in a house. there is no snare like folly. he would double his troubles. Buddha Forewarned. . but those who kindly reprove thy faults. an alms. instead of that. afford. there is no torrent like greed. Cervantes If a man could have half his wishes. forearmed. there is no shark like hatred. Socrates Give if thou canst. to be prepared is half the victory. Franklin Everyone loves the tree that gives him shelter. a sweet and gentle word. Herrick Do not choose for anyone what you do not choose for yourself. Thackery Think not those faithful who praise all thy words and actions. if not.
German Proverb Work is often the father of pleasure. Emerson The greatest king must at last be put to bed with a shovel. Schiller The sky is of the same color wherever you go. Russian Proverb What can the enemy do when the friend is cordial? Persian Proverb Joy and sorrow are next door neighbors. Voltaire . Anonymous The sky is the daily bread of the eyes.Russian Proverb He who considers too much will perform little. Persian Proverb He is lifeless who is faultless.
Love looks not with the eyes. Arabian Proverb . Emerson It is the peculiar quality of a fool to perceive the faults of others and to forget his own. Shakespeare Poverty does not destroy virtue nor wealth bestow it. Anonymous Cleanse thy heart from greed. Thackeray All is not false that seems at first a lie. Anonymous Good humor is one of the best articles of dress one can wear in society. Cicero The chameleon does not leave one tree until he is sure of another. and thy foot shall remain free from fetters. Southey Good manners are made up of petty sacrifices. Arabian Proverb Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored. but with the heart.
Arabian Proverb He who knows but little. Irving Do not cut down the tree that gives you shade. presently outs with it. Italian Proverb . finds it near at hand. Arabian Proverb Never let the bottom of your purse or your mind be seen. Longfellow Who seeks a quarrel. Italian Proverb Health and cheerfulness mutually beget each other. Italian Proverb Joy and Temperance and Repose slam the door on the doctor's nose.A barking dog is often more useful than a sleeping lion. Addison Much does he gain who learns when he loses. Anonymous The mouse that has but one hole is soon caught.
suffer them . and weeds are shallow-rooted. Confucius None are so blind as those who won't see.The cask can only yield the wine it contains. Anonymous Now 'tis the spring. Italian Proverb The remedy for injuries is not to remember them. Italian Proverb A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake. now and they'll o'ergrow the garden. German Proverb The stitch is lost unless the thread is knotted. Spanish Proverb Any plan is bad which is not susceptible to change. Italian Proverb He who sings frightens away his ills.
Anonymous No one is satisfied with his fortune. Chinese Proverb That crown is well spent which saves you ten. nor dissatified with his intellect. . Italian Proverb Striving to better. Italian Proverb Books give not wisdom where was none before. Shakespeare He has gained enough who gives up a vain hope. Italian Proverb He who falls in love with himself will have no rivals. oft we mar what's well. French Proverb When a man is falling. every saint pushes him.Shakespeare When your horse is on the brink of a precipice it is too late to pull the reins.
shame on you. Confucius Fool me once. Chinese Proverb No bird soars too high if he soars with his own wings. shame on me. Italian Proverb Everything has its beauty but not everyone sees it. Italian Proverb He who would have no trouble in this world must not be born in it. fool me twice. and you'll increase their number.Anonymous There is no one luckier than he who thinks himself so. Italian Proverb He who is an ass and takes himself to be a stag finds his mistake when he comes to leap the ditch. German Proverb The riches that are in the heart cannot be stolen. Russian Proverb Keep company with good men. .
Author unknown He who sows discord will reap regret. Anonymous A man's being in a good or bad humor depends upon his will. Johnson He saith little that loveth much. Italian Proverb Let thy discontents be secrets. Franklin The path of duty lies in what lies near at hand. and men seek . Arabian Proverb When the ship has sunk everyone knows how she might have been saved. Italian Proverb First catch your hare.Blake Adversity is the diamond dust Heaven polishes its jewels with. then cook it.
Daniel Webster Little strokes fell great oaks. so that it is fully as necessary to seem to know something as to know it.for it in what is remote. French Proverb It is not permitted to the most equitable of men to be a judge in his own cause. Japanese Proverb Wisdom thoroughly learned will never be forgotten. Franklin A small-minded man looks at the sky through a reed. Johnson The world is governed more by appearances than by realities. Japanese Proverb One must lose a minnow to catch a salmon. Pythagoras Those who do not feel pain seldom think that it is felt. Pascal The pebble in the brook secretly thinks itself a precious .
. desires. is more than a king. not the food. and rules passions. Spanish Proverb Wit is the salt of conversation.stone. and fears. George Elliot A man who is his own doctor has a fool for his patient. Anonymous A man must insult himself before others will. Chinese Proverb He loses all who loses the right moment. Milton Wear a smile and have friends. wear a scowl and have wrinkles. Hazlitt He who lies upon the ground can fall no lower. Japanese Proverb Full many a flower is born to blush unseen. Gray He who reigns within himself.
Japanese Proverb If there is no apple one eats a little carrot. Bacon .Latin Proverb Pray devoutly. Shakespeare A man's good name is as precious to him as its skin is to a tiger. Russian Proverb Natural abilities are like natural plants. that need pruning by study. smiles are to humanity. Addison Good example is half a sermon. Italian Proverb He is well paid that is well satisfied. but hammer stoutly. Anonymous What sunshine is to flowers. Anonymous He conquers who endures.
Confucius Drop by drop fills the tub. Japanese Proverb One pardons to the degree that one loves. Seneca The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn.A man with a sour face should not open a shop. French Proverb He is not laughed at who laughs at himself first. Italian Proverb . La Rochefoucauld When anger arises think of the consequences. Emerson Break the legs of an evil custom. Anonymous It is part of the cure to wish to be cured.
anger. Anonymous .A fool can no more see his own folly than he can see his ears. Anonymous A soft answer turneth away wrath. if there be none. but grievous words stir up Old Testament For every evil under the sun. memory lags too. If there be one. Anonymous The heron's a saint when there are no fish about. Thackeray You can't make an omlet without breaking eggs. never mind it. Goethe What is bitter to endure may be sweet to remember. try and find it. there is a remedy or there is none. Japanese Proverb When interest lags.
A harper is laughed at who plays always on the same string. not the fight. Pasteur If well thou hast begun. Arabian Proverb Better shun the bait than struggle in the snare. Herrick No man's head aches while he comforts another. it is the end that crowns us. Dryden What one does. Japanese Proverb In the fields of observation. kill it once and for all. chance favors only the prepared mind. Horace If you have to kill a snake. Spanish Proverb . go on. one becomes. Italian Proverb A narrow mind has a broad tongue.
Japanese Proverb We have two ears and one mouth that we may listen the more and talk the less. Greek Proverb They who know the truth are not equal to those who love it. Goethe An idle brain is the devil's workshop. or clutching the shadow.The greatest difficulties lie where we are not looking for them. Anonymous Talk does not cook rice. English Proverb Kindness is the sunshine in which virtue grows. and they who love it are not equal to those who find pleasure in . Shakespeare Following happiness is like chasing the wind. Chinese Proverb Rich gifts wax poor when givers prove unkind.
Chinese Proverb If you wish another to keep your secret. Latin Proverb Having a good wife and rich cabbage soup. there will be a fish. Anonymous Anger is as a stone cast into a wasp's nest. first keep it yourself. seek not other things. Chinese Proverb Let your hook be always cast. Ovid .it. in the pool where you least expect it. Marcus Aurelius A man of words and not of deeds is like a garden full of weeds. Russian Proverb Never esteem anything of advantage to thee that shall make thee break thy word of lose thy self-respect. Indian Proverb If you walk on snow you cannot hide your footprints.
. Japanese Proverb Arrogance diminishes wisdom. Russian Proverb One dog yelping at nothing will set ten thousand straining at their collars. it is useless to seek it elsewhere. Spanish Proverb Most powerful is he who has himself in his own power. Seneca A word of kindness is better than a fat pie.He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Edmund Burke Compare your griefs with other men's and they will seem less. Arabian Proverb When we cannot find contentment in ourselves.
La Rochefoucauld For a marriage to be peaceful the husband should be deaf and the wife blind. fox cannot reach the grapes he says they are not Greek Proverb Do not remove a fly from your friend's head with a hatchet. Chinese Proverb That is an empty purse that is full of other men's money. much fruit of sense beneath is rarely found. Irish Proverb The daughter of a crab does not give birth to a bird. Spanish Proverb Words are like leaves. Pope When the ripe. Anonymous When the fruit is scarcest its taste is sweetest. . and where they most abound.
Cervantes The more a man knows. . to presume much. 'tis the living up to it that is difficult. the more he forgives. and don't hear all you hear. Irish Proverb Every cloud engenders not a storm. and know little. Anonymous You cannot sew buttons on your neighbor's mouth. and be worth little. Russian Proverb Don't see all you see. and have little. Irish Proverb Three things too much and three too little are pernicious to man: to speak much. to spend much. Shakespeare "Tis not the dying for a faith that's so hard.Chinese Proverb It's no use going to the goats house to look for wool.
Anonymous The web of our life is a mingled yarn. endure. good and ill together. whatever she commands.Thackeray Men carry their superiority inside. Persian Proverb Vegetables of one's own raising are not relished --. Chinese Proverb A small hole can sink a big ship. Shakespeare . Goethe Better be alone than in bad company. Russian Proverb Whatever necessity lays on thee. do. Russian Proverb One pound of learning requires ten pounds of common sense to apply it.those from other's gardens are the best. animals outside.
Anonymous Long sleep makes a bare back. Russian Proverb Though patience be a tired mare. but a good life is long enough. Chinese Proverb A long life may not be good enough. Oscar Wilde Measure thy cloth ten times. acknowledge that of other people. . yet she will plod. Irish Proverb If you wish your merit to be known.A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing. Shakespeare Go home and make a net if you desire to get fishes. thou canst cut it but once.
Hindu Proverb Wit without discretion is a sword in the hand of a fool. to which our wills are gardeners. Spanish Proverb Words are the voice of the heart.Oriental Proverb The journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step. Chinese Proverb Our bodies are our gardens. Arabian Proverb They who give have all things. Shakespeare He who plants thorns must never expect to gather roses. but pray three times when you are going to be married. Confucius If you go to war pray once. if you go on a sea journey pray twice. . they who withhold have nothing.
Wordsworth You cannot hang everything on one nail.Russian Proverb To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die. Russian Proverb A vacant mind is open to all suggestions as a hollow building echos all sounds. . Chinese Proverb The greater the obstacle the more the glory in overcoming it. Chinese Proverb It takes little effort to watch a man carry a load. Anonymous Wisdom is often nearer when we stoop than when we soar. Moliere All things are less dreadful than they seem.
become a great deal.Anonymous Many take by the bushel and give by the spoon. the heap in the barn consists of single grains. and drop and drop make the inundation. before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air. Chinese Proverb It is not enough to be busy. German Proverb No one knows what he can do till he tries. John Quincy Adams A little and a little. the grown-up throws away. The question is: . Saadi Much wealth will not come if a little does not go. so are the ants. collected together. Russian Proverb Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman. Latin Proverb What the young one begs for.
What are we busy about? Thoreau
The proper study of mankind is man. Pope
The future belongs to him who knows how to wait. Russian Proverb
It is only when the cold season comes that we know the pine and cypress to be evergreens. Chinese Proverb
Tyrant custom makes a slave of reason. Anonymous
The same fire purifies gold and consumes straw. Italian Proverb
You look for the horse you ride on. Russian Proverb
Beggars mounted ride their horse to death. Shakespeare
Love the truth but pardon error. Voltaire
Kindness is the golden chain by which society is bound together. Goethe
One's good deeds are only known at home; one's bad deeds far away. Chinese Proverb
That day is lost on which one has not laughed. French Proverb
A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small package. Anonymous
He who handles pitch besmears himself. German Proverb
Hurry is only good for catching flies. Russian Proverb
Quiet minds cannot be perplexed or frightened but go on in fortune or misfortune at their own pace, like a clock during a
thunderstorm. Robert Louis Stevenson
He who is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else. Franklin
In the kingdom of the blind men, the one-eyed is king. Anonymous
Uncertainty and expectation are the joys of life. Congreve
Life is a mirror: if you frown at it, it frowns back; if you smile, it returns the greeting. Thackeray
He jests at scars that never felt a wound. Shakespeare
The chameleon, who is said to feed upon nothing but air, has of all animals the nimblest tongue. Swift
The apples on the other side of the wall are the sweetest.
. Franklin A good book is the precious life-blood of a master spirit. Chinese Proverb One can advise comfortably from a safe port. German Proverb An eel held by the tail is not yet caught.Anonymous Look for a thing till you find it and you'll not lose your labor. Spanish Proverb Do not despise an insignificant enemy or a slight wound. Anonymous Love your enemies. Schiller When one door shuts another opens. Milton He who rides a tiger is afraid to dismount. for they tell you your faults.
Emerson Thach your roof before rainy weather. Russian Proverb Brevity is the soul of wit. . Anonymous A mile walked with a friend has only one hundred steps. Chinese Proverb He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils.Chinese Proverb Shun idleness. It is a rust that attaches itself to the most brilliant of metals. dig your well before you become parched with thirst. Voltaire A man often pays dear for a small frugality. Bacon The longest day will have an end.
and lo! thine own has reached . Chinese Proverb Mellow nuts have the hardest rind. but the flight of the wild duck. Chinese Proverb Conceit is to nature what paint is to beauty. leads the flock to fly and follow. do not lick it off a briar. Anonymous Though honey is sweet. Irish Proverb Rotten wood cannot be carved. Anonymous Help thy brother's boat across. it is not only needless.Shakespeare He who brings himself into needless dangers dies the devil's martyr. but it impairs what it would improve. Pope Not the cry.
that none may afterwards complain. Spanish Proverb Make every bargain clear and plain. Shakespeare The only way to compel men to speak good of us is to do it. Voltaire Desire beautifies what is ugly.the shore. Anonymous If the child does not cry. . Hindu Proverb The dress does not make the friar. Russian Proverb Truth will rise above falsehood as oil above water. the mother knows not its wants. but few thy voice. Cervantes Give every man thine ear.
sheds a ray of brightness over everything: it is the sweetener of toil and the soother of disquietude! Washington Erving A man's faults all conform to his type of mind.Spanish Proverb He who has health. and better. best. like a sunny day. faults and you may know his virtues. and he who has hope. has everything. Anonymous Burdens become light when cheerfully borne. Arabian Proverb When it rains. it falls on all alike. Arabian Proverb . has hope. best. never rest till good be better. better. Anonymous Good temper. Ovid He who peeps in at his neighbor's window may chance to lose his eyes. Observe his Confucius Good.
Persian Proverb . Russian Proverb It is with narrow-souled people as with narrow-necked bottles. German Proverb Who will eat the kernel of the nut must break the shell. the less they have in them.An empty sack cannot stand up. Anonymous Evesdroppers never hear any good of themselves. the more noise they make in pouring it out. Anonymous Silence betokens consent. Pope Conceit is God's gift to little men. French Proverb Little and often fills the purse.
Spanish Proverb It is not only what we do. Moliere Winter comes fast on the lazy. is to have done it. Anonymous Patience is the key of joy. Irish Proverb Habits are first cobwebs. Emerson One cannot learn to swim in a field. but what we do not do. Chinese Proverb The reward of a thing well done. but haste is the key to sorrow. then cables. Japanese Proverb . Arabian Proverb When the cat mourns for the mouse do not take her seriously.A diamond with a flaw is preferable to a common stone with none. for which we are accountable.
it is the noblest of possessions. Chinese Proverb The more difficult the obstacle. A man can fail many times. One cannot find any rule of conduct to excel 'simplicity' and 'sincerity'. Be kind. It only unmasks them. Fortune does not change men. An admission of error is a sign of strength rather than a confession of weakness. One learns manners from those who have none. . but he isn't a failure until he begins to blame somebody else.Those who know when they have enough are rich. for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle. the stronger one becomes after hurdling it. Character is property --. Only the best behavior is good enough for daily use in the home.
To be thrown upon one's resources is to be cast into the very lap of fortune. Better to let them wonder why you didn't talk than why you did. He who has learned to disagree without being disagreeable has discovered the most valuable secret of a diplomat. It isn't the mountain ahead that wears you out --. It takes the whole of life to learn how to live.it's the grain of sand in your shoe. only one step more and you will be in his immediate presence.Be not angry that you cannot make others as you wish them to be since you cannot make yourself as you wish to be. A minute of thought is worth more than an hour of talk. . Solitude is the ante-chamber of God. The fellow who worries about what people think of him wouldn't worry so much if he only knew how seldom they do. He who is taught to live upon little owes more to his father's wisdom than he who has a great deal left him does to his father's care.
it is in us. The happiness of your life depends on the quality of your thoughts. He who accepts evil without protesting against it is really cooperating with it. Joy is not in things. it's what you are. You cannot help men permanently by doing for them what they could and should do for themselves. Fear God and all other fears will disappear. One of the biggest thrills in life comes from doing a job well. Do not speak of your happiness to one less fortunate than yourself. Every man's work is a portrait of himself. Humdrum is not where you live. .To be content with little is difficult. to be content with much. impossible.
mind distressed. Except in occasional emergencies there is not much that one man can do for another other than to help him to help himself. Absence of occupation is not rest. One reason why a dog is such a lovable creature is that his tail wags instead of his tongue. A mind quite vacant is a You shall judge a man by his foes as will as his friends.The man is the richest whose pleasures are the cheapest. Habit is man's best friend or his worst enemy. Conscience is God's presence in man. Work is the best narcotic. Politeness is a small price to pay for the good will and . The door to the human heart can be opened only from the inside. Friends are made by many acts --.and lost by only one.
to hold that you know it. who is poor. Success in marriage is much more than finding the right person. but he who wants more.affection of others. It is not he who has little.this is true knowledge. Many might have attained wisdom had they not thought that they had already attained it. I see no fault committed that I myself could not have committed at some time or other. and in that I can When you know a thing. Tolerance comes with age. Everyone is ignorant --. Every man I meet is in some way my superior. learn from him. Quite often when a man thinks his mind is getting broader it is only his conscience stretching. . to admit that you do not --. and when you do not know it. but as we are. We see things not as they are.only on different subjects. it is a matter of being the right person.
Have the courage to be ignorant of a great number of things. There is only one person with whom you can profitably compare yourself. It is as hard for the good to suspect evil as it is for the bad to suspect good. People believe what they want to believe despite all the evidence to the contrary.The man who trims himself to suit everybody will soon whittle himself away. The Devil has many tools. The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is a knowledge of our own ignorance. The steam that blows the whistle can't be used to turn the wheels. . It is only the fear of God that can deliver us from the fear of men. in order to avoid the calamity of being ignorant of everything. and this person is your yesterday self: You. but a lie is the handle that fits them all. Goodness is the only investment that never fails.
nobility of heart. beauty. To do the right thing for the wrong reason is the greatest treason. so live that none will believe it. You can preach a better sermon with your life than with your lips. must build it for himself. each individual What you are in the sight of God. . beauty cannot supply the absence of good nature. If anyone speaks evil of you. you have an equal chance with everyone to be the most beloved and honored of all people.Though another may have more money. brains than you. but Be careful how you live. will ever read. honor. you may be the only Bible some people Do right and leave the results with God. Good nature will always supply the absence of beauty. Christian character is not an inheritance. self-sacrifice. that you truly are. yet when it comes to the rarer spiritual values such as charity.
Speech is the index of the mind. not a gift. Character is a victory. character is what God knows him to be. I have often regretted my speech. Man's conscience is the oracle of God. A living religion is a way of living. English Proverb . his The righteous cannot rise beyond the highest which is in me so the wicked and the weak cannot fall lower than the lowest in me. A man's reputation is only what men think him to be. What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. Whatever creed be taught or land be trod. Virtue is fairer far than beauty. seldom my silence.To every man there opens a high way and a low and every man decides the way that he shall go. Words in haste do friendships waste.
and nothing is more wonderful than man. John Wonders are many. English Proverb Quietude is the crown of life. R. Henley The eye that sees all things else sees not itself. Steels Man is not the creature of circumstances. circumstances are the creatures of men. W.Work while it is day. a man's worth something. English Proverb When the fight begins within himself. Disraeli I am the captain of my soul. E. Browning . Sophocles Every man is the master of his own fortune.
Sophocles . the best friend is God.The best minister is the human heart. the best teacher is time. Norman Cousins Ideals are like the stars . the best book is the world. but like mariners. C. Schurz Gather ye rosebuds while ye may. kind thoughts are the roots. we chart our course by them. Yiddish Folk Saying Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live. kind deeds are the fruits. English Proverb A tree is known by its fruit. Jesus Kindness always begets kindness.we never reach them. kind words are the flowers. Herrick Kind hearts are the gardens.
however. Edmund Burke . Herbert A great ship asks deep waters. Fuller The secret of success is constancy of purpose. Cicero No one in the world can challenge the benignant man. a limit at which forbearance ceases to be a virtue. Hesiod Patience is virtue. Langland There is. Mencius(Meng Zhi) Where your will is ready.Diseases of the soul are more dangerous than those of the body. English Proverb The wealth of the mind is the only true wealth. your feet are light.
Mary Wortley Montagu Pure gold does not fear the furnace. Franklin Where there is a will there is a way.The important thing in life is to have a great aim. Taverner A rolling stone gathers no moss. Scott Rome was not built in a day. Goethe Deal with the faults of others as gently as with your own. Heywood Politeness costs nothing and gains everything. Chinese Proverb . Chinese Proverb He that can have patience. and the determination to attain it. B. can have what he will.
Thomas Carlyle A workman is known by his work. fools by their own. Emerson Work has a bitter root but sweet fruit. Marryat . L. Seneca Self-trust is the first secret of success. English Proverb Only they who fulfill their duty in everyday matters will fulfill them on great occasions.Fire proves gold. adversity proves men. C. Kingsley Wise men learn by other men's mistakes. Chaucer You never know what you can do till you try. German Proverb Work is the grand cure of all the maladies and miseries that ever beset mankind.
Julia Carney It takes twenty years to make an overnight success. Cervantes One hour today is worth two tomorrow. but you are doomed if you . Spencer There is no rule without exception. Camden Say little and do much. Eddie Cantor Each goodly thing is hard to begin. Rabbi Shammai You may be disappointed if you fail. English Proverb Strike while the iron is hot. make the mighty ocean and the pleasant land.Little drops of water. little grains of sand. Fuller The early bird catches the worm.
Scott The bad workman quarrels with tools.B. Beverly Sills No person who is enthusiastic about his work has anything to fear from life. Samuel Goldwyn He laughs best who laughs last. G.don't try. you will catch neither. . A stitch in time saves nine. Burns By others' faults wise men correct their own. Nicolas Ling If you run after two hares. Latin Proverb Make hay while the sun shines.Gelli Man's best plans often miscarry.
Chinese Proverb Haste makes waste. Love begets love. Bon . but given unsought is better. George Herbert A watched pot never boils. Dickens Love sought is good. Hark Love makes the world go round. but not to end it. Good and quickly seldom meet. home is best. Shakespeare A man has choice to begin love. Bon East or west.Better return home and make a net than long for fish by the waterside.
English Proverb Faults are thick where love is thin. the young cock learns. Dumas As the old cock crows.A mother's love never changes. German Proverb When you teach your son. Ann Landaus Where love fails. love cannot go far. Love can turn the cottage into a golden palace. A. and repent at leisure. Talmud Kidskin In the final analysis it is not what you do for your children but what you have taught them to do for themselves that will make them successful human beings. we espy all faults. Scott Marry in haste. you teach your son's son. Howell Without respect. .
be sure of a house to tarry. Torriano The first wealth is health. English Proverb Observation is the best teacher. Emerson Nothing is really beautiful but truth.Home is home. N. English Proverb Experience keeps a dear school. English Proverb Before you marry. Samuel Johnson . Franklin No man ever yet became great by imitation. though it be never so homely. Boileau Quality is better than quantity. Good children make glad parents.
or we know where we can find information upon it. Burke . Addison Disappointment is the nurse of wisdom. Colton Knowledge is power. F. and her constant companion is humility. Sir Joshua Reynolds Reason is the guide and light of life. We know a subject ourselves. Bacon Knowledge is of two kinds. her greatest enemy is prejudice.A mere copier of nature can never produce anything great. English Proverb The greatest friend of truth is time. Samuel Johnson The proof of the pudding is in the eating. German Proverb To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting. E.
R. thought without learning is perilous. suffering much. Confucius(Kong Zhi) The years teach much which the days never know. Emerson The more a man learns.Learning without thought means labour lost. and studying much. Jefferies Manners make the man. . Herbert Spencer Study to be what you wish to seem. the more he sees his ignorance. Chinese Proverb The three foundations of learning: seeing much. William of Wykeham Education has for its object. Catherall It is the peculiarity of knowledge that those who really thirst for it always get it. the formation of character.
but wise men learn much from fools. but in life.English Proverb He who is afraid of asking is shamed of learning. English Proverb Knowledge is the antidote to fear. French Proverb A man who has friends must show himself friendly. ignorance makes proud. Lavater Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration. Danish Proverb Fools learn nothing from wise men. English Proverb . Latin Proverb Knowledge makes humble. Edison We learn not at school. English Proverb A life without a friend is a life without sun.
Mencju (Meng Zhi) Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a few drops on yourself. never remember it. He who loves others is constantly loved by them.A true friend is one soul in two bodies. remember it always. William Dunbar . he who respects others is constantly respected by them. Emerson To a wise man one word is enough. Aristotle A friend is a second self. English Proverb A friend in need is a friend indeed. if you receive one. English Proverb Misfortune tests the sincerity of friends. Latin Proverb If you confer a benefit.
Good words cost nothing. and those who want it the most always like it the least. and he who knows himself is wise. Fuller Advice is seldom welcome. Cervantes He who knows others is learned. Heywood Tell me thy company and I will tell thee what thou art. Johnson . but are worth much. Cicero None are so deaf as those who will not hear. English Proverb Birds of a feather flock together. T. Laotze (Lao Zhi) He gives twice who gives quickly. Philip Chesterfield Teaching others teaches yourself.
. first of all.W. C. in health. Fuller Health is better that wealth. Bacon An efficacious medicine tastes bitter. R. Chinese Proverb A light heart lives long. Franklin He that hath lost his credit is dead to the world. Herbert He is not laughed at that laughs at himself first. slower in changing. B. Happiness lies. Trench Be slow in choosing a friend.Slow help is no help. G.Curtis Cleanliness is next to godliness.
Howell Habit is a cable. and at last we cannot break it. Dickens After dinner sit a while. after supper walk a mile. we weave a thread of it everyday. English Proverb Sickness is felt. Fuller Diet cures more than the doctor. Horace Prevention is better than cure. English Proverb Gluttony kills more than the sword. Servants All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.Shakespeare Sleep is the best cure for waking troubles. Francesco Patriss . but health not at all.
Chinese proverb The best index to a person's character is how he treats people who cannot do him much good. Fuller He who has health has hope. Albert Einstein Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. Arabian Proverb People who cannot find time for recreation are obliged sooner or later to find time for illness. Abigail Van Buren One who desires the attention of others has not yet found . and how he treats people who cannot fight back. J. English Proverb The important thing is never to stop questioning.He that eats till he is sick must fast till he is well. and he who has hope has everything. Wanamaker Better wear out shoes than sheets. George Santayana The beginning of wisdom is to call things by their right names.
Yiddish Folk Saying If you want the present to be different from the past. R. John Wonders are many. Steels Man is not the creature of circumstances. Baruch Spinoza ********************************** COMMON PROVERBS AND SAYINGS ********************************** Virtue is fairer far than beauty. study the past. English Proverb Work while it is day. and nothing is more wonderful than man. Disraeli . circumstances are the creatures of men. Sophocles Every man is the master of his own fortune.himself. Rav Shlomo Wolbe Surrounding yourself with dwarfs does not make you a giant.
a man's worth something.I am the captain of my soul. Browning The best minister is the human heart. but like mariners. the best book is the world. E. the best teacher is time. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live. English Proverb Quietude is the crown of life. English Proverb When the fight begins within himself. the best friend is God. Yiddish Folk Saying Death is not the greatest loss in life. W. C. we chart our course by them. Schurz . Henley The eye that sees all things else sees not itself.we never reach them. Norman Cousins Ideals are like the stars .
kind thoughts are the roots. kind words are the flowers. Herbert A great ship asks deep waters. Fuller . Cicero No one in the world can challenge the benignant man. English Proverb A tree is known by its fruit.Gather ye rosebuds while ye may. Herrick Kind hearts are the gardens. Sophocles Diseases of the soul are more dangerous than those of the body. Mencius(Meng Zhi) Where your will is ready. kind deeds are the fruits. your feet are light. Jesus Kindness always begets kindness.
Franklin Where there is a will there is a way. Goethe Deal with the faults of others as gently as with your own. however. English Proverb The wealth of the mind is the only true wealth.The secret of success is constancy of purpose. Hesiod Patience is virtue. Langland There is. Scott . and the determination to attain it. B. Chinese Proverb He that can have patience. a limit at which forbearance ceases to be a virtue. Edmund Burke The important thing in life is to have a great aim. can have what he will.
L. Taverner A rolling stone gathers no moss. adversity proves men. Chinese Proverb Fire proves gold. German Proverb Work is the grand cure of all the maladies and miseries that ever beset mankind. Thomas Carlyle . Emerson Work has a bitter root but sweet fruit.Rome was not built in a day. Heywood Politeness costs nothing and gains everything. Seneca Self-trust is the first secret of success. Mary Wortley Montagu Pure gold does not fear the furnace.
Kingsley Wise men learn by other men's mistakes. C. make the mighty ocean and the pleasant land. little grains of sand. Julia Carney It takes twenty years to make an overnight success. Marryat Little drops of water. English Proverb Only they who fulfill their duty in everyday matters will fulfill them on great occasions. Cervantes . Chaucer You never know what you can do till you try.A workman is known by his work. fools by their own. Eddie Cantor Each goodly thing is hard to begin. Spencer There is no rule without exception.
G.Gelli . Beverly Sills No person who is enthusiastic about his work has anything to fear from life.B. Rabbi Shammai You may be disappointed if you fail.One hour today is worth two tomorrow. Scott The bad workman quarrels with tools. Fuller The early bird catches the worm. but you are doomed if you don't try. English Proverb Strike while the iron is hot. Camden Say little and do much. Samuel Goldwyn He laughs best who laughs last.
Chinese Proverb Haste makes waste. Love begets love. Better return home and make a net than long for fish by the waterside. George Herbert A watched pot never boils. Latin Proverb Make hay while the sun shines. Burns By others' faults wise men correct their own. Good and quickly seldom meet. you will catch neither. A stitch in time saves nine. Hark . Nicolas Ling If you run after two hares.Man's best plans often miscarry.
Dumas As the old cock crows. love cannot go far. home is best. and repent at leisure. Shakespeare A man has choice to begin love. Bon East or west. Scott Marry in haste. A. English Proverb Faults are thick where love is thin. Howell Without respect. the young cock learns. but given unsought is better. . but not to end it.Love makes the world go round. Bon A mother's love never changes. Dickens Love sought is good.
you teach your son's son. Torriano The first wealth is health. English Proverb Before you marry. be sure of a house to tarry. we espy all faults. Talmud Kidskin In the final analysis it is not what you do for your children but what you have taught them to do for themselves that will make them successful human beings. though it be never so homely. Home is home. .Love can turn the cottage into a golden palace. Emerson Nothing is really beautiful but truth. Good children make glad parents. Ann Landaus Where love fails. German Proverb When you teach your son.
Quality is better than quantity. English Proverb
Observation is the best teacher. English Proverb
Experience keeps a dear school. Franklin
No man ever yet became great by imitation. Samuel Johnson
A mere copier of nature can never produce anything great. Sir Joshua Reynolds
Reason is the guide and light of life. English Proverb
The greatest friend of truth is time, her greatest enemy is prejudice, and her constant companion is humility. Colton
Knowledge is power. F. Bacon
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it. Samuel Johnson
The proof of the pudding is in the eating. Addison
Disappointment is the nurse of wisdom. German Proverb
To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting. E. Burke
Learning without thought means labour lost, thought without learning is perilous. Confucius(Kong Zhi)
The years teach much which the days never know. Emerson
The more a man learns, the more he sees his ignorance. Chinese Proverb
The three foundations of learning: seeing much, suffering much, and studying much.
It is the peculiarity of knowledge that those who really thirst for it always get it. R. Jefferies
Manners make the man. William of Wykeham
Education has for its object, the formation of character. Herbert Spencer
Study to be what you wish to seem. English Proverb
He who is afraid of asking is shamed of learning. Danish Proverb
Fools learn nothing from wise men, but wise men learn much from fools. Lavater
Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration. Edison
We learn not at school, but in life. Latin Proverb
English Proverb A true friend is one soul in two bodies. ignorance makes proud. remember it always.Knowledge makes humble. never remember it. Latin Proverb If you confer a benefit. if you receive one. English Proverb Misfortune tests the sincerity of friends. English Proverb A life without a friend is a life without sun. French Proverb A man who has friends must show himself friendly. Aristotle A friend is a second self. English Proverb . English Proverb Knowledge is the antidote to fear.
He who loves others is constantly loved by them.A friend in need is a friend indeed. Cicero . Fuller Advice is seldom welcome. Philip Chesterfield Teaching others teaches yourself. he who respects others is constantly respected by them. Mencju (Meng Zhi) Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a few drops on yourself. Emerson To a wise man one word is enough. T. William Dunbar Good words cost nothing. and those who want it the most always like it the least. but are worth much. English Proverb Birds of a feather flock together.
Cervantes He who knows others is learned. Franklin He that hath lost his credit is dead to the world. B. Trench Be slow in choosing a friend. Heywood Tell me thy company and I will tell thee what thou art. Fuller . Herbert He is not laughed at that laughs at himself first. Johnson Slow help is no help. and he who knows himself is wise. Laotze (Lao Zhi) He gives twice who gives quickly. R. slower in changing.None are so deaf as those who will not hear. C.
we weave a thread of it everyday.W. Shakespeare Sleep is the best cure for waking troubles. Howell Habit is a cable. Horace Prevention is better than cure. in health. G. Dickens . Chinese Proverb A light heart lives long.Curtis Cleanliness is next to godliness. Happiness lies.Health is better that wealth. Bacon An efficacious medicine tastes bitter. and at last we cannot break it. Servants All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. first of all.
J. Wanamaker Better wear out shoes than sheets. Fuller Diet cures more than the doctor. English Proverb . Arabian Proverb People who cannot find time for recreation are obliged sooner or later to find time for illness. and he who has hope has everything. English Proverb Gluttony kills more than the sword. Fuller He who has health has hope. Francesco Patriss He that eats till he is sick must fast till he is well. English Proverb Sickness is felt. after supper walk a mile. but health not at all.After dinner sit a while.
The important thing is never to stop questioning. Abigail Van Buren One who desires the attention of others has not yet found himself. study the past. and how he treats people who cannot fight back. George Santayana The beginning of wisdom is to call things by their right names. Baruch Spinoza . Chinese proverb The best index to a person's character is how he treats people who cannot do him much good. Rav Shlomo Wolbe Surrounding yourself with dwarfs does not make you a giant. Yiddish Folk Saying If you want the present to be different from the past. Albert Einstein Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.
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