Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Proverbs

· Well begun is half done!

· An acute word cuts deeper than a sharp weapon.

· Necessity is the mother of invention.

· Want is the mother of industry.

· Time and tide wait for none.

· Every rose has a thorn.

· Think twice before you act.

· Look before you leap.

· Barking dogs seldom bite.

· In the country of nose less the half nosed man is the king.

· In the country of blinds one eyed man is the king.

· A stitch in time saves nine.

· Without wood a fire goes out.

· All men can’t be masters.

· Honesty is the best policy.

· Health is wealth.

· Might is right!

· A friend in need is friend indeed.

· Life is not a bed of roses.

· Pride goes before a fall.

· First impression is the best impression.

· As you sow, so shall you reap?

· A rolling stone gathers no mass.

· Where there is a will there is a way.

· Make hay while the sun shines.

· At the end of the game you will see who the winner is.

· Prevention is better than cure.

· A bird in hand is worth two in the bush.

· Failure is the stepping stone to success.

· Slow and steady wins the race.

· Rome was not built in a day.

· Union is strength.

· More haste, less speed.

· Every cloud has a silver lining.

· Every dog has a day.

· Look before you leap.

· Don't count your chickens before they are hatched.

· Who will bell the cat?

· Face is the index of the mind.

· A crying child gets milk.

· A drowning man will catch a straw.

· Crows are never the whiter for washing themselves.

· One flower makes no garland.

· If you run after two bones you will catch neither.

· A good cow may have a bad calf.

· After calm there comes a storm.

· A good master makes a good servant.

· New grooms sweep clean.

· All roads lead to Rome.

· All things are yellow to the jaundice eye.

· The pot calls the kettle black.

· Sow well and reap well.

· All are not saints that go to church.

· Actions speak louder than words.

· United, we stand; divided, we fall.

· First deserve, then desire.

· Blessings are not valued till they are gone.

· Too many cooks spoil the broth.

· Killing two birds with one stone.

· Wash a dog, comb a dog, still a dog is a dog.

· No gains without pains.

· Lucky men need no counsel.

· Out of the frying pan into the fire.

· Hard nut to crack.

· Diamonds cuts diamonds.

· After a storm comes calm.

· Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.

· Where there is no love, all are faults.

· Love is blind.

· One story is good till another is told.

· Hungry dogs eat dirty puddings.

· Aim at the Stars....For even if fall you short, you will land on the Moon.

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