English Proverb Quotes

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Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it.
– English Proverb

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Earth is dearer than gold.
– English Proverb

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Many things are lost for want of asking.
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Affectation is a greater enemy to the face than smallpox.
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Cheat the earth and the earth will cheat you.
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It is easy to be wise after the event.
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A young man idle, an old man needy.
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You may lead a horse to water but you can’t make him drink.
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The footprint of the owner is the best manure.
– English Proverb

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Fools build houses, and wise men buy them.
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In a cat’s eye, all things belong to cats.
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April weather, rain and sunshine both together.
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A smooth sea never made a skilled mariner.
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Six hours for a man, seven for a woman, and eight for a fool.
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Sticks and stones will break my bones, but names will never hurt me.
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He who says what he likes shall hear what he does not like.
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A good book is the best of friends.
– English Proverb

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They are not all saints who use holy water.
– English Proverb

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Haste makes waste.
– English proverb

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Don’t dig your grave with your own knife and fork.
– English Proverb

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He that would the daughter win, must with the mother first begin.
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A stumble may prevent a fall.
– English Proverb

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In time of prosperity friends will be plenty; In time of adversity not one in twenty.
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He laughs best who laughs last.
– English Proverb

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One white foot buy him: Two white feet try him; Three white feet look well about him; Four white feet go without him.
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After dinner sit a while, and after supper walk a mile.
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Enough is as good as a feast.
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Beware of a man of one book.
– English Proverb

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