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English proverb Quotes


English proverbs.


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"Let us agree not to step on each other's feet," said the cock to the horse.
 

A burnt child dreads the fire.
[Experience]
 

A fool and his money are soon parted.
[Fools]
 

A fool may ask more questions in an hour than a wise man can answer in seven years.
[Question]
 

A friend in need is a friend indeed.
 

A joy that's shared is a joy made double.
[Happiness]
 

A lawyer's opinion is worth nothing unless paid for.
[Lawyer]
 

A man of words and not of deeds, Is like a garden full of weeds.
 

A nimble sixpence is better than a slow shilling.
 

A penny saved is a penny earned.
[Thrift]
 

A Scotch mist may wet an Englishman to the skin.
 

A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner.
[Adversity]
 

A stitch in time saves nine.
[Time]
 

Affectation is a greater enemy to the face than smallpox.
[Hypocrisy]
 

All is fair in love and war.
 

An apple a day keeps the doctor away.
[Medicine]
 

As old as the itch.
 

As well be hanged for a sheep as a lamb.
 

As you make your bed you must lie in it.
[Bed]
 

Birds of a feather flock together.
 


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