100 Proverbs in English : You should take a look

Proverbs in English

Here provided very popular and funny 100 English Proverbs for you. You should attempt to use it in Modern English.



English proverbs

1. A bad man is better than a bad name.


2. A bad workman quarrels with his tools.

3. A little knowledge is a dangerous thing.

4. An empty vessel sounds much.

5. A honey tongue, a heart of gall.

6. A drop in the ocean.

7. A figure among cyphers.

8. A burnt child dreads the fire.

9. A fog cannot be dispellef by a fan.

10. All's well that ends well.

11. A nine day's wonder.

12. A rotten apple injures its companions.

13. As you sow, so you reap.

14. A wolf in lamb's clothing.

15. Avarice is the root of all evils.

16. As the king so are the subjects.

17. Birds of a feather flock together.

18. Black will take no other hue.

19. Better wear your shoes than your bed clothes.

20. Between two stools we come to the ground.

21. Beneath the rose lies the serpent.

22. Barking dogs seldom bite.

23. Beggars and borrowers could not be choosers.

24. Crying in wilderness.

25. Contentment is happiness.



26. Cut your coat according to your cloth.

27. Diamonds cut diamonds.

28. Do evil and look for like.

29. Do good and cast it into the river.

30. Deep rivers move with silent, majesty shallow brooks are noisy.

31. Drowning man catches at straw.

32. Even death cannot be had for the asking.

33. Every potter praises his pot.

34. Everything looks yellow to a jaundiced eye.

35. Evil gotten, evil spent.

36. Example is better than precept.

37. Fortune favours the brave.

38. Forced labour is better than idleness.

39. Fool to others, to himself a sage.

40. Gather thistles and expect pickles.

41. God's will be done.

42. Good health is above wealth.

43. Good marksman may miss.

44. Great cry little wool.

45. Good mind, good find.

46. Guilty conscience is always suspicious.

47. He breaks his wife's head and then buys a plaster for it.

48. Half a loaf is better than no bread.

49. He jests at scars who never felt a wound.

50. He, that is warm, thinks all are so.
PROVERBS IN ENGLISH


51. He who would sow well, must reap well.

52. Hard nut to crack.


53. High winds blow on high hills.

54. His wits are gone a wool gathering.

55. Ill got, ill spent.

56. It is hard to live in Rome and to fight with the pope.

57. Ill gotten goods seldom prosper.

58. Innocent have nothing to fear.

59. It is no use crying over spilt milk.

60. It takes two to make a quarrel.

61. It is work that makes a workman.

62. Like cures like.

63. Like draws like.

64. Like father, like son.

65. Living from hand to mouth.

66. Let the past bury the dead.

67. Let bygones the bygones.

68. Might is right.

69. Misfortunes never come singly.

70. Measure for measure.

71. Many men, many minds.


72. Money begets money.

73. Much cry and little wool.

74. No pains, no gains.

75. No one knows the weight of another's burden.

76. One to-day is better than two to-morrow.

77. One nail drives out another.

78. Out of the frying-pan into the fire.

79. One flower makes no garland.

80. Pennywise pound foolish.



81. Poverty breeds strife.

82. Pure gold does not fear the flame.

83. Quit not certainty for hope.

84. Respect yourself and you will be respected.

85. Riches have wings.

86. Rome was not built in a day.

87. Something is better than nothing.

88. Self praise is no recommendation.

89. Steal a goose and give giblets in alms.

90. Strike the iron while it is hot.

91. Tit for tat.

92. The innocent have nothing to fear.

93. To cast pearls before swine.

94. To kill two birds with one stone.

95. To make a mountain of a mole hill.

96. To make castles in the air.

97. To much courtesy, too much craft.

98. Too many cooks spoil the broth.

99.  Union is strength.

100. Vows made in storm are forgotten in calm.


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