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English Proverb Quotes

Sayings of British Origin

He that would the daughter win must with the mother first begin.

Category: Mothers

Sticks and stones will break my bones, but names will never hurt me.

Category: Names

Foul water will quench fire.

Category: Necessity

Love your neighbor, yet pull not down your hedge.

Category: Neighbors

The ship that will not obey the helm will have to obey the rocks.

Category: Obedience

Who is so deaf or so blind as he that willfully will neither hear nor see?

Category: Obstinacy

Some men go through a forest and see no firewood.

Category: Opportunity

You must not expect old heads upon young shoulders.

Category: Parents And Parenting

No barber shaves so close but another finds his work.

Category: Perfection

Don't halt before you are lame.

Category: Perseverance

Poverty is not a shame, but the being ashamed of it is.

Category: Poverty And The Poor

Ask God for what man can give, and you may get it.

Category: Prayer

A full cup must be carried steadily.

Category: Prosperity

A proverb is the child of experience.

Category: Proverbs

When the sword of rebellion is drawn, the sheath should be thrown away.

Category: Rebellion