+100 Proverbs in English

+100 Proverbs in English

1.There is no fire without smoke.

2.Many a true word is spoken in jest.

3.Many hands make light work.

4.There is no place like home.

5.There is no rose without a thorn.

6.There is no rule without an exception.

7.There is no smoke without fire.

8.Idleness is the mother of all evil.

9.Idleness rusts the mind.

10.If an hole (donkey) bray at you, don’t bray at him.

11.If ifs and ans were pots and pans…

12.If my aunt had been a man, she’d have been my uncle.

13.If the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch..

14.If the sky falls, we shall catch larks.

15.Men may meet but mountains never.

16.Packed like herrings.

17.Learn to say before you sing.

18.Least said, soonest mended.

19.Leaves without figs.

20.Let bygones be bygones.

21.Many words hurt more than swords.

22.Many words will not fill a bushel.

23.Self done is soon done.

24.The best fish smell when they are three days old.

25.The best fish swim near the bottom.

26.The best is oftentimes the enemy of the good.

27.Pleasure has a sting in its tail.

28.Mend or end (end or mend).

29.Might goes before right.

30.Misfortunes never come alone (singly).

31.Misfortunes tell us what fortune is.

32.After rain comes fair weather.

33.After us the deluge.

34.Agnes come on horseback, but go away on foot.

35.All are good lasses, but whence come the bad wives?

36.All are not friends that speak us fair.

37.All are not hunters that blow the horn.

38.All are not merry that dance lightly.

39.Custom is the plague of wise men and the idol of fools.

40.To take counsel of one’s pillow.

41.To take the bull by the horns.

42.To teach the dog to bark.

43.To tell tales out of school.

44.To throw a stone in one’s own garden.

45.To throw dust in somebody’s eyes.

46.To throw straws against the wind.

47.To treat somebody with a dose of his own medicine.

48.To use a steam-hammer to crack nuts.

49.To wash one’s dirty linen in public.

50.To wear one’s heart upon one’s sleeve.

51.To weep over an onion.

52.To work with the left hand.

53.Tomorrow come never.

54.Too many cooks spoil the broth.

55.Too much knowledge makes the head bald.

56.Too much of a good thing is good for nothing.

57.Too much water drowned the miller .

58.Too swift arrives as tardy as too slow.

59.True blue will never stain.

60.True coral needs no painter’s brush.

61.Truth comes out of the mouths of babes and sucklings.

62.Truth is stranger than fiction.

63.Truth lies at the bottom of a well.

64.Two blacks do not make a white.

65.To be born with a silver spoon in one’s mouth.

66.To be head over ears in debt.

67.To be in one’s birthday suit.

68.To be up to the ears in love.

69.To be wise behind the hand.

70.To beat about the bush.

71.To beat the air.

72.To bring grist to somebody’s mill.

73.To build a fire under oneself.

74.To buy a pig in a poke.

75.To call a spade a spade.

76.To call off the dogs.

77.To carry coals to Newcastle.

78.To cast pearls before swine.

79.To cast prudence to the winds.

80.To come away none the wiser.

81.To come off cheap.

82.To come off with a whole skin.

83.To come off with flying colours.

84.No garden without its weeds.

85.No great loss without some small gain.

86.No herb will cure love.

87.No joy without alloy.

88.No living man all things can.

89.No longer pipe, no longer dance.

90.No man is wise at all times.

91.No man loves his fetters, be they made of gold.

92.No news (is) good news.

93.No pains, no gains.

94.No song, no supper.

95.No sweet without (some) sweat.

96.No wisdom like silence.

97.None but the brave deserve the fair.

98.None so blind as those who won’t see..

99.None so deaf as those that won’t hear.

100.Nothing comes out of the sack but what was in it.

101.Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.

102.Nothing must be done hastily but killing of fleas.

103.Nothing so bad, as not to be good for something.

104.Nothing succeeds like success.

105.Nothing venture, nothing have.

106.Oaks may fall when reeds stand the storm.

107.Of two evils choose the least.