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Proverbs In Common Use

here is the list of such proverbs that may change your thoughts

Here are the proverbs useful for students and for everyone
1] He is well paid that is well satisfied.
2] A bird in hand is worth two in the bush.
3] Integrity of life is fame’s best friends,…..
4] Glories like glow-worms from far off shine bright,.
5] A little knowledge is a dangerous thing.
6] A bad workman blames his tools.
8] Failure is the stepping stone to success.
9] A contented mind is a perpetual feast.
10] A sound mind in a sound body.
11] Some books are be tested, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed
and digested.
12] Lives of great men all remind us.
13] A rolling stone gathers no moss.
14] A drowning man catches at a straw.
15] Great talkers are never great doers.
16] A great deal of talent is lost in the world for want of a little courage.
17] A live ass is better than a dead lion.
18] Mother is the first and the best teacher.
19] A closed mouth catches no flies.
20] A prophet is not honored in his own country .
21] Great men rejoice in adversity as soldiers triumph in war.
22] Charity is a universal duty.
23] A friend in the court is better than a penny in the purse.
24] The crown and glory of life is character.
25] Fame is the thrust of youth.
26] Perseverance is the only way to success.
27] A small leak will sink a great ship.
28] A great city is the school for studying life.
29] Do in Rome as the Romans do.
30] Be it ever so humble there is no place like home.
31] Breathes there the man with soul so dead.
32] Honesty is the best policy.
33] Health is wealth.
34] A thing of beauty is a joy forever.
35] All lay loads on a willing horse.
36] Our country is a world in itself.
37] Birds of the same feather flock together.
38] Borrowed garments never fit well.
39] Good wine needs no bush.
40] Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
41] Practice makes man perfect.
42] A stitch in time saves nine.
43] Cleanliness is next to Godliness.
44] Cut your coat according to your cloth.
45] Service to man is service to God.
46] Blessed is the man that endureth temptations.
47] Better pay the cook than the doctor.
48] Better late than never.
49] Family is more sacred than the state.
50] Charity begins at home.
51] Prevention is better than cure.
52] Man does not live by bread alone.
53] Example is better than precept.
54] The hand that rocks the cradle rules the world.
55] To err is human to forgive the divine.
56] Borrowing dulls the edge of Husbandry .
57] Barking dogs seldom bite.
58] An idle brain is a devil’s workshop.
59] Serene will be our days and bright
60] He prayeth best who loveth best
61] Handsome is that handsome does.
62] Nothing succeeds like success.
63] Success comes to those who dare and act.
64] Necessity is the mother of invention.
65] Slow and steady wins the race.
66] Rome was not built in a day.
67] Appearances are often deceptive.
68] After a storm comes calm.
69] Adversity is a touchstone character.
70] The world is a stage….
71] Well begun is half done.
72] The pen is mightier than the sword.
73] Variety is the spice of life.
74] Don’t count your chickens before they are hatched.
75] Each man’s belief is right in his own eyes.
76] An honest man is the noblest work of God.
77] All roads lead to Rome.
78] Many receive advice, only the wise profit by it.
79] No pain , no gain.
80] Too many cooks spoil the borth.
81] Simple living and high thinking.
82] Money is not everything.
83] Every cloud has a silver lining.
84] A tree is known by its fruits.
85] Art conceals art.
86] He who follows two hares catches neither.
87] A friend in need is a friend indeed.
88] Art is long, life is transitory.
89] Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown.
90] Where there is a will, there is a way.
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