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Useful Proverbs

Here is a list of useful proverbs for students.

useful proverbs for students and life skills
Here is the list of proverbs which are very useful for us, actually these proverbs teach us a lot , once we follow them, surely they will make us wise
1] God sees the truth but waits.
2] The mighty perish in their might.
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] Empty vessels make the most sound.
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] Laugh till the game is played.
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] Brevity is the soul of wit.
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] Sweet are the uses of adversity.
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] Truth sits upon the lips of dying men.
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] Our revels now are ended.
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] Give me the strength lightly to bear my joys and sorrow.
10] The quality of mercy, is not strained.
11] Studies serve for delight ; for ornament and for ability.
12] The path of true love never did run smooth.
13] Give every man thy ear but few thy voice.
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] Neither a borrower nor a lender.
15] There are four seasons in the mind of man.
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] Earth has not anything to show more fair.
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] The world is too much with us.
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] The paths of glory lead but to the grave.
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] None but the brave deserves the fair.
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] They also serve who only stand and wait.
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] I came ; I saw ; I conquered.
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] God is in His heaven.
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] My days among the dead are past.
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] Plain living and high thinking are no more.
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] A thing of beauty is a joy forever.
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] The first in beauty must be the first in power.
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] A little learning is a dangerous thing.
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] Man is the architect of his destiny.
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] Every man is sincere when he is alone ; but at the entrance of a second  person hypocrisy begins.
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] And miles to go before I sleep…
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] Some are born great, some achieve greatness and some have greatness thrust upon them.
32] Dullness is ever apt to magnify.
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] True wit is nature to advantage dressed.
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] Gods love the depth ; not the tumult of the soul.
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] If gold rusts what should iron do ?
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] Good wombs have borne bad sons.
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] Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown.
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] The proper study of mankind is man.
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] Discretion is the better part of valour.
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] Blessed are the merciful for they shall obtain mercy.
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] Things fall apart.
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] Expression is the dress of thought.
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] Worship and kindliness do not always go together.
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] Revenge is a kind of wild justice.
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] Travel in the younger sort is a part of education, in the elder, a part of experience.
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] Men in great places are thrice servants.
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] The one remains, the many change and pass.
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] Life like a dome of many coloured glass stains the white radiance of Eternity.
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] He prayeth best who loveth best.
50] Anticipation is the enemy of pleasure.
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] Ignorance is bliss.
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] Life is a tale told by an idiot full of sound and fury signifying nothing.
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] Sweet is pleasure after pain.
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] Angles are bright still though the brightest fell.
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] Our remedies oft in ourselves do lie.
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] The mind is its own place; and in itself can make a Heaven of Hell, a Hell of Heaven.
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] Better to reign in Hell than to serve in Heaven.
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] I am the monarch of all I survey.
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] I will drink life to the lees.
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] For nowadays men change their oaths.
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] Be it a weakness, it deserves some praise.
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] Only the actions of the just smell sweet and blossom in their dust.
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] Society is all but rude.
64] Suns of the world may stain when the heaven’s sun staineth.
65] I am a part of all that I have met.
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6] I do not believe in belief.
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] Love seeketh not itself to please.
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] The world is a bubble and the life of man less than a span.
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] What passions cannot music raise or quell ?
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] What a piece of work is man !
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] The rose smells as sweet by any other name.
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] Coming events cast their shadows before.
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] Fair is foul; foul is fair.
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] To be or not to be. That is the question.
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] If winter comes can spring be far behind.
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] The child is the father of the man.
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] Nature never did betray the heart that loved her.
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] Man proposes but God disposes.
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] As you sow; so you reap.
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] A spark neglected burns the horse.
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] Our sweetest songs are those that feel saddest thought.
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] Hard melodies are sweet.
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] I gazed and gazed but little thought.
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] Heaven lies about us in our infancy shades of the prison, house close upon the growing boy.
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] Anger is certainly a kind of baseness.
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] What is this life, if full of care.
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] All that glitters is not gold.
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] Whoever loved that loved not at the first sight.
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] What is done is done.
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] There is nothing either good or bad but thinking makes it so.
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] Man is the most odious vermin that the mother earth suffers to crawl on her surface. 
92] Suspicions amongest thoughts are like bats among birds.
93] The criticize life is not worth living.
94] What is done cannot be undone.
95] Lowliness is young ambition’s ladder.
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] The evil that men do lives after them.
97] Thus conscience does make cowards of us all.
98] The night is long; I am far from home.
99] I am a man more sinned against than sinning.
100] Eccentricity has always abounded when and where strength of character has abounded.
101] Houses are built to live in, and not to look on.
102] Those are pearls that were his eyes.
103] When beggars die there are no comets seen.
104] Cowards die many times before their deaths.
105] All is well that ends well.
106] We look before and after and pine for what is not.
107] Bliss was it in that dawn to be alive.
108] Others abide by our question. Thou art free.
109] Music is the food of love.
110] Great wits are sure to madness near allied.
111] A dram is to hold a mirror held upto life.
112] “ The more you hate, the worse it will be for you.”
113] Put out the fire before it spreads.
114] Nothing will come of nothing.
115] All the perfumes of Arabia will not sweeten this little hand.
116] There is nothing serious in mortality. All is but toys. 
117] Death is the end of life.
118] Love is not Time’s fool.
119] We are the hollow men.
120] Lead me from the unreal to the real.
121] The poet’s eye in a fine frenzy rolling.
122] A little water clears us of this deed.
123] There is no art.
124] Our master himself has joyful taken upon him the bonds of creation.
125] Knowledge is power.
126] No gains without pains.
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