What is a proverb? A proverb is a simple and short saying usually known by many people, which expresses words of wisdom or gives advice, based on common sense or experience of humanity. (wik)
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List of 570 English proverbs and sayings used in everyday conversation.
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Keep your mouth shut and your eyes open.
Kindness, like a boomerang, always returns.
Kindness, like grain, increase by sowing.
Knaves and fools divide the world.
Knowledge creates mysteries.
Knowledge is power.
Laugh when you're happy, cry when you're sad, and do both when you're the happiest you've ever been.
Laughter is the shortest distance between two people.
Learn to walk before you run.
Least said sooner mended.
Leave it alone and it will grow on its own.
Let him who is without sin cast the first stone.
Let sleeping dogs lie.
Let us go hand in hand,not one before another.
Lie down with dogs, wake up with fleas.
Life begins at forty.
Life does not come with any guarantees.
Life is a perception of your own reality.
Life is like a box of chocolate, you never know what you're gonna get.
Life is too short to drink bad wine.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
Life is what you do while you're waiting to die.
Life is what you make of it.
Lightning never strikes twice in the same place.
Like cures like.
Like father, like son.
Like water off a duck's back.
Little by little and bit by bit.
Little enemies and little wounds must not be despised.
Live simply to let others simply live.
Long absent, soon forgotten.
Look after the pennies and the pounds will look after themselves.
Look before you leap.
Look on the sunny side of life.
Loose lips sink ships.
Love is a bridge between two hearts.
Love is anger disappointed.
Love is blind.
Love is like war, easy to start, hard to end, impossible to forget.
Love is not finding someone to live with; it's finding someone whom you can't live without.
Love of Money is the root of all evil.
Luck favors the prepared.
Make a Friend when you don't need One.
Make hay while the sun shines.
Make the best of a bad bargain.
Man is truly himself when he's alone.
Man wasn't born to suffer but to carry on.
Manners maketh the man.
Many hands make light work.
Measure twice, cut once.
Mind your P's and Q's.
Mirrors do everything we do, but they cannot think for themselves.
Misery loves company.
Misfortunes never come singly.
Money can't buy everything, but everything needs money
Money cannot buy happiness.
Money is the means, not the end.
Money makes the mare go.
Money makes the world go around.
Monkey see, monkey do.
More haste, less speed.