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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Use it or lose it.
Variety is the spice of life.
Virtue which parleys is near a surrender.
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
Walk softly, carry a big stick.
Walk the walk and talk the talk.
Waste not, want not.
We are all on this earth, we can't get off so get on.
We deserve the goverment we elect.
We have nothing to fear but fear itself.
We must take the bad with the good.
We must take the bitter with the sweet.
Well begun is half done.
Well done is better than well said.
What goes around comes around.
What goes up must come down.
What you see is what you get.
What you sow is what you reap.
What's good for the goose is good for the gander.
When a thing is done advice comes too late.
When in Rome, do as the Romans do.
When it rains, it pours.
When one door closes, another door opens.
When the cat is away, the mice will play.
When the going gets tough, the tough get going.
When you lie on roses while young, you'll lie on thorns while you're old.
Where there's a will, there's a way.
Where vice goes before, vengeance follows after.
Winners don't quit, thats why they win.
Winners make it happen, losers let it happen.
Winners never quit and quitters never win.
Winning is earning. Losing is learning.
Winning isn't everything, It's the only thing.
Words uttered only causes confusion. Words written only causes history.
Working hard or hardly working?
You always admire what you really dont understand.
You can either have a job or a life.
You can lead a horse to water but you can't make it drink.
You can't mend a broken egg.
You scratch my back, and I'll scratch yours.