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A proverb (from Latin: proverbium) is a simple and concrete saying, popularly known and repeated, that expresses a truth based on common sense or experience. They are often metaphorical. A proverb that describes a basic rule of conduct may also be known as a maxim. Proverbs fall into the category of formulaic language.(from Wikipedia)



“Two wrongs don’t make a right.”- proverb

“The pen is mightier than the sword.” – proverb

“When in Rome, do as the Romans.” – proverb

The squeaky wheel gets the grease.” – proverb

“When the going gets tough, the tough get going.” – proverb

“No man is an island.” – proverb

“Fortune favors the bold.” – proverb

“People who live in glass houses should not throw stones.”

– proverb

“Hope for the best, but prepare for the worst.” – proverb

“Better late than never.” – proverb

“Birds of a feather flock together.” – proverb

“Keep your friends close and your enemies closer.”

– proverb

“A picture is worth a thousand words.” – proverb

“There’s no such thing as a free lunch.” – proverb

“There’s no place like home.” – proverb

“Discretion is the greater part of valor.” – proverb

“The early bird catches the worm.” – proverb

“Never look a gift horse in the mouth.” – proverb

“You can’t make an omelet without breaking a few eggs.”

– proverb

“God helps those who help themselves.” – proverb

“You can’t always get what you want.” – proverb

“Cleanliness is next to godliness.” – proverb

“A watched pot never boils.” – proverb

“Beggars can’t be choosers.” – proverb

“Actions speak louder than words.” – proverb

“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” – proverb

“Practice makes perfect.” – proverb

“Too many cooks spoil the broth.” – proverb

“Easy come, easy go.” – proverb

“Don’t bite the hand that feeds you.” – proverb

“All good things must come to an end.” – proverb

“If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em.” – proverb

“One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.” – proverb

“There’s no time like the present.” – proverb

“Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.” – proverb

“Necessity is the mother of invention.” – proverb

“A penny saved is a penny earned.” – proverb

“Familiarity breeds contempt.” – proverb

“You can’t judge a book by its cover.” – proverb

“Good things come to those who wait.” – proverb

“Don’t put all your eggs in one basket.” – proverb

“Two heads are better than one.” – proverb

“The grass is always greener on the other side of the hill.”

– proverb

“Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.”

– proverb

“A chain is only as strong as its weakest link.” – proverb

“Honesty is the best policy.” – proverb

“Absence makes the heart grow fonder.” – proverb

“You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make him drink.” – proverb

“Don’t count your chickens before they hatch.” – proverb

“If you want something done right, you have to do it yourself.”- proverb

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