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English proverbs in Alphabetical form


An apple a day keeps the doctor away.

A poor workman blames his tools.

A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.

A burnt child dreads fire.

Absence makes the heart grow fonder.

A chain is no stronger than its weakest link.

A coward dies a thousand times before his death. The valiant never taste of death but once.(William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar).

Actions speak louder than words.

Advice when most needed is least heeded.

A friend in need is a friend indeed.

After a storm comes a calm.

After dinner sit a while, after supper walk a mile.

A good beginning makes a good ending.

A good surgeon has an eagle's eye, a lion's heart, and a lady's hand.

A guilty conscience needs no accuser.

A jack of all trades is master of none.

A little knowledge is dangerous.

A penny saved is a penny earned.

A person is known by the company he keeps.

A picture is worth a thousand words.

All roads lead to Rome.

All's well that ends well.

All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.

April showers bring May flowers.

Ask me no questions, I'll tell you no lies.

As you make your bed, so you must lie in it.

What's done is done.


Barking dogs seldom bite......

Be careful what you wish for, you might just get it.

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

Beauty is only skin deep, but ugliness goes straight to the bone.

Beauty may open doors but only virtue enters.

Before criticizing a man, walk a mile in his shoes.

Beggars can't be choosers.

Behind every good man, is a woman.

Better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.

Better late than never.

Better the devil you know than the devil you don't.

Birds of a feather flock together.

Bitter pills may have blessed effects.

Blood is thicker than water.

Boys will be boys.

Brain is better than brawn.

Butter is gold in the morning, silver at noon, lead at night.


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