Proverbs and old sayings English, page 63

1254 proverbs and old sayings english

With one child you may walk; with two you may ride; when you have three, at home you must bide.

Proverbs and old sayings English

A cobbler formed the shape of shoes on a wooden foot shaped last. If it lasted long he was happy.

Proverbs and old sayings English about happiness

The person who is tired will find time to sleep. A person with a bad name is already half hanged.

Proverbs and old sayings English

The village slatternly wench has the form of a dove, the heart of a fox, and the mind of an toad.

Proverbs and old sayings English

If you want to be happy for a year, plant a garden; if you want to be happy for life, plant a tree.

Proverbs and old sayings English about happiness, life

A degenerate nobleman is like a turnip. There is nothing good of him but that which is underground.

Proverbs and old sayings English

In the morning be first up, and in the evening last to go to bed, for they that sleep catch no fish.

Proverbs and old sayings English about sleep

The first year let your house to your enemy; the second to your friend; the third live in it yourself.

Proverbs and old sayings English about enemies, home, house

Set out wisely at first; custom will make every virtue more easy and pleasant to you than any vice can be.

Proverbs and old sayings English about vice, virtue

Worrying is like sitting in a rocking chair. It gives you something to do but it doesn't get you anywhere.

Proverbs and old sayings English

He who lives according to nature will never be poor, and he who lives according to opinion will never be rich.

Proverbs and old sayings English

The camel asking for horns lost also his ears. [In grasping for things we need not, we often lose what we have. ]

Proverbs and old sayings English about need, things

A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart, his next to escape the censures of the world.

Proverbs and old sayings English

If you think wellness is expensive, try illness.

Proverbs and old sayings English about irony