American Proverb Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old american proverb quotes, american proverb sayings, and american proverb proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


You can't tell a book by its cover.      

American Proverb

An ounce of discretion is worth a pound of wit.     

American Proverb

Don't judge a book by its cover.     

American Proverb

Excuses are merely nails used to build a house of failure.      

American Proverb

It is better to be safe than sorry.     

American Proverb

Arrogance is a roadblock on the highway of wisdom.     

American Proverb

An arrogant bug is a cocky roach.     

American Proverb

Arrogance is a kingdom without a crown.     

American Proverb

Wishes won't wash dishes.     

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Never miss a good chance to shut up.     

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If you look back, you'll soon be going that way.     

American Proverb

Every sin carries its own punishment.     

American Proverb

He falls into the pit who leads another to it.     

American Proverb

Harm set, harm get.     

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To keep a customer demands as much skill as to win one.     

American Proverb

There are plenty of fish in the sea.     

American Proverb

An ounce of charm is worth a pound of lure.     

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A diamond on a dunghill is a precious diamond still.     

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You can put your boots in the oven but that doesn't make them biscuits.     

American Proverb

It takes a heap of licks to strike a nail in the dark.     

American Proverb