Proverb Sayings and Quotes

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


A handful of common sense is worth a bushel of learning.     

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One pound of learning requires ten pounds of common sense to apply it.     

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He who does not have common sense at age thirty will never have it.     

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A hundred years cannot repair a moment's loss of honor.     

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Take time to smell the roses.     

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Simplicity is the seal of truth.     

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The community of living is the carriage of the Lord.     

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Grief is light that is capable of counsel.     

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Fire and gunpowder do not sleep together.     

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Fire is never a gentle master     

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Fire, water, and government know nothing of mercy.     

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Fire and gunpowder do not sleep together.     

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Where there is smoke there is fire.     

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Fire in the heart sends smoke into the head.     

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Fire is never a gentle master     

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To lengthen your life, shorten your meals.     

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The desire accomplished is sweet to the soul.     

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Daylight follows a dark night.     

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Not the glittering weapon fights the fight, but rather the hero's heart.     

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He declares himself guilty who justifies himself before accusation.     

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Life may not be the party we hoped for, but while we're here we should dance.     

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Keep an eye on the cat and another on the frying pan.     

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Better to be known as a sinner than a hypocrite.     

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A bad day never hath a good night.     

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He loses his thanks who promises and delays.     

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A single arrow is easily broken, but not ten in a bundle.     

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The right man comes at the right time.     

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You do not really understand something unless you can explain it to your grandmother.     

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A father is a banker provided by nature.     

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Quit while you're ahead.     

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