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English proverb Quotes

English proverbs.

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"Let us agree not to step on each other's feet," said the cock to the horse.

A burnt child dreads the fire.

A fool and his money are soon parted.

A fool may ask more questions in an hour than a wise man can answer in seven years.

A friend in need is a friend indeed.

A joy that's shared is a joy made double.

A lawyer's opinion is worth nothing unless paid for.

A man of words and not of deeds, Is like a garden full of weeds.

A nimble sixpence is better than a slow shilling.

A penny saved is a penny earned.

A Scotch mist may wet an Englishman to the skin.

A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner.

A stitch in time saves nine.

Affectation is a greater enemy to the face than smallpox.

All is fair in love and war.

An apple a day keeps the doctor away.

As old as the itch.

As well be hanged for a sheep as a lamb.

As you make your bed you must lie in it.

Birds of a feather flock together.

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