English ProverbsEnjoy our collection of English Proverbs. They are wise english sayings in the form of famous proverbs that have been passed down for generations. Many of the proverbs are inspirational in nature. Some may be familar to you and others may be new.
Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
Don't put all your eggs in one basket.
Where there's a will there's a way.
Sticks and stones will break my bones, but names will never hurt me.
A man is as old as he feels himself to be.
Too many Chiefs and not enough Indians.
Great talkers are little doers.
Better late than never.
A fair day in winter is the mother of a storm.
All wealth begins in mind.
Every cloud has a silver lining.
Any time means no time.
A penny saved is a penny gained.
Two wrongs do not make a right.
Peace makes plenty.
Birds of a feather flock together.
A poor workman blames his tools.
Self-praise is no praise at all.
Sweep in front of your own door.
An apple a day keeps the doctor away.
A fool and his money are soon parted.
The eyes are the window of the soul.
In for a penny, in for a pound.
Better reap two days too soon than one day too late.
You never miss the water till the well runs dry.
A good beginning makes a good ending.
Proverbs are the children of experience.
A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle.
You can't judge a book by its cover.
Least said, soonest mended.
It is an equal failing to trust everybody and to trust nobody.
Every garden may have some weeds.
Think of ease, but work on.
A friend in need is a friend indeed.
A jack of all trades is master of none.
As a man thinketh in his heart, so is he.
Some men go through a forest and see no firewood.
A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.
We must take the bad with the good.
Many a true word is spoken in jest.
A rolling stone gathers no moss.
Advice when most needed is least heeded.
Many things are lost for want of asking.
A man may lead a horse to water, but cannot make him drink.
You can't have it both ways.
Waste not, want not.
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