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Proverbs - CSEET Business communication

  1. A honey tongue, a heart of gall.

  2. A bad beginnings makes a bed ending.

  3. An empty bag will not stand up right.

  4. A little knowledge is a dangerous thing.

  5. A wolf in sheep's clothing.

  6. All's well that ends well.

  7. An empty vessel sounds much.

  8. A nine day's wonder.

  9. A heavy purse makes a light heart.

  10. A rotten apple injures its companions.

  11. As the king, so are the subjects.

  12. As you sow, so shall you reap.

  13. A hungry man is angry man

  14. A bad man is better than a bad name.

  15. A bad workman quarrels with his tools.

  16. A bird in hand in worth two in the bush.

  17. A burnt child dreads the fire.

  18. A drop in the ocean.

  19. An idle mind is devil’s workshop.

  20. A drowning man catches at a straw.

  21. A figure among ciphers.

  22. A miss is as good as a mile.

  23. A guilty conscience is always suspicious.

  24. All is fair in love and war

  25. A hard nut to crack.

  26. Avarice is the root of all evils.

  27. A wise man changes his mind sometimes, a fool never.

  28. Barking dogs seldom bite.

  29. Beggars cannot be choosers.

  30. Beneath every rose lies the thorn.

  31. Better to wear out than to rust out.

  32. Between the two stools we come to the ground.

  33. Birds of the same feather flock together.

  34. Better be alone than in bad company.

  35. Casting pearls before swine.

  36. Diamond cuts diamond.

  37. All is well that ends well

  38. Do good and cast it into the river.

  39. Even a good marksman may miss.

  40. A man’s house is his castle.

  41. Even death cannot be had for the asking.

  42. Every potter praises his pot.

  43. Everything looks yellow to a jaundiced eye.

  44. Evil got, evil spent.

  45. A man is as old as he feels.

  46. Familiarity breeds contempt.

  47. Fool to others, to himself a sage.

  48. Forced labour is better than idleness.

  49. Fortune favours the brave.

  50. Gather thistles and expect pickles.

  51. God's will be done.

  52. Good mind, good find.

  53. Great cry little wool.

  54. God helps those who help themselves.

  55. Health is wealth.

  56. A good man is better than riches.

  57. Half a loaf is better than no bread.

  58. He jests at scars who never felt a wound.

  59. He that is warm, thinks all are so.

  60. A guilty conscience needs no accuser.

  61. He who would catch fish must not mind getting wet.

  62. He breaks his wife's head and buys a plaster for it.

  63. High winds blow on high hills.

  64. His wits are gone a wool-gathering.

  65. Handsome is that handsome does.

  66. A word to wise is enough

  67. History repeats itself.

  68. Honesty is the best policy.

  69. Hope for the best and be prepared for the worst.

  70. If you want a thing well done, do it yourself.

  71. It is hard to live in Rome and fight with the Pope.

  72. It is no use crying over spilt milk.

  73. It takes two to make a quarrel.

  74. Killing two birds with one stone.

  75. Action speaks louder than voice.

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