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English Proverbs

A proverb (from Latin: proverbium) is a simple and concrete saying, popularly known and repeated, that expresses a truth based on common sense or experience. They are often metaphorical. A proverb that describes a basic rule of conduct may also be known as a maxim. Proverbs fall into the category of formulaic language.

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A good mind possesses a kingdom.

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A good name is the best of all treasures.

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The apple never falls far from the tree.

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Advice most needed is least heeded.

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Advisers run no risks.

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All are not thieves that the dogs bark at.

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All's fair in love and war.

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All are not friends that speak us fair.

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All roads lead to Rome.

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All things come to those who wait.

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All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.

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March winds and April showers bring forth May flowers.

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As you make your bed, so you must lie on it.

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A hedge between keeps friends green.

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A verbal contract isn't worth the paper it's written on.

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