Complete List of Proverbs



This is A List of Proverbs beginning with
T. Use a proverb from This List wisely in your writings and speech and make yourself brief.



• Take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselves.

• Talk of the devil and he’ll appear.

• That which is evil is soon learnt.

• That which proves too much proves nothing.

• The best of friends must part.

• The biter bit.

• The cat is fain the fish to eat, but hath no will to wet her feet.

• The child is father of the man.

• The company makes the feast.

• The darkest hour is nearest the dawn.

• The devil lurks behind the cross.

• The early bird catches the worm.

• The end justifies the means.

• The exception proves the rule.

• The fountain is clearest at its source.

• The game is not worth the candle.

• The goat must browse where she is tied.

• The habit does not make the monk.

• The heart sees further than the head.

• The last straw breaks the camel’s back.

• The less people think, the more they talk.

• The love of a woman and a bottle of wine are sweet for a season but last for a time.

• The master’s eye fattens the horse.

• The morning sun never lasts the day.

• The nearer the church the further from God.

• The proof of the pudding is in the eating.

• The public pays with ingratitude.

• The receiver is as bad as the thief.

• The stone that lieth not in your way need not offend you.

• The strength of a chain is its weakest link.

• The tongue ever turns to the aching tooth.

• The unexpected always happens.

• The wise make jests and the fool repeats them.

• The wish is father to the thought.

• The world is a staircase; some are going up, some are coming down.

• There are as good fish in the sea as ever came out of it.

• There are more foolish buyers than foolish sellers.

• There are more ways to kill a dog than by hanging him.

• There are two sides to every question.

• There could be no great ones if there were no little.

• There is a
But in everything.

• There is no true love without jealousy.

• There is no venom like that of the tongue.

• There is a salve for every sore.

• There’s many a slip twixt the cup and the lip.

• There’s safety in numbers.

• They who only seek for faults find nothing else.

• Those who do nothing generally take to shouting.

• Those who live in glass houses should not throw stones.

• Those who make the best use of their time have none to spare.

• Time and tide wait for no man.

• Time cures more than the doctor.

• Time flies.

• Time is money.

• Time is the best counselor.

• Tit for tat is fair play

• To be born with a silver spoon in the mouth.

• To err is human; to forgive divine.

• To forget a wrong is the best revenge.

• To kill two birds with one stone.

• To know the disease is half the cure.

• To look for a needle in a haystack.

• To make one hole to stop another.

• To make two bites at one cherry.

• To put the cart before the horse.

• To scare a bird is not the best way to catch it.

• To stir up a hornet’s nest.

• To take the chestnut out of the fire with the cat’s paw.

• Too many cooks spoil the broth.

• Too much of one thing is good for nothing.

• Train a tree when it is young.

• Tread on a worm and it will turn.

• True love never grows old.

• Trust but not too much.

• Trust dies because bad pay poisons him.

• Turn over a new leaf.

• Two eyes see more than one.

• Two heads are better than one.

• Two is company, three is none.

• Two is company, three is a crowd.

• Two wrongs do not make a right.

• Throw a sprat to catch a whale.

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