Cowardice, Crime and Cross : Proverbs

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Cowardice :

  • Cowards die many times before their death.

  • Of cowards no history is written.

  • He that fights and runs away may live to fight another day.

  • A bully is always a coward.

  • He that forecasts all perils will never sail the sea.

  • Put a coward to his mettle and he'll fight the devil.

  • It is better to be a coward for a minute than dead for the rest of your life.

  • Crime :

  • Stolen waters are sweet.

  • He that will steal an egg will steal an ox.

  • Crimes are made secure by great crimes.

  • He that brings up his son to nothing breeds a thief.

  • The back door robs the house.

  • Cross :

  • Cross your bridges when you come to them.

  • No cross, no crown.

  • The cross that our own hands fashion is the heaviest cross of all.

  • A proved man hath many crosses.

  • Crosses are ladders to heaven.

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