Cruelty, Cry, Cunning and Custom : Proverbs

Key-Words Based Proverbs

Cruelty :

  • Cruelty is the strength of the Wicked.

  • Malice hurts itself most.

  • Cruelty deserves no mercy.

  • He that hurts another hurts himself.

  • He threatens many than hurts any.

  • Cry :

  • Don't cry over spilt milk.

  • Cry all the way to the bank.

  • To cry with one eye and laugh with the other.

  • Cunning :

  • Too much cunning undoes.

  • A krafty knave needs no broker.

  • The fox preys farthest from his home.

  • If you deal with a fox, think of his tricks.

  • Custom :

  • Ancient custom has the force of law.

  • Custom is the second nature.

  • With custom we live well, but law undo us.

  • It is custom more honored in the breach than the observance.

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