Desire, Despair, Devil and Differences : Proverbs

Key-Words Based Proverbs

Desire :

  • We soon receive what we desire.

  • First deserve then desire.

  • First desire then acquire.

  • The winds are left behind in the speed of desire.

  • He who desires nothing will be free.

  • Despair :

  • Despair doubles our strength.

  • Despair gives courage to a coward.

  • Love builds a heaven in hell's despair.

  • Despair ruins some, presumption many.

  • Devil :

  • Give the devil his due.

  • Think of the devil and there he is.

  • The devil can cite scripture for his purpose.

  • Devil cannot come in devil's house.

  • No man means evil but the devil.

  • Differences :

  • So many men, so many opinions.

  • Every one to his taste.

  • If one will not, another will.

  • There are more ways to the wood than one.

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

  • It takes all sorts to make a world.

  • Every couple is not a pair.

  • You can't please everyone.

  • Every shoe fits not every foot.

  • If minds were alike goods would age in the shop.

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