Ear, Eat and Education : Proverbs

Key-Words Based Proverbs

Ear :

  • Give every man thine ear, but few thy voice.

  • Kings have many ears and many eyes.

  • Hungry bellies have no ears.

  • Where more is meant that meets the ear.

  • Eat :

  • The way to an Englishman's heart is through his stomach.

  • When meat is in, anger is out.

  • Eat to live and not live to eat.

  • Sweet things are bad for the teeth.

  • Feed by measure and defy the physician.

  • He that eats least eats most.

  • After dinner sit awhile. After supper walk a mile.

  • Help you to salt. Help you to sorrow.

  • Tell me what you eat and I will tell you what you are.

  • An army marches on its stomach.

  • The proof of the pudding is in the eating.

  • All things require skill but an appetite.

  • Education :

  • Never too late to learn.

  • Knowledge has bitter roots but sweet fruits.

  • There is no royal road to learning.

  • Education polishes good natures and correcteth bad ones.

  • Learn not and know not.

  • Education is the transmission of civilization.

  • Nothing so much worth as a mind well educated.

  • Education is the chief defense of a nation.

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