Evil, Example, Experience and Eyes : Proverbs

Key-Words Based Proverbs

Evil :

  • Evil begets evil.

  • Evil be to him who evil thinks.

  • Money is the root of all evils.

  • The evil that men do lives after them.

  • Of the two evils the less is always to be chosen.

  • Evil news rides post, while good news baits.

  • Do evil and look for the like.

  • Be not overcome of evil, but overcome evil with good.

  • Example :

  • Do as you would be done by.

  • Do unto others as you would they should do unto you.

  • Law makers should not be law breakers.

  • A good example is the best sermon.

  • Do as I say, not as I do.

  • Example is better than precept.

  • Precepts may lead but examples draw.

  • Experience :

  • Once bitten, twice shy.

  • Though the wound be healed, yet a scar remains.

  • Experience is the best teacher.

  • Experience without learning is better than learning without experience.

  • Experience teaches slowly and at the cost of mistakes.

  • It is good to learn at other men's cost.

  • In doing we learn.

  • The burnt child dreads the fire.

  • Experience is the mother of wisdom.

  • Eyes :

  • The eyes have one language everywhere.

  • Seeing is believing.

  • One eye witness is better than two hear says.

  • The eyes are the window of the soul.

  • The eyes believe themselves. The ears believe others.

  • What the eye sees not, the heart craves not.

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