Good, Gossip and Government : Proverbs

Key-Words Based Proverbs

Good :

  • Good counsel has no price.

  • Overcome evil with good.

  • Hold fast that which is good.

  • Good and quick seldom meet.

  • A good anvil does not fear the hammer.

  • A good archer is not known by his arrow but by his aim.

  • A good horse is never of a bad color.

  • A good name keeps its luster in the dark.

  • Good manners are made up of petty sacrifices.

  • A good work is as soon said as a bad one.

  • Gossip :

  • An ill tongue may do much.

  • Gossip is a vice enjoyed vicariously.

  • Put no faith in tale-bearers.

  • Who chatters to you will destroy two houses.

  • Whispered words are heard afar.

  • Government :

  • The best government is that which governs least.

  • Every country has the government it deserves.

  • Governments need to have both shepherds and butchers.

  • The government is the only known vessel which leaks from the top.

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