Proverbs, Prudence, Public,
Punctuality and Pursuit

Key-Words Based Proverbs



Proverbs :



  • A proverb is the wit of one and the wisdom of many.



  • Proverbs cannot be contradicted.



  • Common proverb seldom lies.



  • The proverbs cannot be bettered.



  • Proverbs are the children of experience.



  • Prudence :



  • To lay up for a rainy day.



  • A fox counts hen in her sleep.



  • People who live in glasshouses must not throw stones.



  • Public :



  • Public memory is short.



  • Officials are the servants of the public.



  • The public be damned.



  • When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property.



  • Punctuality :



  • Who comes late, lodges ill.



  • Late was often lucky.



  • The last suitor wins the maid.



  • Early sow, early mow?



  • Sooner begun, sooner done.



  • The early bird catches the worm.



  • Punctuality is the soul of business.



  • Napoleon lost war because he was late by five minutes.



  • Pursuit :



  • Pursuits become habits.



  • The pursuit of perfection is the pursuit of sweetness and light.
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