A List of Proverbs



This is A List of Proverbs beginning with
W. Use a proverb from This List wisely in your writings and speech and make yourself brief.





• Walls have ears.

• Wash your dirty linen at home.

• Waste makes want.

• Waste no, want not.

• We are such stuff as dreams are made on.

• We can live without our friends, but not without our neighbors.

• Wedlock is like a place besieged: those within wish to get out, those without wish to get in.

• Well begun is half done?

• What belongs to everybody belongs to nobody.

• What can’t be cured must be endured.

• What cost nothing is worth nothing.

• What’s done can’t be undone.

• What is learnt in the cradle lasts to the tomb.

• What is one man’s meat is another man’s poison.

• What is sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander.

• What is worth doing at all is worth doing well.

• What man has done man can do.

• Whatever you are, be a man.

• What the eye does not admire the heart does not desire.

• What the eyes don’t see the heart does not grieve for.

• What the heart thinketh the tongue speaketh.

• When a man is going down the hill everyone will give him a push.

• When in Rome do as the Romans do.

• When money’s taken freedom’s forsaken.

• When poverty comes in at the door, love flies out of the window.

• When rogues fall out honest men come into their own.

• When the cat is away the mice will play.

• When the wine is in, the wit is out.

• When thy neighbor’s house doth burn, be careful of thine own.

• When two friends have a common purse, one sings and the other weeps.

• When wits meet sparks fly out.

• Where ignorance is bliss, ‘tis folly to be wise.

• Where there is nothing to lose there is nothing to fear.

• Where there is smoke there is fire.

• Where there’s a will there’s a way.

• While there is life there is hope.

• While the grass grows the horse starves.

• Who chatters to you will chatter of you.

• Who judges others condemns himself.

• Who knows most says least.

• Who spends more than he should, shall not have to spend when he would.

• Who will not hear must be made to feel?.

• Who will bell the cat?

• Whom the gods love dies young.

• Willful waste makes woeful want .

• Wine and wenches empty men’s purses.

• Words are wind, but blows are unkind.

Proverbs Index



From A List of Proverbs to HOME PAGE

privacy policy