Tale, Temptation and Thief : Proverbs

Key-Words Based Proverbs

Tale :

  • A tale never loses in the telling.

  • Beware of him that telleth tales.

  • Temptation :

  • An open door may tempt a saint.

  • All temptations are found either in hope or in fear.

  • Everything tempts a man who fears temptation.

  • He that shows his purse longs to be rid of it.

  • Thief :

  • The thief is the kinsman of a constable.

  • Set a thief to catch a thief.

  • All are not thieves that dogs bark at.

  • Opportunities make a thief.

  • A thief does not willingly see another carry a basket.

  • A thief knows a thief as a wolf knows a wolf.

  • A thief thinks every man steals.

  • An old thief desires a new halter.

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