The List of Proverbs

This is The List of Proverbs BEGINNING WITH
I. Use a proverb from The List of Proverbs wisely in your writings and speech and make yourself brief.

• If a man deceives me once, shame on him; if twice, snare on me.

• If fools went not to market bad wares would not be sold.

• If the cap fits, wear it.

• If the mountain will not go to Mahomet, Mahomet must go to the mountain.

• If wishes were horses, beggars might ride.

• If you cannot make a man thing as you do, make him do as you think.

• If you wish for peace, prepare for war.

• Ill got, ill spent.

• In for a penny, in for a pound.

• It is a good horse that never stumbles, and a good wife that never grumbles.

• It is a long lane that has not turning.

• It is always time to do good.

• It is an ill wind that blows nobody good.

• It is easier to get money than to keep it.

• It is easier to pull down than to build.

• It is folly to live in Rome, and strive with the Pope.

• It is never too late to mend.

• It is no use crying over spilt milk.

• It never rains but it pours.

• It takes two to make a quarrel.

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