English proverbs and sayings

A fair face may hide a foul heart.

A friend in need is a friend indeed.

A friend’s frown is better than a foe’s smile/

East or West – home is best.

Every dog is valiant at his own door.

Every man has his faults.

Every white has its black, and every sweet its sour.

Faint heart never won fair lady.

First think, then speak.

Fish begins to stink at the head.

Give a fool горе enough, and he will hang himself.

Good counsel does no harm.

Grasp all, lose all.

Happiness takes no account of time.

Honey is sweet, but the bee stings.

Hunger finds no fault with cookery.

If there were no clouds, we should not enjoy the sun.

If you try to please all you will please none.

In every beginning think of the end.

It is a poor mouse that has only one hole.

Keep a thing seven years and you will find a use for it.

Learn to say before you sing.

Let sleeping dogs lie.

Lies have short legs.

Life is not a bed of roses.

Like draws to like.

Live and learn.

Lost time is never found again.

Man proposes but God disposes.

My house is my castle.

Neither rhyme nor reason.

Never do things by halves.

Never put off till tomorrow what you can do (can be done) today.

New lords, new laws.

One drop of poison infects the whole tun of wine.

Out of sight, out of mind.

Poverty is no sin.

Prosperity makes friends, and adversity tries them.

Respect yourself, or no one else will respect you.

Rome was not built in a day.

Sink or swim!

So many countries, so many customs.

Strike while the iron is hot.

The best fish swim near the bottom.

The cobbler’s wife is the worst shod.

The end justifies the means.

The face is the index of the mind.

Think today and speak tomorrow.

Time is money.

Time is the great healer.

То buy a pig in a poke.

Walls have ears.

Wealth is nothing without health.

What is lost is lost.

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English proverbs and sayings