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Give a man rope enough and he will hang himself.

Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned.

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

Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.

One does not wash one’s dirty linen in public.

The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach.

Speech is silver, but silence is golden.

If you don’t like the heat, get out of the kitchen.

The best things in life are free.

He who laughs last, laughs longest.

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.

You never know what you can do till you try.

There’s none so blind as those who will not see.

ou cannot lose what you never had.

A change is as good as a rest.

One picture is worth ten thousand words.

A rising tide lifts all boats.

See no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil.

There’s many a good tune played on an old fiddle.

If you don’t like the heat, get out of the kitchen.

While two dogs are fighting for a bone, a third runs away with it.

One swallow does not make a summer.

The road to hell is paved with good intentions.

What you lose on the swings you gain on the roundabouts.

All things come to those who wait.

Do as I say, not as I do.

A fool and his money are soon parted.

To know all is to forgive all.

You can’t win them all.You win a few, you lose a few.

Being away from someone or something for a period of time makes you appreciate that person or thing more when you see them or it again.

Rome was not built in a day.

There is an exception to every rule.

When all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail.

Never tell tales out of school.

All's fair in love and war.

Fact is stranger than fiction.

Cold hands, warm heart.

Every man has his price.

If the cap fits, wear it.

A nod’s as good as a wink to a blind horse.

The difficult is done at once, the impossible takes a little longer.

Don't go near the water until you learn how to swim.

Finders keepers, losers weepers.

Home is where the heart is.

Make hay while the sun shines.

The end justifies the means.

When in Rome, do as the Romans do.

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.

One step at a time.

Never send a boy to do a man’s job.

The squeaking wheel gets the grease.

A trouble shared is a trouble halved.

What goes up must come down.

Lightning never strikes the same place twice.

If something takes time to do, it doesn’t help to constantly check on it. You just have to give it time.

Many are called but few are chosen.

Do unto others as you would they should do unto you.

here is a remedy for everything except death.

To err is human, to forgive divine.

First impressions are the most lasting.

Don't change horses in mid stream.

Every cloud has a silver lining.

Faith will move mountains.

If you play with fire you get burnt.

Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.

Memorable Proverbs

There are two sides to every question.

You don’t get something for nothing.

The bigger they are, the harder they fall.

Curiosity killed the cat.

If you can’t be good, be careful.

April showers bring forth May flowers.

He who fights and runs away, may live to fight another day.

Better to be envied than pitied.

Too many cooks spoil the broth.

Insightful Proverbs cards

Little things please little minds.

Marry in haste repent at leisure.

A man is known by the company he keeps.

Necessity is the mother of invention.

Never choose your women or linen by candlelight.

One man’s meat is another man’s poison.

The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence.
What you don’t know can’t hurt you.
You can’t make a silk purse out of a sow’s ear.
Don't cross the bridge till you come to it.
Laugh and the world laughs with you, weep and you weep alone.
You cannot make an omelette without breaking eggs.

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