Competitive Exams: Proverbs

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  • A bad beginnings makes a bed ending.
  • A bad excuse is better than none at all.
  • A bad husband cannot be a good man.
  • A beggar can never be bankrupt.
  • A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.
  • A burnt child dreads fire.
  • A cat may look at a king.
  • A cheerful look makes a dish a feast.
  • A cheerful wife is the joy of life.
  • A clear conscience is a coat of mail.
  • A drowning man will catch at a straw.
  • A drunkard՚s purse is a bottle.
  • A fault confessed is half redressed.
  • A fool and his money are soon parted.
  • A fool may give a wise man counsel.
  • A fool may make money, but it takes a wise man to spend it.
  • A friend in need a friend indeed.
  • A friend is easier lost than found.
  • A friend՚s frown is better than a fool՚s smile.
  • A full purse makes the mouth to speak
  • A good dog deserves A good bone.
  • A good husband makes a good wife.
  • A good man is better than riches.
  • A good name is sooner lost than won.
  • A great talker is a great liar.
  • A guilty conscience needs no accuser.
  • A wise man changes his mind sometimes, a fool never.
  • A wonder lasts nine days.
  • A word to the wise is enough.
  • Absence makes the heart grow founder.
  • Action speaks louder than words.
  • Advice when most needed is least heeded.
  • After a storm comes a calm.
  • All covet, all lose.
  • All that glitters is not gold.
  • All work and not play makes Jack a dull boy.
  • All play and no work makes Jack a mere toy.
  • A rolling stone gather no moss.
  • A rose between two thorns.
  • A short cut is often a wrong cut.
  • A switch in time saves nine.
  • A thing begun is half done.
  • All՚s fair in love and war.
  • All՚s fish that comes to his net.
  • All՚s well that ends well.
  • Among the blind the one eyed man is king
  • A miss is as good as a mile.
  • A penny for your thoughts.
  • A pound of the care won՚t pay an ounce of debt.
  • An apple a day keeps the doctor away.
  • A man is as old as he feels.
  • A man՚s house is his castle.
  • An army marches on its stomach.
  • An empty bag will not stand upright
  • A hungry man is an angry man.
  • An idle brain is the devil՚s workshop.
  • A man in debt is caught in a net.
  • A heavy purse makes a light heart.
  • An old bird is not to be caught with chaff

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