Sunday, 20 September 2015


     1.   Where there’s a will there’s a way. 
2.   A burnt child dreads fire.
3.   A friend is need is a friend indeed.
4.   A hungry man is an angry man.
5.   Empty vessels sound much.
6.   Great talkers are little doers.
7.   An idle brain is the devil’s workshop.
8.   A penny saved is a penny gained.
9.   As you sow, so you shall reap.

10. Barking dog seldom bites/barking dogs seldom bite.
11. Better late than never.
12. Charity begins at home.
13. Every cloud has a silver lining.
14. All that glitters is not gold.
15. Eat to live but don’t live to eat.
16. God helps those who help themselves.
17. Let bygones be bygones.
18. Look before you leap.
19. Honesty is the best policy.
20. Practice makes perfect.
21. Prevention is better than cure.
22. Necessity is the mother of invention.
23. Rome was not built in a day.
24. Unity is strength.
25. Time and tide wait for none.
26. Strike while the iron is hot.
27. A bad workman always blames his tools.
28. United we stand, divided we fall.
29. What is learnt in the cradle lasts to the tomb.
30. It takes two to make a quarrel.
31. There is no smoke without a fire.
32. Spare the rod and spoil the child.
33. Don’t judge a book by its cover.
34. Blood is thicker than water.
35. Don’t count your chickens before they are hatched.
36. Experience is the best teacher.
37. out of sight out of mind.
38. Make hay while the sun shines.
39. Money is the root of all evil.
40. Cut your coat according to your cloth.
41. Too many cooks spoil the broth.
42. Beggars can’t be choosers.
43. You can lead a horse to water but you can’t make him drink.
44. A stitch in time saves nine.
45. A thing of beauty is a joy forever.
46. Uneasy lies in the head that wears the crown.
47. Waste not, want not.
48. Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
49. The pen is mightier than sword.
50. A drowning man catches at a straw.
51. A friend is to all is a friend to none.
52. A little knowledge is a dangerous thing.
53. A man is known by the company he keeps.
54. A man’s home is his castle.
55. All’s well that ends well.
56. As soon as a man is born, he begins to die.
57. Bad news travels fast.
58. Better to be alone than in bad company.
59. Better to die with honor than live with shame/dishonor.
60. Cowards die many deaths.
61. Diligence is the mother of good fortune.
62. Everyone wants to go to heaven but no one wants to die.
63. Fear of death is worse than death itself.
64. First deserve than desire.
65.  Give credit where credit is due.
66. Give him an inch and he’ll want a yard.
     67. Grasp all, lose all.
68. He who dares, wins.
69. Health is better than wealth.
70. Hope is life.
71. Hunger is the best spice.
72. Ignorance is bliss.
73. A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
74. Kill two birds with stone.
75. Kindness begets kindness.
76. Knowledge is power.
77. Love conquers all.
78. Money cannot by happiness.
79. Never give advice unless asked.
80. Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.
81. No pain, no gain.
82. No rose is without a thorn.
83. Nothing comes free/there is no free lunch.
84. Nothing ventured, nothing gained.
85. One man’s terrorist is another man’s freedom fighter.
86. Self trust is the first secret of success.
87. Silence gives consent.
88. Slow and steady wins the race.
89. Stolen fruit is the sweetest.
90. The more you get, the more you want.
91. The eyes are the window of the soul.
92. Something is better than nothing.
93. The more you know, the more you know you don’t know.
94. A small leak will sink a great ship.
95. Ignorance of the law excuses no man.
96. Courtesy costs nothing.
97. If you buy cheaply, you pay dearly.
98. A rolling stone gathers no moss.
99. Too many cooks spoil the broth.
100. A bird in hand is worth two in the bush.

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