Proverbs are the wisdom of the nations ! It's good to know them when you travel to english speeking countries. English proverbs can be very wise and useful.


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Man cannot live by bread alone.

Man is the measure of all things.

Man proposes, God disposes.

Man’s extremity is God’s opportunity.

Manners maketh man.

Many a little makes a mickle.

Many a mickle makes a muckle.

Many a true word is spoken in jest.

Many are called but few are chosen.

Many go out for wool and come home shorn.

Many hands make light work.

March comes in like a lion, and goes out like a lamb.

Marriage is a lottery.

Marriages are made in heaven.

Marry in haste repent at leisure.

Marry in May, rue for aye.

May chickens come cheeping.

Meat and mass never hindered man.

Might is right.

Misery loves company.

Misfortunes never come singly.

Moderation in all things.

Money has no smell.

Money is power.

Money is the root of all evil.

Money isn’t everything.

Money makes a man.

Money makes money.

Money makes the mare to go.

Money talks.

More haste, less speed.

More people know Tom Fool than Tom Fool knows.

Morning dreams come true.

Much cry and little wool.

Much would have more.

Murder will out.

My son is my son till he gets him a wife, but my daughter’s my daughter all the days of her life.

Nature abhors a vacuum.

Ne’er cast a clout till May be out.

Near is my kirtle, but nearer is my smock.

Near is my shirt, but nearer is my skin.

Necessity is the mother of invention.

Necessity knows no law.

Needs must when the devil drives.

Never choose your women or linen by candlelight.

Never do evil that good may come of it.

Never give a sucker an even break.

Never is a long time.

Never let the sun go down on your anger.

Never look a gift horse in the mouth.