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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The third time pays for all.

The tongue always returns to the sore tooth.

The tree is known by its fruit.

The unexpected always happens.

The voice of the people is the voice of God.

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

The weakest go to the wall.

The wish is father to the thought.

The worth of a thing is what it will bring.

There are as good fish in the sea as ever came out of it.

There are no birds in last year’s nest.

There are tricks in every trade.

There are two sides to every question.

There goes more to marriage than four bare legs in a bed.

There is a remedy for everything except death.

There is a time and place for everything.

There is a time for everything.

There is always a first time.

There is always room at the top.

There is an exception to every rule.

There is honour among thieves.

There is luck in leisure.

There is luck in odd numbers.

There is measure in all things.

There is no accounting for tastes.

There is no little enemy.

There is no royal road to learning.

There is nothing like leather.

There is nothing lost by civility.

There is nothing new under the sun.

There is nothing so good for the inside of a man as the outside of a horse.

There is reason in the roasting of eggs.

There is safety in numbers.

There is truth in wine.

There’s many a good cock come out of a tattered bag.

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

There’s many a slip ’twixt cup and lip.

There’s no fool like an old fool.

There’s no great loss without some gain.

There’s no place like home.

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

There’s none so deaf as those who will not hear.

There’s nowt so queer as folk.

They that dance must pay the fiddler.

They that live longest, see most.

They that sow the wind, shall reap the whirlwind.

Things past cannot be recalled.

Think first and speak afterwards.

Third time lucky.

Those who hide can find.