English / Best Proverbs

S. No Proverb
1 Don’t judge a book by its cover.
2 Money doesn’t grow on trees.
3 Strike while the iron is hot.
4 Rome wasn’t built in a day.
5 Don’t bite the hand that feeds you.
6 An apple a day keeps the doctor away.
7 Where there’s a will, there’s a way.
8 Actions speak louder than words.
9 Practice makes perfect.
10 Learn to walk before you run.
11 A picture is worth a thousand words."
12 Honesty is the best policy.
13 The early bird catches the worm."
14 First come, first served.
15 Too many cooks spoil the broth."
16 Necessity is the mother of invention."
17 A penny saved is a penny earned."
18 All that glitters is not gold.
19 A bad workman always blames his tools.
20 Cowards die many times before their deaths.
21 You can't judge a book by its cover."
22 Every dog has its day.
23 God helps those who help themselves."
24 Everything comes to him who who waits.
25 Honesty is the best policy.
26 Money talks
27 No gain without pain.
28 No news is good news.
29 Rome was not built in a day.
30 When in Rome, do as the Romans do.
31 You can't teach an old dog new tricks.
32 All that glitters is not gold.
33 An empty vessel makes much noise.
34 An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.
35 An idle brain is the devil’s workshop.
36 Barking dogs seldom bite.
37 Beauty is only skin deep.
38 Beggars can’t be choosers.
39 Better to be poor and healthy rather than rich and sick.
40 Blood is thicker than water.
41 Curiosity killed the cat. Curses, like chickens, come home to roost.
42 Don’t bite off more than you can chew.
43 Don’t bite the hand that feeds you.
44 Don’t judge a book by its cover.
45 Don’t kill the goose that lays the golden eggs.
46 First come, first served.
47 Fortune favors the brave.
48 Give them an inch and they’ll take a mile.
49 Hope for the best, prepare for the worst.
50 If you can’t beat them, join them.
51 If you play with fire, you’ll get burned.
52 Ignorance is bliss.
53 It’s never too late to mend.
54 It’s no use crying over spilt milk.
55 Keep your mouth shut and your eyes open.
56 Kill two birds with one stone.
57 Laughter is the best medicine.
58 Let sleeping dogs lie.
59 Make an offer one can’t refuse.
60 Pen is mightier than sword.
61 Slow and steady wins the race.
62 Strike while the iron is hot.
63 The harder you work, the luckier you get.
64 Two wrongs don’t make a right.
65 Where one door shuts, another opens.
66 You can lead a horse to water but you can’t make it drink.
67 You can’t make an omelette without breaking eggs.
68 You show me the man and I’ll show you the rule.
69 A barking dog never bites
70 A dog is a man's best friend
71 A friend in need is a friend indeed
72 A good beginning makes a good ending
73 A good man is hard to find
74 A little learning is a dangerous thing
75 A man is known by his friends A problem shared is a problem halved
76 Actions speak louder than words
77 Bad news travels fast
78 Big fish eat little fish
79 First impression is the best impression
80 Love of money is the root of all evil
81 Love is blind
82 Make love not war
83 Money is the root of all evil
84 Money isn't everything
85 Time is money
86 No rest for the wicked or morally wrong
87 You are what you eat
88 You win some, you lose some
89 Bloody-minded
90 Forgive them for they know not what they do
91 Money makes the world go round

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