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Pride goes before, and shame follow after.
      - [Proverbs]

Pride goeth before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.
      - [Proverbs]

Pride is as loud a beggar as want, and a great deal more saucy.
      - [Proverbs]

Pride is the mask of one's own faults.
      - (Jewish) [Proverbs]

Pride joined with many virtues chokes them all.
      - [Proverbs]

Pride that dined with vanity supped with poverty.
      - [Proverbs]

Pride went out on horseback, and returned on foot.
      - (Italian) [Proverbs]

Pride will have a fall.
      - (Danish, German) [Proverbs]

Priestly knaves sweat hard at their meat, but never at work get into a heat.
      - (German) [Proverbs]

Priests and women never forget.
      - (German) [Proverbs]

Priests bless themselves first.
      - (German) [Proverbs]

Priests even smile pleasantly on young women.
      - (German) [Proverbs]

Priests pay each other no tithes.
      - (German) [Proverbs]

Priests return to the temple, merchants to the shop.
      - (Chinese) [Proverbs]

Priests should not prate out of the confessional.
      - (German) [Proverbs]

Priests, friars, nuns, and chickens never have enough.
      - (Italian) [Proverbs]

Princes have long arms.
      - (Italian) [Proverbs]

Princes have long hands and many ears.
      - (German) [Proverbs]

Princes keep good reckoning, they never lose anything.
      - (French) [Proverbs]

Princes use men as the husbandman uses bees.
      - (French) [Proverbs]

Princes will not be served on conditions.
      - (French) [Proverbs]

Prison and Lent were made for the poor.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbs]

Procrastination is the thief of time.
      - [Proverbs]

Proffered service is little valued.
      - (Dutch) [Proverbs]

Proffered service stinks.
      - (Dutch, Latin) [Proverbs]

Profit by the folly of others.
      - [Proverbs]

Profit is better than fame.
      - (Danish) [Proverbs]

Profit is profit even in Mecca.
      - (Nigerian) [Proverbs]

Promise is debt.
      - [Proverbs]

Promise little and do much.
      - (Hebrew) [Proverbs]

Promises and pie-crusts are made to be broken.
      - [Proverbs]

Promises and undressed cloth are apt to shrink.
      - (Danish) [Proverbs]

Promises are like the full moon: if they are not kept at once they diminish day by day.
      - (German) [Proverbs]

Promises don't fill the belly.
      - (German) [Proverbs]

Promises make debts, and debts make promises.
      - (Dutch) [Proverbs]

Promises make debts.
      - (German) [Proverbs]

Promises may make friends, but 'tis performances that keep them.
      - [Proverbs]

Promises must not fill the place of gifts.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

Promises, like pie crust, are made to be broken.
      - [Proverbs]

Promising and performing are two things.
      - (Dutch, French) [Proverbs]

Promising is not giving, but serves to content fools.
      - (Portuguese) [Proverbs]

Promising is one thing, performing another.
      - (Dutch, German) [Proverbs]

Property is robbery.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

Proportion your expenses to what you have, not what you expect.
      - (English) [Proverbs]

Prospect is often better than possession.
      - [Proverbs]

Prosperity discovers vices, and adversity virtue.
      - [Proverbs]

Prosperity forgets father and mother.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbs]

Protest long enough that you are right, and you will be wrong.
      - (Yiddish) [Proverbs]

Prove thy friend ere thou have need.
      - [Proverbs]

Proverbs are like butterflies, some are caught and some fly away.
      - (German) [Proverbs]


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