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Proverbs
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[ Also see Catchphrases Laws of Life and Nature Old Sayings Proverbial Phrases Proverbs (General) ]

To a close shorne sheepe, God gives wind by measure.
  [To a close shorn sheep, God gives wind by measure.]
      - George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum

To a crafty man, a crafty and an halfe.
      - George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum

To a crazy ship all winds are contrary.
      - George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum

To a fair day open the window, but make you ready as to a foule.
      - George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum

To a good spender God is the Treasurer.
      - George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum

To a gratefull man give mony when he askes.
      - George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum

To a great night, a great Lanthorne.
      - George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum

To a greedy eating horse a short halter.
      - George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum

To be too busie gets contempt.
      - George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum

To bee beloved is above all bargaines.
      - George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum

To buy deare is not bounty.
      - George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum

To deceive ones selfe is very easie.
      - George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum

To fine folkes a little ill finely wrapt.
      - George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum

To gaine teacheth how to spend.
  [To gain teacheth how to spend.]
      - George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum

To go upon the Franciscans Hackney (i.e. on foot).
      - George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum

To go where the King goes afoot (i.e. to the stool).
      - George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum

To have money is a feare, not to have it a griefe.
      - George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum

To him that will, waies are not wanting.
      - George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum

To live peaceably with all breedes good blood.
      - George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum

To play at Chesse when the house is on fire.
      - George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum

To review ones store is to mow twice.
      - George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum

To seek in a Sheep five feet when there is but four.
      - George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum

To seek these things is lost labour; Geese in an oyle pot, fat Hogs among Jews, and Wine in a fishing net.
      - George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum

To speake of an Vsurer at the table marres the wine.
      - George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum

To steale the Hog, and give the feet for almes.
  [To steal the hog, and give the feet to alms.]
      - George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum

To take the nuts from the fire with the dogges foot.
  [To take the nuts from the fire with the dog's foot.]
      - George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum

To the counsell of fooles a woodden bell.
      - George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum

To weepe for joy is a kinde of Manna.
      - George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum

To whirle the eyes too much shewes a Kites braine.
      - George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum

Too much taking heede is losse.
  [Too much taking heed is loss.]
      - George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum

Trees eate but once.
      - George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum

True praise rootes and spreedes.
      - George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum

Trust no friend with that you need fear him if he were your enemy.
      - George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum

Trust not one nights ice.
      - George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum

Truth and oyle are ever above.
  [Truth and oil are ever above.]
      - George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum

Two ill meales make the third a glutton.
      - George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum

Two sparrows on one Ear of Corn make an ill agreement.
      - George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum

Ty it well, and let it goe.
      - George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum

Unsound minds like unsound Bodies, if you feed, you poyson.
  [Unsound minds, like unsound bodies, if you feed, you poison.]
      - George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum

Valour that parlies is neare yeelding.
  [Valor that parleys is near yielding.]
      - George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum

Vertue and a Trade are the best portion for Children.
      - George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum

Vertue flies from the heart of a Mercenary man.
      - George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum

Vertue never growes old.
      - George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum

Vertue now is in herbs and stones and words onely.
      - George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum

Vnder water, famine; under snow, bread.
      - George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum

Waight and measure take away strife.
      - George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum

Warre and Physicke are governed by the eye.
      - George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum

Warre is deaths feast.
      - George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum

Warre makes theeves, and peace hangs them.
      - George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum

Water a farre off quencheth not fire.
      - George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum


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