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

The higher the plum tree, the riper the plum;
  The richer the cobbler, the blacker his thumb.
      - Proverb

The higher the rise the greater the fall.
      - Proverb, (French, Italian, Spanish)

The higher up, the greater fall.
      - Proverb

The highest branch is not the safest roost.
      - Proverb

The highest flood has the lowest ebb.
      - Proverb

The highest seat will not hold more than one.
      - Proverb, (Latin)

The highest spoke in fortune's wheel may soon turn lowest.
      - Proverb

The highest tree hath the greatest fall.
      - Proverb

The highway is never about.
      - Proverb

The hindmost dog may catch the hare.
      - Proverb

The hog never looks up to him that threshes down the acorns.
      - Proverb

The hole invites the thief.
      - Proverb, (Portuguese, Spanish)

The hole is more honorable than the patch.
      - Proverb, (Irish)

The holydays of joy are the vigils of sorrow.
      - Proverb

The honest man enjoys the theft.
      - Proverb, (Spanish)

The horse is not judged of by the saddle.
      - Proverb, (German)

The horse may run quickly, but it can't escape its own tail.
      - Proverb, (Russian)

The horse must go to the manger, and not the manger to the horse.
      - Proverb, (Danish)

The horse that draws best is the most whipped.
      - Proverb, (German)

The horse that draws his halter is not quite escaped.
      - Proverb

The horse that draws most is most whipped.
      - Proverb, (French)

The horse thinks one thing, and he that saddles him another.
      - Proverb

The horse thinks one thing, and his rider another.
      - Proverb, (Spanish)

The horse's best allowance is his master's eye.
      - Proverb, (Portuguese)

The horseshoe that clatters wants a nail.
      - Proverb, (Spanish)

The hour is passing.
      - Proverb, (Latin)

The house completed, possession defeated.
      - Proverb, (Italian)

The house does not rest upon the ground, but upon a woman.
      - Proverb, (Mexican)

The house goes mad when women gad.
      - Proverb

The house roof fights the rain, but he who is sheltered ignores it.
      - Proverb, (Nigerian)

The house shows the owner.
      - Proverb

The house sweeper's buttock is never at one direction.
      - Proverb, (Nigerian)

The house with an old grandparent harbors a jewel.
      - Proverb, (Chinese)

The hunchback does not see his own hump, but he sees his brother's.
      - Proverb, (French)

The hunchback does not see his own hump, but sees his companion's.
      - Proverb, (Spanish)

The hunter does not rub himself in oil and lie by the fire to sleep.
      - Proverb, (Nigerian)

The hunter in pursuit of an elephant does not stop to throw stones at birds.
      - Proverb, (Ugandan)

The husband is always the last to know.
      - Proverb

The husband's mother is the wife's devil.
      - Proverb, (German)

The hyena does not forget where it has hidden its kill.
      - Proverb, (Thonga)

The hyena of your own country does not break your bones.
      - Proverb, (Giryama)

The ignorant is his own enemy.
      - Proverb, (Palestinian)

The ill year comes in swimming.
      - Proverb, (French)

The inarticulate speak longest.
      - Proverb, (Japanese)

The infinite is in the finite of every instant.
      - Proverb, (Zen)

The injurer never forgets.
      - Proverb, (Italian)

The innkeeper loves a drunkard, but not for a son-in-law.
      - Proverb, (Jewish)

The intemperate die young, and rarely en joy old age.
      - Proverb, (Latin)

The interested friend is a swallow on the roof. (Prepared to leave at the approach of winter.)
      - Proverb, (French)

The Irish forgive their great men when they are safely buried.
      - Proverb, (Irish)


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