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

Words butter not parsnips.
      - Proverb, (Latin)

Words cut more than swords.
      - Proverb

Words don't will the sack.
      - Proverb, (German)

Words have no wings but they can fly a thousand miles.
      - Proverb, (Korean)

Words in mouth, no load upon head.
      - Proverb, (Jamaican)

Words may either conceal character or reveal it.
      - Proverb, (Latin)

Words must be weighed, not counted.
      - Proverb, (Polish)

Words of snow, which fell last year.
      - Proverb, (German)

Words often do more than blows.
      - Proverb, (German)

Words once spoken cannot be wiped out with a sponge.
      - Proverb, (Danish)

Words should be weighed, not counted.
      - Proverb, (Yiddish)

Words show the wit of a man, but actions his meaning.
      - Proverb

Words will not do for my aunt, for she does not put faith even in deeds.
      - Proverb, (Spanish)

Words won't feet cats.
      - Proverb, (Italian)

Work and you will be strong; sit and you will stink.
      - Proverb, (Moroccan)

Work done expects money.
      - Proverb, (Portuguese)

Work expands so as to fill the time available.
      - Proverb

Work is the medicine for poverty.
      - Proverb, (Yoruban)

Work makes free.
      - Proverb, (German)

Work makes the workman.
      - Proverb, (Latin)

Workmen are easier found than masters.
      - Proverb, (German)

Works have a stronger voice than words.
      - Proverb, (Latin)

Worldly good is ebb and flood.
      - Proverb, (Dutch)

Worries go better with soup than without.
      - Proverb, (Yiddish)

Worries go down better with soup.
      - Proverb

Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow.
      - Proverb, (Swedish)

Worrying never did anyone any good.
      - Proverb

Worse things happen at sea.
      - Proverb

Worthless is the advice of fools.
      - Proverb, (Latin)

Would you be strong, conquer yourself.
      - Proverb, (German)

Would you have me serve you, good king, give me the means of living.
      - Proverb, (Portuguese)

Would you have potatoes grow by the pot-side?
      - Proverb

Would you know your daughter? See her in company.
      - Proverb, (Portuguese)

Would you live long, be healthy and fat, drink like a dog and eat like a cat.
      - Proverb, (German)

Would you shear a donkey for wool!
      - Proverb, (Latin)

Would you take water to the frog?
      - Proverb, (Latin)

Wounds from the knife are healed, but not those from the tongue.
      - Proverb, (Spanish)

Wounds heal, but not ill words.
      - Proverb, (Spanish)

Wounds pain most when grown cool.
      - Proverb, (Spanish)

Wranglers never want words.
      - Proverb

Wrap yourself together in a carpet and roll together with your kinsmen.
      - Proverb, (Azerbaijani)

Wrath often consumes what god gives husbands.
      - Proverb, (Icelandic)

Write down the advice of him who love you, though you like it not at present.
      - Proverb, (English)

Write injuries in dust,
  But kindnesses in marble.
    [Fr., Eerivez les injures sue le sable,
      Mais les bienfaits sur le marbre.]
      - Proverb, (French)

Write injuries in sand, kindnesses in marble.
      - Proverb, (French)

Write injuries in the sand, kindnesses in marble.
      - Proverb, (French)

Write on one of the devil's horns, "Good angel," and many will believe it.
      - Proverb, (German)

Write the bad things that are done to you in sand, but write the good things that happen to you on a piece of marble.
      - Proverb, (Arabic)

Wrong never comes right.
      - Proverb

Wrongdoers and assenting parties are equally punishable.
      - Proverb, (Latin)


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