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

There is no disputing about taste.
      - quoted by Laurence Sterne,
        The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

He found a city of bricks, he left one of marble.
      - Caius Tranquillus Suetonius

It is the duty of a good shepherd to shear, not to skin his sheep.
      - Caius Tranquillus Suetonius

These things by reason of our friendship I have not hesitated glo to communicate.
      - Caius Tranquillus Suetonius

Let to-morrow take care of to-morrow,
  Leave things of the future to fate;
    What's the use to anticipate sorrow?
      Life's troubles come never too late.
      - Charles Swain

Fingers were made before forks and hands before knives.
      - Jonathan Swift

She watches him as a cat would watch a mouse.
      - Jonathan Swift

When men grow virtuous in their old age they are merely making a sacrifice to God of the devil's leavings.
      - Jonathan Swift

Walls have tongues, and hedges ears.
      - Jonathan Swift, Pastoral Dialogue (l. 7)

He was a bold man that first eat an oyster.
      - Jonathan Swift, Polite Conversation
         (dialogue II)

Bread is the staff of life.
      - Jonathan Swift, Tale of a Tub

Time stoops to no man's lure.
      - Algernon Charles Swinburne

A bad man becomes worse when he apes a saint.
      - Syrus (Publilius Syrus)

A favour is half granted, when graciously refused.
      - Syrus (Publilius Syrus)

A great fortune enslaves its owner.
      - Syrus (Publilius Syrus)

A kindness spontaneously offered to him who needs it, is doubly gratifying.
      - Syrus (Publilius Syrus)

A loss, of which we are ignorant, is no loss.
      - Syrus (Publilius Syrus)

A man suffers death himself as often as he loses those dear to him.
      - Syrus (Publilius Syrus)

A pleasant traveling companion helps us on our journey as much as a carriage.
      - Syrus (Publilius Syrus)

A position of dignity is more easily improved upon than acquired.
      - Syrus (Publilius Syrus)

A sly piece of good luck, which nobody knows of is delightful.
      - Syrus (Publilius Syrus)

A tongue prone to slander is the proof of a depraved mind.
      - Syrus (Publilius Syrus)

A virtuous wife commands her husband by obeying him.
      - Syrus (Publilius Syrus)

A woman either loves or hates.
      - Syrus (Publilius Syrus)

Admonish your friends in private; praise them in public.
      - Syrus (Publilius Syrus)

Alas how difficult is it to preserve a high reputation!
      - Syrus (Publilius Syrus)

All delay is irksome, but it teaches us wisdom.
      - Syrus (Publilius Syrus)

All powerful is the rule of fashion.
      - Syrus (Publilius Syrus)

An angry man, when he returns to reason, will be again angry with himself.
      - Syrus (Publilius Syrus)

An intemperate patient makes a harsh doctor.
      - Syrus (Publilius Syrus)

By hesitation the opportunity is often lost.
      - Syrus (Publilius Syrus)

Clean hands are better than full ones in the sight of God.
      - Syrus (Publilius Syrus)

Danger comes on us more speedily when we treat it with contempt.
      - Syrus (Publilius Syrus)

Even speed, when we are anxious, seems like delay.
      - Syrus (Publilius Syrus)

Even to smile at the misfortunes of others is to do an injury.
      - Syrus (Publilius Syrus)

Even when the wound is healed the scar remains.
      - Syrus (Publilius Syrus)

Every accusation against a fallen man gains credence.
      - Syrus (Publilius Syrus)

Every madman considers everyone else a madman.
      - Syrus (Publilius Syrus)

Fortune is like glass; she breaks when she is brightest.
      - Syrus (Publilius Syrus)

Fortune is never satisfied with bringing one sorrow.
      - Syrus (Publilius Syrus)

Fortune, by being too lavish of her favours on a man, only makes a fool of him.
      - Syrus (Publilius Syrus)

Grief diminishes when it has nothing to grow upon.
      - Syrus (Publilius Syrus)

Handsome features are a silent recommendation.
      - Syrus (Publilius Syrus)

Hasty conclusions lead to speedy repentance.
      - Syrus (Publilius Syrus)

He blames Neptune unjustly who twice suffers shipwreck.
      - Syrus (Publilius Syrus)

He dies twice who perishes by his own weapons.
      - Syrus (Publilius Syrus)

He is the furthest from danger, who is on his guard even when in safety.
      - Syrus (Publilius Syrus)

He is the least in want who is the least covetous.
      - Syrus (Publilius Syrus)

He is twice a conqueror, who can restrain himself in the hour of triumph.
      - Syrus (Publilius Syrus)

He must of necessity fear many whom many fear.
      - Syrus (Publilius Syrus)


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