Praise makes good men better, and bad men worse.
Prefer loss to unjust gain.
Prevention is better than cure.
Pride goes before, and shame comes after.
Promise is debt.
Proverbs are the daughters of daily experience.
Pull the chestnut out of fire.
Put the cart before the horse.
Put your shoulder to the wheel.
Reading enriches the mind.
Reading is to the mind while exercise to the body.
Respect yourself, or no one else will respect you.
Rome is not built in a day.
Saying is one thing and doing another.
Seeing is believing.
Seek the truth from facts.
Send a wise man on an errand, and say nothing to him.
Set a thief to catch a thief.
Short accounts make long friends.
Something is better than nothing.
Soon learn, soon forgotten.
Soon ripe, soon rotten.
Speech is silver, silence is gold.
Still water run deep.
Strike the iron while it is hot.
Success belongs to the persevering.
Take things as they come.
Talking mends no holes.
Talk of the devil and he will appear.
Tall trees catch much wind.
Teach others by your example.
The best hearts are always the bravest.
The best man stumbles.
The cat shuts its eyes when stealing.
The danger past and God forgotten.
The darkest hour is nearest the dawn.
The darkest place is under the candlestick.
The devil knows many things because he is old.
The devil sometimes speaks the truth.
The die is cast.
The early bird catches the worm.
The end justifies the means.
The end makes all equal.
The eye is bigger than the belly.
The farthest way about is the nearest way home.
The finest diamond must be cut.
The fire is the test of gold, adversity of strong man.
The first step is the only difficulty.
The fox knew too much, that's how he lost his tail.
The fox preys farthest from home.
The frog in the well knows nothing of the great ocean.
The grass is greener on the other side.
The greatest talkers are always least doers.
The higher up, the greater the fall.
The leopard cannot change its spots.
The more noble, the more humble.
The more wit, the less courage.
The outsider sees the most of the game.
The pen is mightier than the sword.
The pot calls the kettle black.
There are spots in the sun.
There are two sides to every question.
There is a skeleton in the cupboard.
There is kindness to be found everywhere.
There is no general rule without some exception.
There is no medicine against death.
There is no place like home.
There is no royal road to learning.
The style is the man.
The tongue is not steel, yet it cuts.
The water that bears the boat is the same that swallows it up.
The wise man knows he knows nothing, the fool thinks he knows all.
The wolf has a winning game when the shepherds quarrel.
The world is a ladder for some to go up and others to go down.
The world is but a little place, after all.
Think twice before you do.
Things at the worst will mend.
Time and tide wait for no man.
Time cures all things.
Time is money.
Time lost cannot be won again.
Time past cannot be called back again.
Time tries all.
Tit for tat is fair play.
To err is human.
To know everything is to know nothing.
To know oneself is true progress.
Tomorrow never comes.
Too much familiarity breeds contempt.
Too much knowledge makes the head bald.
Too much liberty spills all.
Too much praise is a burden.
To save time is to lengthen life.
Touch pitch, and you will be defiled.
Troubles never come singly.
Truth never grows old.
Turn over a new leaf.
Two dogs strive for a bone, and a third runs away with it.
Two heads are better than one.
Two of a trade seldom agree.
Two wrongs do not make a right.
Unity is strength.
Unpleasant advice is a good medicine.
Until all is over one"s ambition never dies.
Venture a small fish to catch a great one.
Virtue is fairer far than beauty.
Walls have ears.
Wash your dirty linen at home.
Water dropping day by day wears the hardest rock away.
Wealth is nothing without health.
We know not what is good until we have lost it.
Well begun is half done.
We never know the worth of water till the well is dry.
We shall never have friends if we expect to find them without fault.
We should never remember the benefits we have offered nor forget the favor received.
Wet behind the ears.
Whatever you do, do with all your might.
What is learned in the cradle is carried to the grave.
What's done cannot be undone.
What's lost is lost.
What we do willingly is easy.
When in Rome, do as the Romans do.
When everybody"s somebody then nobody"s anybody.
When sorrow is asleep, wake it not.
When sorrows come, they come not single spies, but in battalions.
When the fox preaches, take care of your geese.
When wine is in truth, wit is out.
Where there is a will, there is a way.
Where there is life, there is hope.
Where there is smoke, there is fire.
While the priest climbs a post, the devil climbs ten.
Who chatters to you, will chatter of you.
Whom the gods love die young.
Wise man have their mouths in their hearts, fools have their hearts in their mouths.
Work makes the workman.
You cannot burn the candle at both ends.
You cannot eat your cake and have it.
You can take a horse to the water but you cannot make him drink.
You may know by a handful the whole sack.
You never know what you can till you try.