English Proverbs


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When the cat is away, the mice will play.

While there is life there is hope.

Work smarter, not harder.

You can't get blood out of a stone.

You don't dip your pen in company ink.

What can be done at any time is never done at all.

What we do willingly is easy.

When the devil is blind.

Who breaks, pays.

Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow.

You can't get blood out of a turnip.

What can't be cured must be endured.

What you lose on the swings you gain on the roundabouts.

When the fox preaches, take care of your geese.

Who has never tasted bitter, knows not what is sweet.

Worrying never did anyone any good.

You can't have your cake and eat it too.

What doesn't kill you makes you stronger.

What you see is what you get.

When the going gets tough, the tough get going.

Who is so deaf or so blind as he that willfully will neither hear nor see?

Wrap it before you tap it.

You can't judge a book by its cover.

What goes around comes around.

What's done is done.

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