English Proverb Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old English Proverb quotes, English Proverb sayings, and English Proverb proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Craftiness must have clothes, but truth loves to go naked. English Proverb
Memory is the treasure of the mind. English Proverb
Never love with all your heart, it only ends in breaking. English Proverb
An hour of pain is as long as a day of pleasure. English Proverb
All that glitters is not gold. English Proverb
When you're sick, you shouldn't look in the mirror or else your soul might fly into the glass and you'll die. English Proverb
Learning makes the wise wiser, and the foolish more foolish. English Proverb
Ne'er cast a clout till May be out. English Proverb
So many mists in March, so many frosts in May. English Proverb
Marry in May, rue for aye. English Proverb
The cuckoo comes in April, / He sings his song in May; / In the middle of June He changes his tune, / And then he flies away. English Proverb
A swarm in May is worth a load of hay; a swarm in June is worth a silver spoon; but a swarm in July is not worth English Proverb
Sell in May and go away (come back on St Leger's day). English Proverb
Don’t dig your grave with your own knife and fork. English Proverb
Travel east or travel west, a man's own home is still the best. English Proverb
A pig may whistle, though it has a bad mouth for it. English Proverb
Eagles fly alone. English Proverb
The evening crowns the day. English Proverb
Vows made in storms are forgotten in calms. English Proverb
Don't dig your grave with your knife and fork. English Proverb
Of soup and love, the first is best. English Proverb
The busiest men have the most leisure. English Proverb
Fresh pork and new wine kill a man before his time. English Proverb
Drink wine and have the gout; drink none and have it anyway. English Proverb
Bread is the staff of life, but beer is life itself. English Proverb
Cider on beer, never fear; beer upon cider, makes a bad rider. English Proverb
Absence makes the heart grow fonder. English Proverb
A good wife and health is a man's best wealth English Proverb
How gently glides the married life away, when she who rules still seems but to obey. English Proverb
The mill cannot grind with the water that is past. English Proverb