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.

When the cat's away, the mice will play. English Proverb
He that will not when he may, when he will he shall have nay. English Proverb
Better late than too late. English Proverb
He declares himself guilty who justifies himself before being accused. English Proverb
A good man in an evil society seems the greatest villain of all. English Proverb
If you want to live and thrive, let the spider run alive. English Proverb
Ill gotten goods never thrive. English Proverb
There is no fence against ill fortune. English Proverb
A fog from the sea brings corn to the mills. English Proverb
Cheats never prosper. English Proverb
There is only one pretty child in the world, and every mother has it. English Proverb
Keep no more cats than will catch mice. English Proverb
Every cloud has a silver lining. English Proverb
When things are at the worst, they begin to mend. English Proverb
When passion enters at the Foregate, wisdom goes out of the postern. English Proverb
A puppy fears not the lion. English Proverb
A dog that runs after two bones catches neither. English Proverb
Accusing the times is but excusing ourselves. English Proverb
Danger is next neighbor to security. English Proverb
Light gains make heavy purses. English Proverb
When the wine is out, the wit is out. English Proverb
Desperate diseases must have desperate cures. English Proverb