Most Common Proverbial Phrases
      

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1. A house is not a home
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2. It is better to give than to receive
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3. Every picture tells a story
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4. Do not count your chickens before they are hatched
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5. Familiarity breeds contempt
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6. Oil and water do not mix
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7. Opportunity never knocks twice at any mans door
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8. Out of sight, out of mind
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9. Once bitten, twice shy
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10. Once a thief, always a thief
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11. Put your best foot forward
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12. Patience is a virtue
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13. Revenge is a dish best served cold
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14. Silence is golden
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15. The customer is always right
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16. The early bird catches the worm
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17. The husband is always the last to know
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18. The longest journey starts with a single step
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19. Time is a great healer
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20. Time flies
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21. What goes around, comes around
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22. Two heads are better than one
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23. While there is life there is hope
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24. You are what you eat
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25. You cannot make an omelette without breaking eggs
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26. Seek and ye shall find
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27. Spare the rod and spoil the child
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28. Revenge is sweet
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29. Procrastination is the thief of time
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30. Practice makes perfect
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31. One man meat is another man poison
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32. Nothing ventured, nothing gained[
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33. No man is an island
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34. No man can serve two masters
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35. Never speak ill of the dead
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36. Never let the sun go down on your anger
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37. Never judge a book by its cover
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38. Music has charms to soothe the savage breast
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39. Let the dead bury the dead
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40. Make love not war
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41. Money does not grow on trees
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42. Money is the root of all evil
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43. Love makes the world go around
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44. Judge not, that ye be not judged.
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45. It is no use crying over spilt milk
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46. It never rains but it pours
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47. It is never too late
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48. It is better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all
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49. If you cannot beat them, join them
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50. If at first you do not succeed, try, try and try again
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51. Home is where the heart is
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52. Give him an inch and he will take a mile
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53. Good things come to those who wait
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54. First impressions are the most lasting
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55. Enough is enough
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56. Do not cut off your nose to spite your face
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57. Do not make a mountain of a mole hill
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58. Do not wash your dirty linen in public
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59. Do not throw pearls to swine
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60. Eat, drink and be merry, for tomorrow we die
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61. Every man has his price
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62. Every stick has two ends
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63. Everybody wants to go to heaven but nobody wants to die
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64. Faith will move mountains
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65. Dead men tell no tales
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66. Cleanliness is next to godliness
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67. Business before pleasure
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68. Blood is thicker than water
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69. As you sow so shall you reap
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70. Bad news travels fast
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71. A soft answer turneth away wrath
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72. A chain is only as strong as its weakest link
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73. A good man is hard to find
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74. A house divided against itself cannot stand
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75. A leopard cannot change its spots
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76. A penny saved is a penny earned
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77. A person is known by the company he keeps
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78. A thing of beauty is a joy forever
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79. Absence makes the heart grow fonder
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80. Actions speak louder than words
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81. Adversity makes strange bedfellows
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82. All roads lead to Rome
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83. All that glisters is not gold
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84. An apple a day keeps the doctor away
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85. Any publicity is good publicity
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86. Barking dogs seldom bite
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87. Better late than never
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88. Careless talk costs lives
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