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Common Sayings & Proverbs

The following is a compilation of common wisdom passed down throughout the ages. Currently the database has over 2,300 entries, with new items being added daily. If you would like to see a proverb added, please contact us.

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"Garbage in, garbage out."

"Genius is an Infinite Capacity for Taking Pains."

"Gentle is that gentle does."

"Get up and go."

"Gie yer tongue mair holidays nor yer heid."

"Give a clown a finger and he will take your hand."

"Give a dog a bad name and hang him."

"Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime."

"Give a man some cloth and he'll ask for some lining."

"Give and spend and God will send."

"Give and take is fair play."

"Give credit where credit is due."

"Give him an inch and he'll take a mile."

"Give Neither Counsel Nor Salt till You Are Asked For It."

"Give peace a chance."

"Give people a common enemy and hopefully they will work together"

"Give respect, take respect."

"Give someone enough rope and he will hang himself."

"Give space to time, and time will fill space."

"Give the devil his due."

"Give, and ye shall receive."

"Gluttony kills more than the sword."

"Go along for the ride."

"Go to heaven for the climate and hell for the company."

"Go with the flow."

"God could not be everywhere and therefore he made mothers."

"God cures and the physician takes the fee."

"God defend me from my friends; from my enemies I can defend myself."

"God gives every bird its food, but does not always drop it into the nest."

"God help the poor, for the rich can help themselves."

"God helps those that help themselves."

"God helps those who help themselves."

"God is alive and well and working on something less ambitious."

"God is Always on the Side of the Big Battalions."

"God is good, but never dance in a small boat. "

"God made the country and man made the town!"

"God tempers the wind to the shorn lamb."

"Going in is not the same as going out."

"Golden dishes will never turn black."

"Good and quickly seldom meet."

"Good broth may be made in an old pot."

"Good eating deserves good drinking."

"Good fences make good neighbors."

"Good fences make good neighbours!"

"Good friends are hard to find, harder to leave, and impossible to forget."

"Good men are hard to find."

"Good people are scarce."

"Good talk saves the food."

"Good things come in small packages."

"Good things come to those who wait."

"Good wine goes well with a good friend"

"Good wine needs no bush."

"Goodness is better than beauty."

"Gray hairs are death's blossoms."

"Grease is the only cure for a hangover."

"Great mansions have slippery doors."

"Great minds think alike, but fools seldom differ."

"Great minds think alike, simple minds cant think of anything different."

"Great minds think alike."

"Great oaks from little acorns grow."

"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds."

"Great talk and little action"

"Great talkers are little doers."

"Greedy folks have long arms."

"Green leaves and brown leaves fall from the same tree."

"Grow where you are planted."

"Grow your own dope - plant a man!"

"Gut no fish till you get them."

Total Proverbs: 68

All Proverbs in Database: 2309

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