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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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"Make hay while the sun shines."

"Make love not war."

"Making the beginning is one third of the work."

"Man cannot live on bread alone."

"Man is truly himself when he's alone."

"Man to the hills, woman to the shore."

"Man wasn't born to suffer but to carry on."

"Man who wants pretty nurse, must be patient."

"Manners maketh man."

"Many a defect is seen in the poor man."

"Many a happy colt makes a fine horse."

"Many a mickle makes a muckle."

"Many a sudden change takes place on a spring day."

"Many a true word is spoken in jest."

"Many an Irish property was increased by the lace of a daughter's petticoat."

"Many are called but few are chosen."

"Many are the roads that do not lead to the heart."

"Many dishes make many diseases."

"Many hands make light work."

"Many people know how to say nothing; few know when."

"Many things are lost for want of asking."

"Many words will not fill a bushel."

"March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb."

"March winds and April showers bring forth May flowers."

"Marriage equals hell and bankruptcy."

"Marriages are all happy; its having breakfast together that causes all the trouble"

"Marriages are made in heaven."

"Marry in haste, and repent at leisure."

"Marry in haste, repent at leisure."

"Meaning of life is not meaningful."

"Meaningless laughter is a sign of ill-breeding."

"Measure twice, cut once."

"Measure your guilt, then stretch your legs."

"Meat and mass never hindered man."

"Melt the icy fingers of fear with the sunshine of hope."

"Men are best loved furthest off."

"Men are from earth Women are from earth Deal with it."

"Men are like bagpipes-no sound comes from them until they're full."

"Merry nights make sorry days."

"Middle age is when broadness of the mind and narrowness of the waist change places."

"Might as well be hanged for a sheep as a lamb."

"Might is right."

"Mighty oaks from little acorns grow."

"Mind your own business."

"Misery loves company."

"Misfortune is not that which can be avoided, but that which cannot."

"Misfortunes come of themselves."

"Misfortunes hasten age."

"Money can't buy everything, but everything needs money."

"Money doesn't grow on trees."

"Money is the root of all evil."

"Money isn't everything."

"Money makes the mare go."

"Money makes the world go around."

"Money makes the world go round."

"Money talks."

"Monkey see, monkey do."

"More hair than tit, like a mountain heifer."

"More haste less speed."

"More haste, less speed."

"Mother knows best."

"Motivation is what gets you started habit is what keeps you going."

"Moving a house requires some heavy lifting."

"Murder will out."

"Music has charms to soothe the savage breast."

Total Proverbs: 65

All Proverbs in Database: 2309

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