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Example of English Proverbs Starting with the Letter 'C'
Calamity is man's true touchstone.
Care killed the cat.
Cast not your pearls before swine.
Catch the bear before you sell his skin.
Caution is the parent of safety.
Chance favors the prepared mind.
Charity begins at home.
Cheapest is the dearest.
Cheek brings success.
Children and fools must not play with edged tools.
Children are poor men's riches.
Choose an author as you choose a friend.
Christmas comes but once a year, (but when it comes it brings good cheer).
Cider on beer, never fear; beer upon cider, makes a bad rider.
Circumstances alter cases.
Claw me, and I will claw thee.
Cleanliness is next to godliness.
Close only counts in horseshoes and hand-grenades.
Clothes maketh the man.
Common sense ain't common.
Company in distress makes trouble less.
Confession is the first step to repentance.
Counsel is no command.
Cowards die many times, but a brave man only dies once.
Creditors have better memories than debtors.
Cross the stream where it is shallowest.
Crows do not pick crow's eyes.
Curiosity killed a cat.
Curiosity killed the cat. Satisfaction brought it back
Curses like chickens come home to roost.
Custom is a second nature.
Custom is the plague of wise men and the idol of fools.
Cut your coat according to your cloth.