Example of English Proverbs Starting with the Letter 'G'
Gentility without ability is worse than plain beggary.
Get a name to rise early, and you may lie all day.
Gifts from enemies are dangerous.
Give a dog a bad name.
Give a fool rope enough, and he will hang himself.
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 and take is fair play.
Give every man thy ear, but few thy voice.
Give him an inch and he'll take an ell.
Give never the wolf the wether to keep.
Give the Devil his due.
Gluttony kills more men than the sword.
Go to bed with the lamb and rise with the lark.
God blesses a drunk.
God cures and the physician takes the fee.
Good clothes open all doors.
Good counsel does no harm.
Good eating deserves good drinking.
Good fences make good neighbours.
Good health is above wealth.
Good masters make good servants.
Good men are scarce.
Good wine needs no bush.
Good words and no deeds.
Good words without deeds are rushes and reeds.
Gossiping and lying go hand in hand.
Grasp all, lose all.
Great barkers are no biters.
Great boast, small roast.
Great cry and little wool.
Great minds think alike, but fools seldom differ.
Great oaks from little acorns grow.
Great spenders are bad lenders.
Great talkers are great liars.
Great talkers are little doers.
Greedy folk have long arms.
Green leaves and brown leaves fall from the same tree.