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Proverbs Starting with letter H - part 7
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He who looks not before finds himself behind.
He who looks on has two-thirds of the game.
He who looks on know more of the game than he who plays.

He who looks only at heaven may easily break his nose on earth.
He who looks up too much gets a pain in the neck.
He who loses his temper is in the wrong.
He who loses is always in fault.
He who loses sins.
He who lost his faith, has nothing more to lose.
He who loves Bertrand loves his dog.
He who loves Peter won't harm his dog.
He who loves a woman is a nephew of the sun.
He who loves drives a nail into his heart.
He who loves me loves my dog too.
He who loves money must labor.
He who loves peace minds his own business.
He who loves sorrow, will always find something to mourn over.
He who loves the truth has many enemies.
He who loves the vase loves also what is inside.
He who loves thinks that the others are blind; the others think that he is crazy.
He who loves well is slow to forget.
He who loves well, obeys well.
He who loves you sallows stones from you, while your enemy.
He who makes a good bed sleeps on it.
He who makes a law should keep it.
He who makes a mouse of himself, will be eaten by the cats.
He who makes friends of all keeps none.
He who makes himself a dove is eaten by the hawk.
He who makes himself a servant is expected to remain a servant.
He who makes himself honey will be eaten by the bees.
He who makes himself honey, will be eaten by the flies.
He who makes himself nothing, is nothing.
He who makes light of his enemy dies by his hand.
He who makes one basket can make a hundred.
He who makes the first bad move always loses the game.
He who makes too much haste gains his end later.
He who maligns you in your absence is afraid of your presence.
He who marries a beauty marries trouble.
He who marries a widow also marries her debts.
He who marries a widow with three children marries four thieves.

He who marries a widow with three children, marries four thieves.
He who marries does well, but who remains single does better.
He who marries for love has good nights and bad days.
He who marries for money earns it.
He who marries ill, is long in becoming widowed.
He who marries on a rainy day will be happy for the rest of his life.
He who marrieth does well, but he who marrieth not, better.
He who measures oil greases his hands.
He who meddles in others people's affairs will be left with two of three parts.
He who mentions mentions the Palio' (that city's famous horse-race).
He who mixes himself with the draff will be eaten by the swine.
He who mocks the cripple should be straight himself.
He who never begins will never end.
He who never budges from Paris will never be pope.
He who never has enough, never has anything.
He who offers his back should not complain if it is beaten.
He who only thinks about what is in his belly is worth less than what comes out of it.
He who opens his heart for ambition, closes it for the rest.
He who owes nothing fears not the sheriff's officer.
He who oweth is all in the wrong.
He who paddles two canoes, sinks.
He who paints the flower cannot paint its fragrance.
He who passes a winter's day passes one of his mortal enemies.
He who pays his debts, betters his condition.
He who pays is fairly entitled to speak his mind.
He who pays the piper calls the tune.
He who pays the piper may call the tune.
He who pays well is master of another man's purse.
He who pays well is well served.
He who pays well may borrow again.
He who peeps through a hole may see what will vex him.
He who peeps through a hole will discover his dole.
He who perseveres wins at last.
He who perseveres, conquers.
He who pitches too high won't get through his song.
He who plants a garden plants happiness.
He who plants fruit-trees, must not count upon the fruit.
He who plants the lettuce doesn't always eat the salad.
He who plants thorns must never expect to gather roses.
He who plants winds harvests storms.
He who plays with a sword plays with the devil.
He who pledges or promises runs in debt.
He who ploughs with young oxen, makes crooked furrows.
He who plunders with a little boat is a pirate; he who plunders with a fleet is a conqueror.
He who praises himself befouls himself.
He who praises himself must have bad neighbours.
He who prates much, lies much.
He who prays a lot is afraid of something.
He who prays for his neighbors will be heard for himself.

He who predicts the future lies, even if he tells the truth.
He who prepares the trap frequently falls on it.
He who prizes little things, is worthy of great ones.
He who promises incurs a debt.
He who puts by for the night, puts by for the cat.
He who puts his nose in a turd does not know what he is smelling.
He who puts on lordly airs winds up hauling hay.
He who puts up with insult invites injury.
He who quarrels with a drunk hurts an absentee.' .
He who quits his place loses it.
He who really wants looks for solutions, he who doesn't want looks for pleas.
He who really wants to die will not complain if he is buried standing up.
He who receives a gift does not measure.
He who receives the offerings let him ring the bells.
He who recovers but the tail of his cow does not lose all.
He who reforms, God assists.
He who refuses a gift will not fill his barn.
He who remains in the mill grinds, not he who goes to and fro.
He who respects his parents never dies.
He who rests, will be rusting.
He who revealeth his secret maketh himself a slave.
He who rides a camel should not be afraid of dogs.
He who rides a tiger is afraid to dismount.
He who rides behind another does not saddle when he will.
He who rides on a tiger can never get off.
He who rides the horse is his master.
He who rides the mule shoes her.
He who rides upon an ass cannot help but smell its gas!.
He who rises early gathers clear water.
He who rises early will gather wisdom.
He who risks nothing can gain nothing.
He who risks nothing wins nothing.
He who rules, his religion': the privilege of a ruler to choose the religion of his subjects, established at the in 1555.
He who runs away from the fire, falls in the water.
He who runs from the white ant may stumble upon the stinging ant.
He who sacrifices his conscience to ambition burns a picture to obtain the ashes.
He who saves in little things, can be liberal in great ones.
He who saves shall have as much as three people.
He who saves up for another day has no trust in God.
He who saves, finds.
He who says nothing never lies.
He who says what he likes will hear what he does not like.
He who says what he likes, hears what he don't like.
He who searches for pearls should not sleep.
He who seeds wind, shall harvest storm.
He who seeks revenge should remember to dig two graves.
He who seeks, finds.
He who sees heaven in the water sees the fishes in the trees.
He who sees leather cut asks for a thong.

He who serves is not free.
He who serves many masters must neglect some of them.
He who serves small masters, is himself one of them.
He who serves the Tsar cannot serve his people.
He who serves the people has a bad master.
He who serves the public has a sorry master.
He who serves two masters has to lie to one.
He who serves two masters must lie to one of them.
He who shares the meat is always left with the bone.
He who shelters under a tree gets twice as wet.
He who shoots often, hits at last.
He who sings drives away sorrow.
He who sings, frightens away all his ills.
He who sins when drunk will have to atone for it when sober.
He who sits in the shade won't take an axe to the tree.
He who sits waiting for his neighbor will go to bed hungry.
He who slanders his neighbor makes a rod for his own back.
He who slanders his neighbour makes a rod for himself.
He who slaps himself on the face should not cry ouch.
He who sleeps along keeps long cold, two soon warm each other.
He who sleeps catches no fish.
He who sleeps does not sin.
He who sleeps forgets his hunger.
He who sleeps in a silver bed has golden dreams.
He who sleeps much, learns little.
He who sleeps well does not feel the fleas.
He who slowly gets angry will stay angry for a long time.
He who smells does not know it himself.
He who sows brambles must not go barefoot.
He who sows brambles reaps thorns.
He who sows everywhere harvests nowhere.
He who sows hatred shall gather rue.
He who sows inequity shall reap shame.
He who sows little, reaps little.
He who sows money, will reap poverty.
He who sows the seed of discord works in the devil's barn.
He who sows thistles reaps thorns.
He who sows virtue reaps fame.
He who sows well, reaps well.
He who spares his birch rod, hates his child.
He who spares the rod hates his son.
He who speaks a lot learns little.
He who speaks for the innocent is eloquent enough.
He who speaks ill of himself is praised by no one.
He who speaks the truth won't get shelter for the night.
He who speaks to your face is not a traitor.
He who spends a night with a chicken will cackle in the morning.
He who spits above himself will have it fall on his face.
He who spits in the air pollutes himself.

He who stands by his point of view, must be ready to suffer hunger.
He who stands high is seen from afar.
He who stands still in the mud sticks in it.
He who starts a lawsuit makes a hole in the dike.
He who starts singing too high will never finish the song.
He who steals an egg today, will steal an ox tomorrow!.
He who steals an egg will steal a camel.
He who steals an egg will steal more.
He who steals honey, licks his fingers.
He who steals once is never trusty.
He who steps aside for someone broadens the way.
He who stops at every stone never gets to his journey's end.
He who stops half way is only half in error.
He who stores (food), albeit being hungry, the rat will come and eat it(the food).
He who storms in like a whirlwind returns like an ant.
He who strikes first, strikes twice.
He who strives to do, does more than he who has the power.
He who stumbles and does not fall mends his pace.
He who stumbles twice over one stone deserves to break his shins.
He who succeeds is reputed wise.
He who sups with the Devil should have a long spoon.
He who sups with the devil must have a long spoon.
He who sups with the devil should have a long spoon.
He who suspects is seldom at fault.
He who swears is a liar.
He who sweats more in peace, bleeds less in war.
He who takes a light to find a snake should start at his own feet.
He who takes a wife takes a master.
He who takes a woman gives away his freedom.
He who takes his rank lightly raises his own dignity.
He who takes it to himself, he it is who has done the act.
He who takes no chances wins nothing.
He who takes revenge for a small insult, will have a bigger one thrown at him.
He who takes the profit ought also to take the labour.
He who takes the wrong road must make his journey twice over.
He who talks incessantly talks nonsense.
He who talks incessantly, talks nonsense.
He who talks much is sometimes right.
He who talks to a mule is one himself.
He who talks to a silent listener will soon stand naked.
He who tastes every man's broth, often burns his mouth.
He who teaches children learns more than they do.
He who teaches, learns.
He who tells a tale adds a tail.
He who tells his own secret will hardly keep another's.
He who tells no lies will not grow up.
He who thinks badly commits a sin but hits the mark.
He who thinks the worst usually is right.
He who thinks too much about every step he takes will stay on one leg all his life.
He who threatens is afraid.
He who threatens to strike, and does not, is afraid.
He who throws a stone in the market will hit his relative.
He who throws himself under the bench will be left to lie there.
He who throws the ball, must expect it back.
He who tickles himself can laugh when he pleases.
He who tickles himself can laugh whenever he wants.
He who tickles himself may laugh when he pleases.
He who tickles himself, laughs when he likes.
He who took the donkey up to the roof should bring it down.
He who torments others does not sleep well.
He who touches pitch defiles himself.

He who travels a lot becomes wise; he who is wise stays home.
He who travels over land has to drink enough water.

These are Proverb Examples from around the world, some have been translated from their original language to english.


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