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Proverbs Starting with letter T - part 12
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The stars shine brightest when the moon is gone.
The start of a journey should never be mistaken for success.
The starving man will never burn his bread.

The steed does not retain its speed forever.
The stench of something rotting can't be hidden with incense.
The steps at court are slippery.
The stew mixed by many is ill-seasoned and worse cooked.
The stew of cheap meat will be tasteless (hard).
The stew that boils much loses flavour.
The stick that breaks the window does not kill a dog.
The still swine eat the mash. the wind ones run past it.
The sting of a reproach is the truth of it.
The stingy one pays twice.
The stitch is lost unless the thread be knotted.
The stomach has no windows.
The stomach is easier filled than the eye.
The stomach is not content with nice words.
The stomach never gets full with licking.
The stone in the water does not know how hot the hill is, parched by the sun.
The stone that everybody spits on will eventually be wet.
The stone that everybody spits upon will be wet at the last.
The stone that is not in your way does not bother you.
The stone will not move from its place, unless you cooperate.
The stones of my native country are warmer than the ovens of Babylon.
The stones of my river are as soft as a pillow.
The store of rice in your attic is your enemy -- it makes them who have none very jealous.
The stranger has big eyes but he doesn't see anything.
The straw that broke the camel's back.
The streets of London are paved with gold.
The strength of a nation is its knowledge.
The strength of the heart comes from the soundness of the faith.
The strength of the old is their ready counsel.
The strictness of the teacher is better to bear than the prejudice of the father.
The strings of the harp must be not too tight, and not too slack.
The strong don't need clubs.
The strong man's sport is the sickly man's death.
The stronger the seam the worse the rent.
The strongest among the disabled is the one who never forgets his disability.
The strongest among the weak is the one who doesn't forget his weaknesses.
The strongest is always in the right.

The strongest ox is only as strong as the old ox with a broken leg.
The stubborn man is ruled by a fool.
The stupid fear fortune, the wise endure it.
The stupid head doesn' leave feet in rest.
The style is the man.
The style is the man himself.
The success of a man is through the soles of his feet, that of a woman is from her legs.
The summer comes and kisses the child, the winter comes and kills it.
The summer does not start with a single swallow.
The sun at home warms better than the sun away.
The sun at home warms better than the sun elsewhere.
The sun is still beautiful, though ready to set.
The sun loses nothing by shining into a puddle.
The sun passes over filth and is not defiled.
The sun rises for nothing.
The sun shines for all the world.
The sun shines for everyone' (Gaius , Satyricon 100).
The sun shines for one and all.
The sun will bring to light what lay under the snow.
The sun will shine even into a pile of twigs.
The sun will shine into our yard too.
The sun will shine on those who stand before it shines on those who kneel under them.
The sun won't stay behind the cloud.
The sun-dial counts only the bright hours.
The sunrise hour has gold in its mouth.
The superior doctor prevents sickness;/ The mediocre doctor attends to impending sickness;/ The inferior doctor treats actual sickness.
The surface of the water is beautiful, but it is no good to sleep on.
The swans will not sing till the jackdaws are quiet.
The sweetest grapes hang highest.
The sweetest wine makes the sharpest vinegar.
The swift are overtaken by the slow.
The swindler readily cheats the covetous man.
The swine do not know what heaven is.
The sword and the ring according to the hand that bears them.
The sword keeps the peace of the land.
The sythe ran into a stone.
The tail is always the hardest part to flay.
The tail is always the most difficult part to skin.
The tail is the hardest part to peel (?).
The tail is the hardest to scourge.
The tail of an ox says, 'Time goes, time comes.'.
The tail of the dog never get straight even if you set a mold for it.
The tailor ill-dressed, the shoemaker ill-shod.
The tale is marred in the telling.
The talk of the day is the dream of the night.
The talker talks and causes death in his family.
The talker will lead the dog to the meat market.
The talkers aren't strong; the strong don't talk.
The talkers sows, the listener reaps.

The tall one wouldn't bend; the short one wouldn't stretch and the kiss was lost.
The taller the bamboo grows, the lower it bends.
The taller the house, the heavier the storm.
The tallest blade of grass is the first to be cut by the scythe.
The tallest tree is rooted in the ground.
The tar of my country is better than the honey of others.
The taste of cold water after drinking, is a pleasure that the teetotaler will never know.
The tavern is far, but I will walk carefully.
The teacher has not taught, until the student has learned.
The tears of an heir are laughter under a mask.
The tears of strangers are only water.
The tears of the adulteress are ever ready to be shed.
The tears of the roasting meat kindle the fire even more.
The teeth are not match for the nut.
The teeth are smiling, but is the heart?.
The teeth often bite the tongue, still the two stay together.
The teeth sometimes bite the tongue.
The teeth that laugh are also those that bite.
The tender surgeon makes the wound gangrene.
The test of merit is success.
The that creepeth falleth not.
The thief becomes the gallows well.
The thief can lie, those he has stolen from cannot.
The thief cannot find any tree that suits him for a gallows.
The thief has a chicken's heart -- he sleeps in fear.
The thief has a feather on his head.
The thief hates the moon.
The thief is frightened even by a mouse.
The thief is no danger to the beggar.
The thief is sorry he is to be hanged, not that he is a thief.
The thief makes perhaps one mistake; those he stole from made a hundred.
The thief stole from the thief, God looked on and got astonished.
The thief that is not caught is a king.
The thief thinks everybody steals.
The thief thinks that all are like himself.
The thief who has no opportunity to steal thinks he is an honest man.
The thief who isn't caught is an honest salesman.
The thief's wife does not always laugh.
The third person makes good company.
The third time it will be final.
The third time pays for all.
The thirteenth man brings death.
The thorn comes into the world point foremost.
The thoughtless person buries a well when he is thirsty.
The thread breaks where it is thinnest.
The thread must be longer than the needle.
The threatener loses the opportunity of vengeance.
The threatener sometimes gets a beating.
The three most beautiful sights: a potato garden in bloom, a ship under sail, and a woman after the birth of a child.

The threshold says nothing but what it hears of the hinge.
The thrower of stones throws away the strength of his own arm.
The tide will fetch away what the ebb brings.
The tiger depends on the forest; the forest depends on the tiger.
The tiger's son comes out painted.
The tighter you squeeze, the less you have.
The time to collect grapes only ends with the washing of baskets.
The time to make friends is before you need them.
The time wasted the saints cry for.
The times are changed, and we are changed in them.' --.
The times are changing; we too are changing with them.
The tip of a finger cannot be touched by itself.
The tired mare goes willingly to grass.
The tired ox plants his foot firmly.
The tiredness of the body is the health of the soul.
The title is one thing, the contents another.
The toad likes water, but not when it's boiling.
The toe of the star-gazer is often stubbed.
The tongue always returns to the sore tooth.
The tongue can paint what the eye can't see.
The tongue ever turns to the aching tooth.
The tongue goes to the aching tooth.
The tongue goes to where the tooth aches.
The tongue has no bones, yet it breaks bones.
The tongue is more to be feared than the sword.
The tongue is not steel, yet it cuts.
The tongue is safe; even among thirty teeth.
The tongue is the worst piece of meat in the world.
The tongue of a bad friend cuts more than a knife.
The tongue of a woman is the sword that is never allowed to rust.
The tongue of experience utters the most truth.
The tongue of men is the whip of God.
The tongue of the fool is always long.
The tongue steals what is in the heart.
The tongue that concedes will not wear out; obstinate teeth fall out.
The tongue wounds more than a lance.
The tools of war are weapons.
The tooth often bites the tongue, and yet they keep together.
The toothless man envies those who can eat well.
The torment of envy is like a grain of sand in the eye.
The torment of the grave is known only by the corpse.
The town is new every day.
The town that parleys is half surrendered.
The traces deter' Refers to the old fable of the wolf who refused an offer to enter the lion's den as he saw many traces leading into it, but none out.
The trade of thick-headed Michael: eating, drinking, and idling.
The treason approved, the traitor abhorred.
The treason is loved, the traitor hated.
The treason pleases, but the traitors are odious.
The tree breaks that takes all the force of the wind.

The tree can be recognized by its fruits.
The tree casts its shadow on everything, even upon the woodcutter.
The tree does not fall at the first stroke.
The tree is felled.
The tree is known by its fruit.
The tree is not felled at one blow.
The tree is not to be judged of by its bark.
The tree is sure to be pruned before it reaches the skies.
The tree makes shafts for axes.
The tree must be bent while it is young.
The tree of silence bears the fruit of peace.
The tree of silence bears the fruits of peace.
The tree that is not taller than you cannot shade you.
The tree will not sway without a trace of wind.
The trees with most leaves will not necessarily produce juicy fruit.
The trouble never comes alone.
The trouble of many - half of the consolation.
The trouble of many - the consolation of fools.
The truly rich are those who enjoy what they have.
The trumpet player dies, and his finger is still playing.
The truth can be heard from the lips of a child.
The truth is a heavy burden that few care to carry.
The truth is half a quarrel.
The truth is in the wine.
The truth is like gold: keep it locked up and you will find it exactly as you first put it away.
The truth is often bitter.
The truth is sometimes best left unsaid.
The truth shall set you free, or The truth will set you free.
The truth shouldn't be silenced to spare someone.
The truth will set you free' (Gospel of John, 8:32).
The turd is proud that the river will carry it.
The turtle lays thousands of eggs without anyone knowing, but when the hen lays an egg, the whole country is informed.
The turtle underestimates the value of fast feet.
The twig that falls in the water will never become a fish.
The two make a pair.
The tyrant is only the slave turned inside out.
The udder of a neighbor's cow is always bigger.
The ugliest life is better than the nicest death.
The ugliest tomcat always has the most beautiful mate.
The ugly woman is chaste by her own nature.
The umbrella was made for rainy days, the white man uses it for the sun.
The unbidden guest is ever a pest.
The unexpected always happens.
The unfaithful woman has remorse, the faithful one has regret.
The unfortunate know who are their real friends.
The unfortunate would be bitten by toothless dogs.
The ungrateful son is like a wart on his father's face; to leave it there is unsightly, to cut it off is painful.
The unknown does not tempt.
The unknown is ever imagined.
The unlucky finds bones in his/her 'fatta' (kind of food).
The unlucky finds bones in his/her tripe dinner!.
The unlucky will stay unlucky, even if they hang a.
The unrighteous penny consumes the righteous dollar.
The unrighteous penny corrupts the righteous pound.
The unscrupulous succeed every time.
The upright never grow rich in a hurry.
The urine of one dog will not pollute the ocean.
The used key is always bright.
The used plough shines, standing water stinks.
The valiant never taste of death but once.' Complete text at http://www.william-shakespeare.info/act2-script-text-julius-caesar.htm.
The value is determined by the agreement of two people.

The value of youth will be known in old age.
The venom is in the tail.

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


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