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Proverbs Starting with letter T - part 20
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Too much of anything is bad.
Too much of one thing is good for nothing.
Too much of one thing, good for nothing.

Too much politeness conceals deceit.
Too much politeness is impertinent.
Too much prosperity makes most men fools.
Too much prudishness makes the lover sick.
Too much pudding will choke a dog.
Too much scratching pains, too much talking plagues.
Too much scratching smarts, too much talking harms.
Too much spirit shows a lack of it.
Too much sugar is bitter.
Too much sympathy with the unfortunate makes you unhappy.
Too much water drowned the miller.
Too much wax burns the church.
Too much will soon break.
Too much wine will make a sane man mad.
Too much wisdom is folly.
Too much zeal spoils all.
Too much zeal spoils everything.
Too nice can cost a lot of money.
Too often do we waste time chasing a gust of wind or grasping at shadows.
Too to will in two.
Touch a galled horse and he'll wince.
Tough times don't last but tough people do.
Towards evening the lazy person begins to get busy.
Trade follows the flag.
Trade knows neither friends or kindred.
Transactions in Hell also depend upon money.
Transgressions should never be forgiven a third time.

Translaton: If you kill a neighbor's ox you must buy him a new one. (In biblical times.).
Translator, traitor.
Translators, traitors.
Trapped between a rock and a hard place.
Travel and you will see them, sit and they will come to you.
Travel broadens the mind.
Travel east or travel west, a man's own house is still the best.
Travelers from afar can lie with impunity.
Traveller, tell in Sparta that you saw us here where we rest, abiding by the sacred laws of the homeland.' (, translated by ).
Travellers from afar can lie with impunity.
Treachery and slander are long lived.
Treachery lurks in honeyed words.
Treachery returns.
Tread on a worm and it will turn.
Tread on thorns with your shoes on.
Treat everything of this world as mere vanity.
Treat me as a rabbi, but watch over me as a thief.
Treat the days well and they will treat you well.
Treat the small in the way you would want to be treated by the big.
Treat thoughts as guests and wishes as children.
Treat your guest as a guest for two days -- then on the third day give him a hoe.
Treat your superior as a father, your equal as a brother, and your inferior as a son.
Tree would bend when it bears fruit.
Trees bend when they are young.
Trees do not grow into the sky.
Trees often transplanted seldom prosper.
Trick against trick.
Trickery comes back to its master.
Trifles often lead to serious results.
Trifling at an end, now let us go to the point.
Trim my beard, and I will trim your top-knot.
Tripe broth, you make much of yourself.
Trouble doesn't knock.
Trouble is here, so open the gates.
Trouble is the beginning of disaster.
Trouble is to man what rust is to iron.
Trouble never comes alone.
Trouble shared is trouble halved.
Trouble will rain on those who are already wet.
Troubles come in packs.
Trouts are not caught with dry breeches.
Troy is a thing of the past.
True friends are tested in adversity.
True friendship does not freeze in the winter.
True happiness lies in giving it to others.
True jokes never please.
True love never grows old.
True love suffers no concealment.
True love waits.

True nobility is invulnerable.
True poverty does not come from God.
Trueman's house stands the longest.
Trust but take care whom.
Trust everybody, but thyself most.
Trust in Allah, but tie up your camel.
Trust in Allah, but tie your camel.
Trust in God -- but tie your camel tight.
Trust in God but lock your doors.
Trust in God upon good security.
Trust in God, but mind your own business.
Trust in God, but tie your camel.
Trust is the mother of exasperation.
Trust makes way for treachery.
Trust me, but look to thyself.
Trust no one till you have eaten a bushel of salt with him.
Trust no one, until you have eaten a peck of salt with him.
Trust not a dog that limps.
Trust not a horse's heels.
Trust not a new friend or an old enemy.
Trust not a sword in the hands of a boy.
Trust not a woman, even when dead. She may feign death.].
Trust not still water nor a silent man.
Trust not the praise of a friend nor the contempt of an enemy.
Trust not to God but upon good security.
Trust not tow with firebrands, not a woman with men.
Trust not your all in one ship.
Trust not your gossip to a priest who has been a friar.
Trust not your money to one whose eyes are bent on the ground.
Trust the virgin Mary and don't run and you'll se the stumble you'll get.
Trust was a good man; Trust-not was a better.
Trust well rides away with the horse.
Trust yourself and your horse.
Trust yourself and your horse! (If you want to get things done, do it yourself).
Trust yourself and your horse! (If you want to get things done, do it yourself.).
Trust, (but)look, whom.
Trust, beware whom!.
Trust, but not too much.
Trust, but verify.
Trusting in wealth is like looking for feathers on turtles.
Trusting men is like trusting that a strainer can keep.
Trusting men is trusting the water in a sieve.
Trusting too much to others has been the ruin of many.
Truth and folly dwell in the wine-cask.
Truth and oil always come to the surface.
Truth and oil come to the surface.
Truth becomes lost in the turmoil of arguments.
Truth came to market but could not be sold; however, we buy lies with ready cash.
Truth conquers all.

Truth conquers all things.
Truth creates hatred' (, Andria 68).
Truth creeps not into corners.
Truth does not need many words.
Truth fears no trial.
Truth fears nothing but concealment.
Truth finds no asylum.
Truth gives a short answer, lies go round about.
Truth has but one color, a lie has many.
Truth has no branches.
Truth hurts.
Truth ill-timed is as bad as a lie.
Truth is God's daughter.
Truth is always homeless.
Truth is bitter food.
Truth is for the ears what smoke is for the eyes and vinegar for the tongue.
Truth is great and will prevail.
Truth is in wine' That is, 'Wine will bring out truth.
Truth is lost with too much debating.
Truth is stranger than fiction.
Truth is the club that knocks down and kills everybody.
Truth is the daughter of time.
Truth is the safest lie.
Truth is twelve years old.
Truth is violated by a lie or by silence.
Truth is what women do not tell.
Truth lies at the bottom of a well.
Truth makes the tongue smart.
Truth may be suppressed, but not strangled.
Truth may walk through the world unarmed.
Truth must be seasoned to make it palatable.
Truth never dies, but lives a wretched life.
Truth seldom finds a home.
Truth should not always be revealed.
Truth speaks by the toddler's mouth'; 'From the mouth of babes.
Truth will not make you fat but you won't choke on a lie.
Truth will out.
Truth will take you everywhere -- even to jail.
Truth's best ornament is nakedness.
Truth's cloak is often lined with lies.
Truth's violinist is always beaten with his own bow.
Truth, like oil, always comes to the surface.
Truthful words are seldom pleasant.
Truths and roses have thorns about them.
Try and trust will move mountains.
Try not to become a man of success but a man of value.
Try not to get hold of a leopard's tail, but if you do -- don't let go.
Try out your shoes on your feet -- gauge people against their misfortune.
Try the ice before you venture on it.

Try this bracelet: if it fits you wear it; but if it hurts you, throw it away no matter how much it sparkles.
Try to be in good company, even when you are alone.
Try to deserve the reputation you enjoy.
Try to reason about love and you will lose your reason.
Try to reason about love, and you will lose your reason.
Try try but don't cry.
Trying is the first step towards failing.
Trying is worth more than studying.
Tumbleweed entered the mouth of the lying camel.
Tumbleweed will not enter into the mouth of the lying camel.
Tunic overturned, luck right.
Turkey was also thinking but ended up in the soup.
Turkeys, parrots, and hares don't know what gratitude is.
Turn a billy-goat into a gardener.
Turn it inside and out.
Turn of phrase.
Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you.
Turn your tongue seven times before speaking.
Turn yourself into a sheep and the wolves will eat you.
Turnabout is fair play.
Turning the water at its own mill.
Twelve highlanders and a bagpipe make a rebellion.
Twenty chickens and a rooster eat so much like a horse!.
Twenty years a child; twenty years running wild; twenty years a mature man --and after that, praying.
Twixt the cup and the lip there's many a slip.
Twixt the spoon and the lip, the morsel may slip.
Twixt the word and the deed there's a long step.
Two Sir Positives can scarce meet without a skirmish.
Two are fighting - the third wins.
Two are the masters of one.
Two barrels of tears will not heal a bruise.
Two bears don't live in one lair.
Two bears in one cave will not end up well.
Two birds disputed about a kernel, when a third swooped down and carried it off.
Two birds of prey do not keep each other company.
Two blacks don't make a white.
Two boots make a pair.
Two boys are half a boy, and three boys are no boy at all.
Two burdens: to Moses water, to God the world.
Two can play at that game.
Two cannot fall out if one does not choose.
Two captains sink a ship.
Two captains sink the ship.
Two captains will sink the ship.
Two cats will not live together in one sack.
Two cocks in one yard do not agree.
Two coins in a purse make more noise than a hundred.
Two communists lead three hundred unaffiliated (lit. party-less).
Two crocodiles cannot agree.
Two dogs can kill a lion.
Two dogs fight for a bone and a third runs away with it.
Two dogs over one bone seldom agree.
Two dogs seldom agree over one bone.
Two dogs strive for a bone and the third one runs off with it.
Two experts never agree.
Two eyes can see more than one.
Two eyes see better than only one.
Two eyes see more than one.
Two eyes, two ears, only one mouth.
Two false men to one traitor.
Two farmers each claimed to own a certain cow. While one pulled on its head and the other pulled on its tail, the cow was milked by the lawyer.
Two flavors confuse the palate.
Two good talkers are not worth one good listener.
Two great talkers never go far together.
Two great talkers will not travel far together.
Two happy days are seldom brothers.

Two hard flints never grind well.
Two heads are better than one.
Two idiots, one thought.
Two in distress makes sorrow the less.
Two is an army against one.
Two is company, but three is none.
Two is company, but three's a crowd.
Two is good, one alone cannot wash his back.
Two leaps per chasm is fatal.
Two lightning flashes cannot come from one cloud.
Two lovers in the rain have no need of an umbrella.
Two make an army against one.
Two may lie so as to hang a third.
Two men may meet, but never two mountains.
Two of a kind, whate'er they be.
Two of a trade can never agree.
Two of a trade never agree.
Two rations are served to whom does not want any.
Two scorpions living in the same hole will get along better than two sisters in the same house.
Two shorten the road.
Two small antelopes can beat a big one.
Two smells of cooking meat break the hyena's legs.
Two souls, one thought, Two hearts, one beat.
Two sparrows on one ear of corn never agree.
Two sparrows on the same ear of corn are not long friends.
Two sparrows upon one ear of corn make ill agreement.
Two things cannot be hidden: being astride a camel and being pregnant.
Two things prolong your life: A quiet heart and a loving wife.
Two things rule the world -- reward and punishment.
Two thirds of the work is the semblance.
Two to one is odds.
Two twerps, one fridge.
Two watermelons can't be grabbed in one hand.
Two watermelons cannot be held under one arm.
Two weaklings conquered the fort.

Two women and a goose make a market.
Two wrongs do not make a right.
Two's company, three's a crowd.
Two-thirds of help is to give courage.

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