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Proverbs Starting with letter U - part 1
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U.S. Marines proverb.
USSR - an example for all the world.
Ugliness is the only guardian angel a woman has.
Ugliness with a good character is better than beauty.
Unable to keep yourself, you are keeping dogs.
Unanimity is the strongest fortress.
Unbending the bow does not cure the wound.
Unbending the bow does not heal the wound.
Unbridled gratification produces unbridled desire.
Under a bad cloak there is a good tippler.
Under a gold sheath a leaden knife.
Under a good cloak may be a bad man.
Under a powerful general there are no feeble soldiers.
Under a ragged coat lies wisdom.
Under a shabby cloak may be a smart drinker.
Under a tattered cloak you will generally find a good drinker.
Under capitalism man exploits man; under socialism the reverse is true.
Under every stone sleeps a scorpion.
Under fair words beware of fraud.
Under his bowl there is a little bowl.
Under my cloak I command the king.
Under my cloak I kill the king.
Under the sackcloth there is something else.
Under the sackcloth there is something hid.
Under white ashes lie often glowing embers.
Under white ashes there is glowing coal.
Underneath every bush you'll find a mud rabbit ready to bolt.
Undeserved praise is mockery disguised.
Undeserved punishment is better than that which is deserved.
Uneaten soup and burned mouth.
Unemployment does not guarantee leisure.
Unequalled in the smallest matters.
Unfortunate is the man who has no fingernails to scratch his head with.
Unfortunates learn from their own mistakes, and the lucky ones learn from others' mistakes.
Unhappiness can be a bridge to happiness.
Union is strength.
Unite to move forward.
United strength is stronger.
United we act stronger' - motto of the Engineering College of the University of Porto (FEUP).
United we stand, divided we fall.
Unity is power.
Unjustly obtained wealth is as snow sprinkled with hot water.
Unlaid eggs are a long time becoming chickens.

Unlaid eggs are uncertain chickens.
Unlawful riches doesn't bring plenitude (Haram in Islamic law).
Unless Hell is full, no lawyer will ever be saved.
Unless a man is simple, he cannot recognize God, the Simple One.
Unless a serpent devour a serpent it will not become a dragon. Unless one power absorb another, it will not become great.
Unless caught stealing, one is not a thief.
Unless hell is full no lawyer will ever be saved.
Unless the thunder strikes, a man won't cross himself.
Unless what we do is useful, glory is vain.
Unless you call out, who will open the door?.
Unless you enter the tiger's den you cannot take the cubs.
Unlooked-for often comes.
Unlucky in gambling, lucky in love.
Unlucky in games, lucky in love.
Unplowed fields make hollow bellies; unread books make hollow minds.
Unprepare to prepare, be prepared to be unprepared.
Unspoken words are the flowers of silence.
Unspoken words cannot be noted.
Unstringing the bow does not cure the wound.
Until a child is one year old it is incapable of sin.
Until death there is no knowing what may befal.
Until lions have their own historians, tales of the hunt shall always glorify the hunter.
Until spring comes, nightingales do not sing.
Until the bitch raises her tail, the dogs don't smell her.
Until the lions have their historians, tales of the hunt shall always glorify the hunter.
Until you are without what to need or want, you cannot appreciate it.
Until you have smoked out the bees, you can't eat the honey.
Until your fortieth it is better to eat than to drink; afterwards it is vice versa.
Unused iron is ruined by rust.
Unwanted excuse implies/means manifest accusation.
Unwilling service earns no thanks.
Unworthy offspring brag the most about their worthy descendants.
Unworthy offspring brag the most of their worthy descent.
Unwrapping a gift wraps up enmity.
Upbraiding makes a benefit an injury.
Upon a slight pretext the wolf takes the sheep.
Upon an egg the hen lays an egg.
Urge people to work, not to eat.
Use it or lose it.
Use it up, make do, or do without.
Use medicine as well as prayers.
Use not coercive measures against those in authority.
Use power to curb power.
Use soft words and hard arguments.
Use your ears to listen, use your eyes to see, but use your mouth to shut up.
Use your enemy's hand to catch a snake.
Use your wit as a shield, not as a dagger.
Used in response to what is considered to be a question with an extremely obvious answer.
Useful trees are cut down first.

Useless wisdom is double foolishness.
Useless wisdom is doulbe foolishness.
Uses the bride's ass to do a favor to the groom.

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


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