Example of English Proverbs Starting with the Letter 'W'
Waste not, want not.
We all make mistakes.
What goes around comes around.
What goes up must come down.
What's sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander.
When in Rome do as the Romans do.
When the cat's away, the mice will play.
When the going gets tough, the tough get going.
Where one door shuts, another opens.
Where there's a will there's a way.
While the cat is away, the mice will play.
While there's life, there's hope.
Why have a dog and bark yourself?
Winners never cheat and cheaters never win.
Wait for the cat to jump.
Walls have ears.
Wash your dirty linen at home.
We know not what is good until we have lost it.
We never know the value of water till the well is dry.
We shall see what we shall see.
We soon believe what we desire.
Wealth is nothing without health.
Well begun is half done.
What can't be cured, must be endured.
What is bred in the bone will not go out of the flesh.
What is done by night appears by day.
What is done cannot be undone.
What is got over the devil's back is spent under his belly.
What is lost is lost.
What is sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander.
What is worth doing at alt is worth doing well.
What must be, must be.
What the heart thinks the tongue speaks.
What we do willingly is easy.
When angry, count a hundred.
When at Rome, do as the Romans do.
When children stand quiet, they have done some harm.
When flatterers meet, the devil goes to dinner.
When guns speak it is too late to argue.
When pigs fly.
When Queen Anne was alive.
When the cat is away, the mice will play.
When the devil is blind.
When the fox preaches, take care of your geese.
When the pinch comes, you remember the old shoe.
When three know it, alt know it.
When wine is in wit is out.
Where there's a will, there's a way.
While the grass grows the horse starves.
While there is life there is hope.
Who breaks, pays.
Who has never tasted bitter, knows not what is sweet.
Who keeps company with the wolf, will learn to howl.
Wise after the event.
With time and patience the leaf of the mulberry becomes satin.
Words pay no debts.