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  English Proverbs  

Commonly-used proverbs beginning with the letter 'G'


from:  'gardens are not made...'   to:  'a guilty conscience'

  • Gardens are not made by sitting in the shade.
    • Nothing is achieved without effort.

  • Give someone an inch and they will take a mile (or yard)
    • Give someone a little and they will want more - some people are never satisfied.

  • Give someone enough rope and they will hang themselves.
    • Give someone enough time and freedom and they will get into trouble.

  • God helps those who help themselves.
    • Success comes to those who make a real effort to achieve it.

  • Good accounting makes good friends.
    • You will keep your friends if you avoid disputes over money.

  • Good and quickly seldom meet.
    • A well-done job takes time.

  • (A) good beginning makes a good end.
    • If a task is carefully planned, there's a better chance that it will be well done.

  • (A) good conscience is a soft pillow.

  • (A) good mind possesses a kingdom.
    • Intellectual assets are more valuable than material ones.

  • (A) good name is better than a good face.
    • A good reputation is better than a good appearance.

  • Good management is better than good income.
    • Income can be lost if it is used carelessly.

  • Grasp all, lose all.
    • Trying to obtain everything will often result in gaining nothing.

  • Great minds think alike.
    • Very intelligent people often have the same idea at the same time.

  • Great oaks grow from small acorns.
    • Large successful operations can begin in a small way.

  • Grief divided is made lighter.
    • If you share your grief, it will be easier to bear.

  • (A) growing youth has a wolf in his belly.
    • Young boys eat a lot / are often hungry.

  • (A) guilty conscience needs no accuser.
    • If you know that you have done something wrong, you don't need anyone to tell you that you're guilty.

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