Proverbs with :G and H

شنبه 20 اسفند‌ماه سال 1390
  • "Garbage in, garbage out."
  • "Give and take is fair play."
  • "Give a dog a bad name and hang him."
  • "Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime."
    • Corollary, humorous: "Give a man a fire and he's warm for a day; set him on fire and he's warm for the rest of his life", attributed to Terry Pratchett, Jingo. Also, "Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day. Teach a man to fish, and he will sit in a boat and drink beer all day."
  • "Give the Devil his due."
  • "God blesses a drunk."
  • "God cures and the physician takes the fee."
  • "Good eating deserves good drinking."
  • "Good fences make good neighbors."
  • "Good men are scarce."
  • "Good wine needs no bush."
  • "Great minds think alike, but fools seldom differ."
  • "Great oaks from little acorns grow."

proverbs with:H  

  • "Hair of the dog that bit you."
  • "Half a loaf is better than none."
  • "Handsome is as handsome does."
  • "Hang a thief when he's young, and he'll no' steal when he's old."
  • "Happy wife, happy life."
  • "Hard cases make bad law."
  • "Hard words break no bones."
  • "Haste makes waste."
  • "Hawks will not pick out hawks' eyes."
  • "Health is better than wealth."
  • "Heaven hath no rage like love to hatred turned, Nor Hell a fury like a woman scorned."
    • From The Mourning Bride, act i, scene i, by William Congreve.
  • "Heaven protects children, sailors and drunken men."
  • "Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned."
    • Paraphrased from The Mourning Bride, act i, scene i, by William Congreve.
  • "Help a lame dog over a stile."
  • "He that lives too fast, goes to his grave too soon."
  • "He that will steal an egg will steal an ox."
  • "He who hesitates is lost."
  • "He who laughs last laughs best."
  • "He who laughs last laughs longest."
    • Corollary, cynical: "He who laughs last didn't get the joke."
  • "He who lives by the sword shall die by the sword."
  • "He who pays the piper calls the tune."
    • To be able to contol the details of a situation by virtue of being the one who bears the cost or provides for others.
  • "He who sleeps forgets his hunger."
  • "He's all hat and no cattle."
    • Purely bluster and no substance.
  • "Hindsight is 20/20."
  • "His bark is worse than his bite."
  • "History repeats itself."
  • "Home is where the heart is." هر جا که دل می رود، پای می رود.
  • "Home is where you hang your hat."
  • "Honesty is the best policy."
  • "Honey catches more flies than vinegar."
  • "Hope for the best, expect the worst."
    • Alternate version: "Pray for the best, prepare for the worst."
  • "Hunger is the best spice."
  • "Hunger is the best sauce."
  • "Hunger makes good kitchen."