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The Proverbs is a collection of
ancient wisdom, still recognized today as practical advice. It contains
the sayings not only of Solomon, but other sages of ancient Israel as well.
The teachings of this book can be applied by everyone from children to young
men and women to the leaders of business empires and nations.
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proverbs classified by topics.
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PROVERBS STARTING WITH
- J -
Jack gets on by his stupidity.
Jack is as good as his master.
Jack of all trades and master of none.
Jack Sprat could eat no fat,
His wife could eat no lean;
And so, betwixt them both, you see,
They licked the platter clean.
Jack will never make a gentleman.
Jack would be a gentleman if he could speak French.
Jackdaw always perches by jackdaw.
Jacob's voice, Esau's hands.
Jade and men, both are sharpened by bitter tools.
Jam tomorrow and jam yesterday, but never jam today.
Janiveer freeze the pot by the fire.
Jealousy is a pain which eagerly seeks what causes pain.
Jealousy is nourished by doubt.
Jest not with the eye, or religion.
Jest so that it may not turn to earnest.
Jest with your equals.
Jesting costs money.
Joan is as good as my lady in the dark.
John has been to school to learn to be a fool.
Jokes, which carry injury with them, are never agreeable.
Joking must have its proper limit.
Jouk and let the jaw go by.
Jove but laughs at lover's perjury.
Jove laughs at lover's perjuries.
Joy and sorrow are next door neighbours.
Joy and sorrow are to-day and to-morrow.
Joy is like the ague; one good day between two bad ones.
Joy surfeited turns to sorrow.
Judge a man by the reputation of his enemies.
Judge not of a ship as she lies on the stocks.
Judge not the horse by his saddle.
Judge of the daughter by the mother.
Judge of the statue of Hercules by the size of the foot.
Judges should have two ears, both alike.
Jupiter himself cannot please everybody.
Just as tall trees are known by their shadows, so are good men known by
Just scales and full measure injure no man.
Just staying one day ahead of yesterday.
Just taking it one day at a time.
Just when you think you've finally hit bottom, someone tosses you a shovel.
Justice delayed is justice denied.
Justice has a waxen nose.
Justice is exercised in the proper prevention, rather than in the severe
punishment, of crime.
Justice oft leans to the side where the purse pulls.
Justice, but not in my own house.
Justifying a fault doubles it.
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