OF E NGLISH
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 STARTING WITH
- V -
Vainglory bears no grain.
Vainglory blossoms but never bears.
Vainglory blossoms, and bears no fruit.
Valour acquires strength by union.
Valour even in an enemy is worthy of praise.
Valour would fight, but discretion would run away.
Vanity has no greater foe than vanity.
Vanity is the sixth sense.
Variety is pleasing.
Variety is the spice of life.
Various are the roads to fame.
Varnishing hides a crack.
Vengeance is mine, saith the Lord.
Vengeance is slow, but stern.
Venture a small fish to catch a great one.
Venture all; see what fate brings.
Venture not all in one bottom.
Venture not to defend what your judgment doubts of.
Very good corn grows in little fields.
Very hard times in the wood when the wolves eat each other.
Vessels large may venture more,
But little boats must keep near shore.
Vetches seem bitter to the full-cropped pigeon.
Vexations, duly borne,
Are but as trials, which heaven's love to man
Sends for his good.
Vice is learnt without a schoolmaster.
Vice is most dangerous when it puts on the garb of virtue.
Vice is nourished by concealment.
Vice makes virtue shines.
Vice ruleth when gold reigneth.
Vices creep into our hearts under the name of virtue.
Vicious as a tigress can be, she never eats her own cubs.
Victory has hundred fathers and defeat is an orphan.
Victory is not gained by idleness.
Vile let him be who deems himself vile.
Viper produces viper.
Vipers breed vipers.
Virtue and a trade are the best portion for children.
Virtue and happiness are mother and daughter.
Virtue and valour rejoice in being put to the test.
Virtue becomes a wife; beauty becomes a concubine.
Virtue consists in action.
Virtue flourishes in misfortune.
Virtue in the middle, said the Devil, when seated between two lawyers.
Virtue is its own reward.
Proverb, (Dutch, Latin)
Virtue is not knowing but doing.
Virtue is not left to stand alone.
Virtue never dies.
Virtue never dwells alone, it always has neighbors.
Virtue never grows old.
Virtue our leader, fortune our companion.
Virtue practiced to be seen is not real virtue; vice which fears to be seen
is real vice.
Virtue subdues power.
Virtue which parleys is near a surrender.
Virtue would not go far, if a little vanity walked not with it.
Virtue, which parleys, is near a surrender.
Virtue: climbing a hill; vice: running down.
Virtues all agree, but vices fight one another.
Virtuous for ten years is still not enough; evil for one day is too much
Vision with action is a daydream; action without vision is a nightmare.
Vision without action is a daydream. Action with without vision is a
Visit rarely, and you will be more loved.
Visit your aunt, but not every day of the year.
Visitors' footfalls are like medicine; they heal the sick.
Visits always give pleasure, if not the arrival, the departure.
Vodka is the aunt of wine.
Vows made in storms are forgotten in calms.
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