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English proverbs for every day

Sayings which fit like a glove


A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.

Accept that one day you're the pigeon, and another day you're the statue.

Actions speak louder than words.

All good things come to an end.

A miss is as good as a mile.

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

Better late than never.

Better safe than sorry.

Dog don’t eat dog.

Don’t count the chickens before they are hatched.

Easy come easy go.

First come, first served.

Monkey see, monkey do.


Never change a running system.

Never say never.

Once bitten twice shy.

Out of sight, out of mind.

Still waters run deep!

Strike while the iron is hot.

That ship has sailed.

There’s no place like home.

Time will tell.

What goes around comes around.

You get what you pay for.