Proverbs that start with B | Famous Proverbs beginning with the letter ‘B’

Important Proverbs which start with the letter ‘B’

Bachelor’s fare; bread, cheese and kisses.
All those things which belong to bachelor’s very much.

Bachelor’s, wives and maid’s children are always well taught.
They are well trained.

Back may trust but belly won’t.
You can wait for clothes, but not for food.

Bad habits die hard.
Given up of bad things is not an easy task.

Bad is the best.
Where all things are more worse than bad.

Bad money drives out good money.
Where utilitywise preference given to bad. Everybody wants the first use of bad money.

Bare walls make giddy housewives.
To make unsteady.

Bare words make no bargain.
One should be polite.

Barking dogs seldom bite.
Great talkers, great failures.

Bashfulness is an enemy to poverty.
Shyness is a demerit of that person who don’t want to be a poor more.

Be a camel in the desert of life.
Have patience when facing hard days.

Be a friend to thyself, and others will befriend thee.
Who is not a friend for himself never be others.

Proverbs that start with B 2

Be as you would seem to be.
One should do that which he thinks for himself.

Be just before you are generous.
Liberal but lawful.

Be not too bold with your betters.
Be within limit to your wellwishers.

Be still, and have thy will.
Be silent to your desire, related to property.

Be sure before you marry of a house wherein to tarry.
Precaution before marriage.

Bear wealth, poverty will bear itself.
One should care for wealth. Poverty can care its own.

Bear with evil, and expect good.
Something which is next to impossible.

Beast and beastiality are different things.
Man cannot be a beast but have beastiality.

Beasts are fierce but some men are ferocious.
Beastiality may belongs to human being also and that is more dangerous.

Beast that goes always never wants blows.
Agreed beast not require blow.

Beat the dog before the lion.
Work having no impact.

Beauty draws more than oxen.
Attraction of beauty.

Beauty is but a blossom.
Beauty is a blossom of young age.

Proverbs that start with B 1

Beauty is but skin-deep.
Beauty belongs to soul.

Beauty is potent, but money is omnipotent.
Money is bigger than beauty.

Beauty is truth, truth is beauty.
When two are the same.

Beauty may have fair leaves, yet bitter fruit.
Something good at a glance but results may bad.

Beauty without bounty avails not.
Beauty without generous always helpless.

Beg from beggars and you will never be rich.
Trifling never be a great one.

Bees that have honey in their mouths have stings in their tails.
Beware of sweet spoken persons.

Before you make a friend eat a bushel of salt with him.
Examine the person before you make a friend.

Beggars cannot be choosers.
Begger have to be sastisfied.

Begin the day well and have no regret.
Well beginning is half done.

Believe not all that you see nor half what you hear.
Seeing and hearing may be false or wrong.

Believe well and have well.
Good thinking, good happening.

Benefits please, like flowers, while they are fresh.
Gains are gains till utility be there or advantages are gratify till gains are on.

Best glory is worst glory.
The other part of best is always worst.

Best is best cheap.
Best is that which is in your reach.

Best to bend while it is a twig.
Attack when enemy is weak or do not miss the right opportunity.

Better a barefoot than none.
Little loss is better than great one.

Better a castle of bones than of stones.
Liberty matters more in human life.

Better a clout (patch) than a hole out.
Ill looking is good if saves.

Better a colour than a hole out.
Normal loss is better than whole loss.

Better a finger off than always aching.
Better to leave than living in continual unhealthy conditions.

Better a fortune in a wife than with a wife.
One should depends on other’s fortune.

Better a lean peace than a fat victory.
Little with peace is better than great but troublesome.

Better a little fire to warm us, than a great one to burn us.
When something is better in limited form.

Better a mischief than an inconvenience.
Protest is better than bear ill thing.

Better a mouse in the pot than no flesh at all.
Suitable is that which is not harmful.

Better an egg today than a hen tomorrow.
Important is that which you have, not that which you aimed for.

Better an empty house than an ill tenant.
Troublesome person should not be allowed.

Better an open enemy than a false friend.
You can aware of open enemy but the false friend.
Awareness is better than ill faith.

Better be a fool than a knave.
Foolishness is better than knavery.

Better be alone than in bad company.
Bad achievement is worst than nothing.

Better be an old man’s darling than a young man’s warling (object of contempt).
Be one’s darling better than the contempt (object of contempt) is always worst than the ill persons love.

Better be born lucky than rich.
Luck is important than to money.

Better he envied than pitied.
Rivalry is better than sympathy.

Better be stung by a nettle than pricked by a rose.
Better be wronged by an enemy than by a friend.

Better be sure than sorry.
Be confident and be practical.

Better be poor than wicked.
Sinful is worst than poverty.

Better be the head of a dog than the tail of a lion.
Good (little) gains are better than bad (great) gain.

Better be unmannerly than troublesome.
Troublesome is worst than unmanner.

Better born untaught than ill taught.
Nothing doing is better than ill doing.

Better bow than break.
Construction is always better than destructions.

Better buy than borrow.
Borrower a sorrower so better to buy.

Better come at the latter end of a feast than the beginning of a fray.
At the time of conflict, late coming is better.

Better cut the shoe than pinch the foot.
Do not stick with continual pain.

Better die a beggar than live a beggar.
Death is poverty is better than living beggarly.

Better early than late.
Early is far better than late.

Better eye sore than all blind.
Little lose is better than all lost.

Better give a shilling than lend a half a crown.
Giving is better than lending.

Better go to bed supperless than rise in debt.
Debt is always a bad thing.

Better go to heaven in rags than to hell in embroidery.
Heaven is better than hell in every condition.

Better good a far off than evil at hand.
Maximum distance between you and evil is always better.

Better half a loaf than no bread.
Something is better than nothing.

Better have an old man to humour than a young rake to break your heart.
Loose character young man is worst than gratified old.

Better hazard once than be always in fear.
Better to expose to danger than living in it.

Better kiss a knave than be troubled with him.
Knave’s friendship is better than his enemy like trouble’s.

Better late than never.
Better late than rash.

Better leave than lack.
Leave is better than in want living.

Better living beggar than a buried emperor.
Plain living is better than dead hope.

Better lose a jest than a friend.
Friend is always better than a jester.

Better luck next time.
Try next time.

Better my hog dirty home than no hog at all.
Having something imperfect is better than not at all.

Better never to begin than never to make an end.
Do the act which you can end, don’t begin the act which you can’t bind.

Better not worry about spilt milk.
Do not worry for that which can’t be improve.

Better one house filled than two spilled (spoiled).
Said when two unpleasant people marry.

Better pay the butcher than the doctor.
When betterment is not possible at all.

Better reign in hell than serve in heaven.
Serving is better than ill ruling as a king.

Better ride on an ass that carries me than a horse that throws me.
Simple but helpful is better than a great but harmful. Company of a ordinary but helpful is better than a great who is harmful.

Better say Here it is than Here it was.
Better is that which is present.

Better sell than live poorly.
Losing something is better than living in poverty.

Better sit idle than work for nothing.
Don’t do that work which is not gainsome.

Better sit still than rise up and fall.
Undoing is better if doing is harmful.

Better small fish than an empty dish.
Something is better than nothing.

Better some of a pudding than none of a pie.
Something is better than nothing.

Better spare at brim than at bottom.
Savings are better when the earnings are high than the savings of adversity.

Better spare to have thine own than ask of other man.
Savings from your own earnings are better than ask for another.

Better speak to the master than the man.
Speak to a proper or appropriate person than to a normal one.

Better speak truth rudely, than lie correctly.
Truth is always better no matter how you speak.

Better suffer ill than do ill.
Evil bearing is better than evil doings.

Better the devil you know than the devil you don’t know.
Knowing to evil is better than not knowing.

Better the foot slip than the tongue.
Slip of tongue is dangerous than foot slip.

Better the last smile than the first laughter.
Last smile belongs to a victor.

Better to blush than be immune.
Ashamed is better than immuned.

Better to wear out than to trust out.
Worn out is better than loss of credit.

Better unborn than inbred.
Unborn condition is better than untaught.

Between the beetle and the block.
Painful condition.

Between the devil and the deep sea.
No where to go situation.

Between the hammer and the anvil.
Painful situation.

Between two stools one falls to the ground.
Between will also fall.

Between you and me and the door post.
One should go.

Beware beginnings.
Beginning of every thing is dangerous.

Beware of a silent dog and still water.
Both are the sign of danger.

Beware of after-claps.
Sign of two things, either the clappers are not knowledgeable or they are hooting you.

Beware of greeks bearing gifts.
Sign of ill intention.

Beware of the man of one book.
Little knowledgeable person is always dangerous.

Bigger the man, the better the mark.
Desires are also bigger.

Birds of the same feather flock together.
It is said where the similarity is a cause of unity.

Birth is much, but breeding is more.
Upbringing is more important than birth.

Bitter pills may have wholesome effects.
Likewise bitter experience of life are also good.

Black hen lays a white egg.
Said where lookings matters not.

Black will taken no other hue.
The person who never change.

Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.
Expectation are the mothers of disappointments.

Blessed is one who has found his work.
Working person deserves the blessings.

Blessings are not valued till they are gone.
Valued after disappearance.

Blind man cannot judge colours.
Where some one is reasonably unfit.

Blood is thicker than water.
Relationship is a strong bond.

Blow first and sip afterwards.
Be satisfied before doing.

Blow the wind never so fast, it will lower at the last.
Go slow and steady.

Blue blood has its uses and abuses.
Uses and abuses are possible of high families too.

Blushing is virtues colour.
Moral goodness colour is blushing.

Born on the wrong side of the blanket. (Illegitimate)
Says to illegitimate child.

Borrowed garments never fit well.
Only that will fit you which belongs to you.

Borrowing from Peter to pay Paul.
Ill method for paying debt.

Borrowing is not much better than begging.
Both are almost same.

Both together do best of all.
Appreciation of togetherness.

Bought wit is best, but may cost too much.
Says when a person learn from his cost paying mistakes.

Boys will be boys.
Act of boys are boysome.

Boys will be men.
Because of some stage men were also boys.

Brag is a good dog, but Holdfast is a better.
Says when same category is compared.

Bread is the staff of life.
Basic needs of life.

Brevity is the soul of wit.
Element or speciality of intelligence.

Bridges were made for wise men to walk over and fools to ride over.
Wise act wisely and foolish foolishly.

Building and marrying of children are great wasters.
Both are more expensive.

Building is a sweet improvising.
Utter extempore is good building.

Business is business.
Where business law follows rather then any relation.

Butter is gold in the morning, silver at noon, and lead at night.
Time wise utility of work.

Butter is mad twice a year.
When very hard or very soft, both are the specialities of mad person too.

Butter that cow yields, it is not all.
Whatever is good and useful named as a butter.

Buy at a fair but sell at home.
Buying and selling always likewise or accordingly.

By harming others we harm ourselves.
When we do unfair to other’s then we do unfair our own too.

By hook or by crook.
By fair means or foul.

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