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

Important Proverbs which start with the letter ‘I’

I am not sick pray for yourself.
It is said by a person who denies a offer which is deniable.

I can see as far into a millstone as another.
Normally every millstone (Grind stone of mill) hath a whole so you see as far into a millstone as another.

I cannot be your friend and your flatterer too.
True friend never overpraise. A person who over praised never be a friend because true friends shows the fault and never over praise.

I gave the mouse a hole, and she is become my heir.
When a mouse enters in your house then he is a even share holder of foods as your other family members are. It is said for a bad habit too, which stays in your life very long.

I had rather have your room than your company.
I don’t need your whole personality while living in your room.

I have other fish to fry.
I have other business to do.

I have lost all and find mvself.
I know better myself very late.

I know no more than the man in the moon about it.
I know no more than the person who is under trouble so that’s why he knows better than me.

Proverbs that start with I 1

I know no more than the pope of Rome about it.
Pope of Rome knows better than to any body about the Rome. As lion know wood better than to anybody.

I know your thoughts as well as if I were within you.
I know your thoughts exactly the same I have experienced that which you had.

I like to visit Newyork but I won’t live there if you give it to me.
It is said for the thing which is little good for specific reason but not for all reason’s.

I love my friends well, but myself better.
I would not love my friends on cost of my harms.

I love what nobody else loves.
My tastes is altogether different.

I may see him need, but I’ll not see him bleed.
I may see him in little trouble than to bigger one.

I must not hang all my bells upon one horse.
One should be watchful to his other things too.

I say little but I think the more.
I say little but more to the point.

I stout and thou stout, who shall bear the ashes out?
No one is enough brave for dead man’s sorrow.

I taught you to swim, and now you’d drown me.
I made you and now you’d broke me.

I today, you tomorrow.
Today is important than tomorrow.

I was not born yesterday.
I am clever enough because I was not born yesterday.

I was taken by morsel, says the fish.
I was taken by greed says the dead fish.

I wept when I was born, and every day shows why.
There is no delightness in life but the sorrowness.

Proverbs that start with I 2

I will either grind or find.
I will either mend or bend.
I will either make or break.

I will neither meddle nor make.
It is said for a person’s habit who does not interfere in other’s business and would not want others interference in his own business.

I will not keep a dog and bark myself.
I will not keep a servant and serve myself.

I will not make a toil of a pleasure.
Snare of a pleasure will not be accepted by me.

I will not pull the thorn out of your foot and put it into my own.
I will not take your troubles to trouble me.

I will please, what so betide.
It is said when someone is happy in all conditions.

I will thank you for the next, for this I am sure of.
I am able to do this work but I will highly oblized by other work which I do not.

I will trust him no further than I can fling him.
At present I do trust.

I would not call the king my cousin.
I would not like to invite the trouble.

I would not touch him with a pair of tongs.
It is said for a person who is too dangerous and harmful that safety measure’s matter not.

I would rather have a knave than a fool.
I would prefer to knave than a fool because I can understand knave’s next move but not fools.

Idle brains are the devil’s workshop.
Idle brains are easily targeted by devil because idle brain’s thinking suit to devil.

Idle folks have the least leisure.
Normally lazy person’s are busy in foolish works so badly that they have no unoccupied time.

Idle folks have the most labour.
They make experiments all the time so that’s why they have the most labour.

Idle folks lack no excuses.
Lazy person’s normally do not like to do any work so therefore they have thousand excuses for their undoing manner.

Idle men are dead all their life long.
Everybody ignores them till they live.

Idle people take the most pains.
They are not capable of to fulfil their needs so their every need become a pain for them that’s why idle folk’s take the most pains.

Idleness is the parent of all vice (or the root of all evil).
Laziness breeds all sorts of evil so that’s why the parent of all ill things.

Idleness must thank itself if it go barefoot.
Normally idleness is a cause of troubles, if period of idleness is trouble free then you should admire that.

Idleness turns the edge of wit.
If a person stays for a long with idleness then his intelligence becomes to an end.

If a good man thrive, all thrive with him.
This is the good man’s quality that he thinks ‘the betterment’ of their companions when he get flourished.

If a lawyer is liar then a good lawyer a great liar.
If somewhere evil is treated as a god thing then bigger evil as a better thing.

If a man bites a dog that is news.
News is that which is unusual and abnormal at some extent.

If a man deceive me once, shame on him; if he decieves me twice, shame on me.
Normally everybody can be cheated for once but after that he becomes cautious even then he is cheated by the same person then he must feel shame for himself. Cheating is like a wooden vessel which cannot be tested by fire twice so the person who is cheated.

If a man owns land, the land owns him.
Man always to land and land belongs to him.

‘If’ and ‘and’ spoil many a good character.
Lame excuses are the ‘if’ and ‘and’ which ruined many a good character.

If a woman were little as she is good.
Littleness of a woman is never be treated as a fault, she is as good as others are.

Idleness is the key of beggary.
Idle person never fulfilled their basic needs, so they beg for their basic needs.
Satire on woman, that she is not so good that peascod would make her use, as a gown and hood.

If all fools wore white caps we should seem a flock of geese.
You cannot differentiate them genderly. All fools are geese and all geese are fool too so they know by (white cap) their foolishness.

If all men say that thou art an ass, then bray.
If all men say your art an ass them react as an ass reacts (kick them as ass).

If an ass goes a travelling, he’ll not come home a horse.
Travelling teach but who deserves.

If anything stay, let work stay.
If anything remains let work remains.

If each would sweep before his own door, we should have a clean city.
If each would become good himself, we should have a great country.

If every man mend one, all shall be amended.
If every man corrects faults of one than all shall be faultless.

If folly were grief, every house would weep.
If folly were sorrow, every house would weep. Foolishness exists every where.

If fools went not to market, bad wares would not be sold.
Bad wares are sold to fools.

If one sheep leap over the dyke (ditch) all the rest will follow.
‘To follow’ is a nature of sheep.

If one will not another will; so are all maidens married.
If one will not approve, another will approve so are all things sold.

If physic do not work, prepare for the kirk.
Old age is good for church.

If the ball does not stick to the well, it will atleast leave a mark.
If you do not solve your hard problems by your efforts you will atleast solve the simple.

If the beard were all, the goat might preach.
Beard is not the sign of a preacher if it does, than every goat might preach.

If the bed could tell all it knows, it would put many to the blush.
If all truths could tell, it would put many to behind bars.

If the brain sows not corn, it plants thistles.
If wise person makes nothing then he ruins.

If the blind leads the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.
Result always be the same to leader and his follower.

If the cap fits, wear it.
If opportunity strikes grab it.

If the cock goes crowing to bed,
He’s sure to rise with a watery head.
It will rain.

If the counsel be good, no matter who gave it.
Advice is more important than to advisor.

If the devil find a man idle, he’ll set him to work.
Idle persons are easy target of devilish things so that’s why they attract more to sinful acts.

If the doctor cures, the sun sees it, but if he kills, the earth hides it.
If doctor cures everybody appreciates but if not then earth hides it (said to departed person’s grave) or fire ruins the fact. (Dead body set on fire).

If the dog bark, go in; if the bitch bark, go out.
Dog barks for food and bitch for danger.

If the ice will bear a man before Christmas, it will not bear a goose after.
Ice after Christmas not bear most.

If the laird slight the lady, so will all the kitchen boys.
Who is bad for friend so will all the foes.

If the lion’s skin cannot, the fox’s shall.
If force will not work, craft will.

If the old dog barks, he gives counsel.
Old dogs barking never be ignored.

If the ox falls, whet your knife.
Sharp your knife for dead ox (for his leather) leather.

If the pills were pleasant, they would not want gilding.
If the adversity was good, that would not want richness.

If the sky falls we shall catch (or have) larks.
If we live for ever we shall have own family army.

If the staff be crooked, the shadow cannot be straight.
If a person is fool then his work cannot be wiseful.

If the wise erred not, it would go hard with fools.
If the clever commits no mistake, then sorrows increase of fools.

If the young man would, and the old man could, there would be nothing undone.
Normally youngs are capable but they don’t and the man wish to do but they cannot do, due to old age but if both would and could’ then there would be nothing done.

If there be a rainbow in the eve, it will rain and leave, but if there be a rainbow in the morrow it will neither lend nor borrow.
Rain forecast and warning.

If there were no knaves and fools, all the world would the wise.
If all the world is not wise today then it is first because of knaves and fools.

If things were to be done twice, all would be wise.
Normally second time we corrects our previous mistakes so all would be known as a wise.

If thou dealest with a fox, think of his tricks.
If thou dealest with a wicked, then think of wicked tricks in your self defence.

If thou thyself can’t do it, attend no other’s help or hand.
Whenever you are not capable for your doings then you should not give that other’s hand because as you may good to your work so nobody may good.

If thy cast be bad, mend it with good play.
If the looks are bad then make them good by work.

If wind blows on you through a hole, make your will and take care of soul.
It is said for a person who is near to death. He advised to make a will and should take care of soul by doing good things.

If wishes were horses, beggars would ride.
If wishes were completed nobody would begger.

If wise men play the fool, they do it with a vengeance.
There is no other reason than to revenge if wise men play the fool.

If you advice others to keep your secret, first keep it yourself.
Secret is secret until not shared.

If you always say No, you’ll never be married.
At the time of marriage, your willingness asked for.

If you are too fortunate, you will not know yourself; if you are too unfortunate, nobody will know you.
No one can know himself when he is prosper enough and nobody knows him who is poor enough.
Know yourself in prosperity and know others in adversity.

If you beat spice it will smell the sweeter.
Wise wit flourish more in adversity so the spice smells well while beating.

If you buy the cow, take the tail into the bargain.
Good bargain is a good bargain and complete bargain too.

If you can kiss the mistress, never kiss the maid.
If you can do bigger task, never go after the little one.

If you leap into a well, providence is not bound to fetch you out.
Cleverness never be blamed for that foolish action which you acted wilfully.

If you lie upon roses when young, you’ll lie upon thorns when old.
If you live lavishly when young, you will live adversely when old.

If you lose your time, you can’t get money or gain.
Because time is money too.

If you make your wife as ass, she will make you an ox.
If you make her idle than you will make all the work.

If you put nothing into your purse, you can take nothing out.
If you do nothing in your life, you can take nothing from.

If you run after two hares, you will catch neither.
If you do two works at a time you will do neither.

If you sing before breakfast, you’ll cry before night.
If you spend your earnings before marriage you will feel sorrow after marriage.

If you squeeze a cork, you will get but little juice.
If you work hard when old, you will do but very little.

If you swear, you’ll catch no fish.
He who swears, will do nothing.

If you tail so far trash, what would you do for treasure.
If you collect rubbish, what would you do for treasure.

If you trust before you try, You may repent before you die.
You may feel regret if you trusted but try not.

If you want a thing well done, do it yourself.
Nobody can does that what you can do for yourself.

If you want a thing done, go; if not, send.
Go for that work which you want to do and if you do not think send someone.

If you wish good advice, consult an old man.
Old men always be good for consult because he is an experienced person. .

If you wish to live and thrive, Let the spider run alive.
Don’t miss any opportunity as spider misses not.

If you would know and not be known, live in a city.
Normally the life of city is very busy so people have not time to know each another.

If you would know secrets, look for them in grief or pleasure.
When some one is in sorrow or in pleasure you may know him better. At that time he does not control his real feelings.

If you would know the value of money, try to borrow some.
Borrowing is very hard task. Firstly you feel shame while borrowing money. Secondly nobody will give and then your shame will become double. So that’s why you know the value of money.

If you would live well for a week, kill a hog; if you would live well for a month, marry; if you would live well all your life, turn priest.
Pleasureful is delicious eating, more pleasureful is marrying but the most pleasureful thing is leave first two.

If you would make an enemy, lend a man money, and ask it of him again.
Borrower will become foe if you ask for money.

If you would wish the dog to follow you, feed him.
Feed the dog and he will follow you.

If your ear burns, someone is talking about you.
People do believe so.

If your hand be bad, mend it with good play.
You can improve your work by practice.

Ignorance is the mother of devotion.
It is said for a situation where you know very little and whatever side then your faith flourished in those situation so that’s why ignorance breeds faith.

Ignorance is the mother of impudence.
Lack of knowledge caused adamantness.

Ignorance of law is no excuse.
If you break a law due to ignorance then you cannot make a point that you are unaware so that’s why are not guilty. Law will not except this excuse.

Ill news travels fast (or comes apace.)
Bad news travels fast because people likes to talk.

Ill vessels seldom miscarry.
Everybody pays more attention, where he feels more possibility of loss.

Ill weeds grow apace.
Evils flourish at quick pace.

Ill will never said well.
Bad desire never said well because bad is always bad.

Ill workers are a guide to putters.
Bad workers are a cause of putters. Putters hide the blemish work of bad workman.

Imitation is the sincerest flattery.
Resemblance is also a better kind of overpraise.

In a calm sea every man is a pilot.
When the situation is entirely favourable then everyone is a perfect pilot but real and prefect pilot does well in stormy sea.
More successful is he who gets the success when the situation was entirely different and unfavourable.

In a good house all is quickly ready.
It shows the better relationship among the family members that’s why in a good house all is quickly ready.

In a retreat the lame are foremost.
Cowards are more clever in a retreat situation than any other.

In a thousand pounds of law there is not an ounce of love.
As the law increases lone decreases.

In all games it is good to leave off a winner.
You have nothing to do with a winner, because you cannot prove more of that which have victory already proved.

In an urgency be careful.
We can easily be cheated while in urgency.

In at one ear and out at the other.
Listen for unlistening.

In choosing a wife and buying a sword we ought not to trust another.
While choosing a wife you should not depend on others because nobody can know your likings and desires. While choosing a sword you should not depend any other person because you know better your enemies so you can select better sword.

In space comes grace.
Elegance of manners are more when you keep the reasonable distance.

In spending lies the advantage.
Capacitywise spending is a profit.

In sports and journeys men are known.
At both time men known by his skills.

In the city good and bad lie cheek by jowl.
Good and bad lives in city just like different teeth lie in mouth.

In the coldest flint there is hot fire
Cold hearted cruel person always be more dangerous.

In the country of the blind the one-eyed man is king.
Little good is the best among bads.

In the deepest water is the best fishing.
You know better a person in hard adversity.

In the end things will mend.
Everybody is more cautious at the time of end because he does not want to lose all that efforts which he has done already so that’s why in the end things will mend.

In the game of life one may score at the very last moment.
Destiny always be with you at the very last moment too.

In the morning mountains, in the evening fountains.
You should work hard while youth. If you do so then you will feel delightness while old.

In the world, who knows not to swim goes to the bottom.
In the world, who makes no efforts to establish himself, he ruins himself.

In time of peace, prepare for war.
Save while earning for adverse time.

In time of prosperity friends will be plenty;
In time of adversity not one among twenty.
Prosperity increases the numbers of friend and adversity decreases.

In time the savage bull doth bear the yoke.
Adversity time requires hard work.

In trust is treason.
Disloyalty is a result of trust.

In vain the net is spread in the sight of any bird.
Purposeless effort in search of any opportunity.

In wine there is truth.
Everybody says truth after drinking wine.

Industry is fortune’s right hand, and frugality her left.
Economical approach improves the fortune.

Industry is work for work sake.
Sign of work works industry.

Ingratitude thou bites the hands that feeds you.
Unthankful is who that hurts to a kindworthy person.

In youth we learn; in age we understand.
Youth learns and old implements.

Injuries don’t use to be written on ice.
Injuries always has to be remember.

Injury is to be measured by malice.
Wrongful intention is a cause of injury.

Innocence itself sometimes hath need of a mask.
When innocence has to be prove as innocent.

Innocent actions carry their warrant with them.
Innocent actions prove the innocence itself.

Interest will not lie.
Interest increases all the time.

Into a shut mouth flies fly not.
The person who is satisfied never be with ill work. Satisfaction keeps away all the evil things.

It is a fortunate head that never ached.
It is said for a fortunate person that he never faces and trouble.

It is a good horse that never stumbles,
And a good wife that never grumbles.
Good wife never complains and good horse never stumbles.

It is a good tongue that says no ill, and a better heart that thinks none.
Good heart never thinks ill and good tongue never speaks ill.

It is a hard winter when one wolf eats another.
Cut throat rivalry is a sign of hard trading.

It is a long lane that has no turning.
Long life is that which has no pleasures.

It is a pain both to pay and pray.
We feel pain while paying and praying.

It is a poor dog that is not worth the whistling.
Poor is the person who understands not the opportunity.

It is a poor heart that never rejoices.
Poor is that heart which feels no pleasure.

It is a poor stake that cannot stand one year in the ground.
(Stake=A pointed stick which used as a support or a boundary mark) If that stake stay more than a year, it is a good sign of stake and people do understand the stake’s mean.

It is a proud horse that will not bear his own provender.
Proudy person does not fulfil his duties to a person who is kindful to him.

It is a sad burden to carry a dead man’s child.
You are already feel sad for the departed person so when you carry his child, then you carry a sad burden.

It is a sad house where the hen crows louder than the cock.
It tells a house where the lady commands more than the man. It is satire on loudsome women.

It is a silly bargain where nobody gets.
Normally good bargain gives the satisfaction to the both party but atleast one very surely. If nobody feels satisfaction then it is really a silly bargain.

It is a silly that is caught twice with the same bait.
It is said for a person who is deceived twice by the same person and in the same manner.

It is a silly goose that come’s to the fox’s sermon.
It is said for a person who knows the wicked person but even then he get impressed by his tricky behaviour and suffered the loss. So, it is a silly person that come’s to the knave’s trade.

It is a sin to belie the devil.
It is a sin to trust the knave of evilsome person.

It is a sin to steal the pin.
When a person steals worthless things then his sin is more bigger which shows that person hath a sinful nature.

It is a tale of two drinks.
Normally when a person says a tale he takes one drink from the listener but when the tale is more important then its worth becomes to drinks.

It is a stranger beast that hath neither head nor tail.
Normally all wild animals hath either head, or tail if it is not so then beast in a stranger one.

It is a wise child that knows its own father.
Normally everybody loves child but wise child knows its own father, because he can differentiate father’s love.

If is all Greek to me.
It is strange to me or It is troublesome to me.

It is always term time in the court of conscience.
It is said for the certain time when a person thinks upon his sin’s very honestly and very heartfully. And that called term time in the court of conscience.

It is an ill battle (or army) where the devil carries the colours.
It is an ill sign where the bad person’s are bound to justice.
Where the bad person’s are in the commanding position, everything is an all and an evil.

It is an ill bird that fouls its own nest.
That is ill person who harms himself where he has to be good enough.

It is an ill counsel that hath no escape.
If your counsel does not save you, then it is first because of its illness.
Which is not sufficient for your escape that all counsel’s are treated as ‘ill’.

It is an ill procession where the devil bears the cross (or holds the candle.)
It is ill justice where the understanding does the justice.

It is an ill sign to see a fox lick a lamb.
Unusual happening is a ill sign.

It is an ill wind that blows nobody good.
It is ill fortune that does nobody well.

It is as hard to please a knave as a knight.
It is big task to gratify a knave and a knight.

It is better to be safe than sorry.
It is said to a person who keeps in mind the safety measures so that’s why he commits no mistake and he should not be feel sorrow for his mistakes.

It is better to be stung by a nettle than pricked by a rose.
It is better to be deceive by a enemy then to a friend.

It is better to marry a shrew than a sheep.
It is better to friendship a clever than a fool.

It is better to marry than to burn.
It is better to spent than to ruin.

It is better to hear the lark sing than the mouse squeak.
It is better to hear the victor’s boasting than the weeping of overpowered person.

It is certain because it is impossible.
Impossible strikes more freely.

It is day still while the sun shines.
It is possible till the hope rests.

It is comparison that makes men miserable.
Comparison makes the difference between two.

It is courts as it is at pounds, some fish, some frogs.
In this world there some are clever and some are fool.

It is easier to build two chimneys than to maintain one.
Making is easier but maintaining is harder.

It is easier to fall than rise.
It is easier to ruin than flourish after ruined.

It is easier to pull down than to build up.
It is easier to destroy than to create.

It is easier to raise the devil than to lay him.
You raise the bad habits easily than to give up.

It is easy to be wise after the event.
Everybody is clever after the loss.

It is easy to bowl down hill.
It is easy to come down hill.

It is easy to rob an orchard when none keeps it.
It is easy to ruin a fruit garden in the absence of keeper.

It is good beating proud folks, for they will not complain.
Those who punished after reasonable reason complains not.

It is good fishing in troubled waters.
It is good living in adverse condition.

It is good to nip the briar in the bud.
There are so many things which are good to control in the beginning, like the demon weeds.

It is good sheltering under and old hedge.
Old hedge = old person.

It is good sleeping in a whole skin.
Total body rest is a good sleeping.

It is good typing the sack before it be full.
Timely stitched is well stitched.

It is good to be merry and wise.
Said when merriment becomes foolish.

It is good to be sure; toll it again, quoth the miller.
According to miller one should deposit his tax again if some one is not sure of.

It is good to beware by other men’s harms.
One should beware by other man’s lose than to his own.

It is good to fear the worst, the best will be the save itself.
The best safety is that which we need in adversity because at the time of nourishment we need not.

It is good to have a hatch before the door.
It is good to have a development sign before the door.

It is good to have some friends both in heaven and in hell.
Heaven will be more heaven and hell will become heaven, if the friends are be there with you.

It is brave scrambling at a rich man’s dole.
You cannot struggle with rich man’s fate. If you do so, then it will be brave effort.

It is good walking with a horse in one’s hand.
If horse is in your had then you cannot walk normal, you have to walk according to horse walking.

It is good to marry late or never.
It is said for men not for the women.

It is hard to be wretched, but worse to be known so.
It is bad if some one is wicked but worst is that, if he known as a wicked.

It is hard to laugh and cry both with a breath.
It is hard to be done two different work at the same time.

It is hard to sit in Rome and strive against the Pope.
That person should not be challenged by you who is strongest at his own place.

It is hard to teach an old dog new tricks.
Old age is not a fit to learn.

It is hard to wive and thrive both in a year.
When someone gets marriage, he spends lot of money on marriage, and he spends more money on his wife so it is almost impossible that he may thrive in the marriage year.

It is ill healing of an old sore.
Old sore and old sorrow heal. Healing of old sore and sorrow are difficult because you disturb your sore and you remember your sorrow very frequently.

It is ill bird that pecks out the dame’s eyes.
Who gives you food, never harm that person.

It is ill fishing before the net.
Anticipating gains are never be the best.

It is ill jesting with edged tools.
It is ill jesting with touchy men’s.

It is ill playing with short daggers.
Such kind of playing may be harmful, because stabbing weapons are short.

It is ill putting a naked sword in a madman’s hand.
He may injures himself or other.

It is ill speaking between a full man and a fasting.
It is because of there thinking which is entirely different.

It is the man who makes a city.
Man is more important than city.

It is the nature of the beast.
That’s why he attacks and love.

It is the nature’s pace.
Which call’s the death day.

It is the pace that kills
Destiny is not responsible for.

It is the unforeseen (or unexpected) that always happen.
We are not cautious for those things which are almost unexpected, so those things happen more, that were not cared.

It is time to fear when tyrants seem to kiss.
Anything unnatural is a cause of fear.

It is too late to grieve when the chance is past.
You will not improve by grieving.

It is too late the stale door when the steed is stolen.
Late precaution improves nothing.

It is too late to spare when the bottom is bare.
Now task is become more hard.

It is very hard to shave an egg.
You cannot improve that which is already improved.

It is merry in hall when beards wag all.
When old persons tell the joke.

It is merry when gossips meet.
Trifling talks make joyous every body.

It is merry when knaves meet.
Knaves feel joyous while meeting.

It is misery enough to have once been happy.
It is a very unfortunate thing if you felt happiness for a single time.

It is more easy to praise poverty than to bear it.
Poverty is good to praise than bear.

It is more pain to do nothing than something.
Nothing doing is more painful than doing something.

It is never too late to mend.
You have always enough time to make yourself.

It is no more pity to see a woman weep than to see a goose go barefoot.
Feeling of tenderness to see a woman weeping is always at the most than any other thing.

It is no play where one weeps and another laughs.
Looser weeps and winner laughs.

It is no sin to sell dear, but a sin to give ill measure.
Who cheats in measure is a bigger sinner than who that sells dear.

It is no time to stoop when the head is off.
It is no time to call a doctor when the patient passed. When the first act improves not the second.

It is not all butter that the cow yields.
It is not all diamonds that the mine holds.

It is not as thy mother says, but as thy neighbours say.
Mother hides the error and neighbours disclose.

It is not good manners to show your learning before ladies.
It is ill manner if somebody tries to impress the ladies by his skills.

It is not good to want and to have.
Need and poverty both are bad things.

It is not how long, but how well we live.
Living well is better than long live.

It is not lost that a friend gets.
There is no difference if your friends get the thing which you lost. Friends thing is yours thing too.

It is not lost that comes at last.
Achievement is achievement although you wait for a long.

It is not my cup of tea.
This is not my idea or this is not that which I want.

It is not the burden but the over burden that milks the beast.
Beast decrease your burden but if beast increase your burden, than it is called over burden.

It is not the suffering but the cause which makes a martyr.
The death of a martyr means the person who undergoes death for his cause.

It is not What is she, but What has she.
Important thing is that which ‘has to be’ rather than ‘what it is’.

It is off with the old love before you are on with the new.
Set your first step and than follow the second.

It is possible for a ram to kill a butcher.
Male sheep may kill a butcher because everyone is capable enough to save his life.

It is safe taking a shive (slice) of a cut loaf.
Half a loaf is better than no bread.

It is the beginning of the end.
Old age is the beginning of the death.

It is the heart that makes the theologian.
Pertaining to theology is credit which is already done.

It is ill striving against the stream.
You need more strong efforts there.

It is ill to drive black hogs in the dark.
They can easily lost in dark because of black colour.

It is ill waiting for deadman’s shoes.
You cannot get promotion on your own merits that show that you are short of skills.

It is killing a crow with an empty sling.
It is more and more difficult because crow is better even then full sling.

It is impossible to make a crab walk straight.
Ten footed crustacean never walks straight, just like a person who has so many minds to go everywhere.

It is in vain to cast your net where there is no fish.
There is all efforts are wasted where opportunity exists not.

It is lawful to learn even from an enemy.
Every person hath some merits so the enemy. If you learn something from your enemy that will be good to you.

In marriage, the husband should have two eyes, and the wife but one.
Husband should look more things while marriaging but wife needs not to watch so many things.

It is magnificent but it is not war.
War cannot be magnificent one. If it is magnificent then it cannot be war.

It is wit to pick a lock and steal a horse, but wisdom to let them alone.
Cleverness may allow you for a foul but prudence (wisdom) will never.

It matters not what religion an ill man is of.
Ill man have only one religion and that is this that he is ill.

It must be true that all men say.
Because it must not be false that all men say.

It never rains but pours.
Misfortune always come together.

It never troubles a wolf how many the sheep be.
Courage counts more than the counting heads.

It signifies nothing to play well if you lose.
You lost your merits too, when you lose.

It takes two to make a quarrel.
Both persons in a quarrel should share the blame or take responsibility for it; no one can start a quarrel all by himself.

It will not always be honey-moon.
Time changes always — delightness and sorrow come one by one.

It is easier to catch flies with honey than vinegar.
Proper and suitable trick pays more than the difficult one.

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