Important Proverbs which start with the letter ‘P’
Pain past is pleasure.
When the time of sorrow past then you feel pleasure.
Painted pictures are dead speakers.
Silent message which named as dead speaker.
Pale moon doth rain, red moon doth blow; while white moon doth neither rain nor snow.
Rain forecasting methods.
Pardon all but thyself.
Self pardon is more important.
Past cannot be recalled.
Past is past.
Past care, past cure.
Past care shows that cared person was cured.
Pardon makes offenders.
Forgiveness encourages criminals.
Pardoning the bad is injuring the good.
You should not be forgive bad persons because after pardoning they hurt good person.
Patience and gentleness speak of power.
Patiently listening and nobly speaking are speaking skills.
Patience is a flower that grows not in every garden.
Perseverance is not everybody’s speciality or merit.
Patience is a plaster for all sores.
Patience is a remedy of all sorrows.
Patience is a virtue.
Patience is a moral goodness of human.
Patience is the art of hoping.
Patience is also a kind of hopefulness.
Patience, money, and time bring all things to pass.
Patience, money and time change the whole picture.
Patience with poverty is all a poor man’s remedy.
Patience is a poor man’s hope.
Patient men wins the day.
They pass their time by patience.
Patriotism is not enough.
One should be patriot too.
Pay beforehand was never well served.
Who receives advance payment that cannot be good server.
Peace and catch a mouse.
Normally mouse always be alert in noisy situation but not in silence.
Peace makes plenty.
It is a good time (peace) for production and progress.
Peel a fig for your friend and a peach for your enemy.
Fig is a sweet fruit so it is good for your friend but peach is a sour fruit so good for your enemy or Fig for friend and peach for enemy is always good.
Penny and penny laid up will be many.
Investment (of money) increases money.
Penny wise, pound foolish.
Less clever, more foolish.
Pens may blot, but they cannot blush.
Pens give you a black spot (Blot) but cannot give you a situation of shame (Blush).
Pension never enriched a young man.
Pension is good for old person but not for young.
People who live in glass houses should never throw stones.
They should think for their own glass houses too.
Pepper is black and hath a good smack.
Utility is important than looks.
Physician’s faults are covered with earth.
Those who died under treatment buried in grave (covered with earth).
Physics has helped us to know.
It is said for a person whose body language is helped us to know about him.
Pictures are the hooks of the unlearned.
Pictures attract those who are unlearned.
Pigs love that lie together.
Pigs love pigs because only pigs can like to lie with pigs.
Plain dealing is praised more than practised.
Normally everyday likes plain dealing than to a practised one.
Plain of poverty and die a begger.
Plain poverty is not a beggary.
Play with a fool at home, and he will play with you in the market.
Fun making with a fool is dangerous thing. It may harm you at home as well as in the market too. But in market you will feel more shame.
Play, women and wine undo men laughing.
Those three things (Play, women and wine) ruins your smile and gladness.
Pleasure has a sting in its tail.
Sorrow is a follower of pleasure. (Pleasure has a sting in his tail = sorrow is the sting.)
Pleasant hours fly fast.
You feel not and time has passed.
Please the eye and plague the heart.
Love begins with eyes but feels the pain heart.
Pleasing ware is half sold.
Beautiful things are quickly sold.
Plenty breeds pride.
Muchness produces arrogant conduct.
Plenty is no plague.
Muchness is not a fatal infectious disease.
Plenty makes dainty.
Plenty of foods make tasteful.
Plough deep while others sleep and you shall have com to sell and to keep.
When others are resting you should work hard and that will flourish you.
Pluck not where you never planted.
Pluck where you planted.
Poetry is the eldest daughter of all arts.
Poetry is the oldest kind of art.
Poets are bom, but orators are made.
You can make a eloquent speaker but not a poet because poets are born.
Poor folk are fain (glad) of little.
Poor fellows are delighted by small pleasures.
Poor and liberal, rich and covetous.
Poverty makes you open hearted but richness makes you desirous and greedy person.
Poor men seek meat for their stomach; rich men stomach for their meat.
Poor man’s need is meat and rich man’s need is hunger.
Possession is worth an ill charter.
It can possible that your holding right of property may not be based on legal document.
Possession is three-fourths of ownership.
Almost owner is who that holds the property.
Pour not water on a drowned mouse.
It will not work.
Poverty breeds strife.
Poverty is a chief source of struggle.
Poverty is a curse.
Poverty is a divine vengeance.
Poverty is hateful good.
It is so because you do not want to love the poverties shame.
Poverty is in want of much, avarice of everything.
Wantsome situation which is highly greedsome too is a real poverty.
Poverty is no disgrace.
Poverty is not a cause of shame.
Poverty is no sin.
Poverty is not an offence against rules of propriety.
Poverty is no vice but an inconvenience.
Poverty hath no defect but uncomforts.
Poverty is not a shame, but the being ashamed of it is.
Poverty itself not a shame but cause of shame.
Poverty is the mother of all arts and trades.
Poverty breeds all sorts of arts and trades.
Poverty is the mother of health.
Stomach wants little and poverty provides that.
Poverty parteth fellowship.
Normally nobody wants to be friend of poor fellow.
Poverty takes away pitch.
Poverty takes away positional platform from you.
Patch by patch is good housewifery, but patch upon patch is plain beggary.
Many patches shows good housewifery but patch upon patch shows beggary.
Power always corrupts.
It is so because you cannot use always in a correct manner.
Practice makes perfect.
One cannot be perfect without practice because practice sharpens you talent.
Practice what you preach.
First you should adopt moral and than give the moral speech.
Praise a fair day at night.
Praise delights when you are in sorrows.
Praise a hill, but keep below.
Extrol the merits of high things but then you should not be among of them.
Praise day at night, and life at the end.
Then you will justify the day and life too.
Praise makes good men better and bad men worse.
Praise makes better which is good and makes worse which is bad.
Praise no man till he is dead.
Every dead deserves the praise.
Praise the sea; on shore remain.
Keep distance while you praise sea.
Praise to the face is open disgrace.
Off the face is real praise otherwise praise becomes shame.
Praise without profit puts little in the pot.
Praise without profit, pays little, but pays.
Prayers and provender hinder no man’s journey.
Prayers and foods never prevents the journey.
Prayer is the voice of faith.
Prayer is a reflection of belief.
Prettiness dies quickly.
Beauty is never be a long lasting than to merits and moral goodness.
Prettiness makes no pottage.
You can praise beautiful things but cannot consume as you consume food.
Pride and poverty are ill met, yet often seen together.
Arrogant nature should not be with poverty but normally seen together.
Pride breakfasted with Plenty, dined with Poverty, and supped with Infamy.
Disadvantages of pride at different stages of life.
Pride feels no cold.
Pride person never shows his inconvenience.
Pride goes before, and shame follows after.
Shame will not come till the pride.
Pride must be pinch.
Somewhere pride shows its disgrace.
Pride will have a fall.
Pride’s fortune is a downfall.
Promise is debt.
It is so because you have to fulfil your promise as a debt.
Promises and pie-crusts are made to be broken.
Promises are broken if you fulfils not and pie-crusts requires breaking before use.
Promises are either broken or kept.
Promises hath only two options, fulfil your promise or break your promise.
Promising is the eve of giving.
Promising is next to giving.
Property has its duties as well as its rights.
Take care of property are duties and enjoyful livings are the rights.
Prospect is often better than possession.
Expectations ( good chances) are better than having something.
Prosperity makes friends adversity tries them.
You make so many friends while prospering but you can try them in adversity.
Prove thy friend ere thou have need.
Let your need examine your friend whether he is a friend or not.
Proverbs are the daughters of daily experience.
Experiences breed proverbs.
Provide for the worst, the best will save itself.
Providence may save the worst but best can save itself so the worst need providence.
Providing is preventing.
Provision beforehand secures.
Provision in season makes a rich house.
Well timed provision secures and makes a rich house.
Providence is better than rent.
Foresighted person manages basic needs and hires not.
Public money is like holy water, everyone helps himself to it.
Everybody wants public money.
Public reproof hardens shame.
Blames of public consolidate the shame.
Puddings and paramours should be hotly handled.
Lover and tasty foods are good while hot.
Puff not against the wind.
One should not oppose to a person who may harm you because of his strongness.
Punctuality is the politeness of princes.
Punctuality proves politeness of princes.
Punctuality is the soul of business.
Most important merit of business.
Pure gold does not fear the flame.
Honest does not fear of examining.
Put a coward to his meetle, and he’ll fight the devil.
Give a coward his natural ardour and he will fight the devil. It is so, because natural ardour makes a coward into brave.
Put on end to experiments and start working.
Confident start of any working is that which is free from all kind of doubts.
Put not thy hand between the bark and the tree.
Do not meddle in family matters.
Put off the evil hours as long as you can.
Keep away the evil time as long as possible.
Put out your tubs when it is raining.
Save while earning.
Put your finger in the fire, and say it was your fortune.
Your foolishness never be your fortune.
Put your shoulder to the wheel.
One must fight against trouble.