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Proverbs starting with letter T

Take the rough with the smooth

Don't expect your road through life to be always easy. Accept bad times philosophically.

Take the bull by the horns

In the moments of danger during a bullfight, a strong, expert matador will grasp the bull by the horns and so prevent it from tossing him. By... Read more →

Take not a musket to kill a butterfly

Don't take extreme measures to get rid of something quite trivial. Don't exaggerate your difficulties. We owe the following to an unknown... Read more →

Take heed of the snake in the grass

Be on your guard against treachery.

Take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselves

This teaches wise economy. Concentrate on saving small amounts and in time you will have a large amount.

The tailor makes the man

Good clothes can make a man look more impressive than he really is. The other proverb that comes immediately to mind is Never Judge by... Read more →