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Proverbs starting with letter V

A wise man is never less alone than when alone

Wise people are resourceful and do not feel the lack of company when alone, because they can find plenty to do plenty to think about.

The voice of the people is the voice of God

This comes to us from the Latin: Vox pouli vox Dei. Dr. Brewer made these comments: 'This does not mean that the voice of the many is wise and... Read more →

Virtue is its own reward

The reward for behaving virtuously is the satisfaction one feels in doing what one knows to be right. The proverb is often used to warn that we... Read more →

Verp. sap.

This, in its abbreviated form, is one of those proverbs that have remained more common in the original than in English translation. It is the... Read more →

Variety is the spice of life

Life becomes very monotonous without some break in the daily routine. William Cowper wrote in his long poem, The Task: Variety is the very spice... Read more →