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Proverbs containing the word All

Moderation in all things

Moderation means avoidance of excess. Do not go to extremes.

The love of money is the root of all evil

All kinds of wickedness and tribulation spring from the desire to become rich. Note that it is the love of money that is the root of all evil,... Read more →

He who denies all confesses all

If a person has something he wishes to conceal he can be so persistent in his expressions of innocence that his hearers become convinced that he... Read more →

Grasp all, lose all

Don’t be avaricious. If you are too greedy you will lose even what you already have. The dog in the fable was carrying a piece of meat across... Read more →

Custom makes all things easy

This means the same as practice makes perfect.

All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy

We should not always be working. Unless we can enjoy some form of recreation, we become stale and our work suffers in consequence. I really... Read more →

All things are difficult before they are easy

When first we try to ride a bicycle we are quite sure that we shall never do anything but fall off, but as we go on practicing, the whole thing... Read more →

All that glitters is not gold

Do not judge a thing by its appearance. As another proverb reminds us, Appearances are deceptive. Why did you believe him? Why he said he... Read more →

All roads lead to Rome

Towards the end of the fourteenth century Chaucer wrote in a treatise on the astrolabe, an ancient astronomical instrument, that diverse paths... Read more →

All lay loads on willing horse

In the days when horses were much used for carrying burdens no their backs, the animals that gave the least trouble were given more work to do... Read more →