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Proverbs containing the word Always

Hindsight is always twenty-twenty

Hindsight means the opportunity to judge or understand past events using knowledge that you have gained since then. The 20/20... Read more →

Providence is always on the side of the big battalions

This means the same as God is always on the side of the big battalions, which is also referred to under Might is right.

It is the unexpected that always happens

Another version of this is Nothing is so certain as the unexpected. A similar French proverb is: 'Nothing is certain but uncertainty.' The state... Read more →

God is always on the side of the big battalions

In most wars both sides claim the support of the Almighty, yet victory invariably goes to the stronger. Another alternative version is... Read more →

A bully is always a coward

A bully finds his victims among those who are weaker and smaller than he is, because he hasn’t the courage to attack anyone his own size.

A bad workman always blames his tools

Good workmanship depends no more on the quality of the tools than it does on the way in which they are used, so to blame the tools for the bad... Read more →

A bad penny always comes back

If we try to get rid of a counterfeit coin by passing it off upon somebody else, sooner or later it will find the way back into our pocket.... Read more →