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Proverbs containing the word Bark

Why keep the dog and bark yourself?

Householders keep dogs to guard their homes by barking when they hear suspicious sounds outside. Figuratively, 'to keep a dog and bark yourself'... Read more →

All are not thieves that dogs bark at

Beware of judging people by appearance. An honest man may give the impression that he is the biggest scoundrel in the world. Good looks do not... Read more →

Barking dogs seldom bite

When a dog barks at you, this does not necessarily mean that he intends to bite you. He may be just exited or frightened of you. The proverb... Read more →