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Proverbs containing the word Enough

A word is enough to the wise

An intelligent person can readily take a hint. Whoever is speaking to him knows that he does not need a long explanation. The Latin version is... Read more →

More than enough is too much

This teaches moderation. It means the same thing as Enough is as good as a feast.

Many would be cowards if they had courage enough

The fact that they would be accused of cowardice if they showed signs of it in a dangerous emergency is enough to make most people act bravely,... Read more →

Fling dirt enough and some will stick

Tell enough lies about a persona nd some of them will be believed. In the modern way of speaking,the process is known as a smear campaign. 'I... Read more →

Enough is as good as a feast

This teaches the same lesson as Moderation in all things. We use it in such remarks as these: 'I like sopranos up to a point, but when she sang... Read more →

Give a thief enough rope and he’ll hang himself

If you give a bad person enough opportunity he will bring about his own downfall. There is a play on words in the proverb, for 'rope' has tow... Read more →