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Proverbs containing the word Every

Every dog has his day

Good fortune comes ones to all of us. If I am lucky today, your turn will come later on; or, alternatively, don’t be too boastful, for... Read more →

Every cock crows on his own dunghill

Another version of this is: 'Every cock is bold on his own dunghill.' The meaning is that anybody can boast of his courage in safe and familiar... Read more →

Every cloud has a silver lining

A dark cloud that obscures the sun has brilliant edges – the silver lining – telling us that the sun is still shining in the sky. This means... Read more →

Every ass likes to hear himself bray

The donkey (ass) is supposed to be fond of his own ugly voice. In the same way, foolish people seem to be fond of their own voices, since they... Read more →