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Proverbs containing the word Grow

As the twig is bent, so shall the tree grow

The proverb means that early influences have a permanent effect on a person. As they grow up, they will act the way they where taught to act as... Read more →

A growing youth has a wolf in his belly

Young people who are growing fast are hungry all the time. 'If you doubt that a growing youth has a wolf in his belly, you should see how much... Read more →

Great oaks from little acorn grow

Everything has to have a small beginning, so don’t be discouraged by your own 'smallness'. Here is an example of the way in which the proverb... Read more →

Absence makes the heart grow fonder

We feel more affection for our relatives and friends when we are parted from them. A proverb that says just the opposite is Out of sight, out of... Read more →