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Proverbs containing the word Hear

When all men speak, no man hears

Unless we listen to each other, we shall learn nothing

None so deaf as those who won’t hear

Just as it is no use trying to get a person to see what he does not wish to see, so is it useless to persuade a person to hear what he does not... Read more →

Listeners hear no good of themselves

This means the same as Eavesdroppers never hear any good of themselves.

He who saw what he likes shall hear what he does not like

A man who claims that he always speaks his mind does not expect others to do the same, and is annoyed when they give him a dose of his own... 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 →

Eavesdroppers never hear any good of themselves

It doesn't do to be too curious or inquisitive. The projecting edges of the roof of a house are known as the 'eaves', and the space of ground... Read more →