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Proverbs containing the word Least

They brag most who can do least

The meaning of the proverb is that empty-headed persons are always the most talkative and noisy. This has the same meaning as Empty vessels make... Read more →

The greatest talkers are the least doers

Those who talks the most do less than anybody else. This proverb means much the same as Actions speak louder than words and Empty vessels make... Read more →

Fortune knocks at least once at every man’s gate

Opportunity comes to everyone at least once, and when it does come we should seize it, for Opportunity seldom knocks twice.

Least said, soonest mended

Here 'mended' has the sense of making amends or atoning for some misdeed. The proverb means that long explanations and apologies are of little... Read more →

Advice when most needed is least heeded

Advice is something that wise men don't need and foolish people won't take; and the greater the need for advice, the less likely the foolish... Read more →

Idle folk have the least leisure

People who are lazy by nature are so reluctant to take on work that they give the impressions of having no spare time. In addition, they spend... Read more →