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Proverbs containing the word Lend

When I lent I had a friend; when I asked he was unkind

This means the same as 'Lend your money and lose your friend'. See also Neither a borrower nor a lender be.

Distance lends enchantment to the view

This is a quotation form The Pleasures of Hope by the Scottish poet, Thomas Campbell: 'Tis distance lends enchantment to the view, And robes... Read more →

Lend your money and lose a friend

If your friend finds himself unable to repay the debt, he will avoid you and may well say bad things about you to justify his conduct. There is... Read more →