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Proverbs containing the word More

Words cut more than swords

A sharp tongue wounds.  This means the same as The tongue is not of steel, yet it cuts.

Much would have more

Some people, though they have a lot, are never satisfied. The ruling passion of an avaricious man is to add to his riches. Oliver Goldsmith... Read more →

The more you have, the more you want

We are never satisfied with what we have. When we satisfy one want, it merely makes us aware of another. And so it goes on.

More than enough is too much

This teaches moderation. It means the same thing as Enough is as good as a feast.

More know Tom Fool than Tom Fool knows

We are known to more people than we realize.

More haste, less speed

The greater our need for haste, the more likely we are to waste time instead of saving it. 'Why does my shoelace always have to snap when I'm in... Read more →

It needs more skill than I can tell to play the second fiddle well

This couplet was composed by Charles H. Spurgeon, the famous Baptist minister and orator. The leading performer in an orchestra is the first... Read more →