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Proverbs containing the word None

Two is company, three is none

This is sometimes quoted as 'Two's company, three's a crowd.' Two friends often agree well on their own; but the presence of a third may lead to... Read more →

One of these days is none of these days

'I'll do one of these days.' This means that you propose to do whatever it is later on. The result is that it is never done at all.... Read more →

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 →

None so blind as those who won’t see

It is no use trying to get a person to see what he does not wish to see, or to understand what he chooses not to understand, or to attract his... Read more →

None but the brave deserves the fair

You have to act boldly to win the girl you love, for Faint heart ne'er won fair lady.

A good tale is none the worse for being told twice

Children, in particular, love to hear a story again, however many times they heard it before. ‘Mummy, please tell me the story of the girl who... Read more →