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Proverbs containing the word Nothing

Nothing is given so freely as advice

Although most of us do not welcome advice, we are all only too ready to give it.

Nothing is as good as it seems beforehand

This means the same as Expectation is better than realization.

He who makes no mistakes makes nothing

The person who is so careful that he never makes a mistake is unlikely to achieve anything of real value. If you don't know how to do something,... Read more →

Courtesy costs nothing

There is nothing to be lost by behaving in a courteous way. Sometimes 'civility' or 'politeness' is used instead of 'courtesy'. There is a... Read more →

Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed

Don’t be too optimistic about the future. Remember that There's many a slip 'twixt the cup and the lip Alexander Pope, who wrote this on... Read more →