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Proverbs containing the word Only

They also serve who only stand and wait

This teaches patience. While others are actively concerned in some enterprise, there must be those who play a passive part, but without whom the... Read more →

Only the wearer knows where the shoe pinches

No one except he who is experiencing it knows the cause of a trouble or difficulty. His behaviour is not understood by other because they are... Read more →

A man can only die once

The fact of dying can only be experienced once. This is meant to console us with the thought that if death comes now it won't have to be... Read more →