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Proverbs containing the word Pay

An ill payer never wants an excuse

Here 'wants' means 'lacks'. A man who keeps his creditors waiting always has an excuse ready for not paying their bills.

Hypocrisy is a homage that vice pays to virtue

Even the worst sinners value the good opinions of their fellow men. To gain those good opinions they try to hide their real natures by acting as... Read more →

He who pays the piper calls the tune

In olden days music for dancing on the village green and in other rural surrounding was provided by strolling musicians. Of course these pipers... Read more →