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Proverbs containing the word Run

Still waters run deep

'Shallow brooks murmur most, deep silent slide away,' wrote Sir Philip Sidney. The fact that a man says little does not mean that he does not... Read more →

If you run after two hares you will catch neither

Don't try to do two things at once. Concentrate on one or the other.

You cannot run with the hare and hunt with the hounds

Figuratively, 'running with hare and hunting with the hounds' is the deceitful behaviour of one who fights of one who fights on one side and... Read more →

The course of true love never did run smooth

When two young people love each other dearly they often have difficulties to face before they can marry. The proverb is quotation from... Read more →

Learn to walk before you run

Knowledge cannot be acquired all at once; it must be gained step by step. Don't try to spell 'catastrophe' if you cannot spell 'cat'! Start with... Read more →