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Proverbs containing the word Still

The tongue is not steel, yet it cuts

A sharp tongue wounds. If you do not wish to hurt people's feelings, do not speak too harshly. As it says in the Apocrypha: 'Many have fallen by... Read more →

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 →

A still tongue makes a wise head

You will learn more by listening to other people than by talking yourself.

It is too late to lock the stable when the horse has been stolen

It is useless to take precautions after something has happened that could have been foreseen and guarded against. The French version is, 'After... Read more →