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Proverbs containing the word Think

Think not on what you lack as much as on what you have

This teaches contentment. Count your blessings, not your wants.

Speak fair and think what you like

To 'speak fair' is to treat others with civility. Think what you like about them, but be polite when you speak to them. There is, however, the... Read more →

He that has a great nose thinks everybody is speaking of it

Don't be self-conscious. Don't be embarrassed if you have a big nose, or your ears stick out, or you need a hair-do, or you didn't clean your... Read more →

He that commits a fault thinks everyone speaks of it

When you have done something wrong you are so conscious of it that you feel that everyone else knows about it.

Evil be to him who evil thinks

The French for this, Honi soit qui al y pense, is the motto of the Most Noble Order of the Garter, instituted by King Edward III in about 1344.... Read more →

Every horse thinks its own pack heaviest

We all imagine that we have a greater load to carry than anybody else; that nobody works harder than we do, or has to put up with more... Read more →