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Proverbs containing the word Trouble

A problem shared is a problem halved

Here 'shared' means to tell your problem to someone else. The process of verbally sharing what is bothering you gives you a sense of... Read more →

Never trouble trouble till trouble troubles you

Never look for trouble. Don't worry about something before it has happened. Your fears may be groundless, for it may never happen. Mr King was... Read more →

It is ill jesting with edged tools

It is dangerous to play with sharp tools. Similarly it is dangerous to meddle with anything that may get you into trouble. For example, to take... Read more →

It is good fishing in troubled waters

Trout and other fish are more easily caught when the surface of the water is disturbed. Figuratively, 'to fish in troubled waters' is to take... Read more →

Don’t meet trouble half-way

Don't worry about something before it has happened. Your fears may be groundless, for it may never happen.