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Proverbs containing the word Whole

Who repairs not his gutters repairs his whole house

This teaches the folly of false economy and the effect of small things on greater ones. By not spending the small amount needed to repair the... Read more →

One touch of nature makes the whole world kin

In general usage this proverb means that the show of a fundamental human emotion, or even human weakness, often has the effect of bringing... Read more →

He who peeps through a hole may see what will vex him

It doesn't do it to be too curious or inquisitive.

You may know by a handful the whole sack

The quality of the contents of a sack of corn, flour, etc., may be judged by the quality of a sample. Putting it another way, we do not have to... Read more →