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Proverbs containing the word Wolf

Who keeps company with the wolf will learn to howl

This means that if you mix with evil companions you will soon be as wicked as they are.

When the wolf comes in at the door, love creeps out of the window

The 'wolf' is poverty. When a young couple marry without enough money to keep them in a manner to which they have become accustomed, this is... Read more →

It is a foolish sheep that makes the wolf his confessor

Never confide in anyone unless you are sure that he will respect your confidence and will not turn to his own advantage what you have said to... Read more →

A growing youth has a wolf in his belly

Young people who are growing fast are hungry all the time. 'If you doubt that a growing youth has a wolf in his belly, you should see how much... Read more →