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Proverbs containing the word World

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 →

Let the world wag

Let it wag, let it slide, let it go, let it slip, let it sink, let it pass. The last word varies, but the meaning is always the same : 'Let the... Read more →

It takes all sorts to make a world

We are not all alike. We differ from each other in many ways physically, mentally, and morally. Some of us are good sorts, some of us are bad... Read more →

It is love that makes the world go round

Love brings children into the world and so keeps human life from becoming extinct.

Laugh and the world laughs with you, weep and you weep alone

If you are in a cheerful mood it is easier to get people to share your interests and feelings than if you are solemn or sad, when people tend to... Read more →

The hand that rocks the cradle rules the world

Mothers who look after their children are bringing up a new generation of men. The following lines were written by William Ross Wallace: They... Read more →

Half the world knows not how the other half lives

People of one social class are often ignorant of the problems of those of another class. This was even truer formerly than now, so it is not... Read more →