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Proverbs starting with letter T

There are more ways of killing a cat than by choking it with cream

There is more than one way of achieving one's purpose.

There are as good fish in the sea as ever came out of it

Just because you have lost one good opportunity, that does not mean that you will never get another.

Tell it not in Gath…

Don't spread scandal. Keep the story to yourself. 'Tell it not in Gath, but their marriage ins't turning out too well. There's good reason to... Read more →

Tastes differ

We all have our likes and dislike. No two people have the same likes and dislikes, or do things in the same way, so it is a waste of time to... Read more →

Talk of the devil and he is sure to appear

We say this jokingly in shortened from when we are joined by a person we have just been talking about. 'Well, talk of the devil! Here is the old... Read more →

A tale never loses in the telling

The facts of a story are usually improved upon in the telling. Lies are condoned by Pooh-Bah in The Mikado as 'merely corroborative detail,... Read more →

Take time by the forelock

Seize the present moment. Old Father Time is represented as being completely bald except for a lock of hair on his forehead. You cannot catch... Read more →

Take things as you find them

Adapt yourself to new surroundings or conditions. Another way of saying this is When in Rome, do as the Romans do.

Take things as they come

Deal with things as they arise.

Take the will for the deed

Give a person credit for his good intentions, even though he does not act on them. He may have been anxious to help, but circumstances have... Read more →