This implies that there is a scoundrel in every family – a ne'er-do-well who is a is a disgrace to his parents and relatives.
Proverbs containing the word Every
In any argument or difference of opinion, neither side is entirely in the wrong. Much may be said on both sides.
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The ‘golden key’ is money, which overcomes for its possessors all the obstacles barring the way to poorer folk.
Opportunity comes to everyone at least once, and when it does come we should seize it, for Opportunity seldom knocks twice.
It doesn’t do to be too curious or inquisitive.
There is a reason for everything.
Everything has to have a small beginning, so don’t be discouraged by your own smallness.
And so has every argument. The phrase 'the reverse of the medal' means 'the other side of the question'.