Proverbs with the word Know

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 →

Better the devil you know than the devil you don’t know

An unknown danger or hardship is much more frightening than one we have already experienced. 'I have got to go to Paris again on business next... Read more →

Know your own faults before blaming others for theirs

Think before you criticize others, for you may be criticized yourself in return.

Necessity knows no law

The proverb is used to express the idea that when someone is desperate and has no other options, they may be willing to break the law to obtain... 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 →