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Proverbs containing the word Know

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 could be used to justify the behaviour of a man who steals food to keep his wife and family from starving. As Cervantes wrote in Don... 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 →