Proverbs with the word Twice

A fox is not taken twice in the same snare

A fox is a reference to a clever person and the snare denotes a mistake or pitfall. A clever person does not make the same mistake twice as he... Read more →

Opportunity seldom knocks twice

Another proverb tells us that Fortune knocks at least once at every man's gate, but that does not necessarily mean that it will knock a second... Read more →

He gives twice who gives quickly

The person who gives immediately is twice as helpful as the one who gives too late. The proverb is a translation of the Latin Bis dat qui cito... Read more →

A good tale is none the worse for being told twice

Children, in particular, love to hear a story again, however many times they heard it before. ‘Mummy, please tell me the story of the girl who... Read more →

Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me

If I am foolish enough to allow him to deceive me on one occasion, I have only myself to blame if I let him do it again.