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For not many men, the proverb saith, can love a friend whom fortune prospereth un-envying. - Aeschylus
The genius, wit, and the spirit of a nation are discovered by their proverbs. - Sir Francis Bacon
As widowers proverbially marry again, so a man with the habit of friendship always finds new friends. - George Santayana
Patch grief with proverbs. - William Shakespeare
A proverb is good sense brought to a point. - Viscount of Blackburn
Until a friend or relative has applied a particular proverb to your own life, or until you've watched him apply the proverb to his own life, it has no power to sway you. - Nicholson Baker
A proverb is the wisdom of many and the wit of one. - Lord John Russell
I do not say a proverb is amiss when aptly and reasonably applied, but to be forever discharging them, right or wrong, hit or miss, renders conversation insipid and vulgar. - Miguel de Cervantes
A proverb is a short sentence based on long experience. - Miguel de Cervantes