176 Proverbs about Black
1. Black cows give white milk.
2. He who blackens others does not whiten himself.
3. One cannot wash a blackamoor white.
4. The devil is never so black as he is painted.
5. When a dove begins to associate with crows its feathers remain white but its heart grows black.
6. When a dove begins to fly with crows, its feathers remain white but its heart grows black.
7. Only lawyers and painters can turn white to black.
8. He who stays near vermilion gets stained red; he who stays near ink gets stained black.
9. A whitewashed crow soon shows black again.
10. Crows everywhere are equally black.
11. In every family's cooking pot is one black spot.
12. The black dog gets the food; the white dog gets the blame.
13. It is difficult to catch a black cat in a dark room -- especially if the cat isn't there.
14. The blacksmith's horse has no horseshoes.
15. Put your hand in your conscience and see if it does not come out as black as pitch.
16. Beware of a white Spaniard and a black Englishman.
17. Black hens lays white eggs.
18. Black will take no other hue.
19. The devil is not so black as he is painted.
20. The pot upbraids the kettle that it is black.
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