55 Proverbs about Boast
1. Mules are always boasting that their ancestors were horses.
2. Boasting begins where wisdom stops.
3. The boaster and the proud person are fools.
4. He who cannot boast cannot succeed.
5. Never be boastful; someone may come along who knew you as a child.
6. Never boast -- you might meet someone who knew you as a child.
7. Great boast, small roast.
8. It is harder to be poor without complaining than to be rich without boasting.
9. All my goods are of silver and gold, even my copper kettle, says the boaster.
10. Great boast. little roast.
11. He who dies not in his twenty-third year, drowns not in his twenty-fourth, and is not slain in his twenty-fifth, may boast of good days.
12. A great boaster is rarely a great performer.
13. Big boast, small roast.
14. He who boasts much can do little.
15. A farmer does not boast that he has had a good harvest until his stock of yams lasts till the following harvest season.
16. It is the boast of every juju priest that unless he dies, no thief can ever come to steal his juju away.
17. It is usual of a person found guilty in a trial to boast that he would press his case further.
18. Whatever accomplishment you boast of in the world, there is someone better than you.
19. A man who is putting on his armour for war should not boast like a man who's taking it off.
20. Believe a boaster as you would a liar.
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