438 Proverbs about Tell / Page 3
41. Married couples who love each other tell each other a thousand things without talking.
42. The woman who tells her age is either too young to have anything to lose or too old to have anything to gain.
43. You must have crossed the river before you may tell the crocodile he has bad breath.
44. Force tells weak from strong for a moment; truth tells right from wrong all the time.
45. You can't tell the cost of food and fuel without being the head of a household; you can't appreciate the love of your parents without having children of your own.
46. Intelligence is endowed, but wisdom is learned.
47. To tell only half the truth is to give life to a new lie.
48. Who tells me of my faults is my teacher; who tells me of my virtues does me harm.
49. Tell me the company you keep, and I will tell you who you are.
50. Death is nature's way of telling you to slow down.
51. Tell no one what you would have known only to yourself.
52. What the sober man thinks, the drunkard tells.
53. A tale never loses in the telling.
54. Many a good tale is spoiled in the telling.
55. Snailie, snailie, shoot out yer horn, and tell us if it'll be a bonny day the morn.
56. Ale-sellers shouldna be tale-tellers.
57. I would rather see't than hear tell o't, as blind Pate said.
58. I'll no tell a lee for scant o' news.
59. Mony a gude tale is spoilt in the telling.
60. Thou shouldst not tell thy foe when thy foot sleeps.
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