Proverbs beginning with P
Page # : 7Pride and poverty are ill met, yet often together.
Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy.
Pride had rather go out of the way, than go behind.
Pride increaseth our enemies, but putteth our friends to flight.
Pride is the sworn enemy to content.
Pride loves no man, and is beloved of no man.
Pride ne’er leaves its master till it gets another.
Pride scorns a director, and chilleth a counselor.
Pride that dines on vanity, sups on contempt.
Proffered service stinks.
Promises may get firmed, but ‘tis performances that keep them.
Prospect is often better than possession.
Prosperity destroys fools, and endangers the wise.
Prosperity engenders sloth.
Prosperity lets go the bridle.
Prosperous men seldom mend their faults.
Proud looks lose hearts, but courteous words win them.
Provender pricks him.
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