Thursday, January 26, 2012

Proverb Poster Items

The following is an alphabetical list of the proverbs and the image sources.

A bull does not enjoy fame in two herds. The image is by rick harrison at Flickr.
A cask of wine works more miracles than a church full of saints. The image is by wfbakker2 at Flickr.
A chattering bird builds no nest. The image is by MerrySparrow at Flickr.
A clever bird builds its nest with other birds' feathers. The image is by terriem at Flickr.
A cloth is not woven from a single thread. The image is by dbz885 at Flickr.
Adam must have an Eve to blame for his own faults. The image is at Wikimedia Commons.
A fire meets extinction before it will yield to be cold. Information about the image source here.
After the game the king goes into the sack like the pawn. The image is by Fortinbras at Flickr.
A full cabin is better than an empty castle. The image is by Eole at Flickr.
A little nest is warmer than a big nest. The image is by adwriter at Flickr.
A misty morning may have a fine day. The image is by me’nthedogs at Flickr.
An apple a day keeps the doctor away. The image is by Pupuli at Flickr.
An empty bag cannot stand upright. The image is by Harvard Avenue at Flickr.
A single moon dispels darkness better than a host of stars. Information about the image source here.
A sip at a time empties the cask. The image is by FredArt at Flickr.
At a round table every seat is first. The image is from Wikipedia.
A tree with ripe fruit needs little shaking. The image is by at Flickr.
A weasel comes to say Happy New Year to the chickens. The image is by Keven Law at Wikimedia Commons.
Bacchus has drowned more people than Neptune. The image is Bacchus by Velazquez.
Beware the tiger who offers you a golden bracelet. Information about the image source here.
Birds of a feather flock together. The image is by mikebaird at Flickr.
Cut bread cannot be put back together again. The image is by abrunvoli at Flickr.
Dawn does not come twice to wake us. The image is by shoebappa at Flickr.
Don't cross a bridge until you come to it. The image is by walkinguphills at Flickr.
Don't stand by the water and long for fish; go home and weave a net. The image is by Keith Roper at Flickr.
Do not jump high under a low ceiling. The image is by jamesyu at Flickr.
Don’t count your chickens before they’re hatched. The image is by at Flickr.
Don’t put all your eggs in one basket. The image is by Kapungo at Flickr.
Easy come, easy go. The image is by Auntie P. at Flickr.
Even a small star shines in the darkness. The image is by {circle} at Flickr.
Every blade of grass gets its own drop of dew. The image is by mathias erhart at Flickr.
Every cabin has its mosquito. The image is from Wikipedia.
Every chimney makes its own smoke. The image is by epmiali at Flickr.
Every flood will have an ebb. The image is by Mr Po at Flickr.
Every mile is two in winter. The image is by CaptPiper at Flickr.
Every road has two directions. The image is by kugel at Flickr.
Fall down seven times, get up eight. The image is by janetmck at Flickr.
First lay the egg, then cackle. The image is by randomtruth at Flickr.
Follow the river and you will reach the sea. The image is by pfly at Flickr.
For one whose foot is enclosed in a shoe, the whole surface of the earth is covered with leather. Information about the image source here.
For the diligent, a week has seven days; for the slothful, seven tomorrows. The image is by Mike Rohde at Flickr.
From fried eggs come no chickens. The image is by quimby at Flickr.
Goats cannot live in a herd of leopards. The image is from Wikipedia.
Half a loaf is better than no bread. The image is by treehouse1977 at Flickr.
Heroism consists in hanging on one minute longer. The image is by djtwo at Flickr.
If a string has one end, then it has another end. The image is by Gnu2000 at Flickr.
“If I rest, I rust,” says the key. The image is by add1sun at Flickr.
If you climb up a tree, you must climb down the same tree. The image is by Ella’s Dad at Flickr.
If you find yourself in a hole, the first thing to do is to stop digging. The image is by a¬a at Flickr.
In every house there are always cobwebs. The image is by Dunleavy Family at Flickr.
It is a cunning mouse which nests in the cat's ear. The image is
It is easy to steal from a cut loaf. The image is by 60 in 3 at Flickr.
It is not economical to go to bed early to save the candles if the result is twins. The image is by evilpeacock at Flickr.
It is vain to look for yesterday's fish in the house of the otter. The image is by Matt Cunnelly at Flickr.
Learning is a companion on a journey to a strange country. Information about the image source here.
Little by little grow the bananas. The image is by mammal at Flickr.
Look before you leap. The image is by Anirudh Koul at Flickr.
Luck and glass soon break. The image is by darkfalco at Flickr.
Make hay while the sun shines. The image is by rsgranne at Flickr.
Many donkeys need much straw. The image is by aaron bihari at Flickr.
Never argue with someone who buys ink by the barrel. The image is by Str@vinsky at Flickr.
Never bolt your door with a boiled carrot. The image is by k0a1a at Flickr.
Never follow a beast into its lair. The image is from Aesop's Fables (1616) at Flickr.
Never less alone than when alone. The image is by Chiot’s Run at Flickr.
No day so long but has its evening. The image is by Astacus at Flickr.
No matter how full the river, it still wants to grow. The image is by birdnerd25 at Flickr.
No more leaves can fall in autumn than were grown in spring. The image is by mattileo at Flickr.
One bird in the dish is better than a hundred in the air. The image is by Tim Patterson at Flickr.
One generation plants the trees; another gets the shade. The image is by Robert Crum at Flickr.
One hand washes the other; both hands wash the face. The image is by Community Eye Health at Flickr.
One loose pebble can start a landslide. The image is by jsnyder909 at Flickr.
One rotten apple spoils the whole barrel. The image is by mikecollar at Flickr.
One swallow does not make a summer. The image is by ra_hurd at Flickr.
Open your mouth before you eat. The image is by LearningLark at Flickr.
People are not trodden on unless they lie down first. The image is by Moody Man at Flickr.
People who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones. The image is by Dey at Flickr.
Rain does not fall only on one roof. The image is by prozaciswack at Flickr.
Rather once cry your heart out than always sigh. The image is by kerolic at Flickr.
Riches are as the dust of the feet. Information about the image source here.
Save your bottles; it may rain whiskey. The image is by Gene Hunt at Flickr.
Save your bottles; it may rain whiskey. The image is by Gene Hunt at Flickr.
Someone who stands behind a wall can see nothing else. The image is by Mark Heard at Flickr.
Someone with a watch knows what time it is; someone with two watches is never sure. The image is by practicalowl at Flickr.
Teachers open the door; you enter by yourself. The image is by woodleywonderworks at Flickr.
The absent always bear the blame. The image shows Clint Eastwood at the 2012 Republican National Convention (Wikipedia).
The axe forgets, but the cut log does not. The image is by jaydot at Flickr.
The best time to plant a tree was twenty years ago; the second-best time is now. The image is by Sustainable Sanitation at Flickr.
The birth of a golden deer is impossible; nevertheless, Rama longed for the chase. Information about the image source here.
The chariot will not move upon a single wheel. Information about the image source here.
The crossroads always confuse the stranger. The image is by Laenulfean at Flickr.
The early bird catches the worm. The image is by drbob97 at Flickr.
The eyes have one language everywhere. The image is by pfly at Flickr.
The fruit must have a stem before it grows. The image is by arsheffield at Flickr.
The fuller the cup, the sooner the spill. The image is by Chris Campbell at Flickr.
The grass always looks greener on the other side of the fence. The image is by dawnhops at Flickr.
The moon does not withhold the light even from the cottage of a chandala. Information about the image source here.
The one who asks a question is a fool for five minutes; the one who does not ask a question is a fool forever. The image is by Innovation School at Flickr.
The one who is not strong enough to lift the stone must roll it. The image is from Wikipedia.
There's a many a slip between cup and lip. The image is by paukrus at Flickr.
There are dregs in the best bottle of wine. The image is by Aris Gionis at Flickr.
There is time enough to yawn in the grave. The image is by Javier Kohen at Flickr.
There must be a valley between two hills. The image is by simonech at Flickr.
The roughest stone becomes smooth when it is much rolled. The image is by hbakkh at Flickr.
The sea is made bigger even by just a drop. The image is by Lantoas at Flickr.
The spider does not weave its web for one fly. The image is by jk079 at Flickr.
The tree does not withdraw its shade even from the woodcutter. Information about the image source here.
The used key is always bright. The image is by otacon85 at Flickr.
The waters of the ocean cannot be heated by a torch of straw. Information about the image source here.
They wouldn't make erasers if we didn't make mistakes. The image is by theilr at Flickr.
Those who can read and write have four eyes. The image is by cucosan at Flickr.
Those who have studied good books may still be fools. Information about the image source here.
Those who laugh last, laugh loudest. The image is by Scalino at Flickr.
Those who look fixedly at gold lose their sight. The image is by motoyen at Flickr.
Those who wish to live in Rome must not quarrel with the pope. The image is by braydawg at Flickr.
Two crocodiles don’t live in one pond. The image is by aacool at Flickr.
Union is best: even a grain of rice grows not when divided from its husk. Information about the image source here.
Water, made ever so hot, will still quench fire. Information about the image source here.
We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails. The image is by paslotte at Flickr.
When one door shuts, another opens. The image is by doc(q)man at Flickr.
When the bee comes to your house, let her have beer;
When the house is built, the carpenter is forgotten. The image shows Indian carpenters (Wikipedia).
When the sun shines, the moon has nothing to do. The image is by Shots for Passion at Flickr.
When two elephants struggle, it is the grass that suffers. The image is by Rainbirder at Flickr.
When you sweep the stairs, you start at the top. The image is by VickyTH at Flickr.
Where water has once flowed, it will flow again. The image is by blieusong at Flickr.
While the cat's away, the mice will play. Etching by R Hicks, 1888 (Wellcome Library, London).
You don't have to buy a dairy just because you want a glass of milk. The image is by rosipaw at Flickr.
You have to learn to crawl before you can walk. The image is by ella novak at Flickr.
You may light another’s candle at your own without loss. The image is by arkland-swe at Flickr.
You may want to visit the bee's house some day. The image is by yuan2003 at Flickr.
Youth is like the rapidity of a river flowing down a hill. Information about the image source here.

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