Modern Copywriter. List of proverbial phrases. This is an alphabetical list of widely used and repeated proverbial phrases.
Whenever known, the origin of the phrase or proverb is noted. The majority of these phrases can be found at one of the following sources:[clarification needed] In 1768, John Ray defined a proverbial phrase as: A proverb [or proverbial phrase] is usually defined, an instructive sentence, or common and pithy saying, in which more is generally designed than expressed, famous for it peculiarity or elegance, and therefore adapted by the learned as well as the vulgar, by which it is distinguished from counterfeits which want such authority— John Ray, A Compleat Collection of English Proverbs,1798 A A bird in the hand is worth two in the bushA book, a woman, and money once go to other's hands will never come back, even if they come back, a book will be torn, woman becomes unchaste and money comes in bits"A cat may look at a king".
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing B Review ONLINE. Cat haiku. You never feed me.
Perhaps I'll sleep on your face. That will sure show you. You must scratch me there! Yes, above my tail! Behold, elevator butt. The rule for today: Touch my tail, I shred your hand. In deep sleep hear sound cat vomit hairball somewhere will find in morning. Grace personified. Blur of motion, then -- silence, me, a paper bag. The mighty hunter Returns with gifts of plump birds -- your foot just squashed one. You're always typing. My small cardboard box.
Terrible battle. Small brave carnivores Kill pine cones and mosquitoes, Fear vacuum cleaner I want to be close to you. Wanna go outside. Oh no! Humans are so strange.