14 Welsh Proverbs

Welsh Proverbs


1 – A warm January; a cold May.

2 – A watched clock never tells the time.

3 – A willful fault has no excuse, and deserves no pardon.

4 – Adversity and loss make a man wise.

5 – Adversity comes with instruction in his hand.

6 – Be honorable yourself if you wish to associate with honorable people.

7 – Conscience is the nest where all good is hatched.

8 – He understands badly who listens badly.

9 – If every man would sweep his own door-step the city would soon be clean.

10 – The advice of the aged will not mislead you.

11 – The best candle is understanding.

12 – Three things give us hardy strength : sleeping on hairy mattresses, breathing cold air, and eating dry food.

13 – Without perseverance talent is a barren bed.

14 – Your hand is never the worse for doing its own work.


Welsh Proverb - Adversity and Loss make a Man Wise

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