American Proverbs

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There is no harm in asking.
— American proverb

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Home is where the heart is.

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Opportunity never knocks twice.
— American proverb

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True love is friendship set on fire.
— American proverb

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When you throw dirt, you lose ground.


The forest is the poor man's overcoat.
— American proverb


You cannot compare apples and oranges.
— American proverb

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Listen, or thy tongue will keep thee deaf.
— American proverb

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Ambition is putting a ladder against the sky.
— American proverb

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Opportunities, like eggs, come one at a time.
— American proverb

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Never trouble trouble till trouble troubles you.
— American proverb

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Death is nature's way of telling you to slow down.
— American proverb

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Love many, trust few, and always paddle your own canoe.
— American proverb

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You never get a second chance to make a first impression.
— American proverb

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Everyone who is successful must have dreamed of something.

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Success is a ladder that cannot be climbed with your hands in your pockets.
— American proverb

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We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.

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If it looks like a duck, walks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, it's a duck.
— American proverb

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You must teach your children that the ground beneath their feet is the ashes of your grandfathers. So that they will respect the land, tell your children that the earth is rich with the lives of our kin. Teach your children what we have taught our children, that the earth is our mother. Whatever befalls the earth befalls the sons of the earth. If men spit upon the ground, they spit upon themselves.

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