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12/08/2018

List of English Proverbs - L


A range of English Proverbs with explanation, listed in alphabetical order by phrase. This page contains English Proverbs that start with letter L. 

1.  Let sleeping dog lie.
Explanation:  Something which may be dangerous or difficult to handle is better left undisturbed. 

2. Like father like son. 
Explanation:  Often used to call attention to similarities in behavior.  

3. Look before you leap. 
Explanation:  Used to advise caution before committing oneself to a course of action. 

4. Love your neighbor, but don't pull down your hedge.
Explanation: Do not let feelings of friendship lead you to act unwisely.  

5. Less is more.
Explanation: Something simple often has more effect. 

6. Lightning never strikes the same place twice.
Explanation: Often used as an encouragement that a particular misfortune will not be repeated.  

7. Little pitchers have large ears.
Explanation: Children overhear what is not meant for them (a pitcher's ears are its handles). 

8. Lucky at cards, unlucky in love. 
Explanation: Suggesting that good fortune in gambling is balanced by lack of success in love. 





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