624 Proverbs about House / Page 2
21. When the lords come out of the council-house, they are wiser than when they went in.
22. Who carries doubtful people to his house, will doubtless from his carriage something lose.
23. With houses and gold, men are rarely bold.
24. Never speak of a rope in the house of one who was hanged.
25. Darkness reigns at the foot of the lighthouse.
26. As soon as a man leaves his house he has seven enemies.
27. At the bottom of the lighthouse it is dark.
28. Into the house where joy lives, happiness will gladly come.
29. The dog called "Sorrow," without eating, will be fat in every house.
30. The heaviest rains fall on the house that leaks most.
31. When a girl in the teahouse smiles at you, look the other way.
32. Better to be a crystal and to be broken, than to be a tile upon the housetop.
33. The base of a lighthouse is dark.
34. In a wealthy man's house there is no lean dog.
35. Ask about your neighbors, then buy the house.
36. The house of envy lies in the lowest hollows, golden, sunless, breathed upon by no wind, grim and filled full of inert chill, and lacking warmth, is always roiled in fog.
37. Before you plan to improve the world, look around your own house three times.
38. Burn not your house to fright the mouse away.
39. In the ant's house, the dew is a flood.
40. If everyone swept the pavement in front of his house, the whole street would be clean.
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