The List of World Proverbs

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236 Proverbs about Wood



1. Green wood gives more smoke than heat.. German Proverb. Green wood gives more smoke than heat.
German Proverb

2. Crooked wood burns quite as well as straight.. German Proverb. Crooked wood burns quite as well as straight.
German Proverb

3. He that peeps into every bush will hardly get into the wood.. German Proverb. He that peeps into every bush will hardly get into the wood.
German Proverb

4. He that picks up all sorts of wood, soon gets an armful.. German Proverb. He that picks up all sorts of wood, soon gets an armful.
German Proverb

5. If the wolf had stayed in the wood there would have been no hue and cry after him.. German Proverb. If the wolf had stayed in the wood there would have been no hue and cry after him.
German Proverb

6. If wood-hewing were an order, there would be fewer monks.. German Proverb. If wood-hewing were an order, there would be fewer monks.
German Proverb

7. Misfortune, wood, and hair, grow throughout the year.. German Proverb. Misfortune, wood, and hair, grow throughout the year.
German Proverb

8. The man in the moon stole the wood.. German Proverb. The man in the moon stole the wood.
German Proverb

9. The wood has ears, the field has eyes.. German Proverb. The wood has ears, the field has eyes.
German Proverb

10. Woods have ears, fields have eyes.. German Proverb. Woods have ears, fields have eyes.
German Proverb

11. Hunger drives the wolf out of the wood.. German Proverb. Hunger drives the wolf out of the wood.
German Proverb

12. The human heart is neither of stone nor wood.. Japanese Proverb. The human heart is neither of stone nor wood.
Japanese Proverb

13. The clog and amida are both from the same piece of wood.. Japanese Proverb. The clog and amida are both from the same piece of wood.
Japanese Proverb

14. Young wood makes a hot fire.. Greek Proverb. Young wood makes a hot fire.
Greek Proverb

15. Burn one day's gathering of firewood on the same day.. Chinese Proverb. Burn one day's gathering of firewood on the same day.
Chinese Proverb

16. Honing your hatchet will not delay your effort of wood cutting.. Chinese Proverb. Honing your hatchet will not delay your effort of wood cutting.
Chinese Proverb

17. Putting out a fire while holding firewood.. Chinese Proverb. Putting out a fire while holding firewood.
Chinese Proverb

18. Remove firewood from under a pot.. Chinese Proverb. Remove firewood from under a pot.
Chinese Proverb

19. So long as the green mountains are preserved, there will be no shortage of firewood supply.. Chinese Proverb. So long as the green mountains are preserved, there will be no shortage of firewood supply.
Chinese Proverb

20. A closed mind is like a closed book; just a block of wood.. Chinese Proverb. A closed mind is like a closed book; just a block of wood.
Chinese Proverb

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