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English Proverbs and Quotes

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English Proverbs and Quotes

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“The pen is mightier than the sword.”

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“When in Rome, do as the Romans.”

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“Keep your friends close and your enemies closer.”

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“Discretion is the greater part of valour.”

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“People who live in glass houses should not throw stones.”

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“No man is an island.”

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“A stumble may prevent a fall.”

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“If you want to be happy for a year, plant a garden; If you want to be happy for life, plant a tree.”

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“Death is a shadow that always follows the body.”

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England

  • Country:                            England
  • Capital:                              London
  • Population                        55 million

Map of England

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“When the sword of rebellion is drawn, the sheath should be thrown away.” English Proverb

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