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List of English Proverbs - C

A range of English Proverbs with explanation.  Listed in alphabetical order by phrase.
This page contains English Proverb that starts with letter C. 

1.  Charity begins at home.
Explanation: You should look first to needs in your immediate vicinity.
2.  Cold hands, warm heart.
Explanation: An outward sign may contradict an inward reality.
3.  Curses, like chicken, come home to roost.
Explanation: Ill will directed at another is likely to rebound on the originator.

4. Cut your coat, according to your cloth.
Explanation: Actions taken should suit one's circumstances or resources. 
5.  Constant dropping wears away a stone.
Explanation: Primarily used to mean that persistence will achieve a difficult or unlikely object. 


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