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List of English Proverbs - E

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

1.  Easy come, easy go.
Explanation: Something which is acquired without effort will be lost without regret.

2.  Eagle don't catch flies.
Explanation: Great or important persons do not concern themselves with trivial matters. 
3. Empty vessels make the most sound.
Explanation: Foolish and empty-headed people make the most noise.
4.  Every dog has his day.
Explanation: Everyone, however insignificant has a moment of strength and power. 

5. Everybody's business is nobody's business.
Explanation: When something is of some interest to everyone, no single person takes full responsibility for it. 
6.  Experience is the best teacher.
Explanation: Sometimes used with the implication that learning by experience may be painful.


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