, pub-0418880821635173, DIRECT, f08c47fec0942fa0 World of Proverbs: Fear (001-025)

Fear (001-025)

A burnt child fears the fire, and bitten child fears a dog.
— Danish

A misfortune is better than the fear of it.
— Welsh

A tractor driver doesn't fear dust.
— Kenyan

A coward's fear can make a coward valiant.
— English

A knife does not fear thorns,
a wise woman does not fear man.
— Ugandan

A dead goat does not fear the knife.
— African (Ga)

A clear sky fears not the thunder.
— Rumanian

A good anvil does not fear the hammer.
— Italian

A good man is no more to be feared than a sheep.
— English

A dog that fears barks more than he bites.
— Slovak

A guilty conscience runs and hides;
it is never fearful though.
— Filipino

A three-day-old puppy does not fear a tiger.
— Korean

All weapons of war cannot arm fear.
— English

All fear is bondage. — English

Before the time great courage;
when at the point, great fear.
— Spanish

Better pass a danger once than be always in fear.
— English

Better hazard once than be always in fear.
— English

Cruelty is a tyrant that's always attended with fear.
— English

Dead hogs have no fear of hot water.
— Jamaican

Desire conquers fear.
— Irish

Do not abstain from sowing for fear of the pigeons.
— French

Every one fears a goat from the front,
a horse from the rear, and a fool on every side.
— Yiddish

Everyone has their own set of fears.
— American

Fear life but do not fear death.
— Russian

Fear is a great inventor.
— French