, pub-0418880821635173, DIRECT, f08c47fec0942fa0 World of Proverbs: Abuse (11)

Abuse (11)

Abuse doesn't hang on the collar.
— Russian

Abuse of hospitality breaks the bridge.
— African (Bemba)

Abuse is like a god that destroys his master.
— Hawaiian

Abuses are the result of seeing one another too often.
— African (Swahili)

An old cart well used may last out a new one abused.
— English

Do not abuse midwives while there is a delivery.
— African (Swahili)

Faint praise is akin to abuse.
— Danish

Riches abuse them who know not how to use them.
— English

Riches are often abused, but never refused.
— Danish

The best things may be abused.
— English

The dead man is abused.
— African (Ovambo)