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

Beggar (001-025)

A lord's heart and a beggar's purse agree not.
— English

A shameless beggar must have a shameful denial.
— English

A beggar's wallet is never full.
— Portuguese

A beggar does not hate another beggar
as much as one doctor hates another.
— Polish

A beggar's hand is a bottomless basket.
— Dutch

A proud heart and a beggar's
purse agree not well together.
— English

A beggar pays a benefit with a louse.
— English

A man of many trades begs his bread on Sundays.
— English

A glutton young, a beggar old.
— English

A beggar who begs from another
beggar will never get rich.
— Jamaican

A beggar's purse is bottomless.
— English

A beggar never becomes a giver.
— Greek

All do not beg for one saint.
— Spanish

Beg from beggars and you'll never be rich.
— English

Beggars are able to bear no wealth.
— Scottish

Beggars breed and rich men feed.
— English

Beggars cannot be choosers.
— English

Beggars make a free company.
— English

Better begging than theft.
— African (Hausa)

Better to die a beggar than live a beggar.
— English

Boasting begins where wisdom stops.
— Japanese

Careless merchant, future beggar.
— Greek

Constant begging only meets with constant refusal.
— Irish

Eat peas with the king and cherries with the beggar.
— English

Even a beggar will not cross a rotten wooden bridge.
— Chinese