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Proverbs are an evolustion of ancient wisdom which is still practical today.  This set of riddles proverbs are printable. You'll find theprint button for the Riddles and Proverbs quiz at the end of the last page.  

Riddle:

Everything is legitimate in matters pertaining to ardent affection and armed conflict between nations. What is the proverb?

Answer:

All's fair in love and war!

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Riddle:

Under no circumstances compute the number of your barnyard fowl previous to their incubation. What is the proverb?

Answer:

Do not count your chickens before they hatch.

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Riddle:

An excess of individuals skilled in the preparation of edibles impairs the quality of this soup. What is the proverb?

Answer:

Too many cooks spoil the broth.

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Riddle:

Exercise your visual faculties prior to executing a jump? What is the proverb?

Answer:

Look before you leap.

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Riddle:

A feathered Biped in the terminal part of the arm equals in value a pair of feathered bipeds in densely branched shrubbery. What is the proverb?

Answer:

 A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.

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Riddle:

A rotating fragment of mineral collects no byrophytic plants.  What is the proverb?

Answer:

A rollin stone gathers no moss.

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Riddle:

A timorous heart at no time succeeds in acquiring the beautiful damsel. What is the proverb?

Answer:

Faint heart ne'er won fair lady.

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Riddle:

A recently purchased implement for brushing away floor dirt invariably effaces the dirt most efficiently. What is the proverb?

Answer:

A new broom sweeps clean.

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Riddles and Proverbs Answers:

  1. All's fair in love and war!
  2. Do not count your chickens before they hatch.
  3. Too many cooks spoil the broth.
  4. Look before you leap.
  5.  A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.
  6. A rollin stone gathers no moss.
  7. Faint heart ne'er won fair lady.
  8. A new broom sweeps clean.