A collection of quotes and proverbs about rice, maize, wheat and other cereals.
For a collection of Dutch proverbs about cereals, see: granen.
Total found: 80
A blind crow may sometimes find a grain of wheat.
A cough will stick longer by a horse than a peck of oats.
A horse that will not carry a saddle must have no oats.
A hungry hen sees herself in a wheat silo.
A hungry man is glad to get boiled wheat.
A light wind swept over the corn, and all nature laughed in the sunshine.
A pig used to dirt turns its nose up at rice.
An editor is someone who separates the wheat from the chaff and then prints the chaff.
And the flax and the barley was smitten: for the barley was in the ear, and the flax was bolled.
And the floors shall be full of wheat, and the vats shall overflow with wine and oil.
Ants can attack with a grain of rice.
Apple blossoms are beautiful, but rice dumplings are better.
Asses carry the oats and horses eat them.
Barren corn makes bitter bread.
Better than a banquet somewhere else is a good cup of tea and a bowl of rice at home.
But what is the chaff to the wheat?
Cold tea and cold rice are bearable, but cold looks and cold words are not.
Corn is a greedy crop, as farmers will tell you.
Cornstarch is used in the manufacture of soda pop, chewing gum, ice cream, peanut butter, library paste, ketchup, automobile paint, embalming fluid, gunpowder, insecticides, deodorants, soap, potato chips, surgical dressings, nail polish, foot powder, salad dressing, and several hundred things more.
Drive the horse with oats, not with curses and oaths.
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