Can you find these ten English proverbs from the images?

Can you find these ten English proverbs from the images? They are quite common proverbs that can be used in everyday speech.

In fact these are not strictly proverbs, but more proverbial phrases, or as some may say, urban wisdom.

A proverbial phrase or a proverbial expression is type of a conventional saying similar to proverbs and transmitted by oral tradition. The difference is that a proverb is a fixed expression, while a proverbial phrase permits alterations to fit the grammar of the context.

In 1768, John Ray defined a proverbial phrase as: 

A proverb [or proverbial phrase] is usually defined, an instructive sentence, or common and pithy saying, in which more is generally designed than expressed, famous for it peculiarity or elegance, and therefore adapted by the learned as well as the vulgar, by which it is distinguished from counterfeits which want such authority

— John Ray, A Compleat Collection of English Proverbs, 1798
Wisdom or sapience is the ability to think and act using knowledge, experience, understanding, common sense, and insight, especially in a mature or utilitarian manner.
There appears to be consensus that wisdom is associated with attributes such as compassion, experiential self-knowledge, non-attachment and virtues such as ethics and benevolence.
Urban wisdom is generally, wisdom that is used by people in commonplace situations and everyday speech – even though a great deal of proverbs and proverbial expressions, actually relate to more rural contexts. Even so, we never call this country or rural wisdom.

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10 English proverbs from images

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