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A penny saved is a penny gained By being thrifty one will be able to save up.
   
A pot of milk is ruined by a drop of poison Something bad no matter how small can ruin all your plans, successes etc.
   
The pen is mightier than the sword The written word is more to be feared than physical violence
   
Patience is a virtue Patience is an advantage and a good trait to nurture in yourself
   
Politics makes a strange bedfellows
 
 In politics, people who have always been opponents often work together at different times for their own interests
   
Possession is nine points of the law In disputes over property ownership, the person in possession of something is sometimes said to have nine-tenths a chance of winning it in a legal argument
   
Poverty is no crime The poor should not be despised
   
Practice makes perfect It is believed that if one practices a certain skill often, he will excel in it
   
Practice what you preach Do what you advise others to do
   
Prevention is better than cure It is better to be careful beforehand than to try to solve a problem after it has arisen.
   
Pride comes before a fall
 
 An extremely proud person runs the risk of being humbled in front of everyone
   
Promises are like pie crust Most promises cannot be kept
   
Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them
 
 If you are rich and successful, you will attract many friends, but if you should suffer hardship or have misfortune ( adversity ), your friends will quickly depart.
   
Procrastination is the thief of time To delay doing your work only wastes your time
   
Put a quart into a pint pot Doing something that's impossible
   
Put a beggar on horseback, and he will ride to the devil Sometimes, giving a person more than he needs or knows what to do with does not help him but instead, encourages him to go overboard