PROVERBS WITH THE TITLE : "problem"
A hard nut to crack.
A little fire is quickly trodden out.
Burn not your house to fright the mouse away
Don’t trouble trouble until trouble troubles you.
Don’t whistle until you are out of the wood.
Let sleeping dogs lie.
One fire drives out another.
The remedy is worse than the disease.
used to express that:
A stitch in time saves nine
said to mean that:
Zeal without knowledge is a runaway horse.
Better to light a candle than to curse the darkeness.
Never bid the devil morrow until you meet him.
to put a cat among pigeons