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  Deeds are fruits, words are but leaves.  
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  A man may die old at thirty and young at eighty.  
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  Dogs wag their tails not so much in love to you as to your bread.  
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  A living dog is better than a dead lion.  
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  Boldness in business is the first, second, and third thing.  
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  Business first, pleasure after.  
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  A change is as good as a rest.  
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  A fool's tongue is long enough to cut his own throat.  
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  Faint heart never won fair lady.  
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  Good judgement comes from experience, and experience comes from poor judgement.  
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  Wine sets an edge to wit.  
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  To err is human, to forgive divine.  
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  There is no better looking-glass than an old friend.  
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  An apple a day keeps the doctor away.  
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  It is better to conceal one's knowledge than to reveal one's knowledge.  
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  Zeal without knowledge is the sister of folly.  
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  If you want to be loved, be loveable.  
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  Good laws often proceed from bad manners.  
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  He who lives according to nature will never be poor, and he who lives according to opinion will never be rich.  
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  Patience is a bitter plant, but it has sweet fruit.  
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  If you want peace, prepare for war.  
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  Laws catch flies but let hornets go free.  
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  Prosperity gets followers, but adversity distinguishes them.  
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  A good example is the best sermon.  
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  A man without religion is a horse without a bridle.  
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  No risk, no gain.  
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  A bold attempt is half of success.  
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  Tell the truth and shame the devil.  
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  Virtue which parleys is near surrender.  
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  The female of the species is more deadly than the male.  
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  A woman's strength is in her tongue.  
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  A work ill done must be done twice.  
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  The safest antidote against sorrow is employment.  
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  Alms quench sin.  
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  Alms never make poor.  
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  A fool's tongue is long enough to cut his own throat.  
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  Riches serve a wise man but command a fool.  
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  The abundance of money ruins youth.  
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  Agree, for the law is costly.  
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  An ill agreement is better than a good judgement.  
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  Many can bear adversity, but few contempt.  
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  Prosperity gets followers, but adversity distinguishes them.  
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  Adversity is the foundation of virtue.  
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  Adversity is easier borne than prosperity forgot.  
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  Wine sets an edge to wit.  
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  A good anvil does not fear the hammer.  
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  When many strike on an anvil, they must strike by measure.  
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  When you are an anvil, hold your still; When you are a hammer, strike your fill.  
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  Write down the advice of him who loves you, though you like it not at present.  
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  A waiting appetite kindles many a spite.  
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  An apple a day keeps the doctor away.  
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  Eat an apple on going to bed, and you'll keep the doctor from earning his bread.  
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  There is small choice in rotten apples.  
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  An apple may happen to be better given than eaten.  
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  Use soft words and hard arguments.  
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  It is an ill army where the devil carries the colors.  
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  If you make songs about yourself, you can't blame other people for singing them.  
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  A bold attempt is half of success.  
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  Boldness in business is the first, second, and third thing.  
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  He that borrows must pay again with shame or loss.  
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  Neither borrow nor flatter.  
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  He may well be contented who needs neither borrow nor flatter.  
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  Not so good to borrow as be able to lend.  
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  Who would borrow when he has not, let him borrow when he has.  
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  He that asks a courtesy promises a kindness.  
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  He who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love.  
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  Make a coward fight and he will kill the devil.  
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  What greater crime than loss of time?  
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  He that always fears danger always feels it.  
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  Better pass a danger once than be always in fear.  
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  Women and their wills are dangerous ills.  
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  Without danger we cannot get beyond danger.  
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  The danger past, our vows are soon forgotten.  
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  The more danger, the more honor.  
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  He that would the daughter win must with the mother begin.  
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  Daughters and dead fish are no keeping wares.  
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  He who has daughters is always a shepherd.  
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  Better keep the devil at the door than turn him out of the house.  
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  Tell the truth and shame the devil.  
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  Talk of the devil and he'll appear.  
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  When flatterers meet, the devil goes to dinner.  
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  The devil is good when he is pleased.  
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  The devil tempts some, but an idle man tempts the devil.  
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  The devil lies brooding in the miser's chest.  
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  He who sups with the devil needs a long spoon.  
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  Diamond cut diamond.  
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  Zeal without prudence is frenzy.  
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  Zeal without knowledge is the sister of folly.  
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  Zeal without knowledge is fire without light.  
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  When flatterers meet, the devil goes to dinner.  
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  Light suppers make clean sheets.  
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  An apple a day keeps the doctor away.  
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  Eat leeks in March, garlic in May, all the rest of the year the doctors may play.  
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  Drunkenness reveals what soberness conceals.  
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  Drunkards have a fool's tongue and a knave's heart.  
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  Better be drunk than drowned.  
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  If we are bound to forgive an enemy, we are not bound to trust him.  
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  He that has no enemies has no friends.  
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  You may find your worst enemy or best friend in yourself.  
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  What costs little is little esteemed.  
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  Pride costs us more than hunger, thirst and cold.  
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  Common fame is a common liar.  
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  A good fame is better than a good face.  
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  Fame is but the breath of the people.  
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  The best throw of the dice is to throw them away.  
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  At the end of the game the king and the pawn go into the same bag.  
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  A gentleman without an estate is like a pudding without suet.  
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  Gifts enter without knocking.  
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  Gifts from enemies are dangerous.  
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  Don't look a gift horse in the mouth.  
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  Bound is he that takes gifts.  
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  A wicked man's gift has a touch of his master.  
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  Gifts break a rock.  
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  God looks to clean hands, not to full ones.  
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  God helps those who help themselves.  
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  The charitable give out at the door and God puts in at the window.  
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  Chains of gold are stronger than chains of iron.  
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  A golden key can open any door.  
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  Gold goes in at any gate except heaven's.  
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  Gold is the glue, sinews, and strength of war.  
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  Gold dust blinds all eyes.  
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  When we have gold we are in fear, when we have none we are in danger.  
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  Gossiping and lying go together.  
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  It's an ill guest that never drinks to his host.  
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  Hope for the best and prepare for the worst.  
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  Hope is as cheap as despair.  
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  Too much hope deceives.  
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  He that lives in hope dances to an ill tune.  
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  Great hopes make great men.  
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  He that thinks to thrive by hope may happen to beg in misery.  
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  There is more hope of a fool than of him that is wise in his own eyes.  
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  Hope is grief's best music.  
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  He that cannot beat his horse, beats the saddle.  
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  Don't look a gift horse in the mouth.  
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  A man without religion is a horse without a bridle.  
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  A horse that will not carry a saddle must have no oats.  
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  A groaning horse and a groaning wife never fail their master.  
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  The biggest horses are not the best travelers.  
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  Envy never enriched any man.  
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  Jealousy shuts one door and opens two.  
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  Envy shoots at others and wounds herself.  
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  Do not make me kiss, and you will not make me sin.  
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  A kiss of the mouth often touches not the heart.  
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  Kissing goes by favor.  
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  Better to kiss a knave than be troubled with him.  
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  After kissing comes more kindness.  
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  Laugh and the world laughs with you, weep and you weep alone.  
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  He is not laughed at that laughs at himself first.  
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  A good lawyer makes a bad neighbour.  
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  He that goes to law holds a wolf by the ears.  
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  Law cannot persuade where it cannot punish.  
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  A man who is his own lawyer has a fool for a client.  
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  Good laws often proceed from bad manners.  
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  Laws catch flies but let hornets go free.  
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  Law governs man, and reason the law.  
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  A wise lawyer never goes to law himself.  
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  Kick an attorney downstairs and he will stick to you for life.  
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  Luck is the idol of the idle.  
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  The devil tempts some, but an idle man tempts the devil.  
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  Even the lion must defend itself against flies.  
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  A living dog is better than a dead lion.  
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  All is well when the mistress smiles.  
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  If you can kiss the mistress, never kiss the maid.  
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  The mistress of the mill may say and do what she will.  
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  Luck is the idol of the idle.  
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  Good luck in cards bad luck in marriage.  
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  There is luck in odd numbers.  
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  Luck for the fools and chance for the ugly.  
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  See a pin and pick it up, all the day you'll have good luck.  
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  Bitter pills may have wholesome effects.  
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  Medicines be not meant to live by.  
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  A man is as old as he feels, a woman as old as she looks.  
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  Mischief has swift wings.  
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  Mischief comes by the pound and goes away by the ounce.  
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  He that mischief hatches, mischief catches.  
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  Better a mischief than an inconvenience.  
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  The first faults are theirs that commit them, the second theirs that permit them.  
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  Follow pleasure and pleasure will flee; flee pleasure and pleasure will follow thee.  
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  Business first, pleasure after.  
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  Short pleasure, long lament.  
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  There is more pleasure in loving than in being loved.  
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  That is a wise delay which makes the road safe.  
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  To promise and give nothing is a comfort or a fool.  
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  He that promises too much means nothing.  
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  When a man repeats a promise again and again, he means to fail you.  
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  Respect is the younger brother to love.  
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  A brave retreat is a brave exploit.  
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  No revenge is more honorable than the one not taken.  
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  Riches serve a wise man but command a fool.  
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  He is not fit for riches who is afraid to use them.  
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  Riches abuse them who know not how to use them.  
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  Tell your friend a lie, and if he keeps it a secret, tell him the truth.  
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  If you would know secrets, look for them in grief or pleasure.  
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  Wherever there is a secret there must be something wrong.  
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  Pity is a poor plaster.  
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  Pity without relief is like mustard without beef.  
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  If you would have a good servant, take neither a kinsman nor a friend.  
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  If you pay not a servant his wages, he will pay himself.  
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  He that would be well served must know when to change his servants.  
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  A servant is known in the absence of his master.  
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  A good servant must have good wages.  
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  Servants should see all and say nothing.  
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  If a man deceive me once, shame on him. But if he deceive me twice, shame on me.  
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  It is no shame to eat one's meat.  
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  Shame take him that shame thinks.  
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  Shame in a kindred cannot be avoided.  
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  It's a shame to steal, but a worse to carry home.  
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  Tell the truth and shame the devil.  
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  He that has no shame has no conscience.  
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  No silver, no service.  
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  White silver draws black lines.  
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  Soldiers in peace are like chimneys in summer.  
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  Better be alone than have a false friend for company.  
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  Speech is the index of the mind.  
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  A fool's speech is a bubble of air.  
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  That which does blossom in the spring will bring forth fruit in the autumn.  
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  Stupidity won't kill you, but it can make you sweat.  
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  Play in summer, starve in winter.  
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  It rains in summer as well as in winter.  
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  Teaching of others teaches the teacher.  
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  Wine sets an edge to wit.  
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  It is a hard winter when dogs eat dogs.  
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  A growing youth has a wolf in his belly.  
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  An idle youth, a needy age.  
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  Rule youth well, for age will rule itself.  
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  Youth and age will not agree.  
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  Walk softly but carry a big stick.  
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  The female of the species is more deadly than the male.  
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  An apple a day keeps the doctor away.  
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  By learning you will teach; by teaching you will learn.  
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  One of these days is none of these days.  
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  He preaches well that lives well.  
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  He that always fears danger always feels it.  
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  He is not lauhed at that laughs at himself first.  
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  The difficult is done at once, the impossible takes a bit longer.  
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  If you want to be loved, be loveable.  
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  Nothing succeeds like success.  
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  Little strokes fell great oaks.  
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  Write with the learned, but speak with the vulgar.  
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  Laugh and the world laughs with you, weep and you weep alone.  
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  Faith will move mountains.  
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  A golden key can open any door.  
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  The best throw of the dice is to throw them away.  
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  Better to be envied than pitied.  
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  He knows enough that can live and hold his peace.  
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  A woman's strength is in her tongue.  
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  He keeps his road well enough who gets rid of bad company.  
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  Riches serve a wise man but command a fool.  
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  Old thanks pay not for a new debt.  
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  An old cart well used may last out a new one abused.  
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  A fool's tongue is long enough to cut his own throat.  
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  Women want the best first, and the best always.  
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  He is not fit for riches who is afraid to use them.  
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  Crumb not your bread before you taste your porridge.  
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  A good lawyer makes a bad neighbour.  
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  God helps those who help themselves.  
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  A lie has no legs, but a scandal has wings.  
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  If you make songs about yourself, you can't blame other people for singing them.  
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  If you would know secrets, look for them in grief or pleasure.  
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  Better untaught than ill taught.  
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  Tell your friend a lie, and if he keeps it a secret, tell him the truth.  
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  Kick an attorney downstairs and he will stick to you for life.  
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  No risk, no gain.  
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  When passion entereth at the foregate, wisdom goeth out of the postern.  
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  Prayer knocks till the door opens.  
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  Respect is the younger brother to love.  
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  A waiting appetite kindles many a spite.  
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  The safest antidote against sorrow is employment.  
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  Eat leeks in March, garlic in May, all the rest of the year the doctors may play.  
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  Burn not your house to scare away the mice.  
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  A bold attempt is half of success.  
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  It takes two blows to make a battle.  
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  Prosperity gets followers, but adversity distinguishes them.  
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  Without danger we cannot get beyond danger.  
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  There is no better looking-glass than an old friend.  
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  Better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.  
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  The other side of the road always looks cleanest.  
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  Two things a man should never get angry at: What he can help and what he cannot.  
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  If a man deceive me once, shame on him. But if he deceive me twice, shame on me.  
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  First impressions are the most lasting.  
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  Discretion is the better part of valor.  
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  Flattery will get you nowhere.  
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  A crowd is not company.  
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  Reputation is commonly measured by the acre.  
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  To err is human, to forgive divine.  
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  Mischief comes by the pound and goes away by the ounce.  
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  Strike while the iron is hot.  
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  He that trusts a thief is a fool.  
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  He goes far that never turns.  
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  Follow pleasure and pleasure will flee; flee pleasure and pleasure will follow thee.  
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  A great fortune, in the hands of a fool, is a great misfortune.  
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  The devil lies brooding in the miser's chest.  
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  Chains of gold are stronger than chains of iron.  
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  A little body does often harbor a great soul.  
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  Too far east is west.  
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  All complain for want of memory, but none for want of judgement.  
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  One of these days is none of these days.  
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  Once a captain always a captain.  
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  Likeness causes liking.  
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  Pride costs us more than hunger, thirst and cold.  
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  Tell the truth and shame the devil.  
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  A king's face should show grace.  
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  Sorrow remembered sweetens present joy.  
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  Examine well the counsel that favours your desire.  
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  Be just before you're generous.  
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  Proverbs are the children of experience.  
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  It is pride, not nature, that craves much.  
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  Years know more than books.  
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  However far a man goes, he must start from his own door.  
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  A little wind kindles, much puts out the fire.  
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  Old sins have long shadows.  
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  Virtue which parleys is near surrender.  
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  The brains of the fox will be of little service if you play with the paw of a lion.  
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  God looks to clean hands, not to full ones.  
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  When in motion, to push on is easy.  
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  The fish will soon be caught that nibbles at every bait.  
 -  English proverb
  

  A man has a choice to begin love, but not to end it.  
 -  English proverb
  

  You must lose a fly to catch a trout.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Good judgement comes from experience, and experience comes from poor judgement.  
 -  English proverb
  

  He that endures is not overcome.  
 -  English proverb
  

  A man may die old at thirty and young at eighty.  
 -  English proverb
  

  They who have much business must have much pardon.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Injuries we write in marble, kindnesses in dust.  
 -  English proverb
  

  You can't judge a book by its cover.  
 -  English proverb
  

  He who eats until he is ill must fast until he is well.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Patience is a bitter plant, but it has sweet fruit.  
 -  English proverb
  

  The hand that gives gathers.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Many things grow in the garden which were never sowed.  
 -  English proverb
  

  An old dog barks not in vain.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Children and fools speak the truth.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Sit a while and go a mile.  
 -  English proverb
  

  He that weighs the wind must have a steady hand.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Zeal without knowledge is the sister of folly.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Better to play with the ears than with the tongue.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Great barkers are no biters.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Deeds are fruits, words are but leaves.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Lose an hour in the morning and you'll be all day hunting for it.  
 -  English proverb
  

  An evil lesson is soon learned.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Half the truth is often a whole lie.  
 -  English proverb
  

  The tailor makes the man.  
 -  English proverb
  

  In every beginning, think of the end.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Love your neighbour, yet pull not down your hedge.  
 -  English proverb
  

  When a man repeats a promise again and again, he means to fail you.  
 -  English proverb
  

  The fool wanders, the wise man travels.  
 -  English proverb
  

  A grain of prudence is worth a pound of craft.  
 -  English proverb
  

  A man is as old as he feels, a woman as old as she looks.  
 -  English proverb
  

  There is more pleasure in loving than in being loved.  
 -  English proverb
  

  A friend to all is a friend to none.  
 -  English proverb
  

  It is the farmer's care that makes the field bear.  
 -  English proverb
  

  He who will throw a stone at every dog which barks has need of a great satchel or pocket.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Every question requires not an answer.  
 -  English proverb
  

  A man has choice to begin love, but not to end it.  
 -  English proverb
  

  You cannot run with the hare and hunt with the hounds.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Small cheer and great welcome make a great feast.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Everyone is weary: the poor in seeking, the rich in keeping, the good in learning.  
 -  English proverb
  

  It's good to have some friends both in heaven and hell.  
 -  English proverb
  

  An empty bag cannot stand upright.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Evil be to him who thinks it.  
 -  English proverb
  

  A man of courage never wants weapons.  
 -  English proverb
  

  The first faults are theirs that commit them, the second theirs that permit them.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Gnaw the bone which is fallen to thy lot.  
 -  English proverb
  

  You should lie down with the lambs and rise with the lark.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Better a little chiding than a good deal of heartache.  
 -  English proverb
  

  In every country dogs bite.  
 -  English proverb
  

  He who has daughters is always a shepherd.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Fair exchange is no robbery.  
 -  English proverb
  

  At the end of the game the king and the pawn go into the same bag.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Eagles fly alone.  
 -  English proverb
  

  A living dog is better than a dead lion.  
 -  English proverb
  

  If you rock the cradle empty, then you shall have babies plenty.  
 -  English proverb
  

  He that marries for wealth sells his liberty.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Teaching of others teaches the teacher.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Faint heart never won fair lady.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Learning makes a good man better and an ill man worse.  
 -  English proverb
  

  The greatest talkers are always the least doers.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Providing is preventing.  
 -  English proverb
  

  One sword keeps another in the sheath.  
 -  English proverb
  

  The hardest step is over the threshold.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Take away the cause and the effect must cease.  
 -  English proverb
  

  The eagle does not catch flies.  
 -  English proverb
  

  You may find your worst enemy or best friend in yourself.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Friends tie their purse with a cobweb thread.  
 -  English proverb
  

  A closed mouth makes a wise head.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Our sins and our debts are always greater than we take them to be.  
 -  English proverb
  

  He that is fallen cannot help him that is down.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Beauty and honesty seldom agree.  
 -  English proverb
  

  The charitable give out at the door and God puts in at the window.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Where your will is ready your feet are light.  
 -  English proverb
  

  The fall of a leaf is a whisper to the living.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Wit is more often a shield than a lance.  
 -  English proverb
  

  The wolf knows what the ill beast thinks.  
 -  English proverb
  

  He that knows nothing, doubts nothing.  
 -  English proverb
  

  He who lives according to nature will never be poor, and he who lives according to opinion will never be rich.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Love is a sweet torment.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Five hours sleeps a traveler, seven a scholar, eight a merchant, and eleven every knave.  
 -  English proverb
  

  None but the brave deserve the fair.  
 -  English proverb
  

  He that is fallen cannot help him that is down.  
 -  English proverb
  

  He that will have a cake out of the wheat must tarry the grinding.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Law governs man, and reason the law.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Better bend the back than bruise your forehead.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Wine sets an edge to wit.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Love laughs at locksmiths.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Business first, pleasure after.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Ever since we wear clothes, we know not each other.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Use soft words and hard arguments.  
 -  English proverb
  

  He helps little that helps not himself.  
 -  English proverb
  

  It is better to conceal one's knowledge than to reveal one's knowledge.  
 -  English proverb
  

  The shortest answer is doing.  
 -  English proverb
  

  A flow will have an ebb.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Don't look a gift horse in the mouth.  
 -  English proverb
  

  There is small choice in rotten apples.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Sit in your place and none can make you rise.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Repentance comes too late.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Swearing never catches fish.  
 -  English proverb
  

  The devil tempts some, but an idle man tempts the devil.  
 -  English proverb
  

  The body is sooner dressed than the soul.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Dogs wag their tails not so much in love to you as to your bread.  
 -  English proverb
  

  He that will enter into paradise must have a good key.  
 -  English proverb
  

  He that marries late marries ill.  
 -  English proverb
  

  See a pin and pick it up, all the day you'll have good luck.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Confine your tongue lest it confine you.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Women and their wills are dangerous ills.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Boldness in business is the first, second, and third thing.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Neither borrow nor flatter.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Gold dust blinds all eyes.  
 -  English proverb
  

  The folly of one man is the fortune of another.  
 -  English proverb
  

  A good face is a letter of recommendation.  
 -  English proverb
  

  A disease known is half cured.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Law cannot persuade where it cannot punish.  
 -  English proverb
  

  He that plants trees loves others besides himself.  
 -  English proverb
  

  The measure of our sacrifice is the measure of our love.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Luck is the idol of the idle.  
 -  English proverb
  

  You cannot make people honest by an Act of Parliament.  
 -  English proverb
  

  There is better fish in the sea than have ever been caught.  
 -  English proverb
  

  A sin confessed is half forgiven.  
 -  English proverb
  

  No revenge is more honorable than the one not taken.  
 -  English proverb
  

  A bold attempt is half of success.  
 -  English proverb
  

  It takes two blows to make a battle.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Prosperity gets followers, but adversity distinguishes them.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Without danger we cannot get beyond danger.  
 -  English proverb
  

  There is no better looking-glass than an old friend.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.  
 -  English proverb
  

  The other side of the road always looks cleanest.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Two things a man should never get angry at: What he can help and what he cannot.  
 -  English proverb
  

  If a man deceive me once, shame on him. But if he deceive me twice, shame on me.  
 -  English proverb
  

  First impressions are the most lasting.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Discretion is the better part of valor.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Flattery will get you nowhere.  
 -  English proverb
  

  A crowd is not company.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Reputation is commonly measured by the acre.  
 -  English proverb
  

  To err is human, to forgive divine.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Mischief comes by the pound and goes away by the ounce.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Strike while the iron is hot.  
 -  English proverb
  

  He that trusts a thief is a fool.  
 -  English proverb
  

  He goes far that never turns.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Follow pleasure and pleasure will flee; flee pleasure and pleasure will follow thee.  
 -  English proverb
  

  A great fortune, in the hands of a fool, is a great misfortune.  
 -  English proverb
  

  The devil lies brooding in the miser's chest.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Chains of gold are stronger than chains of iron.  
 -  English proverb
  

  A little body does often harbor a great soul.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Too far east is west.  
 -  English proverb
  

  All complain for want of memory, but none for want of judgement.  
 -  English proverb
  

  One of these days is none of these days.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Once a captain always a captain.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Likeness causes liking.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Pride costs us more than hunger, thirst and cold.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Tell the truth and shame the devil.  
 -  English proverb
  

  A king's face should show grace.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Sorrow remembered sweetens present joy.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Examine well the counsel that favours your desire.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Be just before you're generous.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Proverbs are the children of experience.  
 -  English proverb
  

  It is pride, not nature, that craves much.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Years know more than books.  
 -  English proverb
  

  However far a man goes, he must start from his own door.  
 -  English proverb
  

  A little wind kindles, much puts out the fire.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Old sins have long shadows.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Virtue which parleys is near surrender.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Hope for the best but prepare for the worst  
 -  English proverb
  

  Anger is often more hurtful than the injury that caused it  
 -  English proverb
  

  Friends are like fiddle strings, they must not be screwed too tight.  
 -  English proverb
  

  In a cat's eye, all things belong to cats.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Age is a bad traveling companion.  
 -  English proverb
  

  All happiness is in the mind  
 -  English proverb
  

  Advice is least heeded when most needed.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Try your skill in gilt first, then in gold  
 -  English proverb
  

  Death always comes too early or too late.  
 -  English proverb
  

  You may poke a man's fire after you've known him for seven years.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Show me your horse and I will tell you what you are.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Death always comes too early or too late.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Home is home, though it be homely.  
 -  English proverb
  

  A fool may ask more questions in an hour than a wise man can answer in seven years.  
 -  English proverb