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A bad workman always blames his tools.
-A bad workman quarrels with his tools.
A baited cat may grow as fierce as a lion.
-A bird flies away from your foot.
A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.
-A burnt child dreads the fire.  
-A crust is better than no bread
A dawdle in one thing is a dawdle in all.
-A dog which barks much is never good at hunting.
A door must either be shut or open.   
A double edged sword
A drowning man will catch a straw (twig)
A father maintains ten children better than ten children one.
A flying crow always catches something.
A fool and his money are soon parted.;
A friend in need is a friend indeed.
-A good beginning makes a good ending.
-A good friend is my nearest relation.
-A good officer will make good man.
A hungry belly has no ears.
A Jack-of-all-trade is master of none.  
-A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
A lion at home, a mouse abroad.
 A little learning knowledge is a dangerous thing.  
-A maiden with many wooers often chooses the worst.
A man cannot give what he hasn't got.
A man is known by the company he keeps.
-A man must take the consequence of his own deeds.
A man's best fortune or his worst is his wife.  
A man's walking is succession of falls. 
A near friend is better than a far-dwelling kinsman.
A necessary lie is harmless.;
A ragged coat may cover an honest man.
A Rolling Stone Gathers No Moss.
A saint's maid quotes Latin.
-A scar on a pearl.
A sound mind in a sound body.
-A stitch in time saves nine.
-A tree often transplanted bears little fruit.
A wonder lasts but nine days.
A word is enough to the wise. 
-An agreeable companion on the road is as good as a coach. 
An apple a day keeps the doctors away. 
-An ass nicknames another long ears.
-An elephant does not catch mice.
An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth.
-An idle brain is the devil's workshop.
-An ill beginning makes an ill ending; Bewre beginnings.
-An ill stake standeth longest.
-An old fox is hardly caught in a snare.
An ounce of discretion is worth a pound of wit.
An ounce of luck is better than a pound of wisdom.
An ounce of - is worth a pound of preaching.
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
-A stag at bay is a dangerous foe.
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Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
-Absence sharpens love.
-Action before words.
Actions speak louder than words. 
Advice is seldom welcome.
-Advice when most needed is least heeded.
After a calm comes a storm.  
After a storm comes a calm.
-After clouds clear weather.
After rain comes fair weather.
Age and experience teach wisdom.
-Age will tell.
All good things must come to an end.
-All in love is fair.
All Is Fair In Love And War.
-All is not gold that glitters.
All roads lead to Rome.
All that glitters is not gold.
-All the future exists in the past,
All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. All play and no work makes Jack a mere boy.
All's Well that Ends Well.
-Always look on the bright side of life.  
-Appetite grows with eating.
Art is long, life is short.
-As a man sow, so he will reap.
As easy as ABC. 
-As you make your bed, so you must lie on it.
As you sow, so you reap.
-Avarice increases with wealth.
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Bad News Travels Fast.   
Barking dogs never bite.  
-Be silent, or speak something worth hearing.
-Be slow to anger, quick to be friends.
Beauty is but a skin deep.
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
-Beggars can't be choosers.
Believe not all that you see nor half what you hear.
-Believe well and have well.
-Benefits are soon forgotten.
Benefit binds.
-Benefits please, like flowers, while they are fresh.
Better a live coward than a dead hero.
-.Better a small fish than an empty dish.
-Better an egg today than a hen tomorrow.
Better an open enemy than a false friend.
-Better be a head of a pike than the tail of a sturgeon.
Better be the head of a dog than the tail of a lion.
Better half an egg than an empty shell.
-Better some of a pudding than none of a pie.
-Better than a kick in the ass.
Better to ask the way than go astray.
-Between two stools one falls to the ground.
Birds of a feather flock together. Like attracts like.
Burn not your house to fright away the mice.
By doing nothing we learn to do ill.
By other's faults wise men correct their own. 
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Care killed the cat
Carry fire in one hand and water in the other.  
Cats hide their claws.
-Caviar is caviar, even if it's off. 
Cheerful company shortens the miles.
Children should be seen and not heard.
Choose a wife rather by your ear than your eye.
-Clothes make the man.
Constant dripping wears away a stone,
Courtesy Costs Nothing.  
Custom makes all things easy.
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Danger past, and god forgotten.
Dead men tell no tales.
-Death has no friend, but sick man but an half one.
-Despair gives courage to a coward.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune.
Distance lends enchantment to the view.
Do as you would be done by.
Do not put all your eggs in one basket.
Do not throw pearls to swine
-Do to others as you would be done by.
-Doing nothing is doing ill.
Don't bite off more than you can chew.
Don't carry coals to Newcastle.  
Don't count your chickens before they are hatched.
-Don't cross the bridge till you get to it.
Don't judge a man until you have walked a mile in his boots.
-Don't kill the goose that lays the golden eggs.
Don't put the cart before the horse. 
Don't quarrel with your bread and butter.
Don't swap horses while crossing a stream.  
Don't teach fish how to swim.  
-Don't wake a sleeping dog.
Drown not thyself to save a drowning man.
-Dry Shoes Won't Catch Fish.
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-Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
Easier said than done.
Easy Come, Easy Go.
-Eat in measure and defy the doctor.
Eat to live, not live to eat.
-Eaten bread is forgotten.
Even Homer Sometimes Nods. 
-Even the weariest river winds somewhere safe to sea.
Every cloud has a silver lining.
-Every country has its law.
-Every dog has his day.
Every failure is a stepping stone to success.
Every family has its skeleton in the cupboard
Every fish that escapes, appears greater than it is.
Every Jack has his Jill.  
Every man has his faults.
Every miller draws water to his own mill.
-Every one to his taste.
Every potter has his own pot.
-Every rule has an exception.
Everybody is wise after the event.
Everybody's business is nobody's business.
Everything is good for something. 
-Evil communications corrupt good manners.
Expectations are apt to be disappointed.
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-Fact is stranger than fiction.
Facts are stubborn things.  
-Failure teaches success. 
Fair feathers make fair fowls.
-Faith will move the mountain.
Fame is a liar.
Fancy may kill or cure.
-Far from the eye, far from the heart.
-First come, first served.  
-Fools make feasts and wise men eat them.
Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
Forbidden fruit is sweetest.
Fresh fish and new-come guests smell in three days.
-From word to deed is a great space.

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Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day.
-Give him an inch and he will take an ell.
-Go to bed with the lamb, and rise with the lark.
Go up like a rocket and come down like a stick.  
God does not bless a person twice.   
God knows well which are the best pilgrims.
God makes apparel shapes, but it's money that finishes the man.
Gold remains gold, though it lies in the mud.
-Good sport that fills belly
-Good things are worth waiting for.
Good ware makes quick markets.
Good wine engenders good blood.
-Good wine makes good blood.
Great Pains But All In Vain
-Great Profits, Great Risk,
Great talkers are little doers.  
Great winds blow on high hills.
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-Half a loaf is better than no bread.
-Half a word is enough for a wise man. 
Happy is the country that has no history.  
-Hares may pull dead lions by the beard.
Haste makes waste.
Have a care of a silent dog, and a still water.
He has long arms and a long tongue as well.  
He is happy what thinks he is so.
-He is lifeless that is faultless.
-He that can stay obtains.
-He that cannot dissemble knows not how to live.
He that chooses takes the worst.
-He that fights and runs away may live to fight another day.
-He that hunts two hares at once will catch neither.
He that is always shooting must sometimes hit.
He that knows nothing doubt nothing. 
-He that loves his child chastises him.
-He that oft shoots at last shall hit the mark.
He that stays in the valley shall never get over the hill.
- He that will lie will steal.  
He that will steal a pin will steal an ox.
-He that will steal an egg will steal an ox.
-He that would the daughter win, must with the mother first begin.  
He who hates Peter harms his dog.
He who hesitates is lost.  
-He who makes no mistakes makes nothing. 
-He who should gather honey must bear the stings.
He who touches pitch will be defiled.
-Hindsight is better than foresight. 
Hindsight is 20/20.
-History Repeats Itself.
Honesty doesn't pay.
Honesty is the best policy.  
Hunger is the best sauce.  
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-I like best the wine drunk at the cost of others.
-If a diamond be thrown into the mire, it is a diamond still.
-If I rest, I rust, says the key.
-If pride leads the van, beggary brings up the rear.
If the mountain will not come to Mohammed, Mohammed must go to the mountain.
-Ignorance is mother of impudence.
-Ill-Gotten, ill spent.
-Ill news comes too soon (or never comes too late).
-In every country dogs bite.
In every country the sun rises in the morning.
In for a penny, in for a pound. All or nothing.
In spring one sleeps a sleep that knows no dawn.
In wine, there is truth. There is truth in wine.
- Iron not used soon rusts.
It never rains but pours.
- It takes all sorts to make a world.
It takes two to make a quarell.
It takes two to tango.
- It will be a nine day's wonder.
It's A windfall.
- It's always darkest before the dawn.
It's an old rat that won't eat cheese.  
It's dark at the foot of the candle. 
-It's good to warm oneself by another's fire.
It's hard to please all. You can't please every one.  s
It's hard to sit in Rome and strive against the Pope.
It's never too late to learn.
It's no use crying over spilt milk. 
It's not how long, but how well we live.
-It's the fish you lose that is biggest.
- It's the last feather that breaks the horse's back.
It's the last straw that breaks the camel's back.
It's the man behind the gun that tells.
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Judge not, that ye be not judged.
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Kill not the goose that lays the golden eggs.
-Kings have long arms.
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Laugh and grow fat.;
-Laughter is the best medicine.  

-Laughter will make one fat.
Law catches flies, but lets hornets go free.
-Learn wisdom by the follies of others.  
Let sleeping dogs lie.
Let the future take care of itself.
-Life must be the first consideration.
-Like a master, like man.
-Like father, like son.
Like king, like people.
-Like mistress, like maid.
-Little and often fills the purse. 
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Little and often make a heap in time.
Live and let live. Live and let others live.
Look at the both sides of the shield.
Look before you leap.
Lookers-on see most of the game.
-Lose a leg rather than a life.
-Losers are always in the wrong.
Losers seekers, finders keepers.  
-Love blinds a man to all imperfections.  
Love is blind.
-Love is wont rather to ascend than descend
Love lasts as long as money endures.
-Love me, love my dog.
Love well, whip well.
Love your neighbor, yet pull not down your hedge.
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Maids' children and bachelors' wives are well governed.
-Make haste, less speed.
-Make haste slowly.
Make hay while the sun shines.
Make yourself all honey, and the flies will devour you.  
Manner and money make a gentleman.  
-Many a little drop of water makes an ocean.
Many a little makes a mickle.
-Many drops make a shower. 
-Many go out for wool and come home shorn.
Many kiss the child for the nurse's sake.
Many things happen between the cup and the lip.
Many things happen unlooked for.
Marriage is a lottery.
Marry in hasete, repent at leisure.  
-Men are best loved farthest off.
-Might is right.
Miracles happen to those that believe in them.
Money doesn't grow on trees.
-Money gone, friends gone.
-Money makes the man.
Money makes the mare to go. 
-More have repented speech than silence.
Much caution does no harm.

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-Nab me, I'll nab you.
Names and natures do often agree.
Natural love descends but it does not ascend. .
Necessity is mother of invention.
Never look a gift horse in the mouth.
Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.
-Never shoot, never hit.
-No cross, no crown.
No fish is caught twice with the same bait.
No man proves famous but by labor.
No mill, no meal.  
No news is good news.
No Pain, No Gain.
No reply is best.
-No rose without thorn.
-No shortcut to acquirement of any valuable art.
No sport, no pie; Bread is better than the song of birds.
Not possession but use is only riches.
Nothing comes of nothing.
-Nothing costs so much as what is given us.
-Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
-Nothing is so bold as a blind man.
Nothing is freer than a gift.
Nothing New Under the Sun,
-Nothing Venture, Nothing Have.
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-Of nothing, nothing is made.
Old age tires both body and soul.
Once bitten and twice shy.
-Once on shore, we pray no more.
One bee is better than a hundred flies.
One cannot see the wood for the trees.
One good turn deserves another.
One man knocks in the nail, and another hangs his hat on it.
One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.
One nail drives out another.
One of these days is none of these days.
-One rotten apple in the basket infects the rest.
One rotten apple spoils a hundred.;
-One rotten egg spoils the whole quantity.
-One rotten pear spoils a whole heap.
One scabbed sheep will mar a whole flock.
-Opportunity selcom knocks twice.
Out of frying pan into the fire.
Out of season, out of price.
-Out of sight, out of mind.f mind.
Oxford knives, London wives.   
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Painted flowers have no scent.
Pardon all but thyself
Parental fame is a magnifying glass for children.
Past labor is pleasant. Past labour is pleasant. 
Persistence pays off.  
Physician, heal thyself.
Pie in the sky.
Possession is nine points of the law.
-Practice what you preach
Pride goes before destruction (and shame comes after).
Pride in the van, beggary in the rear.
-Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them.
Providing is preventing. 
-Public memory is short-lived.
Put your pride in your pocket.
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Quality matters more than quantity.
Quality without quantity is little thought of.
-Que Sera Sera
Quick resentments are often fatal.
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-Rare luck.
-Ready money is a ready medicine.
Regret will not mend matters.
Rome was not built in a day. Rome wasn't built in a day. Paris was not made in one day.
Roses have thorns. A fair face may hide a foul heart.
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See Naple and die.
Seeing is believing.
Seize the fortune by the forelock.
Seldom seen, soon forgotten. Long absent soon forgotten. The dead are soon forgotten.
-Send a wise man on an errand and say nothing unto him.
-Set a fool to catch a fool.
-Set a fox to catch a fox.
Set a thief to catch a thief.  
Silence is golden, speech is silver.
So many men, so many minds.
Spare the rod and spoil the child.
-Stars are not seen by sunshine.
-Still water runs deep.
-Strike while the iron is hot.
Success has many friends.
Sweet meat will have sour sauce. Sweet after bitter.  
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-The absent or distant person will not be the heir.
The ass though laden with gold still eats thistles.
-The beacon does not shine on its own base.
-The beetle is beauty in the eyes of its mother.
The Best Defense is a Good Offense
-The best friends must part.  
-The blind horse is hardiest.
The boughs that bear most hang lowest.
The busiest men find the most time.
-The busiest men find the most leisure.  
-The child is the father of the man.  
The crow thinks her own child fairest.
The day after the fair. After death the doctor.  
The devil can transform himself into an angel of light.
-The devil finds mischief for idle hands to do.
The die is cast.
-The eagle does not catch flies.
The eagle does not war against frogs.
The early bird catches a worm.
The end crowns all.
-The end of money is the end of love.
The eye is blind if the mind is absent.  
The foremost dog catches the hare.
The golden age was never the present age.
The good die young.  
The grapes are sour as the fox said when he could not reach them.
The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence.
The greater contains the less.
The hermit thinks the sun shines nowhere but in his cell
-The honest makes himself a fool in the art of living.
-The honest man does not pay.
-The last drop makes the cup run over.
-The Leopard cannot change its spots.
-The longest day has an end.
The love of money and the love of learning rarely meet.
The mad dog bites his master.
The master's eye and foot are the best manure for the field.
The master's footsteps fasten the soil.
-The mill must be of two stones.
The moon is not seen where the sun shines.
The more you get, the more you want.
The mountains have brought forth a mouse.
-The owl thinks all her young ones beauties.
The Pen is Mightier than the Sword.  
The pot calls the kettle black.
The proof of pudding is in the eating.
The right man in the right place. 
-The river past and God forgotten.
-The silent dog is the first to bite.
The Smell Of Garlic Takes Away The Smell Of Onions.
-The smell of garlic takes away the stink of dunghills.
-The sparrow near a school sings the primer.
The squeaking wheel gets the grease.
-The tailor makes the man.  
The Third Time Pays for All.
The voice of the people, the voice of God.
The wise has long ears and a short tongue.  
The wise man knows he knows nothing, the fool thinks he knows all.
-The wolf knows what the ill beast thinks.
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Take an opportunity by the forelock.
Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves.
Talk of the devil, and he is sure to appear.
-Teach him how to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.
Tell not all you know, all you have, or all you can do.  
There are spots even on the sun.
There is a time for all things. To everything there is a season.
There is another side to the pictures.
There is no evil without its compensation.
-There is no golden road to success.
-There's no rose without thorns.
There is no royal road to learning. 
There is no rule without exception.
There never was a good war or a bad peace
They agree like cats and dogs.
Think today and speak tomorrow.
-Those who know nothing fear nothing.
Thrift is a great revenue.  
Time and tide wait for no man.
Time flies.
Time is money. Benjamin Franklin  
Time is the best teacher.
-Time is the great teacher.
-To blow one's own trumpet.  
To err is human, to forgive divine.
To kill two birds with one stone. 
-To lead a cat-and-dog life.
To search for a needle in a haystack.  
To Talk To The Wall.
Tomorrow is another day.
-Tomorrow never comes.
Too many cooks spoil the broth.
-Too much medicine turns poison.
Too much of one thing is good for nothing. 
Too much wax burns the church. ;
Tread on a worm and it will turn.
Treasure every encounter, for it will never recur.
Trifles captivate small minds.
-Troy was not taken in a day.
Truth is stranger than fiction.
Two dogs fight for a bone and the third runs away with it.
Two eyes, two ears, only one mouth. 
Two heads are better than one. 
Two is company and three is a crowd.
Two is company and three is none. 
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Variety is the mother of enjoyment.
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Walls have ears. Pitchers have ears.  
-Want is the mother of industry.
War is death's feast.
War is sweet to them that know it not
-We hang little thieves and take off our hats to great ones.
We learn by teaching.
We who want to catch are ourselves caught.
Weeds never die. Ill weeds grow apace.
Welcome the coming, speed the parting guest.
Well begun is half done;
What will be will be.
-What's done cannot be undone.
When force has its way, reason will retire.;
When in Rome, do as the Romans do.
-When one sheep is over the dam, the rest follow.
When shared, joy is doubled and sorrow halved.
When the cat is away, the mice will play
-Where every man is master the world goes to wreck.
Where force prevails, right perishes.
-Where light is, there shadow is.
-Where might is master, justice is servant.  
Where there is a will, there is a way.
-While there is life, there is hope.
-Where injustice passes, reason withdraws.
Where there is smoke, there is a fire
While the grass grows the horse starves.
Who likes not his business, his business likes not him.
Who spits against heaven, it falls in his face.  
Who will bell the cat? Easier said than done.  
Wise men change their mind, fools never.
Women change as often as the wind. A woman's mind is always mutable. A woman's mind and winter wind change often.
Word cuts more than swords.  
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-Years know more than books.
You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make him drink.
-You can't eat a cake and have it, too.
You can't judge a book by its cover. Do not always judge by appearances. Do not judge of the dog by its hair. Men and melons are hard to know.  
-You can't make an omelet without breaking eggs
You have to learn to walk before you run. He who would climb the ladder must begin at the bottom.
-You kill the tree by trying to straighten its branches.
You know good manners but you use but few. A learned fool.
You never know what you can do till you try.  
You scratch my back and I’ll scratch yours, If you sing to my tune, I'll sing to your tune,
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Zeal has wings.
Zeal without knowledge is a runaway horse. 
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