A bad conscience is a snake in
A bad workman quarrels with his tools.
A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.
A bird is known by its note, and a man by his talk.
A blind man who leans against a wall imagines that it's the boundary of
Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it.
A burnt child dreads the fire.
Accidents will happen.
A clean hand wants no washing.
A clear conscience is a soft pillow.
A clear conscience is a sure card.
A clear conscience laughs at false accusations.
A clear fast is better than a dirty breakfast.
A close mouth catches no flies.
A cock is valiant on his own dunghill.
A common danger causes common action.
A contented mind is perpetual feast.
Actions speak louder than words.
Admonish your friends in private, praise them in public.
A fair face may hide a foul heart.
A faithful friend is hard to find.
A fall into the pit, a gain in your wit.
After a storm comes a calm.
After black clouds, clear weather.
After death, the doctor.
A good appetite is a good sauce.
A good example is the best sermon.
A good face is a letter of recommendation.
A good fame is better than a good face.
A good friend is my nearest relation.
A good marksman may miss.
A good maxim is never out of season.
A good medicine tastes bitter.
A good winter brings a good summer.
A happy heart makes a blooming visage.
A hero is known in the time of misfortune.
A lazy youth, a lousy age.
Ale will make a cat speak.
A little is better than none.
A little leak will sink a great ship.
A little neglect may breed great mischief.
A little spark kindles a great fire.
A little wind kindles, much puts out the fire.
All covet, all lose.
All is fair in war.
All is not gold that glitters.
All roads lead to Rome.
All shall be well, Jack shall have Jill.
All the treasures of the earth would not bring back one lost moment.
All things are easy that are done willingly.
All things are obedient to money.
A maiden with many wooers often chooses the worst.
A man apt to promise is apt to forget.
A man can not spin and reel at the same time.
A man cannot whistle and drink at he same time.
A man has two ears and one mouth that he may hear much and speak little.
A man knows his companion in a long journey and a little inn.
A man may dig his grave with his teeth.
A man may lead a horse to the water, but he cannot make him drink.
A man may love his house well without riding on the ridge.
A match will set fire to a large building.
Ambition never dies until there is no way out.
A miss is as good as a mile.
Among the blind the one-eyed man is king.
A near friend is better than a far-dwelling kinsman.
An enemy's mouth seldom speaks well.
An evil chance seldom comes alone.
A new broom sweeps clean.
An hour in the morning is worth two in the evening.
An old physician, and a young lawyer.
An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity; a pessimist sees a
calamity in every opportunity.
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
Answer a fool according to his folly.
A penny saved is a penny earned.
Apparel makes the man.
Appearances are deceitful.
A road of a thousand miles begins with one step.
A rolling stone gathers no moss.
As a man sows, so he shall reap.
A secret between more than two is no secret.
A servant is known by his master's absence.
A silent tongue and true heart are the most admirable things on earth.
A single spark can start a prairie fire.
A smart coat is a good letter of introduction.
A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner.
A sow, when washed; returns to the muck.
As the old cock crows, so doth the young.
As the touchstone tries gold, so gold tries man.
As the tree falls, so shall it lie.
As they sow, so let them reap.
A still tongue makes a wise head.
A stitch in time saves nine.
A straight foot is not afraid of a crooked shoe.
A straw shows which way the wind blows.
A stumble may prevent a fall.
As you make your bed so you must lie on it.
As you sow you shall mow.
A tall tree catches the wind.
A tree is known by its fruit.
A true friend is known in the day of adversity.
Avarice blinds our eyes.
Avarice increases with wealth.
A wanderer who is determined to reach his destination does not fear the
A watched pot is long in boiling.
A wilful man will have his way.
A word spoken is an arrow let fly.
A word spoken is past recalling.
Bad workmen often blame their tools.
Beauty is but skin-deep.
Beauty is in the eye of the gazer.
Beauty lies in lover's eyes.
Bees that have honey in their mouths have stings in their tails.
Before gold, even kings take off their hats.
Beggars cannot be choosers.
Beggars must be no choosers.
Behind bad luck comes good luck.
Be honest rather clever.
Being on sea, sail; being on land, settle.
Be just to all, but trust not all.
Believe not all that you see nor half what you hear.
Be slow to promise and quick to perform.
Be swift to hear, slow to speak.
Better an empty purse than an empty head.
Better an open enemy than a false friend.
Better good neighbours near than relations far away.
Between the cup and the lip a morsel may slip.
Between two stools one falls to the ground.
Big mouthfuls ofter choke.
Bind the sack before it be full.
Birds of a feather flock together.
Birth is much, but breeding is more.
Bite off more than one can chew.
Bite the hand that feeds one.
Bitter pills may have wholesome effects.
Blind men can judge no colours.
Blood is thicker than water.
Bread is the staff of life.
Brevity is the soul of wit.
Bring up a raven and he'll pick out your eyes.
Burn not your house to rid it of the mouse.
Burnt child dreads the fire.
Business before pleasure.
Business is business.
By doing we learn.
By falling we learn to go safely.
By other's faults, wise men correct their own.
By reading we enrich the mind; by conversation we polish it.