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0001
Who chatters to you will chatter of you.
0002
Love covers many infirmities.
0003
The best is the enemy of the good.
0004
There are two sides to every question.
0005
One is never too old to learn.
0006
The rod breaks no bones.
0007
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
0008
You pays your money and you takes your chances.
0009
An apple a day keeps the doctor away.
0010
It is the unexpected that always happens.
0011
A constant guest is never welcome.
0012
What may be done at any time is done at no time.
0013
He who handles a nettle tenderly is soonest stung.
0014
Liars should have good memories.
0015
He that will lie will steal.
0016
A liar is not believed when he tells the truth.
0017
A lie may sometimes be excused.
0018
He who gives fair words feeds you with an empty spoon.
0019
Every couple is not a pair.
0020
Think of the devil and, he is looking over your shoulder.
0021
The pitcher goes often to the well, but is broken at last.
0022
When flatterers meet, the devil goes to dinner.
0023
A drowning man will clutch [catch] at a straw.
0024
Great oaks from little acorns grow.
0025
Every oak must be an acorn.
0026
You cannot make a crab walk straight.
0027
Those who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones.
0028
The crow thinks its own bird fairest.
0029
If you love your child, send him out on a journey.
0030
Spare the rod and spoil the child.
0031
Excessive tenderness switched to hundredfold hatred.
0032
Turn (and turn) about is fair play.
0033
A neat house has an uninteresting person in it.
0034
Hard words break no bones.
0035
Roses have thorns. ; Every rose has its thorn.
No rose without a prickle [thorn].
0036
Don't pour out the dirty water before you have clean.
0037
Don't make a mountain out of a molehill.
0038
Cast not a clout till May be out.
0039
Once a beggar, always a beggar.
0040
Those who play at bowls must look for rubs.
0041
There is nothing new under the sun.
0042
Like father, like son.
0043
It is no use [good] crying over spilt [spilled] milk.
0044
Cheats never prosper.
0045
The die is cast [thrown].
0046
Never make two bites of a cherry.
0047
Better to wear out than to rust out.
0048
(It is) Better wear out than rust out.
0049
March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb.
0050
April showers bring forth May flowers.
0051
A man without a smiling face must not open a shop.
0052
Ten years is ample.
0053
All good things come to an end.
0054
Let everyone sweep before his own door.
0055
All roads lead to Rome.
0056
Everything has its place.
0057
Grasp all, lose all.
0058
He who denies all confesses all.
0059
Store is no sore.
0060
Nothing costs so much as what is given us.
0061
There is no accounting for taste.
0062
Safe bind, safe find.
0063
An inch an hour, a foot day.
0064
Many a mickle makes a muckle.
0065
It is a good horse that never stumbles.
0066
East or west, home is best.
0067
So many countries, so many customs.
0068
Every bird likes its own nest the best.
0069
There is a black sheep in every flock.
0070
All things are difficult before they are easy.
0071
There is no fire without smoke.
0072
The longest day must [will] have an end.
0073
It is an ill bird that befouls [fouls] his [its] own nest.
0074
There is a limit to the best of health.
0075
No man is a hero to his valet.
0076
Every man has his price.
0077
Keep a thing seven years and you will find a use for it.
0078
Familiarity breeds contempt.
0079
Rats desert a sinking ship.
0080
Burn not your house to fright the mouse away.
0081
The danger [river] past and God forgotten.
0082
No medicine can cure a fool.
0083
He that knows little often repeats it.
0084
Every ass likes to hear himself bray.
0085
As the fool thinks, so the bell clinks.
0086
Bread is the staff of life.
0087
You [One] cannot touch pitch without being defiled.
He who [that] touches pitch shall be defiled therewith.
0088
When you can tread on nine daisies at once, spring has come.
0089
Hunger is the best sauce.
Hunger knows no delicacy.
Hunger makes any food palatable.
Hunger never saw bad bread.
0090
It will be all the same a hundred years hence.
0091
The blowfish is irresistible but our life is dear.
0092
The owl thinks her own young fairest.
0093
A barking dog seldom bites.
0094
(Even) Homer sometimes nods.
0095
Every lover sees a thousand graces in the beloved object.
0096
You must sow before you can reap.
0097
Marry first and love will follow.
0098
First catch your hare (and [then] cook it [him]).
0099
The biter is sometimes bit [bitten].
0100
It is a sad house where the hen crows louder than the cock.
0101
If ifs and ans were pots and pans there'd be no trade [work, need] for tinkers
0102
Smooth words make smooth ways.
0103
An old bird is not caught with chaff.
You cannot catch old birds with chaff.
0104
Don't [Never] look a gift horse in the mouth.
0105
It is better to give than to take.
0106
A burnt child dreads [fears] the fire.
0107
You never know till you have tried.
0108
A guilty conscience needs no accuser.
0109
Clouds always follow the sunshine.
0110
Good will is an invisible asset.
0111
If you wish good advice, consult an old man.
0112
Good watch prevents misfortune.
0113
Rome was not built in a [one] day.
0114
The donkey means one thing and the driver another.
0115
Asses have ears as well as pitchers.
0116
Cry up wine and sell vinegar.
0117
A straw shows which way the wind blows.
0118
There is more pleasure in loving than in being loved.
0119
Love is sweet torment.
0120
Charity covers a multitude of sins.
0121
Be amiable and be rich.
0122
Bad news has wings. ; Bad news travels fast [quickly].
0123
Ill news comes [flies, runs, travels] apace [fast].
Ill news comes too soon.
Ill news never comes too late.
0124
Hear no evil, see no evil, speak no evil.
0125
Better to be alone than in bad company.
0126
Malice hurts itself most.
0127
A bad wife ruins the house.
0128
A bad wife is the shipwreck of her husband.
0129
There are more ways of killing a dog than by hanging.
0130
You can never scare a dog away from a greasy hide.
0131
A wicked book is the wickeder because it cannot repent.
0132
Ill got [gotten], ill spent.
0133
Better be a fool than a knave.
0134
If the devil find a man idle, he'll set him to work.
0135
You can't see the forest for the trees.
0136
Don't hallo [halloa, halloo] till you are out of the wood.
0137
Safety lies in the middle course.
0138
It's always darkest before the dawn.
0139
Rank has its privileges.
0140
A great book is a great evil.
0141
Sharp stomachs make short graces.
0142
It is a good doctor who follows his own directions.
0143
Doctors often neglect their own health
0144
The doctor is often more to be feared than the disease.
0145
Physicians kill more than they cure.
0146
One lie makes many.
0147
Never venture all in one bottom.
0148
He that stumbles twice over one stone, deserves to break his shins.
0149
You may know by a handful the whole sack.
0150
This case will prove all the rest.
0151
A minute's success pays the failure of years.
0152
He travels the fastest who travels alone.
0153
Tread on a worm and it will turn.
0154
An inch ahead is darkness.
0155
Killing two birds with one stone.
0156
Once bit [bitten], twice shy.
0157
Once a priest, always a priest.
0158
Submitting to one wrong brings on another.
0159
If one sheep leaps over the ditch [dyke], all the rest will follow.
0160
One misfortune follows close on the heels of another.
0161
Every day of thy life is a leaf in thy history.
0162
What comes from the heart goes to the heart.
0163
The longest way about is the nearest [shortest] way
0164
The highest branch is not the safest roost.
0165
Best is cheapest.
0166
The wheels of fortune keep turning.
0167
The best calligrapher may slip.
0168
The best cure for drunkenness is while sober to see a drunken man.
0169
What is done by night appears by day.
0170
After rain comes fair weather.
0171
Constant dripping wears away the stone.
0172
Who repairs not his gutters repairs his whole house.
0173
Fortune favors the brave [bold].
0174
The bait hides the hook.
0175
Catch not at the shadow and lose the substance.
0176
Who loves not wine, women, and song he is a fool his whole life.
0177
Even monkeys fall from trees.
0178
There is no telling which two will make a couple.
0179
Where there's muck there's brass.
0180
Idle folk have the least leisure.
0181
The golden age was never the present age.
0182
Lookers-on see more than (the) players.
Lookers-on see most of the game.
0183
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
0184
Cowards die many times before their death.
0185
A bad shearer never had a good sickle.
0186
Bad workmen blame their tools.
0187
A bad workman always blames his tools.
0188
He that does nothing does ever amiss.
0189
Nothing stake, nothing draw.
0190
Moderation in all things.
0191
Beauties die young.
0192
Half of the household fortune rests with a wife.
0193
No song, no supper.
0194
Pouring oil on the fire is not the way to quench it.
0195
(There is) No smoke without fire.
Where there's smoke, there's fire.
0196
Poverty is a stranger to industry.
0197
Keep your shop, and your shop will keep you.
0198
Let bygones be bygones.
0199
He who makes no mistakes makes nothing.
0200
He that commits a fault thinks everyone speaks of it.
0201
Not to amend a fault after you commit it, that is a true fault.
0202
A fault confessed is half redressed.
0203
There's [There is] no place like home.
0204
One's own child is an irreplaceable blessing.
0205
Even a broken clock is right twice a day.
0206
Never too late to mend.
0207
Every man for himself, and the devil take the hindmost.
0208
Never confuse art with life.
0209
Fine feathers don't always make fine birds.
0210
If each would sweep before the door, we should have a clean city.
0211
No great deed is done by falterers who ask for certainty.
0212
When in doubt, leave out.
0213
There is no royal road to knowledge [learning].
0214
Sweet meat will have sour sauce.
0215
Pleasant hours fly fast.
0216
Gather ye rosebuds while you may.
0217
(There is) No pleasure without pain.
0218
Hope for the best and prepare for the worst.
0219
Optimists are people who have not had much experience.
0220
Stretch your legs according to your coverlet.
0221
No man is infallible.
0222
You can't fight City Hall.
0223
The purse of the patient protracts the disease.
0224
Advice when most needed is least heeded.
0225
Short pleasure, long pain.
0226
When you take shelter, make sure you go under a big tree.
0227
Do not keep harping on the past.
0228
Be just before you are generous.
0229
Famine, pestilence, and war are the destruction of a people.
0230
Sense comes with age.
0231
A false friend and a shadow attend only while the sun shines.
0232
Hypocrisy is a homage that vice pays to virtue.
0233
A just war is better than an unjust peace.
0234
Women will have the last word.
0235
Adversity is the best school.
0236
Sweet are the uses of adversity.
0237
Adversity makes a man wise.
0238
Make haste slowly.
The more haste, the less speed.
More haste, less [worse] speed.
0239
The furthest way about [round] is the nearest [shortest] way
0240
Nothing seek, nothing find.
0241
Adding insult to injury.
0242
A stag at bay is a dangerous foe.
0243
You cannot sell the cow and drink the milk.
0244
Why buy a cow when milk is so cheap?
0245
Long absent, soon forgotten.
0246
Out of sight, out of mind.
0247
Distance lends enchantment to the view.
0248
Two dogs fight for a bone, and a third runs away with it.
0249
Fish and visitors stink in three days.
0250
Fish rots from the head down.
0251
No man is content with his lot.
0252
When in Rome, do as the Romans do.
0253
Do in Rome as the Romans do.
0254
It's a long lane [road] that has no turning.
0255
Diligence is the mother of good fortune.
0256
Forbidden fruit is sweetest
Forbidden fruit tastes the sweetest.
0257
He that has a full purse never wanted a friend.
0258
Who holds the purse rules the house.
0259
A golden key opens every door.
0260
Muck and money go together.
0261
Money doesn't grow on trees.
0262
The end of money is the end of love.
0263
Money burns a hole in the pocket.
0264
Money begets money.
0265
Lend your money and lose your friend.
0266
Rich men feed, and poor men breed.
0267
Care follows wealth.
0268
The love of money is the root of all evil.
0269
Man turns to God only in trouble.
Men turn to God only when they are in trouble.
0270
One beats the bush, and another catches the birds.
0271
It is easy to be wise after the event.
0272
Empty vessels make the most noise [sound].
0273
A good appetite is a good sauce.
0274
Only the wearer knows where the shoe pinches.
0275
The cobbler's wife goes the worst shod.
0276
The wise man keeps away from danger.
0277
A wise man can immediately adapt himself to any surroundings.
0278
A wise man never courts danger.
The wise man does not court danger.
0279
Experience must be bought.
0280
Man proposes, God disposes.
0281
Accomplishments are a friend in need.
0282
Art is long, life is short.
0283
Opportunity makes the thief.
0284
Love your friend with his faults.
0285
After marriage, a woman forgets her parents.
0286
Advise none to marry or go to war.
0287
Marriage is the tomb of life.
0288
Matrimony is a school in which one learns too late.
0289
Blood must atone for blood.
0290
Blood is [runs] thicker than water.
0291
Health is great riches.
0292
The beginning of health is sleep.
0293
Health is above wealth.
0294
All are not thieves that dogs bark at.
0295
Feed a dog for three days and he will remember your kindness for three years.
0296
A flying crow always catches something.
0297
Fair without, false within.
0298
As the old cock crows, so crows the young.
0299
Never judge by appearances.
0300
Appearances are deceptive.
0301
A wise person profits by [from] his mistakes.
0302
A word to the wise is enough.
0303
A word is sufficient to the wise.
0304
All great minds think alike.
0305
Be careful of what you say.
0306
The less said (about it) the better.
0307
Words cut more than swords.
0308
Deeds, not words.
0309
Fair words and fine manners go not with virtue.
0310
More talk, less elegance.
0311
There's many a good tune played on an old fiddle.
0312
Solitude is the nest of thought.
0313
Nought venture, nought have [win].
0314
I don't care what follows.
0315
One is always sorry after the event.
0316
All is not gold that glitters.
All that glitters is not gold.
0317
Time flies (like an arrow).
0318
A word spoken is past recalling.
0319
When the word is out, it belongs to another.
0320
Confine your tongue, lest it confine you.
0321
All evil comes from the mouth.
0322
Opportunity seldom knocks twice.
0323
Fine words and flattering looks lack sincerity.
0324
Fortune knocks at least once at every man's gate.
0325
A bad workman complains of his tools.
0326
All good things come to those who wait.
0327
Marry in haste, (and) repent at leisure.
0328
Offense is the best defense.
0329
Attack is the best (form of) defense.
0330
One man's meat is another man's poison.
0331
If it [a thing] is worth doing, it is worth doing well.
0332
It never rains but it pours.
When it rains, it pours.
0333
Pride goes before destruction [a fall].
Pride will have a fall.
0334
The land outlasts the king.
0335
Great pains but all in vain.
0336
(There is) No time like the present.
0337
You may go further [farther] and fare worse.
0338
Tomorrow never comes.
0339
A stitch in time saves nine.
0340
One today is worth two tomorrow.
0341
Never put off till tomorrow what may be done [what you can do] today.
0342
A friend in need is a friend indeed.
0343
Wedlock is a padlock.
0344
The Shoemakers' children [wife] go barefoot.
0345
He laughs best who laughs last.
He who laughs last laughs longest [best].
0346
Cast not the first stone.
0347
Every man is his (own) worst enemy.
0348
A man without a wife is but half a man.
0349
He that hath wife and children hath given hostages to fortune.
0350
What is done cannot be undone.
0351
Mischief comes by the pound and goes away by the ounce.
0352
Guilt will out.
0353
Condemn the offense, but pity the offender.
0354
A light purse makes a heavy heart.
0355
A heavy purse makes a light heart.
0356
It is too late to call back yesterday.
0357
Not good is it to harp on the frayed string.
0358
One year's seed makes seven years weeds.
0359
There is no garden without weeds.
0360
As the twig is bent, so grows the tree.
0361
The best thing to do now is to run away.
0362
Out of the counsel of three comes wisdom.
0363
The third time's lucky.
0364
If the mountain will not come to Mohammed, Mohammed must go to the mountain.
0365
Work expands so as to fill the time available.
0366
Trade is the mother of money.
0367
A forced kindness deserves no thanks.
0368
Better go to heaven in rags than to hell in embroidery.
0369
Four eyes see better than two.
0370
A good beginning makes a good ending.
0371
Harp not for ever on the same string.
0372
There is no treasure more precious than a child.
0373
The child [baby] is a godsend.
0374
The child is the bond of matrimony.
0375
He that has no children knows not what is love.
0376
Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark.
0377
Children should be seen and not heard.
0378
One volunteer is worth two pressed men.
0379
Any day is lucky on which the thing occurs to one.
0380
Procrastination is the thief of time.
0381
Love begets love.
0382
Better a live coward than a dead hero.
0383
It is useless to beat [whip, flog] a dead horse.
0384
Dying is as natural as living.
0385
The end makes all equal.
0386
Fear of death is worse [more to be dreaded] than death itself.
0387
Death is a remedy for all ills.
0388
Death is a dying man's friend.
0389
Dead men tell no lies [tales].
0390
You can't make a silk purse out of a sow's ear.
0391
Accidents will happen in the best-regulated families.
0392
Accidents do happen. ; Accidents will [can] happen.
0393
Fact is stranger than fiction.
0394
He who carries nothing loses nothing.
0395
Time is the great healer.
0396
Footprints on the sands of time are not made by sitting down.
0397
Time is money.
0398
Punctuality is the politeness of kings.
0399
You can't put the clock back.
0400
Times change.
0401
Other times, other manners.
0402
Self do, self have.
0403
Self-praise is no recommendation.
0404
Nature, time, and patience are the three great physicians.
0405
Nature is the best physician.
0406
Do as you would be done by.
0407
Do not spur a willing horse.
0408
A still tongue makes a wise head.
0409
All his geese are swans.
0410
Every miller draws water to his own mill.
0411
One cannot fare well but one must cry out roast meat.
0412
It is a foolish bird that soils its own nest.
0413
Don't cut the bough you are standing on.
0414
He that is not sensible of his loss has lost nothing.
0415
No gains without pains.
0416
No mill, no meal.
0417
When one door shuts, another opens.
0418
Ask no questions and be told no lies.
0419
Never make threats you cannot carry out.
0420
Prospect is often better than possession.
0421
Example is better than precept.
0422
When one god deserts you, another will pick you up.
0423
Out of debt, out of danger.
0424
Neither a borrower nor a lender be.
0425
Don't try to teach your grandmother how to suck eggs.
0426
Young saints, old devils [sinners].
0427
You're only young once.
0428
Love of lads and fire of chats is soon in and soon out.
0429
The strong prey upon the weak.
0430
Never spend your money before you have it.
0431
A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.
0432
Drinking and late-rising is the nearest way to poverty.
0433
Drinking brings ten benefits to men.
0434
Sake is the chief of all medicine.
0435
Name not a rope in his house that hanged himself.
0436
Finders keepers.
0437
Finders keepers, losers weepers.
0438
All's well that ends well.
0439
Practice makes perfect.
0440
Each country has its own customs.
0441
Custom is a second nature.
0442
Marking the boat to locate a lost sword.
0443
No cross, no crown.
0444
Every man has his humor.
0445
Soft and fair goes far.
0446
Hoist your sail when the wind is fair.
0447
Well begin is half [halves] done [ended].
0448
The first stroke is half the battle.
0449
No love like the first love.
0450
A woman's strength is in her tongue.
0451
A woman's sword is her tongue, and she does not let it rust.
0452
Women are great talkers.
0453
A woman is the weaker vessel.
0454
Woman is an afterthought of God.
0455
Women are necessary evils.
0456
A woman is a weathercock.
0457
A woman's work is never done.
0458
Losers are always in the wrong.
0459
The race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong.
0460
Jack is as good as his master.
0461
Look after of the pence, and the pounds will look after of themselves.
0462
A little pot is soon hot.
0463
Birds in their little nest agree.
0464
A small leak will sink a great ship.
0465
Idleness is the mother [parent] of all evil [vice].
0466
Little and often fills the purse.
0467
Take care of the pence [pennies], and the pounds will take care of themselves.
0468
Every little bit helps.
0469
Something is better than nothing.
0470
A little learning is a dangerous thing.
0471
Laughter is the best medicine.
0472
Fortune comes in at the merry gate.
0473
Laugh and the world laughs [will laugh] with you, weep and you weep alone.
0474
Every flow must have its ebb.
0475
Even the best man meets his match.
0476
There's many a true word spoken in jest.
0477
Sympathy is not merely for others' sake.
0478
Fair words fill not the belly.
0479
Greedy eaters dig their graves with their teeth.
0480
It is a foolish sheep that makes the wolf his confessor.
0481
(There's) None so blind as those who won't see.
0482
The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak.
0483
A new broom sweeps clean.
0484
Deep rivers move in silence, shallow brooks are noisy.
0485
The truth will out.
0486
God helps those who help themselves
0487
Providence is always on the side of the big battalions.
0488
Like cow, like calf.
0489
The son is known by his father.
0490
No child knows how dear he is to his parents.
0491
A [One] good turn deserves another.
0492
An ill life makes an ill end.
0493
Cut your coat according to your cloth.
0494
Practice what you preach.
0495
Do to others as you would have others [them] do to you.
0496
One man's fault is another's lesson.
0497
Chicken [Curses] come home to roost.
0498
He who has a mind to beat his dog will easily find a stick.
0499
A man's house is his castle.
0500
Hope springs eternal in the human breast.
0501
Know your own faults before blaming others for theirs.
0502
People will talk.
0503
To each his own.
0504
A man is known by the company he keeps.
0505
Man's life is like a candle in the wind.
0506
Man cannot live by bread alone.
0507
None so old that he hopes not for a year of life.
0508
Every herring should hang by its own head.
0509
As you sow, so shall you reap.
0510
Men are blind in their own cause.
0511
Curses, like chickens, come home to roost.
0512
Man's extremity is God's opportunity
0513
Man is the inventor of stupidity.
0514
Inscrutable are the ways of Heaven.
0515
The more, the merrier.
0516
There is a tide in the affairs of men.
0517
One of the minor pleasures of life is to be slightly ill.
0518
Life is short and time is swift.
0519
Don't wash (your) dirty linen in public.
0520
Men are not to be measured in inches.
0521
Adam's ale is the best brew.
0522
Too clean a stream is not inhabitable for fish.
0523
There is a sin of omission as well as of commission.
0524
Give knaves an inch and they will take a mile [yard].
0525
It takes all sorts to make a world.
0526
Half the world knows not how the other half lives.
0527
Honesty is the best policy.
0528
Honest men marry soon, wise men not at all.
0529
Opposites attract.
0530
A living dog is better than a dead lion.
0531
What is bred in the bone will not go [come] out of the flesh.
0532
A disciple sometimes outshines his master.
0533
In a calm sea every man is a pilot.
0534
You cannot get blood out of a stone.
0535
Sitting on a rock three years will bring enlightenment.
0536
The sting of a reproach is the truth of it.
0537
Never ask pardon before you are accused.
0538
From saving comes having.
0539
Desperate disease must have desperate remedies.
0540
The tongue stings.
0541
Take the lead, and you will win.
0542
Little strokes fell great oaks.
0543
He who would climb the ladder must begin at the bottom.
0544
You have to start somewhere.
0545
Don't change horses in midstream.
0546
Never swap horses while crossing a [the] stream.
0547
The battle is not always to the strong.
0548
He that fights and runs away lives [may live] to fight another day.
0549
War is death's feast.
0550
Wars bring scars.
0551
Forewarned is forearmed.
0552
Good deeds should be done quickly [without hesitating].
0553
Praise makes good men better and bad men worse.
0554
Don't put [have] all your eggs in one basket.
0555
The cowl does not make the monk.
0556
Soon learnt, soon forgotten.
0557
The early bird catches [gets] the worm.
0558
Soon ripe, soon rotten.
0559
Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
0560
Quick at meat, quick at work.
0561
Congruity is the mother of love.
0562
A man chronically sick will live to a great age.
0563
The first breath is the beginning of death.
0564
A son is a son till he gets him a wife, but a daughter's a daughter all the days of her life.
0565
Contentment is great riches.
0566
Don't scald your lips in another man's porridge.
0567
He who hurts another hurts himself.
0568
He who begins many things, finishes but few.
0569
A little help is worth a great deal of pity.
0570
Many dishes make many diseases.
0571
A watched pot never boils.
0572
All things come to those who wait.
0573
Expectation is better than realization.
0574
Better be the head of an ass than the tail of a horse.
0575
A great ship must have deep water.
0576
Take not a musket to kill a butterfly.
0577
The greater hides the less.
0578
Great talkers are little doers.
0579
A carpenter is known by his chips.
0580
Gluttony kills more than the sword.
0581
Hunger sharpens the mind.
0582
A great city, a great solitude.
0583
First impressions are most lasting.
0584
It needs more skill than I can tell to play the second fiddle well.
0585
Don't judge [criticize] a man until you have walked a mile in his shoes.
0586
Everyone has his Achilles [Achilles'] heel.
0587
Every bean has its black.
0588
Every man has his faults.
0589
Anybody can make a mistake.
0590
He that serves everybody is paid by nobody.
0591
Every dog has his [its] day.
0592
No one's luck lasts forever.
0593
Short pleasure, long repentance.
0594
Out of temper, out of money.
0595
Haste is [makes] waste.
0596
Union is strength.
0597
In union there is strength.
0598
A widower is proverbially untidy.
0599
What you don't know can't hurt you.
0600
The husband is always the last to know.
0601
Ignorance is bliss.
0602
Knowledge is power.
0603
Great [Good] wits jump.
0604
In my hour of need I found a true friend.
0605
Money makes the mare (to) go.
0606
The road to hell is paved with good intentions.
0607
New lord, new laws.
0608
The devil take the hindmost.
0609
Nothing is given as freely as advice.
0610
Even a worm will turn.
0611
Look before you leap.
0612
If you can't fight them, join them.
0613
Short accounts make long friends.
0614
Live and learn.
0615
The pitcher goes once too often to the water but is broken at last.
0616
What can't be cured must be endured.
0617
Silence is gold [golden], eloquence is silver.
0618
Silence means [gives] consent.
0619
Speech is silver, silence is golden.
0620
Everything in the garden is lovely.
0621
Fling dirt enough and some will stick.
0622
When thieves fall out, honest men come by their own.
0623
A miss is as good as a mile.
0624
He [The man] who pays the piper calls [may call] the tune.
0625
You could [may] go a lot further [farther] and fare a lot worse.
0626
You can't teach an old dog new tricks.
0627
Strike the iron while it is hot.
0628
Don't spit into the wind.
0629
Heaven [The Lord] helps those who help themselves.
0630
Genius is only (at) one remove from insanity
0631
Genius will assert itself at an early age.
0632
Great natural disaster comes to us when we forget the last one.
0633
A natural disaster strikes when people lose their memory of the previous one.
0634
The sauce is better than the fish.
0635
All is grist that comes to his net [mill].
0636
A rolling stone gathers no moss.
0637
Constant dripping wears away a stone.
0638
If winter comes, can spring be far behind?
0639
Stolen pleasures are sweetest.
0640
There is honor among thieves.
0641
Set a thief to catch a thief.
0642
Take your chance.
0643
It is better to travel hopefully than to arrive.
0644
The beaten road is the safest.
0645
Protect yourself at all points.
0646
Birds of a feather flock together.
0647
We all ate from the same bowl.
0648
We may sleep in the same bed, but we have different dreams.
0649
Misery makes strange bedfellows.
0650
Misery loves company.
0651
What is a workman without his tools?
0652
Easy come, easy go.
0653
Virtue is its own reward.
0654
Poison quells poison.
0655
Losing the sheep while absorbed in reading.
0656
A black hen lays white eggs.
0657
A house divided against itself can't stand.
0658
Every cock crows on its own dunghill.
0659
Of two evils choose the less.
0660
It takes two to make a quarrel.
0661
No man can serve two masters. ; You cannot serve two masters.
0662
He who hunts two hares leaves one and loses the other.
0663
What happens twice will happen three times.
0664
In his old age, a man still has a long way to go to accomplish his objectives.
0665
Patience is a virtue.
0666
Give credit where credit is due.
0667
When the cat's away, the mice will play.
0668
That's like casting pearls before swine.
0669
If you can't stand [take] the heat, get out of the kitchen.
0670
Better children weep than old men.
0671
An old man's sayings are seldom untrue.
0672
Second thoughts are best.
0673
Those who can, do; those who can't, teach.
0674
A talented person doesn't (need to) show off.
0675
Lock the barn door after the horse is stolen.
0676
Preaching to deaf ears.
0677
Don't put [get] the cart before the horse.
0678
You can lead a horse to water, but you cannot make him [it] drink.
0679
Shut the stable door after the horse is stolen.
0680
Fine clothes make the man.
0681
A precipice in front, a wolf behind.
0682
Half a loaf is better than none [no bread].
0683
Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them.
0684
It is comparison that makes men happy or miserable.
0685
Comparisons are odious.
0686
It is good to have a shelter against every storm.
0687
The fairest rose is at last withered.
0688
Beauty alone is sufficient.
0689
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
0690
Beauty and honesty seldom agree.
0691
Beauty is but one layer. ; Beauty is but [only] skin deep.
0692
There's always a next time.
0693
Necessity is the mother of invention.
0694
Picture is worth a thousand words.
0695
Seeing is believing.
0696
Worry is often the cause of illness.
0697
There are plenty of other pebbles on the beach [shore].
0698
Want is the mother of industry.
0699
When poverty comes in at the door, love flies out at the window.
0700
Poverty dulls the wits.
0701
Troubles never come singly.
0702
One misfortune rides upon another's back.
0703
Ill-gotten wealth seldom descends to the third generation.
0704
Discontent is the first step in progress.
0705
You can know a man by the companions he keeps.
0706
The race is not to the swift.
0707
One must put on a brave display even in adversity.
0708
Feed a cold and starve a fever.
0709
A cold often leads to all kinds of disease.
Colds may lead to all kinds of diseases.
0710
Revenge is a dish best served cold.
0711
Through obedience learn to command.
0712
The belly is part of the body.
0713
Don't cut off your nose to spite your face.
0714
You can only go so far.
0715
A place for everything, and everything in its place.
0716
Everything is good in its season.
0717
There is a time to speak and a time to be silent.
0718
The more things change, the more they stay the same.
0719
Every why has a wherefore.
0720
Everything has a beginning.
Everything must have a beginning.
0721
Coming events cast their shadows before them.
0722
The style is the man.
0723
Avoid a questioner, for he is also a tattler.
0724
Nothing is lost for asking.
0725
If you want peace, (you must) prepare for war.
0726
(Even) the walls have ears.
0727
No answer is also an answer.
0728
No news is good news.
0729
There will be sleeping enough in the grave.
0730
If you don't have gravediggers you need vultures.
0731
The mother's breath always sweet.
0732
Unused treasure is a waste of treasure.
0733
None can guess the jewel by the casket.
0734
Ignorance of the law is no excuse [excuses].
0735
Love me, love my dog.
0736
The busiest men find the most time.
0737
If it were not for hope, the heart would break.
0738
Great barkers are no biters.
0739
Books and friends should be few but good.
0740
The cobbler should stick to his last.
0741
Keep something for a rainy day.
0742
Every tide has its ebb.
0743
Contentment is better than riches.
0744
A contented mind is a perpetual feast.
0745
Content is happiness.
0746
Enough is as good as a feast.
0747
Honey is sweet but the bee stings.
0748
The voice of the people is the voice of God.
0749
Nothing comes from [of] nothing.
0750
Ignorance is the peace of life.
0751
Where might is master, justice is servant.
0752
Names and natures often agree.
0753
While there's life, there's hope.
0754
Tomorrow is another day.
0755
Tomorrow is a new day.
0756
Better to ask the way than go astray.
0757
A good tale is none the worse for being told twice.
0758
Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.
0759
Imitation is the sincerest flattery.
0760
Catch your bear before you sell its skin.
0761
In the country of the blind, the one-eyed (man) is king.
Like a one-eyed man in the kingdom of the blind.
0762
He that loves the tree loves the branches.
0763
He cannot speak well that cannot hold his tongue.
0764
What the eye doesn't see, the heart doesn't grieve over.
0765
The eyes are the window of the soul [mind].
0766
Fair and soft [softly] goes far (in a day).
0767
A bargain's a bargain.
0768
Medicines are not meant to live by.
0769
Follow the path of least resistance.
0770
Oaks may fall when reeds stand the storm.
0771
Security is the greatest enemy.
0772
Good words cost nothing.
0773
A soft answer turneth away wrath.
0774
A courageous man never wants weapons.
0775
May God defend me from my friends.
I can defend myself from my enemies.
0776
Prevention is better than cure.
0777
Easy money is easy to spend.
0778
A cheerful wife is the joy of life.
0779
A thing you don't want is dear at any price.
0780
Desires are nourished by delays.
0781
Lightning never strikes in the same place twice.
0782
Don't count your chickens (before they are hatched).
0783
You [One] cannot make an omelet [omelets] without breaking eggs.
Omelets are not made without breaking of eggs.
0784
He that will steal an egg will steal an ox.
0785
After a storm (comes) a calm.
0786
To understand [know] all is to forgive [pardon] all.
0787
There are wheels within wheels.
0788
Open confession is good for the soul.
0789
Listeners never hear good of themselves.
Listeners hear no good of themselves.
0790
It is ill striving against the stream.
0791
Still [Smooth] waters run deep.
0792
Cross the stream where it is shallowest.
0793
He who goes against the fashion is himself its slave.
0794
In traveling, companionship; in life, compassion.
0795
A traveler may lie with authority.
0796
Travelers should correct the vice of one country, by the virtue of another.
0797
Extremes meet.
0798
You cannot have it both ways.
0799
When Greek meets Greek [Greeks meet Greeks], then comes the tug of war.
0800
Too many cooks spoil the broth.
0801
Good wine engenders [makes] good blood.
0802
A good tongue is a good weapon.
0803
Good news goes on crutches.
0804
A good name is better than a golden girdle.
0805
Good fences make good neighbors.
0806
A good wife and health is a man's best wealth.
0807
A good wife is a household treasure.
0808
Good wine needs no (ivy) bush.
0809
(A) Good medicine tastes bitter.
Good medicine is bitter in [to] the mouth.
0810
Might is [makes] right.
0811
Love your neighbor, yet pull not down your fence.
0812
Like attracts like.
0813
The exception proves the rule.
0814
There is no (general) rule without exceptions [an exception].
0815
Courtesy costs nothing.
0816
There is nothing lost by civility.
0817
Manners maketh man.
0818
History repeats itself.
0819
Love blinds a man to all imperfections.
0820
Love laughs at locksmiths.
0821
On the path of love, women are more sagacious.
0822
Love and reason do not go together.
0823
Love is the fruit of idleness.
0824
Love has a logic of its own.
0825
All's fair in love and war.
0826
Time, not the mind, puts an end to love.
0827
When the wolf comes in at the door, love creeps out of the window.
0828
As a wolf is like a dog, so is a flatterer like a friend.
0829
When old, obey your children.
0830
The old generation must make way for the new.
0831
You cannot teach an old dog new tricks.
0832
An old dog will learn no tricks.
An old dog will not learn new tricks.
0833
An old dog will learn no new tricks.
Old dogs can't learn new tricks.
0834
There is no fool like an old fool.
0835
A tale never loses in the telling.
0836
Full of courtesy, full of craft.
0837
Through hardship to the stars.
0838
There is no accounting for tastes [preferences].
0839
Lead the way by setting an example.