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Gossiping and lying go hand in hand.
Go to bed with the lamb and rise with the lark.
Govern your thoughts when alone, and your tongue when in company.
Grain by grain and hen fills her belly.
Grasp all, lose all.
Grasp the nettle and it won’t sting you.
Grasp the shadow and let go the substance.
Grasp the thistle firmly.
Great barkers are no biters.
Great boast, small roast.
Great designs require great consideration.
Greatest genius often lies concealed.
Great hopes make great man.
Great men are not always wise.
Great men have great faults.
Great minds think alike.
Great oaks from little acorns grow.
Great souls suffer in silence.
Great talkers are commonly liars.
Great talkers are little doers.
Great talkers are not great doers.
Great winds blow upon high hills.
Believe no tales from the enemy.
Believe not all that you see nor half what you hear.
Believe somebody on his bare word.
Benefits please like flowers, while they are fresh.
Be prepared to put one’s hand in one’s pocket.
Be slow in choosing a friend; slower in changing.
Be slow to promise and quick to perform.
Be swift to hear, slow to speak.
Better a bachelor’s life than a slovenly wife.
Better a glorious death than a shameful life.
Better a little fire to warm us, than a great one to burn us.
Better an egg today than a hen tomorrow.
Better an empty purse than an empty head.
Better an open enemy than a false friend.
Better are small fish than an empty dish.
Better be alone than in bad company.
Better be out of the world than out of fashion.
Better be poor than wicked.
Better be the head of a dog than the tail of a lion.
Better be the head of an ass than the tail of a horse.
Better deny at once than promise long.
Better die with honour than live with shame.
Better eye sore than all blind.
Better good neighbours near than relations far away.
Better go to bed supperless than rise in debt.
Better half an egg than empty shell.
Better is the neighbour’s hen than mine.
Better late than never.
Better lose a jest than a friend.
Better lose the saddle than the horse.
Better master one than engage with ten.
Better one-eyed than stone-blind.
Better poor with honour than rich with shame.
Better say nothing than nothing to the purpose.
Better some of a pudding than none of a pie.
Better the foot slip than the tongue trip.
Better to do well than to say well.
Better wear out than rust out.
Better wit than wealth.
Between friends all is common.
Between the cup and the lip a morsel may slip.
Between two stools one falls to the ground.
Beware of a man of one book.
Beware of a silent dog and still water.
Beware of him who regards not his reputation.
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.
Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.
Blind men can judge no colours.
Blood is thicker than water.
Blood will have blood.
Books, like friends, should be few and well chosen.
Borrowed garments never fit well.
Brave actions never want a trumpet.
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.
Business is the salt of life.
Business makes a man as well as tries him.
Business may be troublesome, but idleness is pernicious.
Business neglected is business lost.
Business sweetens pleasure, and labour sweetens rest.
Butter to butter is no relish.
By doing nothing we learn to do ill.
By doing we learn.
By falling we learn to go safely.
By gambling we lose both time and treasure, two things most precious to the life of man.
By other’s faults, wise men correct their own.
By reading we enrich the mind; by conversation we polish it.
By the hands of many a great work made light.
By the side of sickness health becomes sweet.
By the street of “Bye and bye” one arrives at the house of “Never”.
By writing you learn to write.
Call a spade a spade.
Call me not olive till thou see me gathered.
Call no man happy until he dies.
Can the leopard change his spots?
Care and diligence bring luck.
Care killed the cat.
Cast not out the foul water till you bring in the clean.
Cast not your pearls before swine.
Catch the bear before you sell his skin.
Cats hide their paws.
Caution is the parent of safety.
Chains of gold are stronger than chains of iron.
Change lays not her hand upon truth.
Charity begins at home, but should not end there.
Cheat’s never proper.
Cheek brings success.
Cheerful company shortens the miles.
Cheerfulness and goodwill make labour light.
Childhood shows the man, as morning shows the day.
Children and fools cannot lie.
Children are the parents’s riches.
Choice of the end covers choice of the means.
Choose an author as you choose a friend.
Choose a wife rather by your ear than your eye.
Christmas comes but once a year.
Circumstances are the rulers of the weak, instrument of the wise.
Civility costs nothing.
Cleanliness is next to godliness.
Clothes make the man.
Come what may, heaven won’t fall.
Comfort is better than pride.
Coming events cast their shadows before them.
Compare your grievs with other men’s and they will seem less.
Comparisons are odious.
Confession is the first step to repentance.
Confidence of success is almost success.
Conquer of fear of death and you are put into possession of your life.
Constant dropping wears away a stone.
Content is better than riches.
Conversation makes one what he is.
Councils of war never fight.
Counsel after action is like rain after harvest.
Counsel must be followed, not praised.
Count not your chickens before they are hatched.
Courage and resolution are the spirit and soul of virtue.
Courtesy costs nothing.
Cowards are cruel.
Credit, like a looking-glass, broken once, is gone, alas!
Creditors have better memories than debtors.
Crows do not pick crow’s eyes.
Cry up wine and sell vinegar.
Cry with one eye and laugh with the other.
Curiosity killed the cat.
Custom is a second nature.
Custom is the guide of the ignorant.
Custom makes all things easy.
Custom rules the law.
Custom without reason is but ancient error.
Cut short the nonsense and return to one’s muttons.
Cut the coat according to the cloth.
Danger is next neighbour to security.
Danger itself is the best remedy for danger.
Dead men tell no tales.
Death is the grand leveller.
Death meets us everywhere.
Death pays all debts.
Death when it comes will have no denial.
Debt is better than death.
Deeds are fruits; words are but leaves.
Deeds are males, and words are females.
Deep rivers move in silence, shallow brooks are noisy.
Delays are dangerous.
Deliberate before you begin, then execute with vigour.
Deliberate in counsel, prompt in action.
Deliberating is not delaying.
Deliver not your words by number but by weight.
Depend on others and you always repent.
Despair gives courage to a coward.
Destruction pursues the great.
Devil must be driven out with devils.
Dexterity comes by experience.
Diamond cut diamond.
Diet cures more than the doctor.
Diligence is near success.
Diligence is the mother of good luck.
Diligence is the mother of success.
Discontent is the first step in progress.
Discretion is the better part of valour.
Disease, enemy, and debt –these three must be cut off as soon as they begin to grow.
Disease of the soul are more dangerous than those of the body.
Diseases are the price of ill pleasures.
Diseases come on horseback, but go away on foot.
Disgraced may be he who thinks ill.