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Dearest 14 октября 2020
В выражении "There is place like home" пропущено "no". Должно быть "There is no place like home."
Анна_Банановна 6 декабря 2019
Одобряю. Не хватает побольше описания, на мой вкус. Источник. Русские аналоги в перспективе вставить в описание.
ilya_138 13 апреля 2018
Эх, было бы "фраза-русский аналог", было бы круто.
Alekseyra 26 мая 2017
Ошибка: A bad corn promise is better than a good lawsuit.
Должно быть compromise
nastik 20 мая 2016
Спасибо, исправила
Картониик 20 мая 2016
Ошибка в 528: It is easy to swim if another hoids up your head. в слове holds
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Английские пословицы и поговорки.
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1 A bad beginning makes a bad ending.
2 A bad corn promise is better than a good lawsuit.
3 A bad workman quarrels with his tools.
4 A bargain is a bargain.
5 A beggar can never be bankrupt.
6 A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.
7 A bird may be known by its song.
8 A black hen lays a white egg.
9 A blind leader of the blind.
10 A blind man would be glad to see.
11 A broken friendship may be soldered, but will never be sound.
12 A burden of one's own choice is not felt.
13 A burnt child dreads the fire.
14 A cat in gloves catches no mice.
15 A city that parleys is half gotten.
16 A civil denial is better than a rude grant.
17 A clean fast is better than a dirty breakfast.
18 A clean hand wants no washing.
19 A clear conscience laughs at false accusations.
20 A close mouth catches no flies.
21 A cock is valiant on his own dunghill.
22 A cracked bell can never sound well.
23 A creaking door hangs long on its hinges.
24 A curst cow has short horns.
25 A danger foreseen is half avoided.
26 A drop in the bucket.
27 A drowning man will catch at a straw.
28 A fair face may hide a foul heart.
29 A fault confessed is half redressed.
30 A fly in the ointment.
31 A fool always rushes to the fore.
32 A fool and his money are soon parted.
33 A fool at forty is a fool indeed.
34 A fool may ask more questions in an hour than a wise man can answer in seven years.
35 A fool may throw a stone into a well which a hundred wise men cannot pull out.
36 A fools tongue runs before his wit.
37 A forced kindness deserves no thanks.
38 A foul morn may turn to a fair day.
39 A fox is not taken twice in the same snare.
40 A friend in need is a friend indeed.
41 A friend is never known till needed.
42 A friend to all is a friend to none.
43 A friend's frown is better than a foe's smile.
44 A good anvil does not fear the hammer.
45 A good beginning is half the battle.
46 A good beginning makes a good ending.
47 A good deed is never lost.
48 A good dog deserves a good bone.
49 A good example is the best sermon.
50 A good face is a letter of recommendation.
51 A good Jack makes a good Jill.
52 A good marksman may miss.
53 A good name is better than riches.
54 A good name is sooner lost than won.
55 A good name keeps its lustre in the dark.
56 A good wife makes a good husband.
57 A great dowry is a bed full of brambles.
58 A great fortune is a great slavery.
59 A great ship asks deep waters.
60 A guilty conscience needs no accuser.
61 A hard nut to crack.
62 A heavy purse makes a light heart.
63 A hedge between keeps friendship green.
64 A honey tongue, a heart of gall.
65 A hungry belly has no ears.
66 A hungry man is an angry man.
67 A Jack of all trades is master of none.
68 A Joke never gains an enemy but often loses a friend.
69 A lawyer never goes to law himself.
70 A lazy sheep thinks its wool heavy.
71 A liar is not believed when he speaks the truth.
72 A lie begets a lie.
73 A light purse is a heavy curse.
74 A light purse makes a heavy heart.
75 A little body often harbours a great soul.
76 A little fire is quickly trodden out.
77 A man can die but once.
78 A man can do no more than he can.
79 A man is known by the company he keeps.
80 A man of words and not of deeds is like a garden full of weeds.
81 A miserly father makes a prodigal son.
82 A miss is as good as a mile.
83 A new broom sweeps clean.
84 A nod from a lord is a breakfast for a fool.
85 A penny saved is a penny gained.
86 A penny soul never came to twopence.
87 A quiet conscience sleeps in thunder.
88 A rolling stone gathers no moss.
89 A round peg in a square hole.
90 A shy cat makes a proud mouse.
91 A silent fool is counted wise.
92 A small leak will sink a great ship.
93 A soft answer turns away wrath.
94 A sound mind in a sound body.
95 A stitch in time saves nine.
96 A storm in a teacup.
97 A tattler is worse than a thief.
98 A thief knows a thief as a wolf knows a wolf.
99 A thief passes for a gentleman when stealing has made him rich.
100 A threatened blow is seldom given.
101 A tree is known by its fruit.
102 A wager is a fool's argument.
103 A watched pot never boils.
104 A wise man changes his mind, a fool never will.
105 A wolf in sheep's clothing.
106 A wonder lasts but nine days.
107 A word is enough to the wise.
108 A word spoken is past recalling.
109 Actions speak louder than words.
110 Adversity is a great schoolmaster.
111 Adversity makes strange bedfellows.
112 After a storm comes a calm.
113 After dinner comes the reckoning.
114 After dinner sit sleep a while, after supper walk a mile.
115 After rain comes fair weather.
116 After us the deluge.
117 Agues come on horseback, but go away on foot.
118 All are good lasses, but whence come the bad wives?
119 All are not friends that speak us fair.
120 All are not hunters that blow the horn.
121 All are not merry that dance lightly.
122 All are not saints that go to church.
123 All asses wag their ears.
124 All bread is not baked in one oven.
125 All covet, all lose.
126 All doors open to courtesy.
127 All is fish that comes to his net.
128 All is not lost that is in peril.
129 All is well that ends well.
130 All lay load on the willing horse.
131 All men can't be first.
132 All men can't be masters.
133 All promises are either broken or kept.
134 All roads lead to Rome.
135 All sugar and honey.
136 All that glitters is not gold.
137 All things are difficult before they are easy.
138 All truths are not to be told.
139 All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.
140 'Almost' never killed a fly.
141 Among the blind the one-eyed man is king.
142 An apple a day keeps the doctor away.
143 An ass in a lion's skin.
144 An ass is but an ass, though laden with gold.
145 An ass loaded with gold climbs to the top of the castle.
146 An empty hand is no lure for a hawk.
147 An empty sack cannot stand upright.
148 An empty vessel gives a greater sound than a full barrel.
149 An evil chance seldom comes alone.
150 An honest tale speeds best, being plainly told.
151 An hour in the morning is worth two in the evening.
152 An idle brain is the devils workshop.
153 An ill wound is cured, not an ill name.
154 An oak is not felled at one stroke.
155 An old dog barks not in vain.
156 An open door may tempt a saint.
157 An ounce of discretion is worth a pound of learning.
158 An ox is taken by the horns, and a man by the tongue.
159 An unfortunate man would be drowned in a teacup.
160 Anger and haste hinder good counsel.
161 Any port in a storm.
162 Appearances are deceitful.
163 Appetite comes with eating.
164 As drunk as a lord.
165 As innocent as a babe unborn.
166 As like as an apple to an oyster.
167 As like as two peas.
168 As old as the hills.
169 As plain as the nose on a man's face.
170 As plain as two and two make four.
171 As snug as a bug in a rug.
172 As sure as eggs is eggs.
173 As the call, so the echo.
174 As the fool thinks, so the bell clinks.
175 As the old cock crows, so does the young.
176 As the tree falls, so shall it lie.
177 As the tree, so the fruit.
178 As welcome as flowers in May.
179 As welcome as water in one's shoes.
180 As well be hanged for a sheep as for a lamb.
181 As you brew, so must you drink.
182 As you make your bed, so must you lie on it.
183 As you sow, so shall you reap.
184 Ask no questions and you will be told no lies.
185 At the ends of the earth.
186 Bacchus has drowned more men than Neptune.
187 Bad news has wings.
188 Barking does seldom bite.
189 Be slow to promise and quick to perform.
190 Be swift to hear, slow to speak.
191 Beauty is but skin deep.
192 Beauty lies in lover's eyes.
193 Before one can say Jack Robinson.
194 Before you make a friend eat a bushel of salt with him.
195 Beggars cannot be choosers.
196 Believe not all that you see nor half what you hear.
197 Best defence is offence.
198 Better a glorious death than a shameful life.
199 Better a lean peace than a fat victory.
200 Better a little fire to warm us, than a great one to burn us.
201 Better an egg today than a hen tomorrow.
202 Better an open enemy than a false friend.
203 Better be alone than in bad company.
204 Better be born lucky than rich.
205 Better be envied than pitied.
206 Better be the head of a dog than the tail of a lion.
207 Better deny at once than promise long.
208 Better die standing than live kneeling.
209 Better early than late.
210 Better give a shilling than lend a half-crown.
211 Better go to bed supperless than rise in debt.
212 Better late than never.
213 Better lose a jest than a friend.
214 Better one-eyed than stone-blind.
215 Better the devil you know than the devil you don't.
216 Better the foot slip than the tongue.
217 Better to do well than to say well.
218 Better to reign in hell, than serve in heaven.
219 Better unborn than untaught.
220 Better untaught than ill-taught.
221 Between the cup and the lip a morsel may slip.
222 Between the devil and the deep blue sea.
223 Between two evils 'tis not worth choosing.
224 Between two stools one goes falls to the ground.
225 Between the upper and nether millstone.
226 Betwixt and between.
227 Beware of a silent dog and still water.
228 Bind the sack before it be full.
229 Birds of a feather flock together.
230 Blind men can judge no colours.
231 Blood is thicker than water.
232 Borrowed garments never fit well.
233 Brevity is the soul of wit.
234 Burn not your house to rid it of the mouse.
235 Business before pleasure.
236 By doing nothing we learn to do ill.
237 By hook or by crook.
238 By the street of 'by-and-bye' one arrives at the house of 'Never'.
239 Calamity is man's true touchstone.
240 Care killed the cat.
241 Catch the bear before you sell his skin.
242 Caution is the parent of safety.
243 Charity begins at home.
244 Cheapest is the dearest.
245 Cheek brings success.
246 Children and fools must not play with edged tools.
247 Children are poor men's riches.
248 Choose an author as you choose a friend.
249 Christmas comes but once a year, but when it comes it brings good cheer.
250 Circumstances alter cases.
251 Claw me, and I will claw thee.
252 Cleanliness is next to godliness.
253 Company in distress makes trouble less.
254 Confession is the first step to repentance.
255 Counsel is no command.
256 Creditors have better memories than debtors.
257 Cross the stream where it is shallowest.
258 Crows do not pick crows eyes.
259 Curiosity killed a cat.
260 Curses like chickens come home to roost.
261 Custom is a second nature.
262 Custom is the plague of wise men and the idol of fools.
263 Cut your coat according to your cloth.
264 Death is the grand leveller.
265 Death pays all debts.
266 Death when it comes will have no denial.
267 Debt is the worst poverty.
268 Deeds, not words.
269 Delays are dangerous.
270 Desperate diseases must have desperate remedies.
271 Diligence is the mother of success good luck.
272 Diseases are the interests of pleasures.
273 Divide and rule.
274 Do as you would be done by.
275 Dog does not eat dog.
276 Dog eats dog.
277 Dogs that put up many hares kill none.
278 Doing is better than saying.
279 Don't count your chickens before they are hatched.
280 Don't cross the bridges before you come to them.
281 Don't have thy cloak to make when it begins to rain.
282 Don't keep a dog and bark yourself.
283 Don't look a gift horse in the mouth.
284 Don't put all your eggs in one basket.
285 Don't sell the bears skin before you've caught it.
286 Don't trouble trouble until trouble troubles you.
287 Don't whistle halloo until you are out of the wood.
288 Dot your i's and cross your t's.
289 Draw not your bow till your arrow is fixed.
290 Drive the nail that will go.
291 Drunken days have all their tomorrow.
292 Drunkenness reveals what soberness conceals.
293 Dumb dogs are dangerous.
294 Each bird loves to hear himself sing.
295 Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.
296 Easier said than done.
297 East or West home is best.
298 Easy come, easy go.
299 Eat at pleasure, drink with measure.
300 Empty vessels make the greatest the most sound.
301 Enough is as good as a feast.
302 Envy shoots at others and wounds herself.
303 Even reckoning makes long friends.
304 Every ass loves to hear himself bray.
305 Every barber knows that.
306 Every bean has its black.
307 Every bird likes its own nest.
308 Every bullet has its billet.
309 Every country has its customs.
310 Every dark cloud has a silver lining.
311 Every day is not Sunday.
312 Every dog has his day.
313 Every dog is a lion at home.
314 Every dog is valiant at his own door.
315 Every Jack has his Jill.
316 Every man has a fool in his sleeve.
317 Every man has his faults.
318 Every man has his hobby-horse.
319 Every man is the architect of his own fortunes.
320 Every man to his taste.
321 Every miller draws water to his own mill.
322 Every mother thinks her own gosling a swan.
323 Every one's faults are not written in their foreheads.
324 Every tub must stand on its own bottom.
325 Every white has its black, and every sweet its sour.
326 Every why has a wherefore.
327 Everybody's business is nobody's business.
328 Everything comes to him who waits.
329 Everything is good in its season.
330 Evil communications corrupt good manners.
331 Experience is the mother of wisdom.
332 Experience keeps a dear school, but fools learn in no other.
333 Experience keeps no school, she teaches her pupils singly.
334 Extremes meet.
335 Facts are stubborn things.
336 Faint heart never won fair lady.
337 Fair without, foul false within.
338 Fair words break no bones.
339 False friends are worse than open enemies.
340 Familiarity breeds contempt.
341 Far from eye, far from heart.
342 Fasting comes after feasting.
343 Faults are thick where love is thin.
344 Feast today and fast tomorrow.
345 Fine feathers make fine birds.
346 Fine words butter no parsnips.
347 First catch your hare.
348 First come, first served.
349 First deserve and then desire.
350 First think, then speak.
351 Fish and company stink in three days.
352 Fish begins to stink at the head.
353 Follow the river and you'll get to the sea.
354 Fools haste is no speed.
355 Fools and madmen speak the truth.
356 Fools grow without watering.
357 Fools may sometimes speak to the purpose.
358 Fools never know when they are well.
359 Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
360 For the love of the game.
361 Forbearance is no acquittance.
362 Forbidden fruit is sweet.
363 Forewarned is forearmed.
364 Fortune favours the brave the bold.
365 Fortune is easily found, but hard to be kept.
366 Four eyes see better than two.
367 Friends are thieves of time.
368 From bad to worse.
369 From pillar to post.
370 Gentility without ability is worse than plain beggary.
371 Get a name to rise early, and you may lie all day.
372 Gifts from enemies are dangerous.
373 Give a fool enough, and he will hang himself.
374 Give every man thy ear, but few thy voice.
375 Give him an inch and he'll take an ell.
376 Give never the wolf the wether to keep.
377 Gluttony kills more men than the sword.
378 Go to bed with the lamb and rise with the lark.
379 Good clothes open all doors.
380 Good counsel does no harm.
381 Good health is above wealth.
382 Good masters make good servants.
383 Good words and no deeds.
384 Good words without deeds are rushes and reeds.
385 Gossiping and lying go hand in hand.
386 Grasp all, lose all.
387 Great barkers are no biters.
388 Great boast, small roast.
389 Great cry and little wool.
390 Great spenders are bad lenders.
391 Great talkers are great liars.
392 Great talkers are little doers.
393 Greedy folk have long arms.
394 Habit cures habit.
395 Half a loaf is better than no bread.
396 Hamlet without the Prince of Denmark.
397 Handsome is that handsome does.
398 Happiness takes no account of time.
399 Happy is he that is happy in his children.
400 Hard words break no bones.
401 Hares may pull dead lions by the beard.
402 Harm watch, harm catch.
403 Haste makes waste.
404 Hasty climbers have sudden falls.
405 Hate not at the first harm.
406 Hatred is blind, as well as love.
407 Hawks will not pick hawks eyes.
408 He begins to die that quits his desires.
409 He cannot speak well that cannot hold his tongue.
410 He carries fire in one hand and water in the other.
411 He dances well to whom fortune pipes.
412 He gives twice who gives in a trice.
413 He goes long barefoot that waits for dead man's shoes.
414 He is a fool that forgets himself.
415 He is a good friend that speaks well of us behind our backs.
416 He is happy that thinks himself so.
417 He is lifeless that is faultless.
418 He is not fit to command others that cannot command himself.
419 He is not laughed at that laughs at himself first.
420 He is not poor that has little, but he that desires much.
421 He jests at scars that never felt a wound.
422 He knows best what good is that has endured evil.
423 He knows how many beans make five.
424 He knows much who knows how to hold his tongue.
425 He laughs best who laughs last.
426 He lives long that lives well.
427 He must needs swim that is held up by the chin.
428 He should have a long spoon that sups with the devil.
429 He smells best that smells of nothing.
430 He that comes first to the hill may sit where he will.
431 He that commits a fault thinks everyone speaks of it.
432 He that does you an ill turn will never forgive you.
433 He that fears every bush must never go abirding.
434 He that fears you present will hate you absent.
435 He that goes a borrowing, goes a sorrowing.
436 He that goes barefoot must not plant thorns.
437 He that has a full purse never wanted a friend.
438 He that has a great nose thinks everybody is speaking of it.
439 He that has an ill name is half hanged.
440 He that has no children knows not what love is.
441 He that has head needs no hat.
442 He that has no money needs no purse.
443 He that is born to be hanged shall never be drowned.
444 He that is full of himself is very empty.
445 He that is ill to himself will be good to nobody.
446 He that is warm thinks all so.
447 He that knows nothing doubts nothing.
448 He that lies down with dogs must rise up with fleas.
449 He that lives with cripples learns to limp.
450 He that mischief hatches, mischief catches.
451 He that never climbed never fell.
452 He that once deceives is ever suspected.
453 He that promises too much means nothing.
454 He that respects not is not respected.
455 He that seeks trouble never misses.
456 He that serves everybody is paid by nobody.
457 He that serves God for money will serve the devil for better wages.
458 He that spares the bad injures the good.
459 He that talks much errs much.
460 He that talks much lies much.
461 He that will eat the kernel must crack the nut.
462 He that will not when he may, when he will he shall have nay.
463 He that will steal an egg will steal an ox.
464 He that will thrive, must rise at five.
465 He that would eat the fruit must climb the tree.
466 He that would have eggs must endure the cackling of hens.
467 He who is born a fool is never cured.
468 He who hesitates is lost.
469 He who likes borrowing dislikes paying.
470 He who makes no mistakes, makes nothing.
471 He who pleased everybody died before he was born.
472 He who says what he likes, shall hear what he doesn't like.
473 He who would catch fish must not mind getting wet.
474 He who would eat the nut must first crack the shell.
475 He who would search for pearls must dive below.
476 He will never set the Thames on fire.
477 He works best who knows his trade.
478 Head cook and bottle-washer.
479 Health is not valued till sickness comes.
480 His money burns a hole in his pocket.
481 Honesty is the best policy.
482 Honey is not for the ass's mouth.
483 Honey is sweet, but the bee stings.
484 Honour and profit lie not in one sack.
485 Honours change manners.
486 Hope is a good breakfast, but a bad supper.
487 Hope is the poor mans bread.
488 Hunger breaks stone walls.
489 Hunger finds no fault with cookery.
490 Hunger is the best sauce.
491 Hungry bellies have no ears.
492 Idle folks lack no excuses.
493 Idleness is the mother of all evil.
494 Idleness rusts the mind.
495 If an ass donkey bray at you, don't bray at him.
496 If ifs and ands were pots and pans.
497 If my aunt had been a man, she'd have been my uncle.
498 If the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.
499 If the sky falls, we shall catch larks.
500 If there were no clouds, we should not enjoy the sun.
501 If things were to be done twice all would be wise.
502 If we can't as we would, we must do as we can.
503 If wishes were horses, beggars might ride.
504 If you agree to carry the calf, they'll make you carry the cow.
505 If you cannot bite, never show your teeth.
506 If you cannot have the best, make the best of what you have.
507 If you dance you must pay the fiddler.
508 If you laugh before breakfast you'll cry before supper.
509 If you run after two hares, you will catch neither.
510 If you sell the cow, you sell her milk too.
511 If you throw mud enough, some of it will stick.
512 If you try to please all you will please none.
513 If you want a thing well done, do it yourself.
514 Illgotten gains never prosper.
515 Illgotten, illspent.
516 In every beginning think of the end.
517 In for a penny, in for a pound.
518 In the country of the blind one-eyed man is a king.
519 In the end things will mend.
520 In the evening one may praise the day.
521 Iron hand in a velvet glove.
522 It is a good horse that never stumbles.
523 It is a long lane that has no turning.
524 It is a poor mouse that has only one hole.
525 It is an ill bird that fouls its own nest.
526 It is an ill wind that blows nobody good.
527 It is a silly fish, that is caught twice with the same bait.
528 It is easy to swim if another holds up your head.
529 It is enough to make a cat laugh.
530 It is good fishing in troubled waters.
531 It is never too late to learn.
532 It is no use crying over spilt milk.
533 It is the first step that costs.
534 It never rains but it pours.
535 It's as broad as it's long.
536 It's no use pumping a dry well.
537 It's one thing to flourish and another to fight.
538 It takes all sorts to make a world.
539 Jackdaw in peacocks feathers.
540 Jest with an ass and he will flap you in the face with his tail.
541 Judge not of men and things at first sight.
542 Just as the twig is bent, the tree is inclined.
543 Keep a thing seven years and you will find a use for it.
544 Keep your mouth shut and your ears open.
545 Keep your mouth shut and your eyes open.
546 Last, but not least.
547 Laws catch flies, but let hornets go free.
548 Learn to creep before you leap.
549 Learn to say before you sing.
550 Learn wisdom by the follies of others.
551 Least said, soonest mended.
552 Leaves without figs.
553 Let bygones be bygones.
554 Let every man praise the bridge he goes over.
555 Let sleeping dogs lie.
556 Let well enough alone.
557 Liars need good memories.
558 Lies have short legs.
559 Life is but a span.
560 Life is not a bed of roses.
561 Life is not all cakes and ale beer and skittles.
562 Like a cat on hot bricks.
563 Like a needle in a haystack.
564 Like begets like.
565 Like cures like.
566 Like father, like son.
567 Like draws to like.
568 Like master, like man.
569 Like mother, like daughter.
570 Like parents, like children.
571 Like priest, like people.
572 Like teacher, like pupil.
573 Little chips light great fires.
574 Little knowledge is a dangerous thing.
575 Little pigeons can carry great messages.
576 Little pitchers have long ears.
577 Little strokes fell great oaks.
578 Little thieves are hanged, but great ones escape.
579 Little things amuse little minds.
580 Live and learn.
581 Live and let live.
582 Live not to eat, but eat to live.
583 Long absent, soon forgotten.
584 Look before you leap.
585 Look before you leap, but having leapt never look back.
586 Lookers-on see more than players.
587 Lord God, Heaven helps those them who help themselves.
588 Lost time is never found again.
589 Love cannot be forced.
590 Love in a cottage.
591 Love is blind, as well as hatred.
592 Love me, love my dog.
593 Love will creep where it may not go.
594 Make haste slowly.
595 Make hay while the sun shines.
596 Make or mar.
597 Man proposes but God disposes.
598 Many a fine dish has nothing on it.
599 Many a good cow has a bad calf.
600 Many a good father has but a bad son.
601 Many a little makes a mickle.
602 Many a true word is spoken in jest.
603 Many hands make light work.
604 Many men, many minds.
605 Many words hurt more than swords.
606 Many words will not fill a bushel.
607 Marriages are made in heaven.
608 Measure for measure.
609 Measure thrice and cut once.
610 Men may meet but mountains never.
611 Mend or end.
612 Might goes before right.
613 Misfortunes never come alone singly.
614 Misfortunes tell us what fortune is.
615 Money begets money.
616 Money has no smell.
617 Money is a good servant but a bad master.
618 Money often unmakes the men who make it.
619 Money spent on the brain is never spent in vain.
620 More haste, less speed.
621 Much ado about nothing.
622 Much will have more.
623 Muck and money go together.
624 Murder will out.
625 My house is my castle.
626 Name not a rope in his house that was hanged.
627 Necessity is the mother of invention.
628 Necessity knows no law.
629 Neck or nothing.
630 Need makes the old wife trot.
631 Needs must when the devil drives.
632 Neither fish nor flesh.
633 Neither here nor there.
634 Neither rhyme nor reason.
635 Never cackle till your egg is laid.
636 Never cast dirt into that fountain of which you have sometime drunk.
637 Never do things by halves.
638 Never fry a fish till it's caught.
639 Never offer to teach fish to swim.
640 Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.
641 Never quit certainty for hope.
642 Never too much of a good thing.
643 Never try to prove what nobody doubts.
644 Never write what you dare not sign.
645 New brooms sweep clean.
646 New lords, new laws.
647 Nightingales will not sing in a cage.
648 No flying from fate.
649 No garden without its weeds.
650 No great loss without some small gain.
651 No herb will cure love.
652 No joy without alloy.
653 No living man all things can.
654 No longer pipe, no longer dance.
655 No man is wise at all times.
656 No man loves his fetters, be they made of gold.
657 No news is good news.
658 No pains, no gains.
659 No song, no supper.
660 No sweet without some sweat.
661 No wisdom like silence.
662 None but the brave deserve the fair.
663 None so blind as those who won't see.
664 None so deaf as those that won't hear.
665 Nothing comes out of the sack but what was in it.
666 Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
667 Nothing must be done hastily but killing of fleas.
668 Nothing so bad, as not to be good for something.
669 Nothing succeeds like success.
670 Nothing venture, nothing have.
671 Oaks may fall when reeds stand the storm.
672 Of two evils choose the least.
673 Old birds are not caught with chaff.
674 Old friends and old wine are best.
675 On Shanks mare.
676 Once bitten, twice shy.
677 Once is no rule custom.
678 One beats the bush, and another catches the bird.
679 One chick keeps a hen busy.
680 One drop of poison infects the whole tun of wine.
681 One fire drives out another.
682 One good turn deserves another.
683 One law for the rich, and another for the poor.
684 One lie makes many.
685 One link broken, the whole chain is broken.
686 One man, no man.
687 One mans meat is another mans poison.
688 One scabby sheep will mar a whole flock.
689 One swallow does not make a summer.
690 One today is worth two tomorrow.
691 Open not your door when the devil knocks.
692 Opinions differ.
693 Opportunity makes the thief.
694 Out of sight, out of mind.
695 Out of the frying pan into the fire.
696 Packed like herrings.
697 Patience is a plaster for all sores.
698 Penny wise and pound foolish.
699 Pleasure has a sting in its tail.
700 Plenty is no plague.
701 Politeness costs little nothing but yields much.
702 Poverty is no sin.
703 Poverty is not a shame, but the being ashamed of it is.
704 Practise what you preach.
705 Praise is not pudding.
706 Pride goes before a fall.
707 Procrastination is the thief of time.
708 Promise is debt.
709 Promise little, but do much.
710 Prosperity makes friends, and adversity tries them.
711 Put not your hand between the bark and the tree.
712 Rain at seven, fine at eleven.
713 Rats desert a sinking ship.
714 Repentance is good, but innocence is better.
715 Respect yourself, or no one else will respect you.
716 Roll my log and I will roll yours.
717 Rome was not built in a day.
718 Salt water and absence wash away love.
719 Saying and doing are two things.
720 Score twice before you cut once.
721 Scornful dogs will eat dirty puddings.
722 Scratch my back and Ill scratch yours.
723 Self done is soon done.
724 Self done is well done.
725 Self is a bad counsellor.
726 Self-praise is no recommendation.
727 Set a beggar on horseback and hell ride to the devil.
728 Set a thief to catch a thief.
729 Shallow streams make most din.
730 Short debts accounts make long friends.
731 Silence gives consent.
732 Since Adam was a boy.
733 Sink or swim.
734 Six of one and half a dozen of the other.
735 Slow and steady wins the race.
736 Slow but sure.
737 Small rain lays great dust.
738 So many countries, so many customs.
739 So many men, so many minds.
740 Soft fire makes sweet malt.
741 Something is rotten in the state of Denmark.
742 Soon learnt, soon forgotten.
743 Soon ripe, soon rotten.
744 Speak talk of the devil and he will appear.
745 Speech is silver but silence is gold.
746 Standersby see more than gamesters.
747 Still waters run deep.
748 Stolen pleasures are sweetest.
749 Stretch your arm no further than your sleeve will reach.
750 Stretch your legs according to the coverlet.
751 Strike while the iron is hot.
752 Stuff today and starve tomorrow.
753 Success is never blamed.
754 Such carpenters, such chips.
755 Sweep before your own door.
756 Take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselves.
757 Take us as you find us.
758 Tarred with the same brush.
759 Tastes differ.
760 Tell that to the marines.
761 That cock won't fight.
762 That which one least anticipates soonest comes to pass.
763 That's a horse of another colour.
764 That's where the shoe pinches.
765 The beggar may sing before the thief.
766 The best fish smell when they are three days old.
767 The best fish swim near the bottom.
768 The best is oftentimes the enemy of the good.
769 The busiest man finds the most leisure.
770 The camel going to seek horns lost his ears.
771 The cap fits.
772 The cask savours of the first fill.
773 The cat shuts its eyes when stealing cream.
774 The cat would eat fish and would not wet her paws.
775 The chain is no stronger than its weakest link.
776 The cobbler should stick to his last.
777 The cobblers wife is the worst shod.
778 The darkest hour is that before the dawn.
779 The darkest place is under the candlestick.
780 The devil is not so black as he is painted.
781 The devil knows many things because he is old.
782 The devil lurks behind the cross.
783 The devil rebuking sin.
784 The dogs bark, but the caravan goes on.
785 The Dutch have taken Holland.
786 The early bird catches the worm.
787 The end crowns the work.
788 The end justifies the means.
789 The evils we bring on ourselves are hardest to bear.
790 The exception proves the rule.
791 The face is the index of the mind.
792 The falling out of lovers is the renewing of love.
793 The fat is in the fire.
794 The first blow is half the battle.
795 The furthest way about is the nearest way home.
796 The game is not worth the candle.
797 The heart that once truly loves never forgets.
798 The higher the ape goes, the more he shows his tail.
799 The last drop makes the cup run over.
800 The last straw breaks the camels back.
801 The leopard cannot change its spots.
802 The longest day has an end.
803 The mill cannot grind with the water that is past.
804 The moon does not heed the barking of dogs.
805 The more haste, the less speed.
806 The more the merrier.
807 The morning sun never lasts a day.
808 The mountain has brought forth a mouse.
809 The nearer the bone, the sweeter the flesh.
810 The pitcher goes often to the well but is broken at last.
811 The pot calls the kettle black.
812 The proof of the pudding is in the eating.
813 The receiver is as bad as the thief.
814 The remedy is worse than the disease.
815 The rotten apple injures its neighbours.
816 The scalded dog fears cold water.
817 The tailor makes the man.
818 The tongue of idle persons is never idle.
819 The voice of one man is the voice of no one.
820 The way the road to hell is paved with good intentions.
821 The wind cannot be caught in a net.
822 The work shows the workman.
823 There are lees to every wine.
824 There are more ways to the wood than one.
825 There is a place for everything, and everything in its place.
826 There is more than one way to kill a cat.
827 There is no fire without smoke.
828 There is place like home.
829 There is no rose without a thorn.
830 There is no rule without an exception.
831 There is no smoke without fire.
832 There's many a slip between the cup and the lip.
833 There's no use crying over spilt milk.
834 They are hand and glove.
835 They must hunger in winter that will not work in summer.
836 Things past cannot be recalled.
837 Think today and speak tomorrow.
838 Those who live in glass houses should not throw stones.
839 Time and tide wait for no man.
840 Time cures all things.
841 Time is money.
842 Time is the great healer.
843 Time works wonders.
844 To add fuel to the fire.
845 To angle with a silver hook.
846 To be born with a silver spoon in one's mouth.
847 To be head over ears in debt.
848 To be in one's birthday suit.
849 To be up to the ears in love.
850 To be wise behind the hand.
851 To beat about the bush.
852 To beat the air.
853 To bring grist to somebody's mill.
854 To build a fire under oneself.
855 To buy a pig in a poke.
856 To call a spade a spade.
857 To call off the dogs.
858 To carry coals to Newcastle.
859 To cast pearls before swine.
860 To cast prudence to the winds.
861 To come away none the wiser.
862 To come off cheap.
863 To come off with a whole skin.
864 To come off with flying colours.
865 To come out dry.
866 To come out with clean hands.
867 To cook a hare before catching him.
868 To cry with one eye and laugh with the other.
869 To cut one's throat with a feather.
870 To draw pull in one's horns.
871 To drop a bucket into an empty well.
872 To draw water in a sieve.
873 To eat the calf in the cows belly.
874 To err is human.
875 To fiddle while Rome is burning.
876 To fight with one's own shadow.
877 To find a mares nest.
878 To fish in troubled waters.
879 To fit like a glove.
880 To flog a dead horse.
881 To get out of bed on the wrong side.
882 To give a lark to catch a kite.
883 To go for wool and come home shorn.
884 To go through fire and water.
885 To have a finger in the pie.
886 To have rats in the attic.
887 To hit the nail on the head.
888 To kick against the pricks.
889 To kill two birds with one stone.
890 To know everything is to know nothing.
891 To know on which side one's bread is buttered.
892 To know what's what.
893 To lay by for a rainy day.
894 To live from hand to mouth.
895 To lock the stable door after the horse is stolen.
896 To look for a needle in a haystack.
897 To love somebody something as the devil loves holy water.
898 To make a mountain out of a molehill.
899 To make both ends meet.
900 To make the cup run over.
901 To make to turn the air blue.
902 To measure another man's foot by one's own last.
903 To measure other people's corn by one's own bushel.
904 To pay one back in one's own coin.
905 To plough the sand.
906 To pour water into a sieve.
907 To pull the chestnuts out of the fire for somebody.
908 To pull the devil by the tail.
909 To put a spoke in somebody's wheel.
910 To put off till Doomsday.
911 To put set the cart before the horse.
912 To rob one's belly to cover one's back.
913 To roll in money.
914 To run with the hare and hunt with the hounds.
915 To save one's bacon.
916 To send carry owls to Athens.
917 To set the wolf to keep the sheep.
918 To stick to somebody like a leech.
919 To strain at a gnat and swallow a camel.
920 To take counsel of one's pillow.
921 To take the bull by the horns.
922 To teach the dog to bark.
923 To tell tales out of school.
924 To throw a stone in one's own garden.
925 To throw dust in somebody's eyes.
926 To throw straws against the wind.
927 To treat somebody with a dose of his own medicine.
928 To use a steam-hammer to crack nuts.
929 To wash one's dirty linen in public.
930 To wear one's heart upon one's sleeve.
931 To weep over an onion.
932 To work with the left hand.
933 Tomorrow come never.
934 Too many cooks spoil the broth.
935 Too much knowledge makes the head bald.
936 Too much of a good thing is good for nothing.
937 Too much water drowned the miller.
938 Too swift arrives as tardy as too slow.
939 True blue will never stain.
940 True coral needs no painters brush.
941 Truth comes out of the mouths of babes and sucklings.
942 Truth is stranger than fiction.
943 Truth lies at the bottom of a well.
944 Two blacks do not make a white.
945 Two heads are better than one.
946 Two is company, but three is none.
947 Velvet paws hide sharp claws.
948 Virtue is its own reward.
949 Wait for the cat to jump.
950 Walls have ears.
951 Wash your dirty linen at home.
952 Waste not, want not.
953 We know not what is good until we have lost it.
954 We never know the value of water till the well is dry.
955 We shall see what we shall see.
956 We soon believe what we desire.
957 Wealth is nothing without health.
958 Well begun is half done.
959 What can't be cured, must be endured.
960 What is bred in the bone will not go out of the flesh.
961 What is done by night appears by day.
962 What is done cannot be undone.
963 What is got over the devils back is spent under his belly.
964 What is lost is lost.
965 What is sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander.
966 What is worth doing at alt is worth doing well.
967 What must be, must be.
968 What the heart thinks the tongue speaks.
969 What we do willingly is easy.
970 When angry, count a hundred.
971 When at Rome, do as the Romans do.
972 When children stand quiet, they have done some harm.
973 When flatterers meet, the devil goes to dinner.
974 When guns speak it is too late to argue.
975 When pigs fly.
976 When Queen Anne was alive.
977 When the cat is away, the mice will play.
978 When the devil is blind.
979 When the fox preaches, take care of your geese.
980 When the pinch comes, you remember the old shoe.
981 When three know it, all know it.
982 When wine is in wit is out.
983 Where there's a will, there's a way.
984 While the grass grows the horse starves.
985 While there is life there is hope.
986 Who breaks, pays.
987 Who has never tasted bitter, knows not what is sweet.
988 Who keeps company with the wolf, will learn to howl.
989 Wise after the event.
990 With time and patience the leaf of the mulberry becomes satin.
991 Words pay no debts.
992 You can take a horse to the water but you cannot make him drink.
993 You cannot eat your cake and have it.
994 You cannot flay the same ox twice.
995 You cannot judge a tree by its bark.
996 You cannot teach old dogs new tricks.
997 You cannot wash charcoal white.
998 You made your bed, now lie in it.
999 Zeal without knowledge is a runaway horse.

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