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A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.

A good cock can crow anywhere.

A leopard never changes its spots.

A leopard never changes its spots.

A leopard never changes its spots.

A leopard never changes its spots.

A poor man with a cigar is a thief for sure.

A watched pot never boils.

All time spent angry is time lost being happy.

Allís fair in love and war.

Ambition never has its fill.

An idiot speaks because s/he has to say something; a wise person speaks because he has something to say.

An old friend is the best mirror.   Video

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.

Better late than never.

Better one timely squawk than constant talk.

Better to be a rich manís dog than a poor manís saint.

Better to eat hard bread than none at all.

Calling a spade a spade

Cards, wine and women lead a man to perdition.

Check out your partnerís package before you marry.   Video

Desperate times call for desperate measures.

Distrust your best friend as you would your worst enemy.

Divide and conquer.

Do what you know.

Donít make commitments that are beyond your means.

Donít try to do things you know nothing about.   Video

Easier said than done.   Video

Even a golden cage is still a prison.

Every Raggedy Ann has a Raggedy Andy.

Everyone is master of his own fear.

Expect the best but prepare for the worst.

Full belly, happy heart.

God helps those who get up early.   Video

He who divides and shares is left with the best share.

He who leaves his family is forsaken by God.

He who owe nothing, fears nothing.

He who wants everything loses everything.

His bark is worse than his bite.

I donít respond to nonsense.

If you canít say something nice, donít say anything at all.

If you lie down with dogs, youíll get up with fleas.

If you would be well served, serve yourself.

It's feast or famine.

It's only Monday and I'm already screwed.

Itís time for everyone to go home.

Keep an eye on the situation.

Life is short; seize the moment.

Love is all you need.

Man can adjust to anything except not eating.

Man does not live by bread alone.

Manís worst enemy is not man, but hunger.

Mind your own business.

Money buys only what is cheap.

Money makes the world go 'round.

Nothing much gets done on a Monday.

Old people are easily upset.

Once a year does no harm.

One bad apple ruins the whole barrel.

One becomes fixated on what he needs.

Practice makes perfect.

Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them.

Put a good face on a bad situation.   Video

Regarding pigs, itís all [about the] money, and regarding money, all are pigs.

Save your advice for those who ask for it.

Slow and steady wins the race.

Sorrow also sings, when it runs too deep to cry.

That which we know is a drop; what we donít know is an ocean.

That's water under the bridge.   Video

Thatís like the pot calling the kettle black.

The crime itself accuses.

The husband who does not contribute and the knife that doesnít cut, if they are lost, itís no great loss!

The squeaky wheel gets the grease.

The sun is the blanket of the poor.

Thereís no accounting for taste.

Thereís no escaping from death and fate.

Thereís no reason to go out on a limb.

Thereís no worse struggle than one thatís not even done.

Thereís nothing so boring as doing nothing.

Time is money.   Video

To pleasure and to pain, give neither free rein.

True friendship is one soul shared by two bodies.

We may be all made of the same clay but not cut of the same cloth.

Weíre all made of the same clay, but not cut of the same cloth.

What you don't see can't hurt you.

Where thereís life, thereís hope.

With poison, one drop is enough.

You are the company you keep.   Video

You can tell something of quality by the way it looks.

You can't get blood out of a turnip.   Video

You can't make a silk purse out of a sow's ear.   Video

You canít get blood out of a turnip.

You canít have your cake and eat it too.

You get what you pay for.

You reap what you sow.

Your over-explaining is making you look guilty.

Youíve got to take the bull by the horns.

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