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  • A bad workmen blames his tools.
  • A change is as good as a rest.
  • A leopard can't change its spots.
  • All things in moderation, and moderation in all things.
  • All he world's a stage and all the men tahd women merely players.
  • All work no play makes Jack a dull boy.
  • A man is known by the company he keeps.
  • An apple a day keeps the doctor away.
  • Carelessness brings its own punishment.
  • Christmas comes but once a year.
  • Don't bite off more than you can chew.
  • Don't let the cat out of the bag.
  • Don't put all your eggs in one basket.
  • Don't spoil the ship for a ha'p'orth of tar.
  • East is east and west is west and never the twain shall meet.
  • East, west, Home's best.
  • Every dog has his day.
  • Half of a loaf is better than no bread at all.
  • He who laughs last, laughs longest.
  • Hunger is the best sauce.
  • In a calm sea everyman is a pilot.
  • It's never too late to mend.
  • It's no good shutting the stable door after the horse has bolted.
  • It's no use crying over the split milk.
  • It takes all sorts to make a world.
  • Let sleeping dogs lie.
  • Little strokes fall great oaks.
  • Live and Learn
  • Look after the pennies and the pounds will look after themselves.
  • Look before you leap.
  • "March winds, and April showers." /"Bring forth May flowers."
  • Mary in haste, repent at leisure.
  • No gains without pains.
  • Penny wise pound foolish.
  • Pride comes before a fall.
  • Suit the action to the word-The word to the action.
  • The more you go, the more you know.
  • There's no place like home.
  • Time and tide waits for no man.
  • Two's company, three's a crowd.
  • You can't make a silk purse out of a cow's ear.
  • While cat's away the mice will play.
  • The early bird gets the worm
  • A journey of 100 miles begins with one step
  • People who live in glass houses shouldnít throw stones
  • A chain is no stronger than its weakest link.
  • Money is a good servant and a bad master.
  • An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
  • Constant dripping wears away stone
  • Experience is the best Teacher.
  • A stitch in time saves nine.
  • It never rains but it pours.
  • Genius is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration.
  • He has too many irons in the fire.
  • If you would know the value of money, go and try to borrow some.
  • Beauty is only skin deep
  • The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence.
  • Donít count your chickens before they are hatched.
  • Donít cut off your nose to spite your face.
  • A wise monkey is a monkey who doesn't mess with another monkey's monkey.
  • A friend is one who thinks you are a good egg even if you are slightly cracked.
  • Oh Lord, Fill my mouth with worthwhile stuff and nudge me when I've said enough.
  • Sometimes I sits and thinks and sometimes I just sits.
  • A moment on the lips, a lifetime on the hips.
  • One bird in your hand is worth more than two birds in the bush.
  • What you see is what you get.
  • Mama told me there would be days like this.
  • Abscense makes the heart grow fonder.
  • See no evil, Hear no evil, Speak no evil.
  • You win a few, You lose a few, and the others get rained out.
  • Pretty is as pretty does.
  • Hindsite is always 20 20.
  • Life's a dance, you learn as you go, sometimes you lead, sometimes you follow.
  • Birds of a feather flock together.
  • If it walks like a duck, talks like a duck, it usually is a duck
  • What goes around, Comes around.

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