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Proverbs & Sayings:

A bad workman always blames his tools.
~ Proverb.

A busy mother makes slothful daughters.
~ Portuguese Proverb.

A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor's book.
~ Irish Proverb.

A great war leaves the country with three armies - an army of cripples, an army of mourners, and an army of thieves.
~ German Proverb.

A half doctor near is better than a whole one far away.
~ German Proverb.

A half truth is a whole lie.
~ Yiddish Proverb.

A heart in love with beauty never grows old.
~ Turkish Proverb.

A life without love is like a year without summer.
~ Swedish Proverb.

A man is not where he lives, but where he loves.
~ Latin Proverb.

A man profits more by the sight of an idiot than by the orations of the learned.
~ Arabian Proverb.

A man without a wife is like a vase without flowers.
~ African Proverb.

A nickel will get you on the subway, but garlic will get you a seat.
~ Old New York Proverb.

A promise is a cloud; fulfillment is rain.
~ Arabian Proverb.

A promise is a comfort for a fool.
~ Proverb.

A promise is a debt.
~ Proverb.

A seed hidden in the heart of an apple is an orchard invisible.
~ Welsh Proverb.

A single conversation with a wise man is better than ten years of study.
~ Chinese Proverb.

A son is a son till he takes him a wife, a daughter is a daughter all of her life.
~ Irish Saying.

A tree never hits an automobile except in self defense.
~ American Proverb.

An empty belly is the best cook.
~ Estonian Proverb.

An idle brain is the devil's workshop.
~ English Proverb.

An old man in love is like a flower in winter.
~ Portuguese Proverb.

An ounce of blood is worth more than a pound of friendship.
~ Spanish Proverb.

Any man can lose his hat in a fairy-wind.
~ Irish Saying.

Affectation is a greater enemy to the face than smallpox.
~ English Proverb.

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