- A back door makes a thief.
- A bad bush is better than the open field.
- A bad carpenter quarrels with his tools.
- A bad excuse is better than none.
- A bad penny always comes back.
- A bad penny always turns up.
- A bad shearer never had a good sickle.
- A bad workman always blames his tools.
- A bad workman finds fault with his tools.
- A Bargain is a bargain.
- A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush．
- A black hen lays a white egg.
- A bully is always a coward.
- A burnt child dreads the fire.
- A carpenter is known by his chips.
- A cat has nine lives.
- A cat in gloves catches no mice.
- A cat may look at a king.
- A chain is no stronger than its weakest link.
- A cock is bold on his own dunghill.
- A constant guest is never welcome.
- A contented mind is a perpetual feast.
- A coward dies many deaths, a brave man but one.
- A creaking door hangs longest.
- A creaking gate hangs longest.
- A disease known is half cured.
- A door must be either shut or open.
- A drowning man will catch at a straw.
- A dwarf on a giant''s shoulder sees the farther of the two.
- A fair face cannot have a crabbed heart.
- A fair face is half a portion.
- A fault confessed is half redressed.
- A fence between makes love more keen.
- A fool and his money are soon parted.
- A fool and wealth cannot possess each other.
- A fool at forty is a fool indeed.
- A fool''s bolt is soon shot
- A fool''s tongue is long enough to cut his own throat.
- A forced kindness deserves no thanks.
- A friend in need is a friend indeed.
- A friend to everybody is a friend to nobody.
- A friend who shares is a friend who cares.
- A golden key opens every door.
- A good beginning makes a good ending.
- A good husband makes a good wife.
- A good Jack makes a good Jill.
- A good man is hard to find.
- A good medicine sometimes tastes bitter.
- A good name is better than riches.
- A good name is rather to be chosen.
- A good name is sooner lost than won.
- A good neighbor is better than a brother far off.
- A good time was had by all.
- A good wife and health is a man''s best wealth.
- A good wife is a good prize.
- A good wife makes a good husband.
- A great city, a great solitude.
- A great head and a little wit.
- A great man and a great river are often ill neighbors.
- A growing youth has a wolf in his belly.
- A guilty conscience is a self-accuser.
- A guilty conscience needs no accuser.
- A heavy purse makes a light heart.
- A hedge between keeps friendship green.
- A house divided against itself cannot stand.
- A house divided cannot stand
- A hungry man is an angry man.
- A journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
- A liar is not believed when he speaks the truth.
- A liar is worse than a thief.
- A lie is halfway round the world before the truth has got its boots on.
- A lie well stuck to is as good as the truth.
- A light purse makes a heavy heart.
- A little body often harbors a great soul.
- A little help is worth a deal of pity.
- A little knowledge is a dangerous thing.
- A little leak will sink a great ship.
- A little learning is a dangerous thing.
- A little pot is soon hot.
- A little stone in the way overturns a great wain.
- A little wind kindles, much puts out the fire.
- A live dog is better than a dead lion.
- A living dog is better than a dead lion.
- A maiden with many wooers often chooses the worst.
- A man at five may be a fool at fifteen.
- A man does not plant a tree for himself; he plants it for posterity.
- A man is as old as he feels, and woman as old as she looks.
- A man is known by his friends.
- A man is known by the company he keeps.
- A man may lead a horse to the water but he cannot make him drink.
- A man may take a horse to the water but he cannot make him drink.
- A man of words and not of deeds is like a garden full of weeds.
- A man without a wife is but half a man.
- A man''s house is his castle.
- A man''s studies pass into his character.
- A man’s word is as good as his bond.
- A merry companion is a wagon in the way.