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  • Accidents will happen in the best-regulated families.
  • Adam's ale is the best brew.
  • Advice when most needed is least heeded.
  • After the storm comes the calm.
  • All's fair in love and war.
  • All's fish that comes to the net.
  • All lay loads on a willing horse.
  • All roads lead to Rome.
  • Any port in a storm.
  • Appearances are deceptive.
  • The apples on the other side of the wall are the sweetest.
  • As well be hanged for a sheep as a lamb.
  • Avoid a questioner, for he is also a tattler.
  • A bad penny always comes back.
  • A bad shearer never had a good sickle.
  • The bait hides the hook.
  • Be just before you are generous.
  • The beaten road is the safest.
  • Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
  • The best is often the enemy of the good.
  • Better be a fool than a knave.
  • Better be an old man's darling than a young man's slave.
  • Better the devil you know than the devil you don't know.
  • Better to ask the way than go astray.
  • Between two stools you fall to the ground.
  • The biter is sometimes bit.
  • Blessed is he who expects nothing for he shall never be disappointed.
  • Bread is the staff of life.
  • Brevity is the soul of wit.
  • The bull must be taken by the horns.
  • A bully is always a coward.
  • Burn not your house to fright the mouse away.

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