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Want is the mother of industry.
The way to a man's heart is through his stomach.
We are all slaves of opinion.
We get what we deserve not what we desire.
We soon believe what we desire.
The weakest goes to the wall.
What can you expect from a hog but a grunt?
What costs little is little esteemed.
What is a workman without his tools?
What is bred in the bone will never come out of the flesh.
What's yours is mine, and what's mine is my own.
What man has done, man can do.
What may be done at any time is done at no time.
What must be must be.
What one loses on the swings, one makes up on the roundabouts.
What soberness conceals, drunkenness reveals.
What the eye doesn't see, the heart doesn't grieve over.
When in doubt, do nowt.
When the wolf comes in at the door, love creeps out of the window.
When the word is out, it belongs to another.
When thieves fall out, honest men come by their own.
Where ignorance is bliss, it is folly to be wise.
Where there's muck, there's brass.
Whether the pitcher strikes the stone, or the stone the pitcher, it is bad for the pitcher.
Who chatters to you will chatter of you.
Who is worse shod than the shoemaker's wife?
Who repairs not his gutters repairs his whole house.
Win at first and lose at last.
A wise man is never less alone than when alone.
Wise men learn by other's mistakes; fools by their own.
The wish is father to the thought.
The worse luck now, the better another time.
Worse things happen at sea.
The worth of a thing is best known by the want of it.
You cannot get a quart into a pint pot.
You cannot get blood out of a stone.
You cannot make a silk purse out of a sow's ear.
You cannot make bricks without straw.
You cannot run with the hare and hunt with the hounds.
You cannot serve God and Mammon.
You may know by a handful the whole sack.
You must grin and bear it.
You scratch my back and I'll scratch yours.
The young will sow their wild oats.
Youth will be served.
Young blood must have its course.
Zeal without knowledge is a runaway horse.

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