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Give a lie twenty-four hours' start, and you can never overtake it.
Give knaves an inch and they will take a yard.
Give us the tools, and we will finish the job.
Gluttony kills more than the sword.
God is always on the side of the big batallions.
God tempers the wind to the shorn lamb.
Good company on the road is the shortest cut.
A good husband makes a good wife.
A good tale is none the worse for being told twice.
Good wine needs no bush.
Grasp all, lose all.
A great city, a great solitude.
The greatest talkers are the least doers.
A growing youth has a wolf in his belly.
Half the world knows not how the other half lives.
Happy is the country that has no history.
Haste trips over its own heels.
He cannot speak well that cannot hold his tongue.
He should have a long spoon that sups with the devil.
He that commits a fault thinks everyone speaks of it.
He that fights and runs away may live to fight another day.
He that hath a full purse never wanted a friend.
He that hath not silver in his purse should have silk in his tongue.
He that hath wife and children hath given hostages to fortune.
He that will not when he may, when he will he shall have nay.
He that would eat the kernel must crack the nut.
He that would have eggs must endure the cackling of hens.
He that would the daughter win, must with the mother first begin.
He who denies all confesses all.
He who excuses himself accuses himself.
He who gives fair words feeds you with an empty spoon.
He who goes against the fashion is himself its slave.
He who handles a nettle tenderly is soonest stung.
He who peeps through a hole may see what will vex him.
Hide not your light under a bushel.
The highest branch is not the safest roost.
Hitch your wagon to a star.
Hoist your sail when the wind is fair.
Hope deferred makes the heart sick.
Hope springs eternal in the human breast.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
Hypocrisy is a homage that vice pays to virtue.

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