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  • Idle folk have the least leisure.
  • If a man deceives me once, shame on him; if he deceives me twice, shame on me.
  • If a thing is worth doing, it is worth doing well.
  • If the mountain will not come to Mahomet, Mahomet must go to the mountain.
  • If you do not like it, you may lump it.
  • If you want peace, prepare for war.
  • Ill news comes apace.
  • An ill payer never wants an excuse.
  • Ill weeds grow apace.
  • Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.
  • In a calm sea, every man is a pilot.
  • In for a penny, in for a pound.
  • In peace, prepare for war.
  • In vino veritas.
  • In wine, there is truth.
  • It is a sad house where the hen crows louder than the cock.
  • It's an ill wind that blows nobody any good.
  • It is as well to know which way the wind blows.
  • It is better to wear out than to rust out.
  • It's dogged that does it.
  • It is easy to bear the misfortunes of others.
  • It is good fishing in troubled waters.
  • It is ill jesting with edged tools.
  • It is ill striving against the stream.
  • It is ill waiting for dead men's shoes.
  • It is the unexpected that always happens.
  • It needs more skill than I can tell to play the second fiddle well.
  • It takes all sorts to make a world.
  • It will be all the same a hundred years hence.
  • Judge not, that ye be not judged.
  • Kind hearts are more than coronets.
  • Know your own faults before blaming others for theirs.
  • Knowledge is power.

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