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  • Wake not a sleeping lion.
  • Walls have ears.
  • Waste not, want not.
  • Water is a boon in the desert, but the drowning man curses it.
  • A watched pot never boils.
  • We live in deeds, not in years.
  • Wedlock is a padlock.
  • Well begun is half done.
  • What can't be cured must be endured.
  • What's done cannot be undone.
  • What's sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander.
  • What is the good of a sundial in the shade?
  • What is worth doing is worth doing well.
  • What will Mrs Grundy say?
  • Whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.
  • When all men speak, no man hears.
  • When children stand still, they have done some ill.
  • When Greek meets Greek, then comes the tug of war.
  • When I lent, I had a friend; when I asked, he was unkind.
  • When in doubt, leave out.
  • When in Rome, do as the Romans do.
  • When one door shuts, another opens.
  • When the cat is away, the mice will play.
  • Where there is a will, there is a way.
  • Where there is smoke, there is fire.
  • While there is life, there is hope.
  • Who keeps company with the wolf will learn to howl.
  • Why keep a dog and bark yourself?
  • A wonder lasts but nine days.
  • A word is enough to the wise.
  • A word spoken is past recalling.
  • Words cut more than swords.
  • Work is worship.
  • The worst wheel of the cart creaks most.
  • You cannot burn the candle at both ends.
  • You cannot catch old birds with chaff.
  • You cannot have it both ways.
  • You cannot have the cake and eat it too.
  • You cannot make a crab walk straight.
  • You cannot make an omelet without breaking eggs.
  • You cannot put an old head on young shoulders.
  • You cannot sell the cow and drink the milk.
  • You cannot teach an old dog new tricks.
  • You may lead a horse to the water, but you cannot make him drink.
  • You must lose a fly to catch a trout.
  • You never know what you can do till you try.

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