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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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