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  • Idle people never have any leisure.
  • If at first you don't succeed, try, try, try again.
  • If each would sweep before his own door, we should have a clean city.
  • If 'ifs' and 'ans' were pots and pans, there'd be no work for tinkers!
  • If it were not for hope, the heart would break.
  • If one sheep leaps over the ditch, all the rest will follow.
  • If the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.
  • If the cap fits, wear it.
  • If there were no clouds, we should not enjoy the sun.
  • If two men ride on a horse, one must ride behind.
  • If wishes were horses, beggars would ride.
  • If you cannot bite, never show your teeth.
  • If you run after two hares, you will catch neither.
  • If you sing before breakfast, you will cry before night.
  • If you want a thing well done, do it yourself.
  • In the country of the blind, the one-eyed man is king.
  • It is a foolish bird that soils its own nest.
  • It is a foolish sheep that makes the wolf his confessor.
  • It's a long lane that has no turning.
  • It's a sad heart that never rejoices.
  • It is better to give than to take.
  • It is easier to pull down than to build.
  • It is easy to be wise after the event.
  • It is love that makes the world go round.
  • It is never too late to mend.
  • It is no use crying over spilt milk.
  • It is too late to lock the stable when the horse has been stolen.
  • It is useless to flog a dead horse.
  • It never rains but it pours.
  • It takes two to make a quarrel.
  • A Jack of all trades is master of none.
  • Jam tomorrow and jam yesterday -- but never jam today.
  • Keep something for a rainy day.
  • Kill not the goose that lays the golden eggs.

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