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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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