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  • Paddle your own canoe.
  • Patience is a virtue.
  • The pen is mightier than the sword.
  • Penny wise, pound foolish.
  • A place for everything, and everything in its place.
  • Pleasant hours fly fast.
  • The pot called the kettle black.
  • Poverty is no sin.
  • Practice makes perfect.
  • Practise what you preach.
  • Prevention is better than cure.
  • The proof of the pudding is in the eating.
  • The purse of the patient protracts the disease.
  • Put the saddle on the right horse.
  • Rats desert a sinking ship.
  • Respect is greater from a distance.
  • A rich man's joke is always funny.
  • A rolling stone gathers no moss.
  • Rome was not built in a day.
  • The rotten apple injures its neighbors.
  • Saying is one thing and doing another.
  • Seeing is believing.
  • Set a thief to catch a thief.
  • Silence is golden.
  • Slow and steady wins the race.
  • Slow but sure wins the race.
  • A soft answer turneth away wrath.
  • Some are wise and some are otherwise.
  • Some people cannot see the forest, wood for the trees.
  • Spare the rod and spoil the child.
  • Speak the truth and shame the devil.
  • Speech is silver, silence is golden.
  • The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak.
  • Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.
  • A still tongue makes a wise head.
  • Still waters run deep.
  • A stitch in time saves nine.
  • The strength of the chain is in the weakest link.
  • Strike while the iron is hot.
  • Success has many friends.

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