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  • Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
  • Actions speak louder than words.
  • All are not thieves that dogs bark at.
  • All cats are grey in the dark.
  • All good things come to an end.
  • All's well that ends well.
  • All that glitters is not gold.
  • All things are difficult before they are easy.
  • All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.
  • As you make your bed, so you must lie in it.
  • As you sow, so shall you reap.
  • Ask no questions and be told no lies.
  • Bad news travels fast.
  • A bad workman always blames his tools.
  • Barking dogs seldom bite.
  • Beauty is but skin deep.
  • Beggars must not be choosers.
  • The best fish swim near the bottom.
  • Best is cheapest.
  • The best of friends must part.
  • Better an egg today than a hen tomorrow.
  • Better be sure than sorry.
  • Better be the head of a dog than the tail of a lion.
  • Better bend than break.
  • Better late than never.
  • A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.
  • Birds of a feather flock together.
  • Blood is thicker than water.
  • Books and friends must be few but good.
  • Boys will be boys.
  • A burnt child dreads the fire.
  • Busiest men find the most time.
  • Accidents will happen in the best-regulated families.
  • Adam's ale is the best brew.
  • Advice when most needed is least heeded.
  • After the storm comes the calm.
  • All's fair in love and war.
  • All's fish that comes to the net.
  • All lay loads on a willing horse.
  • All roads lead to Rome.
  • Any port in a storm.
  • Appearances are deceptive.
  • The apples on the other side of the wall are the sweetest.
  • As well be hanged for a sheep as a lamb.
  • Avoid a questioner, for he is also a tattler.
  • A bad penny always comes back.
  • A bad shearer never had a good sickle.
  • The bait hides the hook.
  • Be just before you are generous.
  • The beaten road is the safest.
  • Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
  • The best is often the enemy of the good.
  • Better be a fool than a knave.
  • Better be an old man's darling than a young man's slave.
  • Better the devil you know than the devil you don't know.
  • Better to ask the way than go astray.
  • Between two stools you fall to the ground.
  • The biter is sometimes bit.
  • Blessed is he who expects nothing for he shall never be disappointed.
  • Bread is the staff of life.
  • Brevity is the soul of wit.
  • The bull must be taken by the horns.
  • A bully is always a coward.
  • Burn not your house to fright the mouse away.

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