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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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