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  • The early bird catches the worm.
  • Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.
  • Easier said than done.
  • East or west, home is best.
  • Easy come, easy go.
  • An empty sack cannot stand upright.
  • Empty vessels make the most sound.
  • Every ass likes to hear himself bray.
  • Every cloud has a silver lining.
  • Every dog has his day.
  • Every horse thinks its own pack heaviest.
  • Every Jack must have his Jill.
  • Every little helps.
  • Every man is his own worst enemy.
  • Every medal has two sides.
  • Every oak must be an acorn.
  • Everything comes to him who waits.
  • Everything must have a beginning.
  • The exception proves the rule.
  • Experience is the mother of wisdom.
  • Experience is the teacher of fools.
  • An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth.
  • Familiarity breeds contempt.
  • Finder's keepers, loser's weepers.
  • Fine feathers make fine birds.
  • Fingers were made before forks.
  • The first blow is half the battle.
  • First catch your hare.
  • First come, first served.
  • The fish that nibbles at every bait will soon be caught.
  • A fool and his money are soon parted.
  • Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
  • For the want of a nail the shoe was lost.
  • Forgive and forget.
  • Fortune favors the brave.
  • A friend in need is a friend indeed.
  • Eavesdroppers never hear any good of themselves.
  • The end justifies the means.
  • The end makes all equal.
  • An Englishman's house is his castle.
  • Enough is as good as a feast.
  • Even a worm will turn.
  • Even Homer sometimes nods.
  • Every cock crows on his own dunghill.
  • Every family has a skeleton in the cupboard.
  • Every flow must have its ebb.
  • Every law has a loophole.
  • Every man for himself, and the devil take the hindmost.
  • Every man has his price.
  • Every man has the defects of his own virtues.
  • Every why has a wherefore.
  • Everybody's business is nobody's business.
  • Everyone to his taste.
  • Evil to him who evil thinks.
  • Example is better than precept.
  • Exchange is no robbery.
  • Expectation is better than realization.
  • Extremes meet.
  • Faint heart never won fair lady.
  • The fairest rose is at last withered.
  • A fault confessed is half redressed.
  • Fine words butter no parsnips.
  • First impressions are most lasting.
  • First thrive and then wive.
  • Fling enough dirt and some will stick.
  • Footprints on the sands of time are not made by sitting down.
  • Forbidden fruit is sweetest.
  • A forced kindness deserves no thanks.
  • Forewarned is forearmed.
  • Fortune knocks at least once at every man's gate.
  • From the sublime to the ridiculous is but a step.
  • Full of courtesy, full of craft.

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