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  • The last drop makes the cup run over.
  • The last straw breaks the camel's back.
  • Laugh and grow fat.
  • Laugh and the world laughs with you, weep and you weep alone.
  • Learn to walk before you run.
  • Lend your money and lose your friend.
  • The leopard cannot change his spots.
  • Let bygones be bygones.
  • Let sleeping dogs lie.
  • A liar is not believed when he tells the truth.
  • Life is sweet.
  • A light purse makes a heavy heart.
  • Lightly come, lightly go.
  • Like father, like son.
  • A lion may come to be beholden to a mouse.
  • Little by little and bit by bit.
  • A little help is worth a deal of pity.
  • A little learning is a dangerous thing.
  • Little strokes fell great oaks.
  • Live and learn.
  • Live and let live.
  • Live not to eat, but eat to live.
  • The longest day must have an end.
  • Look before you leap.
  • Love is blind.
  • Love will find a way.
  • Make haste slowly.
  • Make hay while the sun shines.
  • Make the best of a bad job.
  • A man is known by the company he keeps.
  • Man proposes, God disposes.
  • Many hands make light work.
  • Marriages are made in heaven.
  • Marriage is a lottery.
  • Marry in haste, and repent at leisure.
  • Men are not to be measured in inches.
  • Men leap over where the hedge is lowest.
  • Men make houses, women make homes.
  • Might is right.
  • Money begets money.
  • Money is the root of all evil.
  • Money talks.
  • More haste, less speed.
  • More than enough is too much.
  • Much would have more.
  • The more you have, the more you want.
  • The mouse that has but one hole is quickly taken.
  • The laborer is worthy of his hire.
  • Least said, soonest mended.
  • Let not the sun go down on your wrath.
  • Let not thy left hand know what thy right hand doeth.
  • Let not your wits go wool-gathering.
  • Let the buyer beware.
  • Let the cobbler stick to his last.
  • Let the world wag.
  • Liars should have good memories.
  • Life is not all beer and skittles.
  • Life is short and time is swift.
  • Light not a candle to the sun.
  • Like master, like man.
  • Like will to like.
  • Listeners hear no good of themselves.
  • Little and often fills the purse.
  • Little pitchers have long ears.
  • Little things please little minds.
  • The longest way round is the nearest way home.
  • Lookers-on see most of the game.
  • Love laughs at locksmiths.
  • Love me little, love me long.
  • Love me, love my dog.
  • The love of money is the root of all evil.
  • Love your neighbor, yet pull not down your fence.
  • Make the best of a bad bargain.
  • Make yourself all honey and the flies will devour you.
  • A man can only die once.
  • A man is as old as he feels, and a woman as old as she looks.
  • A man of words and not of deeds is like a garden full of weeds.
  • A man without a smiling face must not open a shop.
  • Manners make the man.
  • Many a little makes a mickle.
  • Many kiss the hand they wish to cut off.
  • Many would be cowards if they had courage enough.
  • May God defend me from my friends; I can defend myself from my enemies.
  • Men are blind in their own cause.
  • Men strain at gnats and swallow camels.
  • A mill cannot grind with the water that is past.
  • The mills of God grind slowly.
  • Misfortunes never come singly.
  • A miss is as good as a mile.
  • Moderation in all things.
  • Money burns a hole in the pocket.
  • More know Tom Fool than Tom Fool knows.
  • Muck and money go together.
  • Murder will out.

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