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  • Necessity is the mother of invention.
  • Neither a borrower nor a lender be.
  • Never buy a pig in a poke.
  • Never do things by halves.
  • Never judge by appearances.
  • Never look a gift horse in the mouth.
  • Never make two bites of a cherry.
  • Never put off till tomorrow what may be done today.
  • Never say die.
  • Never spend your money before you have it.
  • Never spur a willing horse.
  • New brooms sweep clean.
  • Ninety per cent of inspiration is perspiration.
  • No answer is also an answer.
  • No gain without pain.
  • No man can serve two masters.
  • No news is good news.
  • A nod is as good as a wink.
  • None so deaf as those who won't hear.
  • Nothing is given so freely as advice.
  • Nothing seek, nothing find.
  • Nothing succeeds like success.
  • Once bitten, twice shy.
  • One cannot be in two places at once.
  • One cannot put back the clock.
  • One foot is better than two crutches.
  • One good turn deserves another.
  • One is never too old to learn.
  • One lie makes many.
  • One man sows and another reaps.
  • One man's meat is another man's poison.
  • One pair of heels is often worth two pairs of hands.
  • One swallow does not make a summer.
  • Only the wearer knows where the shoe pinches.
  • Opportunity seldom knocks twice.
  • Out of sight, out of mind.
  • Nature abhors a vacuum.
  • The nearer the church, the farther from God.
  • Necessity knows no law.
  • Needs must when the devil drives.
  • Never ask pardon before you are accused.
  • Never make threats you cannot carry out.
  • Never tell your enemy that your foot aches.
  • Never trouble trouble till trouble troubles you.
  • No cross, no crown.
  • No man is a hero to his valet.
  • No man is content with his lot.
  • No man is indispensable.
  • No man is infallible.
  • No names, no pack drill.
  • A nod is as good as a wink to a blind horse.
  • None but the brave deserves the fair.
  • None so blind as those who won't see.
  • Not good is it to harp on the frayed string.
  • Nothing is as good as it seems beforehand.
  • Nothing is so certain as the unexpected.
  • Nothing so bad but might have been worse.
  • Nothing stake, nothing draw.
  • Nothing venture, nothing have.
  • Of two evils, choose the lesser.
  • An old poacher makes the best keeper.
  • One beats the bush, and another catches the birds.
  • One must draw back in order to leap better.
  • One must draw the line somewhere.
  • One of these days is none of these days.
  • One touch of nature makes the whole world kin.
  • One volunteer is worth two pressed men.
  • Open confession is good for the soul.
  • Opportunity makes the thief.
  • Other times, other manners.
  • An ounce of discretion is worth a pound of wit.
  • Out of debt, out of danger.

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