all things are difficult before they are easy.
all work and no play makes jack a dull boy.
a man becomes learned by asking questions.
a man can do no more than he can.
a man cannot spin and reel at the same time.
a man is known by his friends.
a man of words and not of deeds is like a garden full of weeds.
a man without money is no man at all.
a merry heart goes all the way.
a miss is as good as a mile.
a mother’s love never changes.
an apple a day keeps the doctor away.
a new broom sweeps clean.
an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.
an hour in the morning is worth two in the evening.
an old dog cannot learn new tricks.
an ounce of luck is better than a pound of wisdom.
an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
a rolling stone gathers no moss.
as a man sows, so he shall reap.
a single flower does not make a spring.
a snow year, a rich year.
a sound mind in a sound body.
a still tongue makes a wise head.
a stitch in time saves nine.
a straight foot is not afraid of a crooked shoe.
a wise head makes a close mouth.
a word spoken is past recalling.
a year’s plan starts with spring.
a young idler, an old beggar.
bad news has wings.
barking dogs seldom bite.
beauty lies in the love’s eyes.
be swift to hear, slow to speak.
better late than never.
better to ask the way than go astray.
between friends all is common.
birds of a feather flock together.
blood is thicker than water.
blood will have blood.
books and friends should be few but good.
business is business.
business is the salt of life.
by reading we enrich the mind, by conversation we polish it.
cannot see the wood for the trees.
care and diligence bring luck.
caution is the parent of safety.
cheats never prosper.
children are what the mothers are.
choose an author as you choose a friend.