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A bad excuse is better than none.

A bad workman blames his tools.

A barking dog never bites.

A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.

A cat in gloves catches no mice.

A deaf husband and a blind wife are always a happy couple.

A dog is a man's best friend.

A man's reach should exceed his grasp.

A stumble may prevent a fall.

Actions speak louder than words.

Affectation is a greater enemy to the face than smallpox.

After dinner rest a while, after supper walk a mile.

All good things come to those who wait.

All good things must come to an end.

All that glitters is not gold.

All wealth begins in mind.

As you make your bed, so you must lie upon it.

2005-2007