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Fortune favours the brave.

One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.

A bad penny always turns up.

All that glitters is not gold.

Things past cannot be recalled.

It’s too late to shut the stable-door after the horse has bolted.

Manners maketh man.

Many a true word is spoken in jest.

Two heads are better than one.

Don't count your chickens before they are hatched.

The eyes are the window of the soul.

Eagles don't catch flies.

God helps them that help themselves.

Red sky at night, shepherd’s delight; red sky in the morning, shepherd’s warning.

A fool and his money are soon parted.

Great oaks from little acorns grow.

You can take a horse to the water, but you can’t make him drink.

No man can serve two masters.

Silence means consent.

The more the merrier.

It’s an ill bird that fouls its own nest.

Like father, like son.

When the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.

It is better to give than to receive.

No smoke without fire.

It never rains, but it pours.

A house divided cannot stand.

Justice delayed is justice denied.

Memorable Quotes

Curses, like chickens, come home to roost.

Many hands make light work.

The proof of the pudding is in the eating.

A rolling stone gathers no moss.

Love is blind.

All's well that ends well.

Lightning never strikes twice in the same place.

Birds of a feather flock together.

The course of true love never did run smooth.

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After a storm comes a calm.

Time and tide wait for no man.

As you sow, so you reap.

We must learn to walk before we can run.

Spare the rod and spoil the child.

When one door shuts, another opens.

You cannot have your cake and eat it.
Dead men tell no tales.
Ask a silly question and you get a silly answer.
One good turn deserves another.
All good things must come to an end.
It is better to be born lucky than rich.

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