A bad workman always blames his tools.
A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.
A burnt child dreads the fire.
A cat has nine lives.
A cat may look at a king.
A chain is no stronger than its weakest link.
A dog is man's best friend.
A drowning man clutches at a straw.
A fool and his money are soon parted.
A friend in need is a friend indeed.
A good beginning makes a good ending.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing.
A little spark kindles a great fire.
A man cannot give what he hasn't got.
A man is known by the company he keeps.
A miss is as good as a mile.
A penny saved is a penny earned.
A picture is worth a thousand words.
A stitch in time saves nine.
Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
Actions speak louder than words.
All men are mortal.
All that glitters is not gold.
All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.
Allís well that ends well.
An apple a day keeps the doctor away.
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
Appearances are deceiving.
As you sow, so you reap.
Ask no questions and youíll be told no lies.
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
Beauty is only skin deep.
Believe nothing of what you hear, and only half of what you see.
Better late than never.
Better to be safe than sorry.
Birds of a feather flock together.
Blood is thicker than water.
Boys will be boys.
Charity begins at home.
Children should be seen and not heard.
Cleanliness is next to Godliness.
Curiosity killed the cat.
Cut your coat to fit your cloth.
Do as you would be done by.
Do not cross the bridge until you come to it.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
Donít put all your eggs in one basket.
Don't put the cart before the horse.
Early to bed and early to rise,
makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
Easier said than done.
East, west, homeís best.
Empty vessels make most noise.
Every cloud has a silver lining.
Every little helps.
Every man to his own taste.
Faint heart never won fair lady.
First come, first served.
Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
Forewarned is forearmed.
Great minds think alike.
Great oaks from little acorns grow.
Half a crust is better than no bread.
Handsome is as handsome does.
Haste makes waste.
He cannot see the wood for the trees.
He that fights and runs away
may live to fight another day.
He that speaks the thing he should not hears the thing he would not.
He who laughs last, laughs longest.
He who would not work, neither should he eat.
Here today and gone tomorrow.
His bark is worse than his bite.
His eyes are bigger than his stomach.
Hit the nail on the head.
Home is where the heart is.
Honesty is the best policy.
Honey catches more flies than vinegar.
If at first you don't succeed,
try, try and try again.
If the cap fits, wear it.
If wishes were horses then beggars would ride.
In at one ear and out at the other.
In for a penny, in for a pound.
It is easy to be wise after the event.
It never rains but it pours.
It will be all the same in a hundred years.
Itís an ill wind that blows nobody any good.
Itís raining cats and dogs.
Itís too late to shut the stable door after the horse has bolted.
It's better to be hanged for a sheep than for a lamb.
It's no good crying over spilt milk.
Jack of all trades and master of none.
Least said, soonest mended.
Let sleeping dogs lie.
Let the buyer beware.
Like father, like son.
Listeners never hear any good of themselves.
Little pitchers have big ears.
Look after the pennies and the pounds will look after themselves.
Look before you leap.
Mackerel scales and mare's tails make tall ships carry low sails.
Make a virtue out of necessity.
Make hay while the sun shines.
Making a mountain out of a molehill.
Many a true word is spoken in jest.
Many hands make light work.
Mind your p's and q's.
Misery loves company.
Money can't buy happiness.
More haste, less speed.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
Never bite the hand that feeds you.
Never buy a pig in a poke.
Never count your chickens before they hatch.
Never judge a book by its cover.
Never look a gift horse in the mouth.
Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.
No man can serve two masters.
No news is good news.
Nothing venture, nothing win.
Once bitten, twice shy.
One good turn deserves another.
One man's meat is another man's poison.
One swallow doesn't make a spring.
Out of sight, out of mind.
Out of the frying pan, into the fire.
Patience is a virtue.
People who live in glass houses shouldnít throw stones.
Poverty is no disgrace.
Practice makes perfect.
Practice what you preach.
Pride goes before a fall.
Procrastination is the thief of time.
Rain before seven, fine before eleven.
Red sky at night, shepherd's delight;
red sky in the morning, shepherd's warning.
Rome was not built in a day.
Save your breath to cool your porridge.
Save your pennies for a rainy day.
See no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil.
Seeing is believing.
Silence is golden.
Slow and steady wins the race.
Slow but sure.
Spare the rod and spoil the child.
Still waters run deep.
Strike while the iron is hot.
Take care of the pennies, and the pounds will take care of themselves.
The best things in life are free.
The best things come in small packages.
The darkest hour is just before dawn.
The devil finds work for idle hands to do.
The early bird catches the worm.
The family that prays together, stays together.
The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence.
The hand that rocks the cradle rules the world.
The kettle calling the pot black.
The last straw breaks the camel's back.
The longest journey begins with a single step.
The longest night ends with the dawn of day.
The love of money is the root of all evil.
The more the merrier.
The more things change, the more they remain the same.
The one who pays the piper calls the tune.
The pen is mightier than the sword.
The proof of the pudding is in the eating.
The road to hell is paved with good intentions.
The simple things in life are best.
The squeaking wheel gets the grease.
There is nothing new under the sun.
Thereís many a slip ítwixt cup and lip.
Thereís no accounting for tastes.
Thereís nothing so bad but it might have been worse.
There's no place like home.
There's none so blind as those who will not see.
Time and tide wait for no man.
Time will tell.
Tomorrow never comes.
Too many cooks spoil the broth.
Trouble shared is trouble halved.
Truth will out.
Turn over a new leaf.
Two heads are better than one.
Two wrongs do not make a right.
Walls have ears.
Waste not, want not.
Watched pots never boil.
Well begun is half done.
What the eye doesn't see, the heart doesn't grieve over.
When in Rome do as the Romans do.
When the cat's away, the mice will play.
Where thereís smoke thereís fire.
Where there's a will there's a way.
While thereís life, thereís hope.
You are never too old to learn.
You can lead a horse to water, but you canít make him drink.
You canít have your cake and eat it.
You canít please everyone.
You cannot get blood from a stone.
You can't teach an old dog new tricks.
You should never judge a book by its cover.
You should not bite off more than you can chew.