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A closed mouth catches no flies.
      - (Italian) [Proverbs]

A cloth is not woven from a single thread.
      - (Chinese) [Proverbs]

A clown enriched knows neither relation nor friend.
      - (French) [Proverbs]

A cock is bold on his own dunghill.
      - [Proverbs]

A cock is crouse on his ain midden.
      - [Proverbs]

A cock is valiant on his own dunghill.
      - (Dutch) [Proverbs]

A cold April the barn will fill.
      - (English) [Proverbs]

A cold May and a windy
  Makes a full barn and a findy.
      - [Proverbs]

A collier's cow and an alewife's sow are always well fed.
      - [Proverbs]

A colt is good for nothing if it does not break its halter.
      - (French) [Proverbs]

A colt you may break, but an old horse you never can.
      - [Proverbs]

A comb becomes bad when it hurts you.
      - (African) [Proverbs]

A combined defence is the safest.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

A common blot is held no stain.
      - [Proverbs]

A common shipwreck is a consolation to all.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

A constant guest is never welcome.
      - [Proverbs]

A contented ass enjoys a long life.
      - (Portuguese) [Proverbs]

A contented man is always rich.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

A contented mind is a continual feast.
      - [Proverbs]

A coral reef hardens into land.
      - (Hawaiian) [Proverbs]

A cough assists a musician when he hesitates.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

A cough will stick longer by a horse than a peck of oats.
      - [Proverbs]

A country can be judged by the quality of its proverbs.
      - (German) [Proverbs]

A country where flowers are priced so as to make them a luxury has yet to learn the first principles of civilization.
      - (Chinese) [Proverbs]

A courageous foe is better than a cowardly friend.
      - [Proverbs]

A courtesy much entreated is half recompensed.
      - [Proverbs]

A courtier should be without feeling and without honour.
      - (French) [Proverbs]

A covetous abbot for one offering loses a hundred.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbs]

A covetous man does nothing that he should till he dies.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

A covetous man is good to none, but worst to himself.
      - [Proverbs]

A covetous woman deserves a swindling gallant.
      - (French) [Proverbs]

A cow does not know what her tail is worth until she has lost it.
      - (French) [Proverbs]

A cow from afar gives plenty of milk.
      - (French) [Proverbs]

A cow is not called dappled unless she has a spot.
      - (Danish) [Proverbs]

A cow-year, a sad year; a bull-year, a glad year.
      - (Dutch) [Proverbs]

A coward has no scar.
      - (Zimbabwean) [Proverbs]

A coward often deals a mortal blow to the brave.
      - (French) [Proverbs]

A coward's fear may make a coward valiant.
      - [Proverbs]

A crab does not beget a bird.
      - (Ghanaian) [Proverbs]

A crab of the wood is sauce very good
  For a crab of the sea.
    The wood of a crab is good for a drab
      That will not her husband obey.
      - [Proverbs]

A cracked bell can never sound well.
      - [Proverbs]

A cracked bell will never be sound.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbs]

A cracked pot never fell off the hook.
      - (Italian) [Proverbs]

A crazy vessel never falls from the hand.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbs]

A creaking door hangs long on its hinges.
      - (Romanian) [Proverbs]

A creaking door hangs longest.
      - [Proverbs]

A creaking gate hangs long.
      - [Proverbs]

A crisis is an opportunity riding the dangerous wind.
      - (Chinese) [Proverbs]

A crooked log is not to be straightened.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

A crooked log makes a good fire.
      - (French) [Proverbs]


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