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A rainbow in the morning is the shepherd's warning;
  A rainbow at night is the shepherd's delight.
      - [Proverbs]

A rainy morn oft brings a pleasant day.
      - [Proverbs]

A rare bird upon the earth and very like a black swan.
  [Lat., Rara avis in terris, nigroque simillima cygno.]
      - [Proverbs]

A rash man, a skin of good wine, and a glass vessel, do not last long.
      - (Portuguese) [Proverbs]

A rat is not born a rabbit.
      - (Nigerian) [Proverbs]

A razor may be sharper than an ax, but it cannot cut wood.
      - (African Annang) [Proverbs]

A reconciled friend is a double enemy.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbs]

A red-nosed man may be a teetotaler, but will find no one to believe it.
      - (Chinese) [Proverbs]

A reed before the wind lives on, while mighty oaks do fall.
      - [Proverbs]

A resolute heart endures no counsel.
      - (Portuguese) [Proverbs]

A restive morsel needs a spur of wine.
      - (French) [Proverbs]

A rich child often sits in a poor mother's lap.
      - (Danish) [Proverbs]

A rich man has no need of character.
      - (Hebrew) [Proverbs]

A rich man is either a rogue or a rogue's heir.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

A rich man is either a scoundrel or the heir of a scoundrel.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbs]

A rich man is never ugly in the eyes of a girl.
      - (French) [Proverbs]

A rich man who is stingy is the worst pauper.
      - (Yiddish) [Proverbs]

A rich man's foolish sayings pass for wise ones.
      - [Proverbs]

A rich mouthful, a heavy groan.
      - [Proverbs]

A rich widow weeps with one eye and laughs with the other.
      - (Portuguese) [Proverbs]

A rich widow weeps with one eye and signals with the other.
      - (Portuguese) [Proverbs]

A rich wife is a source of quarrel.
      - (Danish) [Proverbs]

A rickety chair will not long serve as a seat.
      - (Danish) [Proverbs]

A ridiculous accident has often been the making of many.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

A right Englishman knows not when a thing is well.
      - [Proverbs]

A ring of gold in a sow's nostril.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

A rising tide lifts all boats.
      - [Proverbs]

A river is made drop by drop.
      - (Afghan) [Proverbs]

A river is not contaminated by having a dog drink from it.
      - (Afghan) [Proverbs]

A roan horse and a black can travel equally far in a day's journey.
      - (Darkovan) [Proverbs]

A rock offered by a friend is like an apple.
      - (Sicilian) [Proverbs]

A rod is better than a fox's brush.
      - (Danish) [Proverbs]

A rogue says "Yes" to what a rogue says.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

A rolling eye, a roving heart.
      - [Proverbs]

A rolling stone is not covered with moss.
  [Lat., Saxum volutum non obducitur musco.]
      - (Latin) [Activity : Proverbs]

A rose is a rose is a rose.
      - [Proverbs]

A rotten egg cannot be spoiled.
      - [Proverbs]

A rotting fish begins to stink at the head.
      - (Italian) [Proverbs]

A round egg can be made square according to how you cut it; words would be harsh according to how you speak them.
      - (Japanese) [Proverbs]

A Rowland for an Oliver.
      - (French) [Proverbs]

A royal heart is often hid under a tattered cloak.
      - (Danish) [Proverbs]

A rumour goes in one ear and out many mouths.
      - (Chinese) [Proverbs]

A runaway horse punishes himself.
      - (Italian) [Proverbs]

A runaway monk never praises his convent.
      - (Italian) [Proverbs]

A runaway monk never speaks well of his convent.
      - (Dutch) [Proverbs]

A running man can slit a thousand throats in one night.
      - (Klingon) [Proverbs]

A sack full of fleas is easier to watch than a woman.
      - (German) [Proverbs]

A sack is best tied before it is full.
      - (French) [Proverbs]

A sack was never so full but that it would hold another grain.
      - (French, Italian) [Proverbs]

A sad bride makes a glad wife.
      - (Dutch) [Proverbs]


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