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A woman, a dog, and a walnut tree, the more you beat them the better they be.
      - [Proverbs]

A wonder lasts but nine days.
      - [Proverbs]

A word and a blow.
      - (Portuguese) [Proverbs]

A word and a stone once launched cannot be recalled.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbs]

A word and a stone once let go cannot be recalled.
      - (Portuguese) [Proverbs]

A word from the mouth, a stone from a sling.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbs]

A word from the mouth, a stone from the hand.
      - (Portuguese) [Proverbs]

A word is enough to the wise.
  [Lat., Verbum sat sapienti.]
      - (Dutch, German) [Proverbs]

A word is sufficient for the wise.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

A word of kindness is better than a fat pie.
      - (Russian) [Proverbs]

A word once out flies everywhere.
      - (French) [Proverbs]

A word spoken is past recalling.
      - [Proverbs]

A word to the wise is enough.
      - (Italian, Portuguese) [Proverbs]

A word to the wise.
      - (French, Portuguese) [Proverbs]

A work ill done must be done twice.
      - [Proverbs]

A wound foreseen paint the less.
      - (Italian) [Proverbs]

A wound never heals so well that the scar cannot be seen.
      - (Danish) [Proverbs]

A wreck on shore is a beacon at sea.
      - (Dutch) [Proverbs]

A young angel, an old devil.
      - (French) [Proverbs]

A young branch takes on all the bends that one gives it.
      - (Chinese) [Proverbs]

A young courtier, an old beggar.
      - [Proverbs]

A young doctor makes a full graveyard.
      - (Chinese) [Proverbs]

A young doctor means a new graveyard.
      - (German) [Proverbs]

A young ewe and an old ram, every year bring forth a lamb.
      - (Dutch) [Proverbs]

A young foal and an old horse draw not well together.
      - (Danish) [Proverbs]

A young man idle, an old man needy.
      - [Proverbs]

A young man married is a young man marred.
      - [Proverbs]

A young man should not marry yet, an old man not at all.
      - (Greek) [Proverbs]

A young preacher, a new hell.
      - [Proverbs]

A young wife is an old man's post-horse to the grave.
      - (German) [Proverbs]

Abbot of Carcuela, you eat up the pot and ask for the pipkin.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbs]

Able people can do more.
      - (Chinese) [Ability : Proverbs : Talent]

About a donkey's taste why need we fret us?
  To lips like his a thistle is a lettuce.
      - witticism that made Crassus ("the unlaughing one") laugh, on seeing an ass eat thistles
        [Comparison : Proverbs]

About everything and something else.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

About the King and the Inquisition, hush!
      - (Spanish) [Proverbs]

Abroad one has a hundred eyes, at home not one.
      - (German) [Proverbs]

Abroad to see wonders the traveller goes,
  And neglects the fine things which lie under his nose.
      - [Proverbs]

Abroad we judge the dress; at home we judge the man.
      - (Chinese) [Proverbs]

Absence is a foe to love; away from the eyes, away from the heart.
      - (Italian, Spanish) [Proverbs]

Absence is a foe to love; out of sight out of mind.
      - (Italian) [Proverbs]

Absence is a shrew.
      - (English) [Proverbs]

Absence sharpens love; presence strengthens it.
      - (English) [Proverbs]

Absence, and a friendly neighbor, washeth away love.
      - (English) [Proverbs]

Absent, none without blame; present, none without excuse.
      - (French, Spanish) [Proverbs]

Absentmindedness is searching for the horse you are riding.
      - (Russian) [Proverbs]

Abstinence and fasting cure many a complaint.
      - (Danish) [Proverbs]

Abstinence is the best medicine.
      - (Tamil) [Proverbs]

Abundance begets indifference.
      - (German) [Proverbs]

Abundance does not spread; famine does.
      - (Zulu) [Proverbs]

Abundance is from activity.
      - (Turkish) [Proverbs]


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