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It is better the child should cry than the father.
      - (German) [Proverbs]

It is better to be a coward for a minute than dead the rest of your life.
      - (Irish) [Proverbs]

It is better to be a mouse in a cat's mouth than a man in a lawyer's hands.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbs]

It is better to be always prepared than to suffer once. [Keep oil in your lamps.]
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

It is better to be born lucky than rich.
      - [Proverbs]

It is better to be entirely without a book than to believe it entirely.
      - (Chinese) [Proverbs]

It is better to be loved than feared.
      - (Senegalese) [Proverbs]

It is better to be the first on one's race than the last (meanest).
      - (French) [Proverbs]

It is better to be the hammer than the anvil.
      - (French) [Proverbs]

It is better to bend than break.
      - (French) [Proverbs]

It is better to blow than burn your mouth.
      - (Dutch) [Proverbs]

It is better to buy dearly than to hunger direly.
      - (Danish) [Proverbs]

It is better to deal with a whole fool than half a fool.
      - (German) [Proverbs]

It is better to enjoy what we possess than to hanker after other things.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

It is better to exist unknown to the law.
      - (Irish) [Proverbs]

It is better to fly than to remain in disgrace.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

It is better to give than to receive.
      - [Proverbs]

It is better to have a husband without love than jealous.
      - (Italian) [Proverbs]

It is better to have to do with God than with his saints.
      - (French) [Proverbs]

It is better to hear the lark sing than the mouse squeak.
      - [Proverbs]

It is better to hear the nightingale sing than the mouse gnaw.
      - (Italian) [Proverbs]

It is better to irritate a dog than an old woman.
      - (Italian) [Proverbs]

It is better to leap over the ditch than trust to the pleadings of good men.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbs]

It is better to leave than to lack.
      - (Italian) [Proverbs]

It is better to leave the child's nose dirty than wring it off.
      - (French) [Proverbs]

It is better to lose than lose more.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbs]

It is better to make conditions in the bush than in prison.
      - (Danish) [Proverbs]

It is better to marry a shrew than a sheep.
      - [Proverbs]

It is better to refuse than to accept and not to go.
      - (Malagasy) [Proverbs]

It is better to ride for half a year on a good horse than to spend your entire life riding on a mule.
      - (Dutch) [Proverbs]

It is better to satisfy our hunger than to be clothed in purple.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

It is better to say nothing than not enough.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

It is better to scrape the cheese than to peel it.
      - (Danish) [Proverbs]

It is better to strive with a stubborn ass than to carry the wood on one's back.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbs]

It is better to travel hopefully than to arrive.
      - [Proverbs]

It is better to turn back than go astray.
      - (German) [Proverbs]

It is better to turn back than to persevere in an evil course.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

It is better to walk fast than to grow angry at the forest.
      - (Senegalese) [Proverbs]

It is better to walk than to run; it is better to stand than to walk; it is better to sit than to stand; it is better to lie than to sit.
      - (Hindu) [Policy : Proverbs]

It is better to weep with wise men than to laugh with fools.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbs]

It is bitter fare to eat one's own words.
      - (Danish) [Proverbs]

It is but fair that he who requires indulgence for his own offences should grant it to others.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

It is comparison that makes men miserable.
      - [Proverbs]

It is courage that vanquishes in war, and not good weapons.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbs]

It is cruel to refer to those things which cause sorrow.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

It is dangerous to eat cherries with the great, they throw the stones at your head.
      - (Danish) [Proverbs]

It is day still while the sun shines.
      - [Proverbs]

It is dear honey that must be licked off thorns.
      - (German) [Proverbs]

It is dear-bought butter that is licked off a woolcomb.
      - (Danish) [Proverbs]

It is difficult to get many heads under one hat.
      - (Danish) [Proverbs]


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