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It is well to know how to be silent till it is time to speak.
      - (Portuguese) [Proverbs]

It is well to leave off playing when the game is at its best.
      - (French) [Proverbs]

It is wit to pick a lock and steal a horse, but wisdom to let them alone.
      - [Proverbs]

It little avails the unfortunate to be brave.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbs]

It matters little whether we are the slaves of circumstance, or of man.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

It matters not what religion an ill man is of.
      - [Proverbs]

It may be said that noisy barrels are easier to carry.
      - [Proverbs]

It must be a hard winter when one wolf devours another.
      - (Danish) [Proverbs]

It must be true that all men say.
      - [Proverbs]

It needs a cunning hand to shave a fool's head.
      - (Dutch) [Proverbs]

It needs a high wall to keep out fear.
      - (Danish) [Proverbs]

It needs a light spirit to bear a heavy fate.
      - (Danish) [Proverbs]

It needs but slight provocation to make the wolf devour the lamb.
      - (Danish) [Proverbs]

It needs no laran to prophesy snow at midwinter.
      - (Darkovan) [Proverbs]

It never rains but it pours.
      - [Proverbs]

It never thunders but it rains.
      - (Italian) [Proverbs]

It never troubles a wolf how many the sheep be.
      - [Proverbs]

It rings, it is empty.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

It rolled like water off a duck's back.
      - [Proverbs]

It signifies nothing to play well if you lose.
      - [Proverbs]

It smells of midnight oil. [An elaborate piece.]
      - (Latin) [Proverbs : Writing]

It smells of the lamp.
  [Lat., Olet lucernam.]
      - [Proverbs : Writing]

It sticks to his fingers, like the charity-money to the matron.
      - (Dutch) [Proverbs]

It takes a good many mice to kill a cat.
      - (Danish) [Proverbs]

It takes a heap of licks to strike a nail in the dark.
      - (African-America) [Proverbs]

It takes a thief to catch a thief.
      - (American) [Proverbs]

It takes a village to raise a child.
      - (Nigerian) [Proverbs]

It takes all sorts to make a world.
      - [Proverbs]

It takes four living men to carry one dead man out of a house.
      - (Italian) [Proverbs]

It takes little effort to watch a man carry a load.
      - (Chinese) [Proverbs]

It takes many words to fill a sack.
      - (Danish) [Proverbs]

It takes nine months to have a baby, no matter how many people you put on the job.
      - (American) [Proverbs]

It takes one to know one.
      - [Proverbs]

It takes three generation to make a gentleman.
      - [Proverbs]

It takes two to make a bargain.
      - [Proverbs]

It takes two to make a quarrel.
      - [Proverbs]

It takes two to tango.
      - [Proverbs]

It was the piece of straw that broke the camel's back.
      - [Proverbs]

It will all come out in the soap-suds.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbs]

It will be all the same a hundred years hence.
      - [Proverbs]

"It will come back," said the man, when he gave his sow pork.
      - (Danish) [Proverbs]

It will not do to keep holidays before they come.
      - (French) [Proverbs]

It will not out of the flesh that is bred in the bone.
      - [Proverbs]

It won't do to trifle with fire.
      - (French) [Proverbs]

It would be a very big book that contained all the maybes uttered in a day.
      - (French) [Proverbs]

It would be clear enough even to a blind man.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

It would make a man scratch where it doth not itch,
  To see a man live poor to die rich.
      - [Proverbs]

It would puzzle even Apollo to understand it.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

It's a bad child who does not take advice.
      - (African) [Proverbs]

It's a bad hen that won't scratch herself.
      - (Irish) [Proverbs]


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