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The best-laid schemes of mice and men gang aft agley.
      - [Proverbs]

The better day the better deed.
      - (French, Portuguese, Spanish) [Proverbs]

The better lawyer, the worse Christian.
      - (Dutch) [Proverbs]

The better the day the better the deed.
      - [Proverbs]

The better the day, the better the deed.
      - [Proverbs]

The better workman, the worse husband.
      - [Proverbs]

The big fish eat the little ones.
      - (French) [Proverbs]

The big fish eat the little.
      - (Italian) [Proverbs]

The big fish is caught with big bait.
      - (Sierra Leonean) [Proverbs]

The big thieves hang the little ones.
      - (Czech) [Proverbs]

The bigger the river the bigger the fish.
      - (Portuguese) [Fish : Proverbs]

The bigger they are, the harder they fall.
      - [Proverbs]

The bird hunting a locust is unaware of the hawk hunting him.
      - [Proverbs]

The bird once out of hand is hard to recover.
      - (Danish) [Proverbs]

The bird ought not to soil its own nest.
      - (French) [Proverbs]

The bitch in her haste brings forth blind puppies.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

The biter is often bit.
      - (French) [Proverbs]

The biter is sometimes bit.
      - (Italian) [Proverbs]

The bites of priests and wolves are hard to heal.
      - (German) [Proverbs]

The bitter cup we strive to remove from us holds the medicine we are most in need of.
      - (Gaelic) [Proverbs]

The black dog gets the food; the white dog gets the blame.
      - (Chinese) [Proverbs]

The black ox has trod on his foot.
      - [Proverbs]

The blacker the berry the sweeter the juice.
      - (Black) [Proverbs]

The blade wears out the sheath.
      - (French) [Proverbs]

The bleating of the lamb merely arouses the tiger.
      - [Proverbs]

The blind man has picked up a coin.
      - (Portuguese) [Proverbs]

The blind man is laughing at the bald head.
      - (Persian) [Proverbs]

The blind man wishes to show the way.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

The blind would lead the blind.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

The block of wood should not dictate to the carver.
      - (Maaori) [Proverbs]

The blood of the martyrs is the seed of the Church.
      - [Proverbs]

The blossoms in the spring are the fruit in autumn.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

The blow falls more lightly when it is anticipated.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

The blunders of physicians are covered by the earth.
      - (Portuguese) [Proverbs]

The body is sooner dressed than the soul.
      - [Proverbs]

The body pays for a slip of the foot, and gold pays for a slip of the tongue.
      - (Malaysian) [Proverbs]

The bones for those who come late!
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

The boor looks after a cent as the devil after a soul.
      - (Dutch) [Proverbs]

The boot is on the other leg.
      - [Proverbs]

The boughs that bear most hang lowest.
      - [Proverbs]

The bow may be bent until it breaks.
      - (Danish) [Proverbs]

The bow must not be always bent.
      - (Dutch) [Proverbs]

The bow that is always bent slackens or breaks.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbs]

The bowels support the heart, and not the heart the bowels.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbs]

The boy is father to the man.
      - [Proverbs]

The brain, that sows not corn, plants thistles.
      - [Proverbs]

The branch is seldom better than the stem.
      - (Danish) [Proverbs]

The branch must be bent early that is to make a good crook.
      - (Danish) [Proverbs]

The brave man may die, but he will never say "die."
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

The braying of an ass does not reach heaven.
      - (Italian) [Proverbs]


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