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[ Also see Catchphrases Laws of Life and Nature Old Sayings Proverbial Phrases Proverbs (General) ]

When the tree is down every one runs to it with a hatchet to cut wood.
      - Proverb, (Italian)

When the tree is down everybody runs to the branches.
      - Proverb, (French)

When the tree is fallen every one runs to it with his axe.
      - Proverb, (Latin)

When the tree is fallen, every one goeth to it with his hatchet.
      - Proverb

When the tree waves, wind is stirring.
      - Proverb, (Chinese)

When the waggon is tilting everybody gives it a shove.
      - Proverb, (Danish)

When the war is over then comes help.
      - Proverb, (Latin)

When the will is prompt the legs are nimble.
      - Proverb, (Italian)

When the wind is in the east
  It's good for neither man nor beast.
      - Proverb

When the wind is in the east, 'tis neither good for man nor beast.
      - Proverb

When the wind is in the north
  The skilful fisher goes not forth.
      - Proverb

When the wind is in the south
  It blows the bait in the fish's mouth.
      - Proverb

When the wind is in the west
  The weather is at the best.
      - Proverb

When the wind serves, all aid.
      - Proverb

When the wine goes in the wit goes out.
      - Proverb, (Dutch)

When the wine is in the man, the wit is in the can.
      - Proverb, (Dutch)

When the wine is in, the wit is out.
      - Proverb, (Italian, Portuguese)

When the wine runs to waste in the cellar, he mends the cask.
      - Proverb, (German)

When the wine's in the wit's out.
      - Proverb, (Italian)

When the wolf grows old the crows ride him.
      - Proverb, (Dutch)

When the wolf's ears appear, his body is not far off.
      - Proverb, (Danish)

When the word is in the mouth you must caress the sheath.
      - Proverb, (Danish)

When the word is out, it belongs to another.
      - Proverb, (German)

When the words are said, the holy water is made.
      - Proverb, (French)

When the wound is healed the pain is forgotten.
      - Proverb, (Danish)

When there are two friends to one purse, one sings, the other weeps.
      - Proverb, (Spanish)

When there is a fire in the neighbourhood carry water to your own house.
      - Proverb, (Italian)

When there is little bread at table put plenty on your plate.
      - Proverb, (Italian)

When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you.
      - Proverb, (African)

When there is no wind every man is a pilot.
      - Proverb, (French)

When there is nothing the church loses.
      - Proverb, (Italian)

When there is room in the heart, there is room in the house.
      - Proverb, (Danish)

When they give you the calf, be ready with the halter.
      - Proverb, (Spanish)

When they offer you a ring, hold out your finger.
      - Proverb, (Spanish)

When thieves fall out the peasant recovers his goods.
      - Proverb, (Danish)

When thieves fall out the thefts are discovered.
      - Proverb, (French)

When thieves fall out the thefts come to light.
      - Proverb, (Spanish)

When thieves fall out, honest men come by their own.
      - Proverb

When thieves fall out, honest men come to their goods.
      - Proverb, (Dutch)

When thieves fall out, their knaveries come to light.
      - Proverb, (Portuguese)

When thine enemy retreateth, make him a golden bridge.
      - Proverb, (Dutch)

When things are at the worst they begin to mend.
      - Proverb

When things are at the worst they will mend.
      - Proverb

When things go well it is easy to advise.
      - Proverb, (Dutch)

When thou dost hear a toll or knell,
  Then think upon thy passing bell.
      - Proverb

When thou seest thy house in flames, go warm thyself by it.
      - Proverb, (Spanish)

When thy neighbour's house doth burn, then look to your own.
      - Proverb

When thy neighbour's house is on fire it's time to look about thee.
      - Proverb, (Dutch)

When two divorced people marry, four people get into bed.
      - Proverb, (Jewish)

When two dogs fight for a bone, the third runs away with it.
      - Proverb, (Dutch)


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