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The orange that is too hard squeezed yields a bitter juice.
      - [Proverbs]

The owl does not praise the light, nor the wolf the dog.
      - (Danish) [Proverbs]

The owl has one note, the crow another.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

The owl sings to the nightingale.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

The owl thinks her children the fairest.
      - (Danish) [Proverbs]

The ox comes to the yoke at the call of his feeder.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbs]

The ox in a strange stall often casts a longing look towards the door.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

The ox spoke and said "Moo."
      - (Spanish) [Proverbs]

The ox that butted me tossed me into a good place.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbs]

The ox that tossed me threw me into a good place.
      - (Portuguese) [Proverbs]

The ox when most weary is most surefooted.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

The ox without a bell is soon lost.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbs]

The pain of the little finger is felt by the whole body.
      - (Philippine) [Proverbs]

The palest ink is better than the best memory.
      - (Chinese) [Proverbs]

The pan says to the pot: Keep off, or you'll smutch me.
      - (Italian) [Proverbs]

The pardon arrives after the man was hung.
      - (Sicilian) [Proverbs]

The parings of a pippin are better than the whole crab.
      - [Proverbs]

The parrot utters one cry, the quail another.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

The parson always christens his own child first.
      - [Proverbs]

The partridge loves peas, but not those that go into the pot with it.
      - (African Wolof) [Proverbs]

The passing hour is sometimes a mother, sometimes a stepmother.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

The path of duty lies in what is near at hand, but men seek for it in what is remote.
      - (Chinese) [Duty : Proverbs]

The paunch warm, the foot sleepy.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbs]

The peacock hath fair feathers but foul feet.
      - [Proverbs]

The peasant will not cross himself before it begins to thunder.
      - (Russian) [Proverbs]

The pebble in the brook secretly thinks itself a precious stone.
      - (Japanese) [Proverbs]

The pen can kill a man; no knife is needed.
      - (Chinese) [Proverbs]

The pen of the tongue should be dipped in the ink of the heart.
      - [Proverbs]

The penalty attaching to evil deeds should be thought of in time.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

The pencil of God has no eraser.
      - (Haitian) [Proverbs]

The penny is well spent that saves a groat.
      - [Proverbs]

The peony is beautiful, yet it is supported by a stalk.
      - (Chinese) [Proverbs]

The people want to be deceived.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

The people's voice is God's voice.
      - (German) [Proverbs]

The people's voice, God's voice.
      - (French, German, Italian) [Proverbs]

The person who has no opinion will seldom be wrong.
      - [Proverbs]

The person who has not traveled widely thinks his or her mother is the best cook.
      - (Ugandan) [Proverbs]

The person who is tired will find time to sleep. A person with a bad name is already half hanged.
      - (English) [Proverbs]

The person with burnt fingers asks for tongs.
      - (Samoan) [Proverbs]

The persuasion of the fortunate sways the doubtful.
      - [Proverbs]

The pig prefers mud to clean water.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

The pike grows big on small fry.
      - (Danish) [Proverbs]

The pine stays green in winter, wisdom in hardship.
      - (Chinese) [Proverbs]

The pine wishes herself a shrub when the axe is at her root.
      - [Proverbs]

The pitcher doth not go so often to the well, but it comes home broken at last.
      - [Proverbs]

The pitcher goes often to the well and gets broken at last.
      - (French) [Proverbs]

The pitcher goes so long to the well that it breaks at last.
      - (Dutch) [Proverbs]

The pitcher goes so often to the well that it is broken at last.
      - [Proverbs]

The pitcher goes so often to the well, that it gets broken at last.
      - (German) [Proverbs]

The pitcher goes so often to the well, that it leaves its handle or its mouth.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbs]


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