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There's no making a silk purse of a sow's ear.
      - (Dutch) [Proverbs]

There's no making apples of plums.
      - (German) [Proverbs]

There's no making the ass drink when his is not thirsty.
      - (Italian) [Proverbs]

There's no mischief in the world done,
  But a woman is always one.
      - [Proverbs]

There's no need to fear the wind if your haystacks are tied down.
      - (Irish) [Proverbs]

There's no need to grease the fat pig's rump.
      - (French) [Proverbs]

There's no putting off a lie upon the belly.
      - (German) [Proverbs]

There's no rest for the wicked.
      - [Proverbs]

There's no shame in clothing you haven't cut yourself.
      - (Norwegian) [Proverbs]

There's no showing the wolf to a bad dog.
      - (French) [Proverbs]

There's no smoke with fire.
      - (Italian) [Proverbs]

There's no smoke without fire.
  [Lat., Non est fumus absque igne.]
      - (Latin) [Fire : Proverbs]

There's no thief like a bad book.
      - (Italian) [Proverbs]

There's no turning a windmill with a pair of bellows.
      - (Italian) [Proverbs]

There's none so blind as those who will not see.
      - [Proverbs]

There's not enough if there's not too much.
      - (French) [Proverbs]

There's nothing like being bespattered for making a man defy the gutter.
      - (French) [Proverbs]

There's nothing like having the key of the fields.
      - (French) [Proverbs]

There's nothing new under the sun.
      - (German) [Proverbs]

There's nowt so queer as folk.
      - [Proverbs]

There's one born every minute.
      - [Proverbs]

There's seldom a cake but there's more of the make.
      - [Proverbs]

There's virtue in a man's face (i.e., presence carries weight).
      - (French) [Proverbs]

These three are the marks of a Jew--a tender heart, self-respect, and charity.
      - (Hebrew) [Proverbs]

These three take crooked ways: carts, boats, and musicians.
      - (Hindu) [Proverbs]

They agree like bells; they want nothing but hanging.
      - [Proverbs]

They agree like cats and dogs.
      - (Dutch) [Proverbs]

They are all honest men, but my cloak is not to be found.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbs]

They are far behind that may not follow.
      - [Proverbs]

They are fools whose sheep run away twice.
      - [Proverbs]

They are good that are away.
      - (Scottish) [Proverbs]

They are not all cooks who carry long knives.
      - (German) [Proverbs]

They are not all friends who laugh with you.
      - (German) [Proverbs]

They are not all hunters who blow horns.
      - (German) [Proverbs]

They are rich who have friends.
      - (Portuguese, Spanish) [Proverbs]

They attend a funeral robed in white, and a wedding in mourning.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

They brag most of their ancestors who are unworthy of them.
      - (Danish) [Proverbs]

They build houses but shall not inhabit them.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

They buy good cheap that bring nothing home.
      - [Proverbs]

They can do least who boast loudest.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

They cease to be friends who dwell afar off.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

They cleave together like burrs.
      - [Proverbs]

They die well that live well.
      - [Proverbs]

They fight with tweezers, not swords.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

They fought with varying success.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

They found no fault with Time, save that he fled.
      - [Proverbs]

They give, to find a pretext for asking.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

They laugh best that laugh last.
      - [Proverbs]

They laugh till they cry.
      - [Proverbs]

They limit their expenditure where it is not needed, and are ever lavish of that of which they should be sparing.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]


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