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Whatever is to be a hook, bends early.
      - (German) [Proverbs]

Whatever is to be a nettle, burns early.
      - (German) [Proverbs]

Whatever is written on the forehead is always seen.
      - (Palestinian) [Proverbs]

Whatever man had done, man may do.
      - [Proverbs]

Whatever way you take there is a league of bad road.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbs]

Whatever you do, do with all your might.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

Whatever you sow, you reap.
      - (Persian) [Proverbs]

Whatever you undertake let it be proportioned to your powers.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

Whatsoever was the father of a disease, an ill diet was the mother.
      - (Chinese) [Proverbs]

When a blind man carries a lame man, both go forward.
      - (Swedish) [Proverbs]

When a camel is at the foot of a mountain then judge of his height.
      - (Hindu) [Proverbs]

When a cat wants to eat her kittens, she says they look like mice.
      - (Kurdish) [Proverbs]

When a couple are newly married, the first month is honeymoon, or smick smack: the second is, hither and thither: the third is thwick thwack: the fourth, the devil take them that brought thee and I together.
      - [Proverbs]

When a cow is lost it is something to recover its tail, were it only to make a handle for one's door.
      - (French) [Proverbs]

When a dog runs away, hit him! hit him!
      - (Italian) [Proverbs]

When a door opens not to your knock, consider your reputation.
      - (Arabic) [Proverbs]

When a dove begins to associate with crows its feathers remain white but its heart grows black.
      - (German) [Proverbs]

When a fool has made up his mind the market has gone by.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbs]

When a fool is cursed, he thinks he is being praised.
      - (African) [Proverbs]

When a fox is in his hole, the smoke fetches him out.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbs]

When a good offer comes for your daughter, don't wait till her father returns from market.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbs]

When a goose dances, and a fool versifies, there is sport.
      - [Proverbs]

When a king has good counselors, his reign is peaceful.
      - (African) [Proverbs]

When a large vessel has opened a way it is easy for a small one to follow.
      - (Chinese) [Proverbs]

When a man begins to reason, he ceases to feel.
      - (French) [Proverbs]

When a man has fallen into the mire, the more he flounders the more he fouls himself.
      - (Italian) [Proverbs]

When a man is coming toward you, you need not say, "Come here."
      - (Ghanaian) [Proverbs]

When a man is down, everybody runs over him.
      - (German) [Proverbs]

When a man is in a sack, he must get out at the mouth or at the bottom.
      - (Danish) [Proverbs]

When a man is not liked, whatever he doth is amiss.
      - [Proverbs]

When a man is not used to breeches the seams gall him.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbs]

When a man is rich, he begins to save.
      - (German) [Proverbs]

When a man is wealthy he may wear an old cloth.
      - (Ghanaian) [Proverbs]

When a man's coat is threadbare, it is easy to pick a hole in it.
      - [Proverbs]

When a man's friend marries, all is over between them.
      - (French) [Proverbs]

When a man's mode of life is contemptible, it follows that his preaching is treated with contempt.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

When a miser dies, the heirs feel as happy as when they kill a pig.
      - (Maltese) [Proverbs]

When a mouse has fallen into a meal sack, he thinks he is the miller himself.
      - (Dutch) [Proverbs]

When a mouse makes fun of a cat, there is a hole.
      - (Senegalese) [Proverbs]

When a musician hath forgotten his note,
  He makes as though a crumb stuck in his throat.
      - [Proverbs]

When a needle falls into a deep well, many people will look into the well, but few will be ready to go down after it.
      - (African) [Proverbs]

When a peasant gets rich, he knows neither relations nor friends.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbs]

When a proud man hears another praised, he feels himself injured.
      - (English) [Proverbs]

When a thief kisses you, count your teeth.
      - (Yiddish) [Proverbs]

When a thing is done, advice comes too late.
      - (French, Romanian) [Proverbs]

When a thing is done, make the best of it.
      - (German) [Proverbs]

When a tree is falling, every one cries, down with it.
      - (Italian) [Proverbs]

When a twig grows hard it is difficult to twist it. Every beginning is weak.
      - (Irish) [Proverbs]

When a woman is openly bad she is then at her best.
  [Lat., Aperte mala cum est mulier, tum demum est bona.]
      - [Proverbs : Women]

When Adam delved and Eve span, who was then the gentleman?
      - (Dutch) [Proverbs]


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