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    Proverbs Page 4

  • Patience is a virtue that causes no shame

  • Time and Patience would bring the snail to Jerusalem

  • Everyone praises his native land.

  • Nobody ever bought peace but the man who hadn't got it.

  • Peace (quietness) is worth buying.

  • The world's quiet and the pig is in the sty

  • Least said soonest mended

  • No matter who succeeds or fails, the peacemaker will always suffer

  • To the fighting man peace is sure

  • The end of a feast is better than the beginning of a fight

  • An eye is blind in another man's corner

  • One eye in the orner is sharper than two about the house

  • He's more to be pitied than laughed at.

  • Don't tell your complaint to one who has no pity

  • A poem ought to be well made at first, for there is many a one to spoil it afterwards.

  • It's better than it's want

  • Have it yourself, or else do without it

  • Better the certainty of the straddle (packsaddle) than the mere loan of a saddle

  • Possession is nine-tenths of the law

  • Better own a trifle than want a great deal

  • A wren in the hand is better than a crane to be caught.

  • Possession satisfies

  • A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.

  • It's better than the loan you couldn't get

  • Half a loaf is better than no bread

  • A live dog is better than a dead lion

  • A trout in the pot is better than a salmon in the sea.

  • Put a beggar on horseback and he'll ride to hell

  • Put a beggar on horseback and he'll go on a gallop.

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