1. Proverbs are the wisdom of the age.
2. None so deaf as those that won't hear.
3. Business is the salt of life.
4. It is a sad house when the hen crows louder than the cock.
5. Life is half spent before we know what it is.
6. It is better to fight for good than to fail at the ill.
7. Purpose supposes foresight.
8. Love at first sight.
9. Don't trust a goat with the kitchen-garden,
or a wolf with sheepfold.
10. Laugh, and the world laughs with you;
weep, and you weep alone.
11. Don't put the cart before the horse.
12. Better be half hanged than ill wed.
13. The fox preys farthest from his hole.
14. We only live once, but if we work it right, once is enough.
15. The best fish swim near the bottom.
16. A man is known by the company he keeps.
17. Vain glory blossoms but never bears.
18. Venture a small fish to catch a great one.
19. Dying is as natural as living.
20. One foot is better than two crutches.
21. Nothing succeeds like success.
22. Reckless youth makes rueful age.
23. Spend money like water.
24. Love lives in cottages as well as in courts.
25. So many countries, so many customs.
26. Readies is all.
27. Use a book as a bee does flowers.
28. No rule without an exception.
29. Sorrow is at parting if at meeting there be laughter.
30. One's mantle falls on somebody.
31. Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.