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Buy in the cheapest market and sell in the dearest.

By gnawing skin a dog learns to eat leather.

Call not the devil, he will come fast enough unbidden.

Care, and not fine stables, make a good horse.

Chastise a good child, that it may not grow bad, and a bad one, that it may not grow worse.

Cheerfulness and goodwill make labour light.

Children and drunken men speak the truth.

Children and fools Shouldn't play with edged tools.

Children are a poor man's wealth.

Children are certain cares, but uncertain comforts.

Children are certain sorrow, but uncertain joy.

Children are the riches of the poor.

Chop, and you will have splinters.

Correction is good when administered in time.

Counsel after action is like rain after harvest.

Crooked iron may be straightened with a hammer.

Cunning has little honour.

Damage suffered makes you knowing, but seldom rich.

Daylight will come, though the cock do not crow.

Death does not blow a trumpet.

Deceit and treachery make no man rich.

Deceit is in haste, but honesty can wait a fair leisure.

Deep draughts, and long morning slumbers, soon make a man poor.

Deep rivers move with silent majesty, shallow brooks are noisy.

Despise not a small wound, a poor kinsman, or an humble enemy.