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The man who is born in a stable is not a horse.

The master derives from his art.

The miller is never so drunk that he forgets to take his dues.

The millstone that lies undermost also helps to grind.

The miser's bag is never full.

The more by law, the less by right.

The more cooks, the worse broth.

The more knave, the better luck.

The more shepherds the less care.

The more you stir filth the worse it stinks.

The most difficult mountain to cross is the threshold.

The mouse is knowing, but the cat more knowing.

The mouse may find a hole, be the room ever so full of cats.

The mouth often utters that which the head must answer for.

The new is always liked, though the old is often better.

The nobler the blood the less the pride.

The oft-moved stone gathers no moss.

The old branch breaks when it is bent.

The owl does not praise the light, nor the wolf the dog.

The owl thinks her children the fairest.

The pike grows big on small fry.

The poor man seeks for food, the rich man for appetite.

The poor man seeks only a crumb, then finds he still hungers.

The poor man wants much, the miser everything.

The poor man's corm always grows thin.