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In prosperity caution, in adversity patience.

In prosperity think of adversity.

In small boxes the best spice.

In small woods may be caught large hares.

In the division of inheritance, friendship standeth still.

In the land of promise a man may die of hunger.

In time a mouse will gnaw threw a cable.

It flows like a fountain from a broomstick.

It grieveth one dog that another goeth into the kitchen.

It hangs upon a silken thread.

It is a grief to one beggar that another stands at the door.

It is a hard morsel that chokes.

It is bad marketing with empty pockets.

It is better to blow than burn your mouth.

It is better to ride for half a year on a good horse than to spend your entire life riding on a mule.

It is easier to make a lady of a peasant-girl than a peasant-girl of a lady.

It is easier to prevent ill habits than to break them.

It is easy to be liberal out of another man's purse.

It is easy to cut thongs form other men's leather.

It is good rowing with set sail.

It is good sailing with wind and tide.

It is good speaking that improves good silence.

It is good spinning from another's yarn.

It is good to go afoot when one is tired of riding.

It is good to warm oneself by another's fire.