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A man at sixteen will prove a child at sixty.

A man is valued according to his own estimate of himself.

A man know's no more to any purpose than he practises.

A man may bear till his back breaks.

A man may cause his own dog to bite him.

A man may threaten yet be afraid.

A man of straw is worth a woman of gold.

A man takes his own wherever he finds it.

A man travels as far in a day as a snail in a hundred years.

A man well mounted is always proud.

A man who has but one eye must take good care of it.

A man who is his own lawyer has a fool for a client.

A man who wants bread is ready for anything.

A man who wants to drown his dog says he is mad.

A man with a watch knows what time it is. A man with two watches is never sure.

A mansion pulled down is half built up again.

A merry life forgets father and mother.

A miserly father makes a prodigal man.

A mistake is no reckoning.

A Montgomery division: all on one side, nothing on the other.

A muffled cat never caught a mouse.

A noble prince or king never has a coin to bless himself.

A peg for every hole.

A person is unlucky who falls on his back and breaks his nose.

A pig's life, short and sweet.