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Business before pleasure.

Bustle is not industry.

Buy when it is market time.

Buy your neighbour's ox, and woo your neighbour's daughter.

Buyers want a hundred eyes, sellers none.

Buyers want a hundred eyes, sellers only one.

Buying is cheaper than asking.

Care brings on grey hairs, and age without years.

Care killed the cat.

Charity gives itself rich, covetousness hoards itself poor.

Charity sees the need, not the cause.

Cheating is more honourable than stealing.

Cheating is the chapman's cart and plough.

Cheats never prosper.

Cheerful company shortens the miles.

Cheese and bread make the cheeks red.

Cheese is gold in the morning, silver at noon, and lead at night.

Christians have no neighbours.

Coffee and love are best when they are hot.

Cold hand, a warm heart.

Cold hands, warm heart.

Common fame is seldom to blame.

Compliments cost nothing, yet many pay dear for them.

Confidence begets confidence.

Constant dropping wears the stone.