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Truth creeps not into corners.

Truth finds no asylum.

Truth gives a short answer, lies go round about.

Truth ill-timed is as bad as a lie.

Truth makes the tongue smart.

Truth should not always be revealed.

Truth will out.

Truth's best ornament is nakedness.

Two cats and one mouse, two women in one house, two dogs to one bone, will not agree long.

Two dogs over one bone seldom agree.

Two eyes, two ears, only one mouth.

Two hard flints never grind well.

Two in distress makes sorrow the less.

Two is company, but three is none.

Two is company, but three's a crowd.

Unlaid eggs are a long time becoming chickens.

Unlooked-for often comes.

Victory is not gained by idleness.

Virtue flourishes in misfortune.

Virtue never dies.

Virtue subdues power.

Virtue would not go far, if a little vanity walked not with it.

Wait, is a hard word to the hungry.

War is pleasant to those who have not tried it.

Watching women is labour in vain.