1. Absence makes the heart grow fonder
  2. [His] bark is worse than his bite
  3. A bad penny always turns up
  4. A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush
  5. A dog is a man’s best friend
  6. A fool and his money are soon parted
  7. A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds
  8. A friend in need is a friend indeed
  9. A good man is hard to find
  10. A little learning is a dangerous thing
  11. A man is known by the company he keeps
  12. A man’s home is his castle
  13. A man spends his health to gain some wealth, then spends his wealth to try to “regain” his health!
  14. A miss is as good as a mile
  15. A new broom sweeps clean
  16. A penny saved is a penny earned
  17. A place for everything and everything in its place
  18. A rolling stone gathers no moss
  19. A soft answer turneth away wrath
  20. A stitch in time saves nine
  21. A watched pot never boils
  22. A woman’s work is never done
  23. A word to the wise is sufficient
  24. Actions speak louder than words
  25. All for one and one for all
  26. All roads lead to Rome
  27. All that glitters is not gold
  28. All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy
  29. All’s fair in love and war
  30. All’s well that ends well
  31. An apple a day keeps the doctor away
  32. An army marches on its stomach
  33. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure
  34. Any port in a storm
  35. April showers bring May flowers
  36. Bad news travels fast
  37. Beauty is only skin deep
  38. Beggars can’t be choosers
  39. Better late than never
  40. Better safe than sorry
  41. Beware of Greeks bearing gifts
  42. Birds of a feather flock together
  43. Blood is thicker than water
  44. Boys will be boys
  45. Brevity is the soul of wit
  46. Build a better mouse trap, and the people will break your door down fo it
  47. Business before pleasure
  48. Buyer’s are liars (real estate)
  49. Carpe diem
  50. Cleanliness is next to godliness
  51. Close, but no cigar
  52. Cold hands, warm heart
  53. Curiosity killed the cat
  54. De gustibus non est disputandum
  55. Discretion is the better part of valor
  56. Do not cast your pearls before swine
  57. Do unto others as you would have them do unto you
  58. Don’t count your chickens before they hatch
  59. Don’t cry over spilt milk
  60. Don’t cut off your nose to spite your face
  61. Don’t fire until you see the whites of their eyes
  62. Don’t give up the ship
  63. Don’t hide your light under a bushel
  64. Don’t judge a book by its cover
  65. Don’t lock the stable door after the horse has been stolen
  66. Don’t look a gift horse in the mouth
  67. Don’t put all your eggs in one basket
  68. Don’t put the cart before the horse
  69. Don’t throw out the baby with the bath water
  70. Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise
  71. East is East, and West is West, and never the twain shall meet
  72. Easy come, easy go
  73. Eat, drink, and be merry, for tomorrow we die
  74. Every cloud has a silver lining
  75. Every dog has his day
  76. Everybody will be world famous for fifteen minutes
  77. Expenses rise to meet income
  78. Experience is the best teacher
  79. Familiarity breeds contempt
  80. Feed a cold; starve a fever
  81. Finders keepers, losers weepers
  82. Fish or cut bait
  83. Fish out of water
  84. Fools rush in where angels fear to tread
  85. For want of a nail the kingdom was lost
  86. Forewarned is forearmed
  87. Frailty, thy name is woman!
  88. From the sublime to the ridiculous is but a step
  89. Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration
  90. Give a man a fish, he will eat for one day, teach a man to fish, and he will eat for a lifetime.
  91. Give him enough rope and he’ll hang himself
  92. Give the devil his due
  93. God helps those who help themselves
  94. Good fences make good neighbors
  95. Great oaks from little acorns grow
  96. Half a loaf is better than none
  97. Haste makes waste
  98. He who hesitates is lost
  99. He who laughs last, laughs best
  100. Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned
  101. Here today, gone tomorrow
  102. Hitch your wagon to a star
  103. Honesty is the best policy
  104. Hope springs eternal
  105. If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again
  106. If the mountain will not come to Muhammad, then Muhammad will go to the mountain
  107. If the shoe fits, put it on
  108. If the shoe fits, wear it
  109. If wishes were horses, then beggars would ride
  110. If you can insure it, you can sell it (real estate)
  111. If you can finance it, you can sell it (real estate)
  112. If you can’t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen
  113. Ignorance is bliss
  114. Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery
  115. In the spring a young man’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love
  116. In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes
  117. It ain’t a fit night out for man or beast
  118. It takes a heap o’ livin’ in a house t’ make it home
  119. It takes a thief to catch a thief
  120. It takes two to tango
  121. It’s never over till it’s over
  122. It’s never too late to mend
  123. It’s not whether you win or lose, it’s how you play the game
  124. Knowledge is power
  125. Laugh, and the world laughs with you; weep, and you weep alone
  126. Leave well enough alone
  127. Let bygones be bygones
  128. Let sleeping dogs lie
  129. Let them eat cake
  130. Let’s cross that bridge when we come to it
  131. Life is short; art is long
  132. Lightning never strikes twice in the same place
  133. Little pitchers have big ears
  134. Little strokes fell great oaks
  135. Live and learn
  136. Live and let live
  137. Look before you leap
  138. Love conquers all
  139. Love makes the world go `round
  140. Make haste slowly
  141. Make hay while the sun shines
  142. Man does not live by bread alone
  143. Man proposes, God disposes
  144. Many hands make light work
  145. Marry in haste, repent at leisure
  146. Misery loves company
  147. Money is the root of all evil
  148. Money buys speed (with race cars and personal cars)
  149. Murder will out
  150. Music has charms to soothe a savage breast
  151. Necessity is the mother of invention
  152. Never give a sucker an even break
  153. Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today
  154. Never say die
  155. Nice guys finish last
  156. No man can serve two masters
  157. No man is an island
  158. No news is good news
  159. No one ever went broke underestimating the intelligence of the American people
  160. No rest for the weary
  161. Nothing succeeds like success
  162. Nothing ventured, nothing gained
  163. Nothing will come of nothing
  164. Oil and water don’t mix
  165. Old soldiers never die; they only fade away
  166. Once bitten, twice shy
  167. One [or A] picture is worth a thousand words
  168. One good turn deserves another
  169. One man’s meat is another man’s poison
  170. One rotten (or bad) apple spoils the barrel
  171. Out of sight, out of mind
  172. Out of the frying pan, into the fire
  173. People who live in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones
  174. Poets are born, not made
  175. Politics makes strange bedfellows
  176. Practice makes perfect
  177. Practice what you preach
  178. Pride goeth before a fall
  179. Procrastination is the thief of time
  180. Render unto Caesar the things which are Caesar’s
  181. Rome wasn’t built in a day
  182. Seeing is believing
  183. Sic transit gloria mundi
  184. Silence is golden
  185. Slow but steady wins the race
  186. Step on a crack, break your mother’s back
  187. Still waters run deep
  188. Stone walls do not a prison make
  189. Strike while the iron is hot
  190. Take the bitter with the sweet
  191. Teach a man to fish, he will live for a lifetime, give a man a fish and he will live for one day
  192. The bad workman always blames his tools
  193. The best of friends must part
  194. The best things in life are free
  195. The best-laid plans of mice and men often go awry
  196. The bigger they come, the harder they fall
  197. The buck stops here
  198. The chickens have come home to roost
  199. The course of true love never did run smooth
  200. The devil can cite Scripture for his purpose
  201. The devil is in the details
  202. The devil made me do it
  203. The early bird catches the worm
  204. The game is not worth the candle
  205. The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence
  206. The leopard cannot change its spots
  207. The love of money is the root of all evil
  208. The meek shall inherit the Earth
  209. The more the merrier
  210. The one who pays the piper calls the tune
  211. The pen is mightier than the sword
  212. The proof of the pudding is in the eating
  213. The road to hell is paved with good intentions
  214. The show must go on
  215. The truth lies in the eyes of the beholder
  216. The wish is father of the deed
  217. The worm turns
  218. There are plenty of fish in the sea
  219. There’s many a slip ’twixt the cup and the lip
  220. There’s more than one way to skin a cat
  221. There’s no accounting for taste
  222. There’s no fool like an old fool
  223. There’s no place like home
  224. Things to store will expand to fill the space available for storage
  225. Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it
  226. Time and tide wait for no man
  227. Time heals all wounds
  228. Time is money
  229. To err is human, to forgive divine
  230. Too many cooks spoil the broth
  231. Truth is stranger than fiction
  232. Truth will out
  233. Turnabout is fair play
  234. Two heads are better than one
  235. Two wrongs don’t make a right
  236. Two’s company, three’s a crowd
  237. Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown
  238. Variety is the spice of life
  239. Walls have ears
  240. Waste not, want not
  241. We have met the enemy, and they are us
  242. Well begun is half done
  243. What will be, will be
  244. What’s good for the goose is good for the gander
  245. When in Rome, do as the Romans do
  246. When it rains, it pours
  247. When the cat’s away, the mice will play
  248. When the going gets tough, the tough get going
  249. Where are the snows of yesteryear?
  250. Where there’s a will, there’s a way
  251. Where there’s smoke there’s fire
  252. While there’s life, there’s hope
  253. Win this one for the Gipper
  254. Winning isn’t everything; it’s the only thing
  255. Work expands to fill the time available for its completion
  256. Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus
  257. You can catch more flies with honey than with vinegar
  258. You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make him drink.
  259. You can’t fit a round peg in a square hole
  260. You cannot serve God and mammon