DICTUM

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  • A good borrower is a lazy payer.
  • A good captain never flinches from a temptestuous sea.
  • A good child makes his parents proud, a bad one makes them ashamed of him.
  • A good companion shortens the longest road.
  • A good conscience is a continual feast.
  • A good conscience is the best divinity.
  • A good daughter makes a good daughter-in-law.
    jiddisch] A guteh tochter iz a guteh shnur.
  • A good day will not mend him nor a bad day impair him.
  • A good day's wages for a good day's work.
  • A good deal.
  • A good deed is never lost.
  • A good drunk.
  • A good egg.
  • A good face is a letter of recommendation.
  • A good face is worth more than gold.
  • A good fame is better than a good face.
  • A good five-cent cigar.
  • A good friend is often better than a brother.
    jiddisch] A guter freint iz oft besser fun a bruder.
  • A good horse cannot be of a bad colour.
  • A good horse needs no sharp spur.
  • A good hunger is the best sauce.
  • A good husband makes a good wife.
  • A good Jack makes a good Jeu (o. Jill).
  • A good Jew doesn't need a letter of recommendation; for a bad one, it would do no good.
    jiddisch] A guter yid darf nit kain briv, a shlechten yidden helft nit kain briv.
  • A good knife, it was made five miles beyond Cutwell.
  • A good lather is half the shave.
  • A good lawyer, an evil neighbour.
  • A good livelihood is a cure for all ills.
    jiddisch] Parnosseh iz a refueh tsu alleh krenk.
  • A good man ever respects authority.
  • A good man will appear when talked a out.
  • A good man would rather suffer defeat than defeat another by foul means
    Sallust
    la] Bono vinci satius est quam almo more iniuriam vincere.
  • A good many.
  • A good marksman may miss.
  • A good mind possesses a kingdom.
  • A good name is better than riches.
  • A good name is the best of all treasures.
  • A good neighbour, a good morning (o. morrow).
  • A good omen.
    la] Bonum omen.
  • A good paymaster starts not at assurantes.
  • APPEARANCE
  • A good presence is letters of recommendation.
    THOMAS FULLER
  • A good press.
  • A good proverb does not strike one in the brow, but full in the eye.
  • A good saver fares better than a good gainer.
  • A good saver is a good server.
  • A good scout.
  • A good servant must have good wages.
  • A good shift may serve long, but it will not serve ever.
  • A good sort.
  • A good spell.
  • A good start is half the battle.
  • A good stomach is the best sauce.
  • A good surgeon has an eagle's eye, a lion's heart, and a lady's hand.
  • A good swimmer sinks at last.
  • A good tale is none the worse for being told twice.
  • A good thing is soon snatched up.
  • A good thing lost is a good thing valued.
  • A good time was had by all.
  • A good turn.
  • A good value.
  • A good voice to beg bacon.
  • A good word costs no more than a bad one.
  • A good word for everybody.
  • A good.
  • A goody two-shoes.
  • A goose with a goose, a baldhead with a baldhead, a featherless hen with a crippled rooster.
  • A gorda galinha faz gorda a cozinha.
  • A gordo mendigo pocos dan zatico.
  • A gordura é capa de defeitos.
  • A gorge blanche et grasse, le noir n'a point mauvaise grâce.
  • A Gost mag a Gästel mîte brengen.
    Schlesien
    info] Gost = Gast
  • A gosto.
  • A gota cava a pedra.
  • A gota d'água que cai fura a pedra mais dura.
  • A gota e gota, o mar se esgota.
  • A gota freqüente perfura a pedra.
  • A gota fura a peda, caindo não duas, mas muitas vezes.
  • A gota fura a pedra, não pela força, mas caindo muitas vezes.
  • A gota perfura a pedra; o anel se gasta pelo uso.
  • A goupil endormi ne chet rien.
  • A goupil endormi ne chiét riens en la gueule
  • A governar mattezza vi vuol senno.
  • A graça de uma mulher cuidadosa deleitará seu marido.
  • A graça é enganadora, e a formosura é vã.
  • A graça é para o corpo o que o bom-senso é para o espírito.
  • A graça no dizer.
  • A gracias de niño y canto de pájaros, no convides a tu amigo.
  • ADAM
  • A grain of evil seed was sown in the heart of Adam from the beginning, and how much fruit of ungodliness has it produced!
    Apocrypha: II Esd., 4.30.
  • A gralha provoca a águia.
  • A gralha velha inutilmente estendes redes.
  • A grama do vizinho é sempre mais verde.
  • A gran arroyo, pasar postrero.
  • A gran cabeza, gran talento, si es que lo tiene dentro.
  • A gran calva, gran pedrada.
  • A gran chatera, gran pechera.
  • A gran culpa, suave comprensión.
  • A gran determinación no se miembra inconveniente.
  • A gran estatua, gran b(r)asa.
  • A gran gola, larga soga.
  • A gran hambre no hay pan malo, ni duro ni bazo.
  • A grän hêsse bittere Zähren.
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