DICTUM

Sprichwort, adage, proverb, saw, saying, byword, proverbe, proverbio, refrán, frase proverbial, ditado, provérbio, przysłowie, Redensart, colloqualism, idiom, expression, phrase, tournure, poncif, dicton, expresión, frase hecha, locución, frase fatta, modo di dire, expressão idiomática, powiedzenie, powiedzonko, Zitat, quotation, citation, excerpt, quote, cita, citazione, detto, sentenza, passo, citação, Sentenz, sententia, proverbium, adagio, adagium, locutio, dictum, Spruch, carmen, elogium, pronuntatio, Redensart, phrase, collocation, locution

  • A good dog never barks at fault.
  • A good dog never gets a good bone.
  • A good drink makes the old young.
  • A good driver turns in a small space.
  • A good dungheap is mother to the meal chest.
  • A good eater, from the former custom of using trenchers.
  • A good edge is good for nothing, if it has nothing to cut.
  • A good education is (a fit) dowry.
  • A good enemy is a better person than a false friend.
  • A good example is a powerful sermon.
  • A good example is the best sermon.
  • A good face is a letter of recommendation.
  • A good face is worth more than gold.
    Chinese
  • A good face needs no band, and a bad one deserves none.
  • A good face needs no band,
    And a pretty wench no land.
  • A good face needs no paint.
  • A good face needs to band,
    And a bad one deserves none.
    fr] Beau visage n'a que faire de parure,
    Et laide mine n'en est pas digne.
  • A good faculty in lying is a fair step to preferment.
  • A good fame is better than a good face.
  • A good fellow lights his candle at both ends.
  • A good few.
  • A good fire makes a quick cook.
  • A good fox does not eat his neighbour's fowls.
  • A good friend is a treasure.
  • A good friend is better than silver and gold.
  • A good friend is my nearest relation.
  • A good friend is one's nearest relation.
  • A good friend never offends.
  • A good friend remembers what we were and sees what we can be.
  • A good gaper makes two gapers.
  • A good garden may have some weeds.
  • A good handicraft has a golden foundation.
  • A good head does not want for hats.
  • A good heart breaks bad fortune.
  • A good heart is hard to find.
  • A good heart's worth gold.
  • A good honest man is but a civil word for a fool.
  • A good hope is better than a bad possession.
  • A good horse and a bad horse need the spur; a good woman and a bad woman need the stick.
  • A good horse cannot be of a bad color.
  • A good horse cannot be of a bad colour.
  • A good horse is worth his fodder.
  • A good horse needs no sharp spur.
  • A good horse never lacks a saddle.
  • A good horse should be seldom spurred.
  • A good hunger is the best sauce.
  • A good husband is healthy and absent.
  • A good husband makes a good wife.
  • A good Jack makes a good Jeu.
  • A good Jack makes a good Jill.
  • A good king is better than an old law.
  • A good knife, it was made five miles beyond Cutwell.
  • A good lather is half the shave.
  • A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor's book.
  • A good lawyer is a bad neighbour.
    var] A good lawyer, a bad neighbour.
    var] A good lawyer, an evil neighbour.
  • A good lawyer makes an evil neighbour.
  • A good lawyer, a bad neighbour.
  • A good lawyer, an evil neighbour.
  • A good lie finds more believers than a bad truth.
  • A good life defers wrinkles.
  • A good life makes a good death.
  • A good man can no more harm than a sheep.
  • A good man ever respects authority.
    Sophocles, Ajax, L 1352
  • A good man in an evil society seems the greatest villain of all.
  • A good man is a man of goods.
  • A good man is hard to find.
  • A good man is hard to find.
    Phrase
  • A good man is one who rejoices in the well-being of others.
  • A good man will appear when talked a out.
  • A good man will requite a gift; an ill man will ask more.
  • A good many.
  • A good marksman may miss.
  • A good maxim is never out of season.
  • A good meal is worth hanging for.
  • A good meal must begin with hunger.
  • A good memory is one trained to forget the trivial.
    Clifton Fadiman
  • A good mind possesses a kingdom.
  • A good name covers theft.
  • A good name for-winneth.
  • A good name is a rich inheritance.
  • A good name is a rich inheritance.
    var] A good name is better than a girdle of gold.
    var] A good name is better than gold.
    var] A good name is better than oil.
    var] A good name is better than riches.
    var] A good name is the best of all treasures.
    var] A good name keeps its own brightness in dark days.
  • A good name is a second inheritance.
  • A good name is better than a girdle of gold.
  • A good name is better than oil.
  • A good name is better than riches.
  • A good name is sooner lost than won.
  • A good name is the best of all treasures.
  • A good name keeps its lustre in the dark.
  • A good name, like good will, is got by many actions and lost by one.
    Lord Jeffrey
  • A good neighbor increases the value of your property.
  • A good neighbor, a found treasure!
  • A good neighbour is better than a brother far off.
  • A good neighbour, a good morning (o. morrow).
  • A good neighbour, a good morrow.
  • A good new year, and a merry Handsel year.
  • A good nut year, a good corn year.
  • A good occasion for courtship is, when the widow returns from the funeral.
  • A good offense is the best defense.
  • A good orator makes us see with our ears.
  • A good painter can draw a devil as well as an angel.
  • A good painter need not give a name to his picture, a bad one must.
  • A good payer will not object to leaving a deposit.
  • A good paymaster does not hesitate to give good security.
  • A good paymaster is keeper of other men's purses.
    var] A good paymaster is keeper of others' purses.
  • A good paymaster is keeper of others' purses.
  • A good paymaster may build St. Paul's.
  • A good paymaster needs no security.
  • A good paymaster never wants workmen.
  • A good paymaster starts not at assurantes.
  • A good pilot is not known when the sea is calm and the weather fair.
  • A good pinch and a rap with a stick is a clown's compliment.
  • A good plan today is better than a perfect plan tomorrow.
    George S. Patton
  • A good plan violently executed right now is far better than a perfect plan executed next week.
    General George Patton
  • A good presence is a letter of recommendation.
  • A good present need not knock long for admittance.
  • A good proverb does not strike one in the brow, but full in the eye.
  • A good recorder
    Sets all in order.
  • A good repast ought to begin with hunger.
  • A good reputation is a fair estate.
  • A good rest is half the work.
  • A good retreat is better than a bad stand.
  • A good rule of thumb.
  • A good run is better than a bad stand.
  • A good salad may be a prologue to a bad supper.
  • A good saver fares better than a good gainer.
  • A good saver is a good server.
  • A good seaman is known in bad weather.
  • A good servant must have good wages.
  • A good servant should have good wages.
  • A good shape is in the shear's (clippers) mouth.
  • A good shift may serve long, but it cannot serve for ever.
  • A good shift may serve long, but it will not serve ever.
  • A good shot is worth many bad ones
  • A good soldier is a poor scout.
  • A good son makes a good husband.
  • A good soul.
  • 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 surgeon must have (an eagle's eye), a lady's hand, and a lion's heart.
  • A good swimmer is not safe against drowning.
  • A good swimmer sinks at last.
  • A good swordsman is never quarrelsome.
  • A good take heed
    Will surely speed.
  • A good tale ill told in the telling is marred.
  • A good tale is none the worse for being told twice.
  • A good tale is none the worse for being twice told.
  • A good thing doesn't need to be embellished by words
  • A good thing is all the sweeter when won with pain.
  • A good thing is known when it is lost.
  • A good thing is soon snatched up.
  • A good thing lost is a good thing valued.
  • A good thing lost is valued.
  • A good thing may be trampled on but never annihilated.
  • A good time was had by all.
  • A good tongue is a good weapon.
  • A good trade will carry farther than a thousand florins.
  • A good tree is a good shelter.
  • A good trencherman.
  • A good way to change somebody's attitude is to change your own..
  • A good wife and a good name
    Hath no mate in goods nor fame.
  • A good wife and health
    Are a man's best wealth.
  • A good wife is the best household furniture.
  • A good wife makes a good husband.
  • A good winter brings a good summer.
  • A good woman is worth (if she were sold)
    The fairest crown that's made of (pure) gold.
  • A good word costs no more than a bad one.
  • A good word extinguishes more than a pailful of water.
  • A good word is as soon said as a bad one.
  • A good word quenches more than a cauldron of water.
  • A good workman is known by his chips.
  • A good year is determined by its spring.
  • A good/decent/bad sort.
  • A good/great deal.
  • A goose cannot graze after him.
  • A goose drinks as much as a gander.
  • A goose is not a pig's friend.
  • A goose never voted for an early Christmas.
  • A goose with a goose, a baldhead with a baldhead, a featherless hen with a crippled rooster.
  • A goose, a woman, and a goat, are bad things lean.
  • A goose-quill gentleman.
  • A goose-quill is more dangerous than a lion's claw.
  • A görbült aggn?nek agg a regéje is.
    de] Die Gilten reden vom alten Käs.
    de] Die Alten bleiben gern beim Alten.
  • 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 gos flac, tot són puces
  • A gosling flew over the Rhine, and came home a goose.
  • A goss-hawk beats not a bunting.
  • A goss-hawk beats not at a bunting.
  • A gossip speaks ill of all, and all of her.
  • A gossiping woman talks of everybody, and everybody of her.
  • A Gost mag a Gästel mîte brengen.
    Schlesien
    i] Gost = Gast
  • A gosto de cada um o atrai.
  • A gosto.
  • A gota cava a pedra.
  • A gota dágua que cai fura a pedra mais dura.
  • A gota e gota, o mar se esgota.
  • A gota fura a pedra caindo, não duas, mas muitas vezes; assim o homem fica culto lendo não duas, mas muitas vezes.
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