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  • A man never becomes an orator if he has something to say.
  • A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes another's.
    Jean Paul Richter
  • A man of few words.
  • A man of God.
  • A man of good stock will not deteriorate, he will take after his origin.
  • A man of knowledge uses words with restraint, and a man of understanding is even-tempered.
    Book of Proverbs 17:27
  • A man of noble birth does not go wild and honey does not spoil.
  • A man of silence is a man of sense.
  • A man of straw is better than a woman of gold.
  • A man of straw is worth (o. better than) a woman of gold.
  • A man of straw is worth a woman of gold.
  • A man of straw needs a woman of gold.
  • A man of words and not of deeds is like a garden full of weeds.
  • A man of words and not of deeds
    Is like a garden full of weeds.
  • A man often kisses the hand he would fain (o. like to) see cut off.
  • A man often kisses the hand he would like to see cut off.
  • A man on a mission.
  • A man once struck with a firebrand runs away on seeing a glowworm.
  • A man or a mouse.
  • A man or woman with many children has many homes.
  • A man overboard, a mouth the less.
  • A man owns guilt by avoiding trial.
  • A man profits more by the sight of an idiot than by the orations of the learned.
  • A man should learn to sail in all winds.
  • A man should live if only to satisfy his curiosity.
  • A man takes his own wherever he finds it.
  • A man that has had his fill is no eater.
  • A man that is lean, not from hunger, is harder than brass.
  • A man that keeps riches and enjoys them not, is like an ass that carries gold and eats thistles.
  • A man that talks too much accomplishes little.
  • A man thinks his geese swans.
  • A man thinks his own geese swans.
  • A man too careful of danger lives in continual torment.
  • A man travels as far in a day as a snail in a hundred years.
  • A man warned is as good as two.
  • A man warned is half saved.
  • A man well mounted is always proud.
  • A man were better be half blind than have both his eyes out.
  • A man when angry is outside himself.
  • A man who chases two rabbits catches none.
  • A man who dares to waste one hour of life has not discovered the value of life.
    Charles Darwin
  • A man who has all the fools against him deserves confidence.
  • A man who has but one eye must take good care of it.
  • A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.
    Confucius
  • A man who is his own lawyer has a fool for a client.
    Phrase
  • A man who is his own lawyer has a fool for his client.
  • A man who is not spoken of is not abused.
  • A man who lives in a glass house shouldn't throw stones..
  • A man who lives in a lavatory gets used to filth.
    Lion Feuchtwanger, Paris Gazette, p. 535 (1940)
  • A man who marries twice is a two-time loser.
  • A man who prides himself on his ancestry is like the potato plant, the best part of which is underground.
  • A man who steals a trifle is put in prison, who steals a fortune is a great man.
  • A man who trims himself to suit everybody will soon whittle himself away.
    Charles Schwab
  • A man who uses force is afraid of reasoning.
  • A man who wants bread is ready for anything.
  • A man who wants to drown his dog says he is mad.
  • A man who was always complaining was quite rightly sent to hell. A man who was always complaining was quite rightly sent to hell. ?Why are you burning damp wood?? was his first comment.
  • A man will never change his mind if he has no mind to change.
  • A man without a blackthorn stick is a man without an expedient.
  • A man without a smiling face must not open a shop.
  • A man without ambition is dead. A man with ambition but no love is dead. A man with ambition and love for his blessings here on earth is ever so alive. Having been alive, it won't be so hard in the end to lie down and rest.
    Pearl Bailey
  • A man without ambition is like a woman without beauty.
    Frank Harris, Montes the Matador 190
  • A man without character is like a ship without a rudder.
    Karl G. Maeser
  • A man without guts lives on his knees.
  • A man without money is a bow without an arrow.
  • A man without money is like a ship without sails.
  • A man without money is not a man at all.
  • A man without reason
    Is a beast in season.
  • A man' di Diu.
  • A man's best fortune, or his worst, is his wife.
  • A man's character depends on whether his friends are good or bad.
  • A man's character is his fate.
    Heraclitus
  • A man's character reaches town before his person.
  • A man's country is where he does well.
  • A man's decoration is his clothes, a tree's decoration is its leaves.
  • A man's dreams are an index to his greatness.
    Zadok Rabinwitz
  • A man's face is a lion's.
  • A man's fault will be as big as a mountain before he sees it.
  • A man's faults all conform to his type of mind. Observe his faults and you may know his virtues.
  • A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart, his next to escape the censures of the world.
  • A man's fortune must first be changed from within.
  • A man's got to do what a man's got to do.
  • A man's hat in his hand never did him any harm.
  • A man's heart deviseth his way: but the LORD directeth his steps.
    Book of Proverbs 16:9
  • A man's home is his castle.
  • A man's home is his kingdom.
  • A man's intentions seldom add to his income.
  • A man's life.
  • A man's meat is not good for eating, his skin not for wearing: what has he except for his sweet tongue?
  • A man's own good breeding is his best security against other people's ill manners.
    Lord Chesterfield, Letters (9 Feb, 1750)
  • A man's own opinion is never wrong.
  • A man's praise in his own mouth stinks.
  • A man's purse will never be bare,
    If he knows when to buy, to spend, and to spare.
  • A man's ruin lies in his tongue.
  • A man's will is his heaven.
  • A man's word is his honour.
  • A man's worth depends on his two smallest organs: his heart and his tongue.
  • A man, a word; a word, a man.
  • A man, as he manages himself, may die old at thirty, or young at eighty.
  • A man, like a watch, can be valued for his goings.
  • A man, like a watch, is to be valued for his goings.
  • A man, when he wishes, is the master of his fate.
    Jose Ferrer
  • A man/a woman of action.
  • A man/woman after one's own heart.
  • A mancebo mau, com mão/pão e com pau.
  • A manchas de corazón no basta (o. vale) ningún jabón.
  • A mandriice é o chamariz da mosca.
  • A mane ad noctem usque.
  • A mane ad vesperum.
  • A mane monde, Dio gli dà de mangiare.
  • A mane usque ad vesperam.
  • A mane usque ad vesperum.
    it] Da mane a sera.
  • A maneira de agir.
  • A maneira de falar é o retrato do espírito: tal homem, tal linguagem.
  • A maneira de falar.
  • A maneira de ser.
  • À maneira de todos.
  • À maneira de.
  • À maneira do gado.
  • A maneira mais rápida de se tocar a boiada é devagar.
  • A maneira que/de.
  • À maneira.
  • A manger avec le diable, la fourchette n'est jamais trop longue.
  • A manger des cerises avec des grands seigneurs, on s'expose à recevoir leurs noyaux sur le nez.
  • À manger gloutonnement, on ne connait plus la saveur des mets. À parler inmodérément, on finit par dire des sottises.
  • A manger trop vite, on se brûle la bouche.
  • A mangiare ed a grattare basta solo cominciare.
  • A mani monda (o. pure), Dio gli dà da mangiare.
  • A mania de criticar.
  • A mania de escrever.
  • A mania de falar.
  • A Mann a Wort oder a Hundsfott.
    Ulm
  • A Mann auf a Spann', a Burd (Bart) auf an Eil (Elle).
    i] Stehende Figur in Volksmärchen als Zwerg, Zauberer.
  • A Mann wie a Maus ün a Weib wie a Haus is noch nit gleich.
    Jüdisch-deutsch
    i] Will sagen, dass der Mann der Frau an körperlicher Kraft weit überlegen sei.
  • A Mann, a Vugel.
    Harz
    i] Die Redensart wird gebraucht, wenn für jeden in der Gesellschaft ein Stück, beim Trinken ein Glas, eine Kufe, eine Flasche verlangt wird.
  • A manos de traidores, perecen los buenos servidores.
  • A manos frías, corazón ardiente.
  • A manos lavadas Dios les da que coman.
  • A manos lavadas, Dios hace merced.
    var] A manos lavadas, Dios les da de comer.
  • A mans worst enemies are often those of his own house.
  • A mansion pulled down is half built up again.
  • A mantel puesto, tendrás amigos ciento, no de tu trato sino de tu plato.
    var] A mantel puesto, tendras amigos ciento.
  • A manu servi.
  • A mão armada.
  • A máo bácoro, boa lande.
  • A mão da lei é longa.
  • A mão de obra vale mais que a matéria prima.
  • A mão de semear.
  • A mão direita esfrega a esquerda, e o rosto é esfregado por ambas.
  • A mão direita não deve saber o bem que faz a esquerda.
  • A mão direita traz a espada; que a outra mão ofereça a paz.
  • A mão do namorado tem de ser rápida.
  • A mão do rei é grande e poderosa.
  • A mão indolente tem produzido indigência, mas a mão dos fortes adquire riquezas.
  • A mão na dor e o olho no amor.
  • A mão na dor, o olho no amor.
  • A mão que alcança longe.
  • A mão que não trabalha, logo mendigará.
  • A mão que traz presentes faz do santo um pecador.
  • A mão que vem das nuvens.
  • A mão queimada tem medo de fogo.
  • A mão-tenente/à mão-tente.
  • A mão.
  • À mão.
  • A mãos lavadas, Deus lhes dá que comam.
  • A máquina fatal atravessa os muros, trazendo dentro de si soldados armados.
  • A maravedi de pleyto, real de papel.
  • A maravilha/às mil maravilhas.
  • A marchander on vend et l'on achète.
  • A marchas forçadas.
  • A mardi-gras, celui qui n'a point de viande tue son coq, celui qui n'a point de coq tue sa femme.
  • A margem de.
  • À margem.
  • A Mari Ardida nunca le falta mal dia, á Mari Monton Dios se lo da, y Dios se le pon.
  • A mari jaloux, cornes au front.
  • A mari usque ad mare.
    Psalm 72, 8
    de] Vom Meer bis zum Meer. / Von Meer zu Meer.
    fr] Depuis la mer jusqu'à la mer.
    nl] Van zee tot zee.
    motto van Canada
  • A marido ausente, amigo presente.
  • A marido, serve-o como amigo, e guarda-te dele como inimigo.
  • A marina duélele el tobillo, y sánanle, el colodrillo.
  • A mariner must have his eye on rocks and sands, as well as on the north star.
  • A marino viejo, vientos fijos.
  • A market is three women and a goose.
  • A marmita encontrou a sua tampa.
  • A marmite qui bout mouche n'attaque.
    var] A marmite qui bout mouche ne s'attaque.
    pt] De panela que ferve, afastam-se as moscas.
  • A Marradi, seminan fagioli e nascon ladri.
  • A marriage made in heaven.
  • A married man is a caged bird.
  • A married man turns his staff into a stake.
  • A married man turns his staffe into a stake.
  • A mars poudreux,
    Avril pluvieux.
  • A martelo.
  • A marvel to behold.
  • A marzo, il bel bambino va scalzo.
    var] A marzo, lo frico vello va scarzo.
  • A marzo, lo frico vello va scarzo.
    var] A marzo, il bel bambino va scalzo.
  • A más amor, más pudor.
  • A más años más pecados.
    var] A más años, más daños.
    var] A más años, más desengaños.
  • A más beber, menos comer.
  • A más comer, menos beber.
  • A más diñero, más cuidado.
  • A más doctores, más dolores.
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