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An apple a day keeps the doctor away

Small steps, like good nutrition, can prevent poor health

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April showers bring May flowers

Even the most unpleasant occurences can bring about better things

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Beggars can't be choosers

People lacking other options are not entitled to be choosy

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The best things in life are free

Good things in life such as love, health, and knowledge come at no cost

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Better late than never

Better to do something after the deadline than to ignore it entirely

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Better safe than sorry

Better to take preventative measures than to deal with the potential consequences

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A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush

Things we already have in possession are more valuable than things we are uncertain of getting in the future

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Birds of a feather flock together

People who are similar tend to be attracted to each other

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Carpe diem

Latin for "Seize the day" - Live life to the fullest extent

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Close, but no cigar

Even being almost correct is still incorrect

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Curiosity killed the cat

People should not be nosy

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The devil is in the details

When small details in plans are overlooked, they can cause greater problems later on

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Do unto others as you would have them do unto you

Also known as The Golden Rule - Treat other people how you would like to be treated

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Don't cry over spilt milk

There's no use crying over something that has already happened and cannot be changed

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Don't judge a book by its cover

Do not judge something based on how it looks

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Don't look a gift horse in the mouth

Never be ungrateful for any gift

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Don't put all your eggs in one basket

Never put all of your efforts into one thing, or you could lose it all

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The early bird catches the worm

If you act early and don't procrastinate, you will be successful

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Easy come, easy go

Things easy to come by are easy to lose

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Every cloud has a silver lining

Even misfortunes have positive aspects

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Small steps, like good nutrition, can prevent poor health

An apple a day keeps the doctor away

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Even the most unpleasant occurences can bring about better things

April showers bring May flowers

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People lacking other options are not entitled to be choosy

Beggars can't be choosers

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Good things in life such as love, health, and knowledge come at no cost

The best things in life are free

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Better to do something after the deadline than to ignore it entirely

Better late than never

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Better to take preventative measures than to deal with the potential consequences

Better safe than sorry

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Things we already have in possession are more valuable than things we are uncertain of getting in the future

A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush

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People who are similar tend to be attracted to each other

Birds of a feather flock together

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Latin for "Seize the day" - Live life to the fullest extent

Carpe diem

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Even being almost correct is still incorrect

Close, but no cigar

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People should not be nosy

Curiosity killed the cat

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When small details in plans are overlooked, they can cause greater problems later on

The devil is in the details

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Also known as The Golden Rule - Treat other people how you would like to be treated

Do unto others as you would have them do unto you

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There's no use crying over something that has already happened and cannot be changed

Don't cry over spilt milk

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Do not judge something based on how it looks

Don't judge a book by its cover

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Never be ungrateful for any gift

Don't look a gift horse in the mouth

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Never put all of your efforts into one thing, or you could lose it all

Don't put all your eggs in one basket

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If you act early and don't procrastinate, you will be successful

The early bird catches the worm

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Things easy to come by are easy to lose

Easy come, easy go

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Even misfortunes have positive aspects

Every cloud has a silver lining

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Experience is the best teacher

Personal experience is a more effective teacher than formal education

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Fish out of water

If you are in a situation that is new and unfamiliar, you will act as if you were a fish out of water

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A friend in need is a friend indeed

A friend who is there for you in a time of need is a true friend

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God helps those who help themselves

God will help anyone already actively doing things for themselves

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The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence

People always believe that someone else has a better life than their own

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Haste makes waste

Rushing through a task leads to shoddy results

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Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned

Nothing is angrier than a woman who has been rejected love

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If at first you don't succeed, try, try again

Persist despite any and all failures

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If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen

Don't take on a task if you cannot handle its pressures

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Ignorance is bliss

Being unaware of something can keep you content

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Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery

Mimicking someone is the greatest compliment

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Knowledge is power

The more you know, the more control you have

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Let bygones be bygones

Forget old problems and move forward

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Let's cross that bridge when we come to it

Worry about potential problems when you actually come to them

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Look before you leap

Know the task before agreeing to complete it

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Love conquers all

Love trumps all problems

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Misery loves company

Unhappy people derive pleasure from the unhappiness of others

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The more the merrier

The more people participating, the more fun something will be

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Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today

Don't procrastinate

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No man is an island

Everyone is dependent on others

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Personal experience is a more effective teacher than formal education

Experience is the best teacher

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If you are in a situation that is new and unfamiliar, you will act as if you were a fish out of water

Fish out of water

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A friend who is there for you in a time of need is a true friend

A friend in need is a friend indeed

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God will help anyone already actively doing things for themselves

God helps those who help themselves

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People always believe that someone else has a better life than their own

The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence

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Rushing through a task leads to shoddy results

Haste makes waste

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Nothing is angrier than a woman who has been rejected love

Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned

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Persist despite any and all failures

If at first you don't succeed, try, try again

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Don't take on a task if you cannot handle its pressures

If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen

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Being unaware of something can keep you content

Ignorance is bliss

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Mimicking someone is the greatest compliment

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery

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The more you know, the more control you have

Knowledge is power

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Forget old problems and move forward

Let bygones be bygones

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Worry about potential problems when you actually come to them

Let's cross that bridge when we come to it

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Know the task before agreeing to complete it

Look before you leap

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Love trumps all problems

Love conquers all

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Unhappy people derive pleasure from the unhappiness of others

Misery loves company

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The more people participating, the more fun something will be

The more the merrier

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Don't procrastinate

Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today

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Everyone is dependent on others

No man is an island

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No rest for the weary

No matter how tired you are, you must continue working

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A picture is worth a thousand words

An image can conjure stronger emotions than words

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Out of sight, out of mind

People and things not physically present become forgettable

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People who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones

People shouldn't criticize others if they commit similar acts

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Practice what you preach

Follow the same advice that you give to others

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Silence is golden

Silence is a virtue

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Slow but steady wins the race

Consistent effort leads to success

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Strike while the iron is hot

Take advantage of opportunities while they last

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There are plenty of fish in the sea

There are plenty of people in the world willing to be in a relationship with you

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Time heals all wounds

With time, people will forget arguments and recover from injuries

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Time is money

When you're not working, you're actually losing money

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Two heads are better than one

Two people solving a problem together are more effective than just one person

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A watched pot never boils

Impatiently watching something makes it seem like it takes longer than it actually does

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When it rains, it pours

When bad or good things happen, it seems to happen all at once

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When the going gets tough, the tough get going

Overcome obstacles by putting in even more effort

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You can catch more flies with honey than with vinegar

You can win more allies with compliments rather than aggression

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You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make him drink

You can give someone the necessary resources, but you can't force them to act

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You can't have your cake and eat it too

A person's desires are oftentimes conflicting

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You can't take it with you

No one can bring their wealth and possessions with them into the afterlife

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You've made your bed, now lie in it

You must deal with the consequences of your actions

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No matter how tired you are, you must continue working

No rest for the weary

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An image can conjure stronger emotions than words

A picture is worth a thousand words

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People and things not physically present become forgettable

Out of sight, out of mind

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People shouldn't criticize others if they commit similar acts

People who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones

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Follow the same advice that you give to others

Practice what you preach

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Silence is a virtue

Silence is golden

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Consistent effort leads to success

Slow but steady wins the race

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Take advantage of opportunities while they last

Strike while the iron is hot

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There are plenty of people in the world willing to be in a relationship with you

There are plenty of fish in the sea

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With time, people will forget arguments and recover from injuries

Time heals all wounds

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When you're not working, you're actually losing money

Time is money

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Two people solving a problem together are more effective than just one person

Two heads are better than one

113
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Impatiently watching something makes it seem like it takes longer than it actually does

A watched pot never boils

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When bad or good things happen, it seems to happen all at once

When it rains, it pours

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Overcome obstacles by putting in even more effort

When the going gets tough, the tough get going

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You can win more allies with compliments rather than aggression

You can catch more flies with honey than with vinegar

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You can give someone the necessary resources, but you can't force them to act

You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make him drink

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A person's desires are oftentimes conflicting

You can't have your cake and eat it too

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No one can bring their wealth and possessions with them into the afterlife

You can't take it with you

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You must deal with the consequences of your actions

You've made your bed, now lie in it