A bad word whispered will echo a hundred miles.
A bad worker quarrels with his tools.
A bad workman blames his tools.
A bar of iron continually ground becomes a needle.
A beautiful bird is the only kind we cage.
A bird can roost but on one branch, a mouse can drink not more than its fill from a river.
A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song.
A bit of fragrance always clings to the hand that gives you roses.
A book holds a house of gold.
A bridle for the tongue is a necessary piece of furniture.
A chicken is hatched even from such a well-sealed thing as an egg.
A child's life is like a piece of paper on which every passerby leaves a mark.
A clever person turns great troubles into little ones and little ones into none at all.
A client twixt his attorney and counselor is like a goose twixt two foxes.
A closed mind is like a closed book; just a block of wood.
A cloth is not woven from a single thread.
A country where flowers are priced so as to make them a luxury has yet to learn the first principles of civilization.
A courageous foe is better than a cowardly friend.
A courtesy much entreated is half recompensed.
A crisis is an opportunity riding the dangerous wind.
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