A good appetite needs no sauce.
A good bargain is a pick-purse.
A good painter need not give a name to his picture, a bad one must.
A guest sees more in an hour than the host in a year.
A noisy cow gives little milk.
A poor dancer will be disturbed even by the hem of her skirt.
All times are good when old.
Do not push the river, it will flow by itself.
Even a clock that does not work is right twice a day.
Even the goats will jump on a slanted tree.
Every error has its excuse.
Fish, to taste good, must swim three times: in water, in butter, and in wine.
God grant me a good sword and no use for it.
Hunger will lead a fox out of the forest.
Hungry bellies have no ears.
Ink, if not used, will dry up.
Innocence itself sometimes hath need of a mask.
Innocence plays in the backyard of ignorance.
Love enters a man through his eyes, woman through her ears.
Never seek the wind in the field. It is useless to try and find what is gone.
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