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« Reply #60 on: May 21, 2015, 04:51:25 PM »
All days are short to industry and long to idleness.


=Time goes by slowly when you have nothing to do.

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« Reply #61 on: May 21, 2015, 04:51:52 PM »
All good things come to those who wait.


=If you are patient you will be rewarded.

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« Reply #62 on: May 21, 2015, 04:52:39 PM »
All that glitters is not gold.


=Appearances can be deceptive.

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« Reply #63 on: May 21, 2015, 04:53:10 PM »
All is fair in love and war.


=Things that are done in love or war can often be excused.

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« Reply #64 on: May 21, 2015, 04:53:40 PM »
All's well that ends well.


=There is a solution to everything even if there are doubts.

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« Reply #65 on: May 21, 2015, 04:54:03 PM »
All roads lead to Rome


=There are many different ways to reach an objective.

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« Reply #66 on: May 21, 2015, 04:54:33 PM »
All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.


=Everybody needs a certain amount of relaxation. It is not good to work all the time.

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« Reply #67 on: May 21, 2015, 04:54:57 PM »
An ant may well destroy a whole dam.


=A small problem can sometimes cause a lot of harm.

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« Reply #68 on: May 21, 2015, 04:55:24 PM »
An apple a day keeps the doctor away.


=Eating an apple every day can help to keep you healthy.
Other interpretation: A small preventive treatment wards off serious problems.

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« Reply #69 on: May 21, 2015, 04:55:47 PM »
An empty purse frightens away friends.


=When one's financial situation deteriorates, friends tend to disappear.

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« Reply #70 on: May 21, 2015, 04:56:11 PM »
An idle brain is the devil's workshop


=When you are busy working, you avoid temptation.

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« Reply #71 on: May 21, 2015, 04:56:32 PM »
An old fox is not easily snared.


=A person of experience is difficult to fool or manipulate.

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« Reply #72 on: May 21, 2015, 04:57:05 PM »
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.


=It is easier to prevent something from happening than to repair the damage or cure the disease later.

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« Reply #73 on: May 21, 2015, 04:57:26 PM »
Anger is the one thing made better by delay.


=When you are angry, it is best not to speak or act immediately.

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« Reply #74 on: May 21, 2015, 04:57:53 PM »
Any time means no time.


=If the date of an event remains vague, it will never happen.