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Proverbs starting with B

1: Bacchus has drowned more men than Neptune .
implies that:

2: Bad money drives out good.
states that:

3: Bad news has wings.
denotes that:

4: Bad things come in threes
a superstition :

5: Barking dogs seldom bite.
means that:

6: Be carefull what you pray for, you might get it.
warning that:

7: Be slow to promise and quick to perform.
advices:

8: Be what you would seem to be.
it means that:

9: Bear and forbear.
means that:

10: Beauty draws with a single hair.
denotes that:

11: Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
means that:

12: Beauty is only skin deep.
means that:

13: Beauty lies in lover’s eyes.
means that:

14: Before one can say Jack Robinson.
said when:

15: Before you make a friend eat a bushel of salt with him.
it means that:

16: Beggars can’t be choosers.
it means that:

17: Beggars cannot be choosers.
advices that:

18: Believe nothing of what you hear, and only half of what you see.
advices that:

19: Best defense is offense.
suggests that:

20: Best things in life are free.
suggests that:

21: Better a dinner of herbs than a stalled ox where hate is.
means that:

22: Better a lean peace than a fat victory.
meaning that:

23: Better a little fire to warm us, than a great one to burn us.
signify that :

24: Better an egg today than a hen tomorrow.
suggests that:

25: Better an open enemy than a false friend.
meaning:

26: Better are small fish than an empty dish.
suggests that:

27: Better be alone than in bad company.
states that:

28: Better be born lucky than rich.
expresses that:

29: Better be envied than pitied.
indicates that:

30: Better be safe than sorry.
suggests that:

31: Better be the head of a dog than the tail of a lion.
means that:

32: Better deny at once than promise long.
advices that:

33: Better die standing than live kneeling.
suggests that:

34: Better give a shilling than lend a half-crown.
signifies that:

35: Better go to bed supperless than rise in debt,
suggests that:

36: Better late than never.
suggests that:

37: Better lose a jest than a friend.
expresses that:

38: Better one house spoiled than two
is said for:

39: Better one-eyed than stone-blind.
states that:

40: Better out than in.
advices that:

41: Better the devil you know than the devil you don’t.
signifies that:

42: Better the foot slip than the tongue.
expresses that:

43: Better to be poor and healthy rather than rich and sick.
states that:

44: Better to do well than to say well
idiom meaning that:

45: Better to light a candle than to curse the darkeness.
suggests that:

46: Better to live one day as a tiger than a thousand years as a sheep.
means that:

47: Better to marry than to burn
advices that is:

48: Better to reign in hell, than serve in heaven.
suggests that:

49: Better to wear out than to rust out.
claims that :

50: Better unborn than untaught.
emphasizes:

51: Better untaught than ill-taught.
suggests that:

52: Better wed over the mixen than over the moor.
it is:

53: Between the devil and the deep sea.
used when:

54: Between the upper and nether millstone.
used when:

55: Between two evils it is not worth choosing.
suggests that:

56: Between two stools one falls to the ground.
refers to:

57: Beware of a silent dog and still water.
it is believed:

58: Big fish eat little fish.
means that:

59: Big fleas have little fleas upon their back to bite them, and little fleas have lesser fleas, and so ad infinitum.
means that:

60: Bind the sack before it be full.
advices to:

61: Birds of a feather flock together.
means that:

62: Blessed is he who expects nothting, for he shall never be disappointed.
is said for:

63: Blessings brighten as they take their flight.
expresses that:

64: Blind men can judge no colours.
means that:

65: Blood is thicker than water.
means that:

66: Blood is thicker than water.
declares that:

67: Blood will have bloods.
suggests that:

68: Blood will tell.
states that:

69: Borrowed garments never fit well.
expresses that:

70: Brag is a good dog, but Holdfast is better.
indicates that:

71: Brave men leaved and before Agamemnon.
but:

72: Brevity is the soul of wit.
means that:

73: Brevity is the soul of wit.
declares that:

74: Burn not your house to fright the mouse away
advices:

75: Business before pleasure.
expression empphasizing :

76: By doing nothing we learn to do ill.
suggests that:

77: By hook or by crook.
means: