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Proverbs starting with I

1: Idle folks lack no excuses.
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2: Idleness is the mother of all evil.
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3: Idleness rusts the mind.
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4: If a donkey bray at you, don’t bray at him.
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5: If anything can go wrong, it will.
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6: If ifs and ans were pots and pans.
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7: If it ain't broke, don't fix it.
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8: If my aunt had been a man, she’d have been my uncle.
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9: If the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.
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10: If the cap fits, wear it.
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11: If the sky falls, we shall catch larks.
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12: If there were no clouds, we should not enjoy the sun.
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13: If things were to be done twice all would be wise.
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14: If we can’t as we would, we must do as we can.
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15: If wishes were horses, beggars might ride.
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16: If you agree to carry the calf, they’ll make you carry the cow.
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17: If you are born to be hanged then you'll never drowned.
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18: If you can't beat them, join them.
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19: If you cannot bite, never show your teeth.
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20: If you dance you must pay the fiddler.
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21: If you laugh before breakfast you’ll cry before supper.
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22: If you run after two hares, you will catch neither.
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23: If you sell the cow, you sell her milk too.
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24: If you throw mud enough, some of it will stick.
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25: If you try to please all you will please none.
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26: If you want a thing well done, do it yourself.
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27: Ill-gotten gains never prosper.
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28: Ill-gotten, ill-spent.
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29: In for a penny, in for a pound.
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30: In the country of the blind, one-eyed man is a king.
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31: In the end things will mend.
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32: In the evening one may praise the day.
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33: Iron hand in a velvet glove.
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34: It doesn't matter if a cat is black or white so long as it catches mice
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35: It is a good horse that never stumbles.
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36: It is a long lane that has no turning.
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37: It is a poor mouse that has only one hole.
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38: It is a silly fish, that is caught twice with the same bait.
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39: It is an ill bird that fouls its own nest.
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40: It is an ill wind that blows nobody good.
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41: It is best to be on the safe size.
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42: It is better to travel hopefully than to arrive.
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43: It is easy to swim if another holds up your chin.
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44: It is enough to make a cat laugh.
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45: It is good to make a bridge of gold to a flying enemy.
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46: It is the first step that costs.
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47: It never rains but it pours.
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48: It takes all sorts to make a world.
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49: It takes all sorts to make a world.
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50: It's no use crying over spilled milk
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51: It’s as broad as it’s long.
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52: It’s no use pumping a dry well.
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53: It’s one thing to flourish and another to fight.
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