2: Walls have ears.
3: Wash your dirty linen at home.
4: Waste not, want not.
5: We know not what is good until we have lost it.
used to mean that:
6: We never know the value of water till the well is dry.
7: We shall see what we shall see.
8: We soon believe what we desire.
9: Wealth is nothing without health.
10: Well begun is half done.
11: What can’t be cured, must be endured.
12: What is bread in the bone will come out in the flesh.
13: What is bred in the bone will not go out of the flesh.
14: What is done by night, appears by day.
15: What is done cannot be undone.
16: What is got over the devil’s back is spent under his belly.
17: What is lost is lost
expresses that :
18: What is sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander.
19: What is worth doing at all is worth doing well.
said to mean that:
20: What must be, must be.
21: What the heart thinks the tongue speaks.
22: What we do willingly is easy.
23: When angry, count a hundred.
24: When at Rome, do as the Romans do.
25: When children stand quiet, they have done some harm.
26: When the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.
27: When the cat’s away the mice will play
28: Where bees are, there is honey.
29: Where there is s a will there is a way.
declares that :
30: Why buy a cow when milk is so cheap
supposes that :
31: Works like a cat in cockle-shells