A little courtesy will go a long way.
Where there's money, there is the devil; but where there's none, a greater evil.
The used plough shines, standing water stinks.
The only chaste woman is the one who has not been asked.
You don't light candles to old saints.
The boy is father to the man.
He that hath been bitten by a serpent is afraid of a rope.
The English always credit the rest of us with the qualities they don't need themselves.
A wheel not greased will creak.