The more the merrier.

— John Heywood

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A hard beginning maketh a good ending.

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It takes nine tailors to make a man.

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Make hay while the sun shines.

27

Many hands make light work.

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A fig for a care, a fig for a woe!

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All's well that ends well.

16

It's no use closing the barn door after the horse is gone.

15

When all candles be out, all cats be grey.

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Fieldes have eies and woods have eares.

13

If nothing is ventured, nothing is gained.

10

Cut your coat according to your cloth.

9

Beggars can't be choosers.

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About John Heywood

Quotes 144 sayings
Nationality English
Profession Dramatist
Birthday October 16

Rome was not built in one day.

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There are none so blind as those who will not see.

The most deluded people are those who choose to ignore what they already know.

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Hit the nail on the head.

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All a green willow, willow, All a green willow is my garland.

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The nearer to the church, the further from God.

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And death makes equal the high and low.

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Tell tales out of school.

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The moon is made of a green cheese.

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None so blind as those who won't see.

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She is nether fish nor flesh, nor good red herring.

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What heart can think, or tongue express, The harm that groweth of idleness?

4

When the devil drives, needs must.

4

Wedding is destiny, and hanging likewise.

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Better is to bow than break.

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No man loveth his fetters, be they made of gold.

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Beggars should be no choosers.

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Don't put the cart before the horse.

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Would ye both eat your cake and have your cake?

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Now for good lucke, cast an old shooe after mee.

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Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.

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Never look a gift horse in the mouth.

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It had need to bee A wylie mouse that should breed in the cats eare.

3

Better is half a loaf than no bread.

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Who is so deaf or so blind as is he that willfully will neither hear nor see?

3

He makes a beggar first that first relieves him;

Not us'rers make more beggars where they live Than charitable men that use to give.

3

Be of comfort, and your heavy sorrow Part equally among us;

storms divided, Abate their force, and with less rage are guided.

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The world's a theatre, the earth a stage,Which God and nature do with actors fill

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Look before you leap.

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The grey mare is the better horse.

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When the sun shineth, make hay.

2

Let the world slide, let the world go;

A fig for care, and a fig for woe! If I can't pay, why I can owe, And death makes equal the high and low.

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It is good the have a hatch before the durre.

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Pryde will have a fall;For pryde goeth before and shame commeth after.

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Half a loaf is better than none.

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I pray thee let me and my fellow have a haire of the dog that bit us last night.

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Three may keep counsel, if two are away.

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So many heads so many wits.

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