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MAIDEN
   A maiden with many wooers often chooses the worst. ⇒ 教訓84
   All are not maidens that wear bare hair. ⇒ 教訓 21

MALADY
   Much meat, much malady (or disease). ⇒ 教訓 68

MALE,FEMALE
   Deeds are males, and words are females. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(5)
   The female of the species is more deadly than the male.[Kipling] ⇒コトワザこぼれ話(6)

MALICE
   Malice hurts itself most. ⇒ 教訓222

MAMMON
   You cannot serve God and mammon.[Matthew] ⇒ 教訓 85

MAN,MEN
   A coward dies many deaths, a brave man but one. ⇒ 教訓262
   (The) Busiest men find the most time. ⇒ 教訓108
   A drowning man will catch at a straw. ⇒ 教訓127・ ⇒ 教訓154
   A good man is hard to find. ⇒ 教訓159
   A great man and a great river are often ill neighbors. ⇒ 教訓 38
   A hungry man is an angry man. ⇒ 教訓155
   A man at five may be a fool at fifteen. ⇒ 教訓68・ ⇒ 教訓98・ ⇒ 教訓180
   A man does not plant a tree for himself; he plants it for posterity. ⇒ 教訓 246
   A man is as old as he feels, and woman as old as she looks. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(5)
   A man is known by his friends. ⇒ 教訓129
   A man is known by the company he keeps. ⇒ 教訓129
   A man may lead (or take) a horse to the water but he cannot make him drink. ⇒ 教訓 91
   A man of words and not of deeds is like a garden full of weeds. ⇒ 教訓210
   A man without a wife is but half a man. ⇒ 教訓256
   A willful man will have his own way. ⇒ 教訓 94
   A wise man changes his mind, a fool never. ⇒ 教訓 77
   A wise man commonly has foolish children. ⇒ 教訓241
   A wise man is never less alone than when alone. ⇒ 教訓131
   A wise man never wants a weapon. ⇒ 教訓172
   Adversity makes a man wise. ⇒ 教訓 62
   All things that great men do are well done. ⇒ 教訓 36
   As soon as man is born he begins to die. ⇒ 教訓 49
   Beware of a silent man (or dog) and still water. ⇒ 教訓197
   Birds are entangled by their feet, and men by their tongues. ⇒ 教訓198
   Call no man happy till he dies (or is dead). ⇒ 教訓 65
   Dead men don't bite. ⇒ 教訓162
   Do as most men do, then most men will speak well of you. ⇒ 教訓 77
   Don't judge a man until you've walked in his boots. ⇒ 教訓214
   Don't speak to the man at the wheel. ⇒ 教訓142
   Early to bed and early to rise, make a man healthy, wealthy and wise.「早寝早起き病知らず」 ⇒ 教訓115
   Every man for himself, and the devil take the hindmost. ⇒ 教訓126
   Every man has his faults. ⇒ 教訓232
   Every man has his price. ⇒ 教訓151
   Every man has his weak side. ⇒ 教訓232
   Every man has the defects of his own virtues. ⇒ 教訓232
   Every man is his own worst enemy. ⇒ 教訓246
   Every man is the architect of his own fortune. ⇒ 教訓 54・ ⇒ 教訓249
   Everyone ( or Every man ) to his taste. ⇒ 教訓 20
   Fools ask questions that wise men cannot answer. ⇒ 教訓 71
   For the busy man time passes quickly. ⇒ 教訓109
   Give a man (or him) an inch, and he will take a mile. ⇒ 教訓70
   Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; show him how to catch fish and you feed him for a lifetime. ⇒ 教訓172
   God made the country, and man made the town. ⇒ 教訓 2
   Good men are scarce. ⇒ 教訓159
   Great men are great idols. ⇒ 教訓 36
   Great men have great faults. ⇒ 教訓 38
   Half a word to a wise man is enough. ⇒ 教訓174
   He is not a wise man who cannot play the fool on occasion. ⇒ 教訓 1
   Hope is the last thing that man has to flee unto. ⇒ 教訓 60
   If a man deceives me once, shame on him; if he deceives me twice, shame on me. ⇒ 教訓233
   If Every man would sweep his own doorstep the city would Soon be clean. ⇒ 教訓 40
   In a calm sea every man is a pilot. ⇒ 教訓142
   In the country of the blind, the one-eyed man is king. ⇒ 教訓228
   It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God. [Matthew, Mark] 
   ⇒ 教訓 32, ⇒ 教訓152
   It is hard for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven. ⇒ 教訓152
   If two men ride on a horse, one must ride behind. ⇒ 教訓142
   In the coffin, all men are equal. ⇒ 教訓 49
   Let Every man praise the bridge he goes over. ⇒ 教訓156
   No man better knows what good is than he who has endured evil. ⇒ 教訓 62
   No man can serve two masters.[Matthew] ⇒ 教訓 85
   No man is a hero to his valet. ⇒ 教訓 6
   No man is infallible. ⇒ 教訓232
   One man sows and another reaps. ⇒ 教訓 2
   Praise makes good men better and bad men worse. ⇒ 教訓 81
   Say as men say, but think to yourself. ⇒教訓77・ ⇒ 教訓199
   Send a wise man on an errand and say nothing unto him. ⇒ 教訓174
   The less wit a man has, the less he knows that he wants it. ⇒ 教訓172
   The rich man has his ice in the summer and the poor man gets his in the winter. ⇒ 教訓 55
   The same man never crossed the same river twice. ⇒ 教訓 47
   Travel makes a wise man better, but a fool worse. ⇒ 教訓184
   Threatened men (or folks) live long. ⇒ 教訓 75
   Water is a boon in the desert, but the drowning man curses it. ⇒ 教訓 3
   What (or Whatever) man has done, man can do. ⇒ 教訓228
   Whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.[Galatians] ⇒ 教訓220
   When all men speak, no man hears. ⇒ 教訓208
   When thieves fall out, honest men come by their own. ⇒ 教訓134
   Wise men learn by other men's mistakes; fools by their own. ⇒ 教訓184
   Wise men need not blush for changing their purposes. ⇒ 教訓 77
   Young men may die, but old men must die. ⇒ 教訓 49
   Young men think old men fools, and old men know young men to be so. ⇒ 教訓178

MANNER
   Manners know distance. ⇒ 教訓 9
   Manners make the man. ⇒ 教訓 26
   Nurture and good manners maketh man. ⇒ 教訓242
   Other times, other manners. ⇒ 教訓 47

MARCH
   March comes in like a lion, and goes out like a lamb. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(3)
   March winds and April showers bring forth May flowers. ⇒ 教訓 58

MARK
   The bigger the man, the better the mark. ⇒ 教訓 38

MARKET
   Three women and a goose make a market. ⇒ 教訓237
   Three women make a market. ⇒ 教訓237

MARRIAGE
   An ill-marriage is a spring of ill fortune. ⇒ 教訓257
   Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, and half shut afterwards. ⇒ 教訓169
   Love is a flower which turns into fruit at marriage. ⇒ 教訓256
   Marriage is a lottery. ⇒ 教訓 52
   Marriage is destiny. ⇒ 教訓 52
   Marriage is the tomb of love. ⇒ 教訓257
   Marriages are made in heaven. ⇒ 教訓 52

MARRY,MARRIED
   Better be still single than ill married. ⇒ 教訓257
   Let him that would be happy for a day, go to the barber; for a week, marry a wife; for a month, buy him a new horse; for a year, build him a new house; for all his lifetime, be an honest man. ⇒ 教訓257
   Marry in haste, and repent at leisure. ⇒ 教訓 98

MASTER
   Fire is a good servant but a bad master. ⇒ 教訓122
   He that is a master must serve another. ⇒ 教訓147
   He that is master of himself, will soon be master of others. ⇒ 教訓250
   He that would govern others, first should be the master of himself. ⇒教訓25
   If the master say the cow is white the servant must not say 'tis black. ⇒ 教訓144
   Jack of all trades and master of none. ⇒ 教訓 84
   Like master, like man. ⇒ 教訓128
   Money is a good servant, but a bad master. ⇒ 教訓152
   No man can serve two masters.[Matthew] ⇒ 教訓 85
   The eye of a master does more work than both his hands. ⇒ 教訓141

MAY
   April showers bring forth May flowers. ⇒ 教訓 58
   Cast not (or Never cast) a clout till May be out. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(3)
   March winds and April showers bring forth May flowers. ⇒ 教訓 58

MEAN,MEANS
   He who wills the end, wills the means. ⇒ 教訓 78
   Silence gives (or means) consent. ⇒ 教訓207
   The end justifies the means. ⇒ 教訓 42・ ⇒ 教訓 80
   The golden mean is best.[Horace] ⇒ 教訓 71
   When a lady says no, she means perhaps; when she says perhaps, she means yes; when she says yes, she is no lady. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(6)

MEASURE
   Men are not to be measured by inches. ⇒ 教訓 25
   There is measure in all things. ⇒ 教訓 71
   With what measures ye mete, it shall be measured to you again.[Matthew] ⇒ 教訓222

MEAT
   All meat pleases not all mouths. ⇒ 教訓 20
   Much meat, much malady (or disease). ⇒ 教訓 68
   One man's meat (or gravy) is another man's poison. ⇒ 教訓 3・ ⇒ 教訓 20
   When meat is in, anger is out. ⇒ 教訓155

MEDAL
   Every medal has two sides. ⇒ 教訓 1

MEDICINE
   Good medicine tastes bitter to the mouth. ⇒ 教訓204
   Sleep is better than medicine. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(3)

MEMORY
   Experience is the father of wisdom and memory the mother. ⇒ 教訓176

MEND
   A woman and a ship ever want mending. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(5)
   It is never too late to mend. ⇒ 教訓233
   Least said, soonest mended. ⇒ 教訓209
   When things are at the worst they begin to mend. ⇒ 教訓 59

MICKLE
   Many a little makes a mickle. ⇒ 教訓 30・ ⇒ 教訓103

MIGHT,MIGHTY
   A reed before the wind lives on, while mighty oaks do fall. ⇒ 教訓 38
   Might is right. ⇒ 教訓 80
   The pen is mightier than the sword. ⇒ 教訓188
   Truth is mighty and will prevail. ⇒ 教訓189

MILE
   A journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. ⇒ 教訓30・ ⇒ 教訓103
   A miss is as good as a mile. ⇒ 教訓233
   Give a man (or him) an inch, and he will take a mile. ⇒ 教訓70

MILK
   Black cows give white milk. ⇒ 教訓 21
   It is no use crying over spilt milk. ⇒ 教訓118
   My neighbor's goat gives more milk than mine. ⇒ 教訓 12
   Why buy a cow when milk is so cheap? ⇒ 教訓157
   Why buy a cow when you can get milk for free? ⇒ 教訓157
   You cannot sell the cow and drink the milk. ⇒ 教訓 85

MILL
   A (or The) mill cannot grind with the water that is past. ⇒ 教訓117
   All is grist that comes to the mill. ⇒ 教訓157
   The mills of God grind slowly. ⇒ 教訓54

MIND
   A contented mind is a perpetual feast. ⇒ 教訓 71
   A sound mind in a sound body.[Juvenalis] ⇒ 教訓 67
   A wise man changes his mind, a fool never. ⇒ 教訓 77
   A woman's mind and winter wind change oft. ⇒ 教訓237
   Diverse men, diverse minds. ⇒ 教訓 46
   Little things please little minds. ⇒ 教訓 32
   Out of sight, out of mind. ⇒ 教訓 14
   So many men, so many minds (or opinions). ⇒ 教訓 46
   Speech is the picture of the mind. ⇒ 教訓194
   The face is the index of the heart (or mind). ⇒ 教訓 28・ ⇒ 教訓206
   Travel broadens mind. ⇒ 教訓175

MISCHIEF
   He that mischief hatches mischief catches. ⇒ 教訓222
   Mischief comes by the pound and goes away by the ounce. ⇒ 教訓 51

MISERY
   Company in misery makes it light. ⇒ 教訓139
   It is good to have company in trouble (or misery). ⇒ 教訓140
   It is misery enough to have once been happy. ⇒ 教訓 62
   Long life has long misery. ⇒ 教訓 56
   Misery (or Misfortune, or Adversity, or Poverty) makes strange bedfellows. ⇒ 教訓139
   Misery loves company. ⇒ 教訓139

MISFORTUNE
   Misery (or Misfortune, or Adversity, or Poverty) makes strange bedfellows. ⇒ 教訓139
   Misfortune arrives on horseback but departs on foot. ⇒ 教訓51不運は続くもの
   Misfortunes never come singly. ⇒ 教訓 51
   Misfortunes tell us what fortune is. ⇒ 教訓 62

MISS
   A miss is as good as a mile. ⇒ 教訓233
   An inch in a miss is as good as an ell. ⇒ 教訓233
   What you've never had you never miss. ⇒ 教訓 183
   You never miss the water till the well runs dry. ⇒ 教訓 8

MISTAKE
   Don't make the same mistakes twice. ⇒ 教訓233
   He who makes no mistakes makes nothing. ⇒ 教訓232
   If you don't make mistakes you don't make anything. ⇒ 教訓232
   Wise men learn by other men's mistakes; fools by their own. ⇒ 教訓184

MODERATION
   Moderation in all things. ⇒ 教訓 71

MOLEHILL
   Don't make a mountain out of a molehill. ⇒ 教訓 39

MONEY
   A fool and his money are soon parted. ⇒ 教訓157
   Bad money drives out good.[Thomas Gresham] ⇒ 教訓159
   It takes money to make money. ⇒ 教訓148
   Lend your money and lose your friend. ⇒ 教訓137・ ⇒ 教訓158
   Money begets (or makes) money. ⇒ 教訓148
   Money burns a hole in the pocket. ⇒ 教訓148
   Money does not grow on trees. ⇒ 教訓157
   Money is a good servant, but a bad master. ⇒ 教訓152
   Money is round, and rolls away. ⇒ 教訓148
   Money is the root of all evil. ⇒ 教訓152
   Money makes a man. ⇒ 教訓151
   Money makes the mare to go. ⇒ 教訓151
   Money talks. ⇒ 教訓151
   Muck and money go together. ⇒ 教訓152
   Never spend your money before you have it. ⇒ 教訓 65
   The love of money is the root of all evil. ⇒ 教訓152
   Time is money. ⇒ 教訓108
   Want of money, want of comfort. ⇒ 教訓157

MONKEY
   The higher the monkey climbs the more he shows his tail. ⇒ 教訓 68
   Women in state affairs are like monkeys in glass shops. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(6)

MORNING
   A red morning foretells a stormy day. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(3)
   An hour in the morning is worth two in the evening. ⇒ 教訓115
   Cloudy mornings turn to clear afternoons. ⇒ 教訓 58
   Red sky at night, shepherd's delight; red sky in the morning, shepherd's warning. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(3)
   The law is not the same at morning and at night. ⇒ 教訓 47

MOTE
   You can see a mote in another's eye but cannot see a beam in your own.[Matthew] ⇒ 教訓 8

MOTHER
   An ounce of mother wit is worth a pound of learning. ⇒ 教訓183
   Diligence is the mother of success (or good luck). ⇒ 教訓 54
   Experience is the father of wisdom and memory the mother. ⇒ 教訓176
   Experience is the mother of wisdom (or knowledge). ⇒ 教訓176
   He that would the daughter win, must with the mother first begin. ⇒ 教訓99
   Like mother, like daughter. ⇒ 教訓238
   Necessity is the mother of invention. ⇒ 教訓 90
   Poverty is mother of health. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(3)
   Praise the child, and you make love to the mother. ⇒ 教訓 99
   The night is mother of counsel. ⇒ 教訓205
   Want is the mother of industry. ⇒ 教訓 90

MOUNTAIN
   Don't make a mountain out of a molehill. ⇒ 教訓 39
   Faith will move mountains. ⇒ 教訓106
   If the mountain will not come to Mahomet, Mahomet must go to the mountain. ⇒ 教訓 81
   It is harder to change human nature than to change rivers and mountains. ⇒ 教訓238
   The mountains have brought forth a mouse.[Aesop, Horace] ⇒ 教訓 39

MOUSE,MICE
   A mouse may help a lion.[Aesop] ⇒ 教訓 29
   Burn not your house to fright the mouse away. ⇒ 教訓 69
   He who takes a lion when he is absent, fears a mouse present. ⇒ 教訓264
   The mouse that has but one hole is quickly taken. ⇒ 教訓125
   When the cat is away, the mice will play. ⇒ 教訓141
   A cat in gloves catches no mice. ⇒ 教訓 96
   Keep no more cats than will catch mice. ⇒ 教訓157
   When the cat is away, the mice will play. ⇒ 教訓141
   MOUTH
   A wise head makes a close mouth. ⇒ 教訓208
   All meat pleases not all mouths. ⇒ 教訓 20
   Bees that have honey in their mouths have stings in their tails. ⇒ 教訓 23
   Good medicine tastes bitter to the mouth. ⇒ 教訓204
   Never look a gift horse in the mouth. ⇒ 教訓 73
   Out of the mouth comes evil. ⇒ 教訓198
   While the word is in your mouth, it is your own: when it is once spoken it is another's. ⇒ 教訓195

MUCK
   Muck and money go together. ⇒ 教訓152
   Where there's muck there's brass. ⇒ 教訓152

MURDER
   Murder will out. ⇒ 教訓164


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