A bad carpenter quarrels with his tools. ⇒ 教訓 82
   Don't quarrel with your bread and butter. ⇒ 教訓156
   It takes two to make a quarrel. ⇒ 教訓132

   You cannot get a quart into a pint pot. ⇒ 教訓 67

   Queen Anne is dead. ⇒ 教訓110

   Ask a silly question and you'll get a silly answer. ⇒ 教訓218
   Ask me no questions and I'll tell you no lies. ⇒ 教訓191
   Ask no questions and you will be told no lies. ⇒ 教訓191
   Avoid a questioner, for he is also a tattler. ⇒ 教訓200・⇒ 教訓235
   Fools ask questions that wise men cannot answer. ⇒ 教訓 71
   He that nothing questions nothing learns. ⇒ 教訓 92
   Like question, like answer. ⇒ 教訓218
   There are two sides to every question. ⇒ 教訓 1

   A stick is quickly found to beat a dog with. ⇒ 教訓223
   For the busy man time passes quickly. ⇒ 教訓109
   He gives twice who gives quickly. ⇒ 教訓115
   Quickly come, Quickly go. ⇒ 教訓 6・ ⇒ 教訓149
   The mouse that has but one hole is quickly taken. ⇒ 教訓125

   A quiet conscience is a soft pillow. ⇒ 教訓261
   A quiet conscience sleeps in thunder. ⇒ 教訓261
   When children stand quiet they have done some ill. ⇒ 教訓207

   If red the sun begins his race, expect that rain will flow apace.  ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(3)
   Slow and steady wins the race.[Aesop] ⇒ 教訓 98

   Early rain and a woman's tears are soon over. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(5)
   If red the sun begins his race, expect that rain will flow apace.  ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(3)
   It never rains but it pours. ⇒ 教訓 51
   Keep something for a rainy day. ⇒ 教訓157
   Lay up for (or against) a rainy day. ⇒ 教訓 64
   Rain before seven, fine before eleven. ⇒ 教訓 58
   When it rains, it pours. ⇒ 教訓 51

   Rats desert a sinking sh ip. ⇒ 教訓126

   As you sow, so shall you reap.[Galatians] ⇒ 教訓220
   He that sows thistles shall reap prickles. ⇒ 教訓222
   He that sows virtue, reaps fame. ⇒ 教訓221
   One man sows and another reaps. ⇒ 教訓 2
   Sow the wind and reap the whirlwind.[Hosea] ⇒ 教訓222
   They that sow the wind shall reap the whirlwind. ⇒ 教訓222
   Whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.[Galatians] ⇒ 教訓220

   Because is a woman's reason. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(5)
   Men do more things through habit than through reason. ⇒ 教訓243
   One reason is as good as fifty. ⇒ 教訓 41

   A word spoken is past recalling. ⇒ 教訓195
   Things past cannot be recalled but may be repented. ⇒ 教訓118
   Things past cannot be recalled. ⇒ 教訓118
   Time lost cannot be recalled. ⇒ 教訓113

   If there were no receivers, there would be no thieves. ⇒ 教訓161
   It is more blessed to give than to receive. ⇒ 教訓158
   The receiver is as bad as the thief. ⇒ 教訓161

   Self-praise is no recommendation. ⇒ 教訓230

   A red morning foretells a stormy day. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(3)
   A red sky at night is the shepherd's delight. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(3)
   If red the sun begins his race, expect that rain will flow apace. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(3)
   Red sky at night, shepherd's delight; red sky in the morning, shepherd's warning. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(3)

   A reed before the wind lives on, while mighty oaks do fall. ⇒ 教訓 38
   Oaks may fall when reeds stand the storm. ⇒ 教訓 38

   Counsel is to be given by the wise, the remedy by the rich. ⇒ 教訓214
   The remedy may be worse than the disease. ⇒ 教訓 81
   There is a remedy for everything except death. ⇒ 教訓 60

   Three removes (or removals) are as bad as a fire. ⇒ 教訓 98

   Marry in haste, and repent at leisure. ⇒ 教訓 98
   More have repented speech than silence. ⇒ 教訓198
   Repentance comes too late. ⇒ 教訓118
   Repentance never comes too late. ⇒ 教訓119
   Things past cannot be recalled but may be repented. ⇒ 教訓118

   Respect is greater from a distance. ⇒ 教訓 11

   If one sheep leaps over the ditch, all the rest will follow. ⇒ 教訓143
   Too much rest is rust. ⇒ 教訓105

   Revenge is a dish best served cold. ⇒ 教訓 224
   Revenge is a dish that can be eaten cold. ⇒ 教訓 224

   Love is the (true) reward of love. ⇒ 教訓251
   Virtue is its own reward. ⇒ 教訓221

   A good name is better than riches. ⇒ 教訓153
   A rich man's joke is always funny. ⇒ 教訓150
   Counsel is to be given by the wise, the remedy by the rich. ⇒ 教訓214
   He is rich that has few wants. ⇒ 教訓 94
   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
   One law for the rich and another for the poor. ⇒ 教訓151
   The rich man has his ice in the summer and the poor man gets his in the winter. ⇒ 教訓 55
   They are rich who have true friends. ⇒ 教訓140

   Early ripe, early rotten. ⇒ 教訓 98
   Soon ripe, Soon rotten. ⇒ 教訓 98

   A (or The) stream cannot rise above its source. ⇒ 教訓 67
   Early to bed and early to rise, make a man healthy, wealthy and wise. ⇒ 教訓115
   Go to bed with the lamb, and rise with the lark. ⇒ 教訓115
   He that falls today may rise tomorrow. ⇒ 教訓119

   A great man and a great river are often ill neighbors. ⇒ 教訓 38
   It is harder to change human nature than to change rivers and mountains. ⇒ 教訓238
   The same man never crossed the same river twice. ⇒ 教訓 47
   The sea refuses no river. ⇒ 教訓 37

   All roads lead to Rome. ⇒ 教訓 79
   Good company on the road is the shortest cut. ⇒ 教訓109
   It is a long lane (or way, or road) that has no turning. ⇒ 教訓 58
   The beaten road is the safest. ⇒ 教訓124
   The road to hell is paved with good intentions.[J. Boswell] ⇒ 教訓 93
   There is no royal road to learning. ⇒ 教訓186

   Don't make a rod for your own back. ⇒ 教訓121
   He has made A rod for his own tail. ⇒ 教訓121
   Spare the rod and spoil the child. ⇒ 教訓244

   All roads lead to Rome. ⇒ 教訓 79
   Better be first in the village than second at Rome. ⇒ 教訓145
   Rome was not built in a day. ⇒ 教訓98・ ⇒ 教訓103
   When in Rome do as the Romans do. ⇒ 教訓 77

   Idleness is the root of all evil. ⇒ 教訓213
   Knowledge has bitter roots but sweet fruits. ⇒ 教訓172
   Money is the root of all evil. ⇒ 教訓152
   Straight trees have crooked roots. ⇒ 教訓 23
   The love of money is the root of all evil. ⇒ 教訓152

   Give a thief enough rope and he'll hang himself. ⇒ 教訓165
   He that has been bitten by a serpent is afraid of a rope. ⇒ 教訓183

   A rose by any other name would smell as sweet.[Shakespeare] ⇒ 教訓 28
   Gather ye rosebud while you may.[Robert Herrick] ⇒ 教訓114
   If you lie upon roses when young, you will lie upon thorns when old. ⇒ 教訓245
   It is better to be stung by a nettle than pricked by a rose. ⇒ 教訓138
   The fairest rose is at last withered. ⇒ 教訓 17
   There is no rose without a thorn. ⇒ 教訓 1

   Gather ye rosebud while you may.[Robert Herrick] ⇒ 教訓114

   Who won't be ruled by the rudder must be ruled by the rock. ⇒ 教訓 220

   Better to rule than be ruled by the rout. ⇒ 教訓141
   Divide and rule. ⇒ 教訓134
   Every rule has its exception. ⇒ 教訓 1
   Rules are made to be broken. ⇒ 教訓 1
   The exception proves the rule. ⇒ 教訓 1
   The hand that rocks the cradle rules the world.[W. R. Wallce] ⇒教訓238
   There is no rule without some exception. ⇒ 教訓 1
   Who won't be ruled by the rudder must be ruled by the rock. ⇒ 教訓 220

   Anyone can start a rumor, but none can stop one. ⇒ 教訓200