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TABLE
   Spread the table, and contention will cease. ⇒ 教訓155

TAIL
   Bees that have honey in their mouths have stings in their tails. ⇒ 教訓 23
   Better be the head of a dog than the tail of a horse. ⇒ 教訓145
   Better be the head of a dog than the tail of a lion. ⇒ 教訓145
   Better be the head of a pike than the tail of a sturgeon. ⇒ 教訓145
   Better be the head of an ass than the tail of a dragon. ⇒ 教訓145
   Better be the head of the yeomanry (or yeoman) than the tail of the gentry. ⇒ 教訓145
   Better be the tail of a horse than the head of an ass. ⇒ 教訓146
   Better be the tail of lions than the head of foxes. ⇒ 教訓146
   He has made A rod for his own tail. ⇒ 教訓121
   The higher the monkey climbs the more he shows his tail. ⇒ 教訓 68
   Who has a woman has an eel by the tail. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(5)

TAILOR
   The tailor makes the man. ⇒ 教訓 26

TALE
   A tale never loses in the telling. ⇒ 教訓201
   Don't (or Never) tell tales out of school. ⇒ 教訓135

TALK
   He that talks much of his happiness, summons grief. ⇒ 教訓 3
   Money talks. ⇒ 教訓151
   Talk is cheap. ⇒ 教訓215
   Talk of angel and you will hear the fluttering of its wings. ⇒ 教訓187
   Talk of the devil and he is sure (or bound) to appear. ⇒ 教訓187
   The greatest talkers are the least doers. ⇒ 教訓212

TANGO
   It takes two to tango. ⇒ 教訓132

TAR
   Don't spoil the ship for half a penny's worth of tar. ⇒ 教訓 34
   It is no use spoiling the ship for a ha'p'orth of tar. ⇒ 教訓 34

TASTE
   A good medicine sometimes tastes bitter. ⇒ 教訓204
   Do not do unto others as you would that they should do unto you. Their tastes may not be the same.[George Bernard Shaw] ⇒ 教訓227
   Everyone ( or Every man ) to his taste. ⇒ 教訓 20
   Good medicine tastes bitter to the mouth. ⇒ 教訓204
   Tastes differ. ⇒ 教訓20
   The valiant never taste of death but once. [Shakespeare] ⇒ 教訓262
   There is no accounting for tastes. ⇒ 教訓 20

TEACH,TEACHER
   Age and experience teach wisdom. ⇒ 教訓177
   Don't teach fishes to swim. ⇒教訓 177
   Don't teach your grandmother to suck eggs. ⇒ 教訓177
   Experience is a good (or the best) teacher. ⇒ 教訓176
   Experience is the teacher of fools. ⇒ 教訓184
   Failure teaches success. ⇒ 教訓183
   He who can, does. He who cannot, teaches.[George Bernard Shaw] ⇒ 教訓216
   You can't teach an old dog new tricks. ⇒ 教訓182

TEAPOT
   A tempest in a teapot. ⇒ 教訓39

TEAR
   Early rain and a woman's tears are soon over. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(5)

TOOTH,TEETH
   Great eaters(Gluttons) dig their grave with their teeth. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(3)
   If you cannot bite never show your teeth. ⇒ 教訓223
   The gods send nuts to those who have no teeth. ⇒ 教訓 52

TEMPERANCE
   Temperance is the best physic. ⇒ 教訓 71

TEMPEST
   A tempest in a teapot. ⇒ 教訓39

THANK
   A forced kindness deserves no thanks. ⇒ 教訓 91

THEORY
   A great head and a little wit. ⇒ 教訓 38
   An ounce of common sense is worth a pound of theory. ⇒ 教訓183
   An ounce of mother wit is worth a pound of learning. ⇒ 教訓183
   Brevity is the soul of wit.[Shakespeare] ⇒ 教訓209
   The less wit a man has, the less he knows that he wants it. ⇒ 教訓172
   Your wits are gone a wool-gathering. ⇒ 教訓 83

THIEF
   All are not thieves that dogs bark at. ⇒ 教訓 24
   A back (or postern) door makes a thief. ⇒ 教訓165 TRUE
   A liar is worse than a thief. ⇒ 教訓 161 TRUE
   Give a thief enough rope and he'll hang himself. ⇒ 教訓165 TRUE
   Hang a thief when he's young, and he'll not steal when he's old. ⇒ 教訓 35 TRUE
   If there were no receivers, there would be no thieves. ⇒ 教訓161
   Little thieves are hanged, but great ones escape. ⇒ 教訓160
   Once a thief, always a thief. ⇒ 教訓239 TRUE
   Opportunity makes a (or the) thief. ⇒ 教訓165 TRUE
   Procrastination is the thief of time. ⇒ 教訓116 TRUE
   Set a thief to catch a thief. ⇒ 教訓166 TRUE
   There is honor among thieves. ⇒ 教訓135
   The hole calls the thief. ⇒ 教訓165 TRUE
   There is no honor among thieves. ⇒ 教訓162 TRUE
   The thief thinks all people like himself. ⇒ 教訓166 TRUE
   Two daughters and a back door are three arrant thieves. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(5)
   When thieves fall out, honest men come by their own. ⇒ 教訓134

THINK
   Every crow thinks its own bird bonniest. ⇒ 教訓255
   Evil be to him who evil thinks. ⇒ 教訓222
   He that commits a fault thinks everyone speaks of it. ⇒ 教訓231
   He that has a great nose thinks everybody is speaking of it. ⇒ 教訓231
   Say as men say, but think to yourself. ⇒ 教訓77・ ⇒ 教訓199
   Shame take him that shame thinks. ⇒ 教訓222
   Speak fair and think what you like. ⇒ 教訓 77・ ⇒ 教訓199
   The owl thinks her own young fairest. ⇒ 教訓255
   The thief thinks all people like himself. ⇒ 教訓166
   The wolf knows what the ill heart (or beast) thinks. ⇒ 教訓166
   Think not on what you lack as much as on what you have. ⇒ 教訓 5
   Think today and speak tomorrow. ⇒ 教訓195
   What the heart thinks, the tongue speaks. ⇒ 教訓194
   Young men think old men fools, and old men know young men to be so. ⇒ 教訓178

THIRD
   The third time is lucky. ⇒ 教訓 58
   The third time pays for all. ⇒ 教訓 58
   Two dogs fight for a bone and a (or the) third runs away with it. ⇒ 教訓 8
   While tow dogs are fighting for A bone, A third runs away with it. ⇒ 教訓 8

THISTLE
   He that sows thistles shall reap prickles. ⇒ 教訓222

THORN
   If you lie upon roses when young, you will lie upon thorns when old. ⇒ 教訓245
   Of a thorn springs not a fig.[Matthew] ⇒ 教訓240
   There is no rose without a thorn. ⇒ 教訓 1

THOUGHT
   Second thoughts are best. ⇒ 教訓 98
   Some have been thought brave because they were afraid to run away. ⇒ 教訓 97
   The wish is father to the thought. ⇒ 教訓 95

THOUSAND
   A (or One) picture is worth a thousand words. ⇒ 教訓206
   A journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. ⇒ 教訓30・ ⇒ 教訓103

THREAT,THREATEN
   Never make threats you cannot carry out. ⇒ 教訓223
   Threatened men (or folks) live long. ⇒ 教訓 75

THRIFT
   Thrift is a great revenue. ⇒ 教訓 157

THROAT
   A fool's tongue is long enough to cut his own throat. ⇒ 教訓198

THUNDER
   A quiet conscience sleeps in thunder. ⇒ 教訓261
   Far from Jupiter, far from thunder. ⇒ 教訓121

TIDE
   A rising tide lifts all boats. ⇒ 教訓112
   The tide must be taken when it comes. ⇒ 教訓114
   There is a tide in the affairs of men.[Shakespeare] ⇒ 教訓112
   Time and tide wait for no man. ⇒ 教訓107

TIGER
   He who rides a tiger is afraid to dismount. ⇒ 教訓123

TIME
   (The) Busiest men find the most time. ⇒ 教訓108
   A good time was had by all. ⇒ 教訓136
   A stitch in time saves nine. ⇒ 教訓35・ ⇒ 教訓115
   Cowards die many times before their deaths.[Shakespeare] ⇒ 教訓262
   Footprints on the sands of time are not made by sitting down.[Longfellow] ⇒ 教訓106
   For the busy man time passes quickly. ⇒ 教訓109
   In time of prosperity, friends will be plenty; in time of adversity, not one amongst twenty. ⇒ 教訓136
   Life is short and time is swift. ⇒ 教訓107
   Never twice without three times. ⇒ 教訓 48
   No time like the present. ⇒ 教訓116
   One thing at a time. ⇒ 教訓84
   Other times, other manners. ⇒ 教訓 47
   Procrastination is the thief of time. ⇒ 教訓116
   Take time by the forelock(,for she is bald behind). ⇒ 教訓114
   The third time is lucky. ⇒ 教訓 58
   The third time pays for all. ⇒ 教訓 58
   The worse luck now, the better another time. ⇒ 教訓 58
   There is a first time for everything. ⇒ 教訓87
   There is a time and place for everything. ⇒ 教訓112
   There is a time for all things. ⇒ 教訓112
   There is a time to speak and a time to be silent. ⇒ 教訓208
   There is always a first time. ⇒ 教訓87
   There is no time like the present. ⇒ 教訓116
   Third time lucky. ⇒ 教訓 58
   What may be done at any time is done at no time. ⇒ 教訓116
   Work expands so as to fill the time available.[C. N. Parkinson] ⇒ 教訓108

TODAY
   Better an egg today than a hen tomorrow. ⇒ 教訓 5
   He that falls today may rise tomorrow. ⇒ 教訓119
   Here today, (and) gone tomorrow. ⇒ 教訓 47
   Jam tomorrow and jam yesterday but never jam today.[Lewis Carroll] ⇒ 教訓 7
   Never put off till tomorrow what can be done today. ⇒ 教訓116
   Think today and speak tomorrow. ⇒ 教訓195
   Today for me tomorrow for thee. ⇒ 教訓 47・ ⇒ 教訓 63
   Today is yesterday's pupil. ⇒ 教訓176
   Today you, tomorrow me. ⇒ 教訓 47・ ⇒ 教訓 63

TOMB
   Marriage is the tomb of love. ⇒ 教訓257

TOMORROW
   Better an egg today than a hen tomorrow. ⇒ 教訓 5
   He that falls today may rise tomorrow. ⇒ 教訓119
   Here today, (and) gone tomorrow. ⇒ 教訓 47
   Jam tomorrow and jam yesterday but never jam today.[Lewis Carroll] ⇒ 教訓 7
   Jam tomorrow. ⇒ 教訓 7
   Never put off till tomorrow what can be done today. ⇒ 教訓116
   Think today and speak tomorrow. ⇒ 教訓195
   Today for me tomorrow for thee. ⇒ 教訓 47・ ⇒ 教訓 63
   Today you, tomorrow me. ⇒ 教訓 47・ ⇒ 教訓 63
   Tomorrow is another day. ⇒ 教訓 58
   Tomorrow never comes. ⇒ 教訓116

TONGUE
   A fool's tongue is long enough to cut his own throat. ⇒ 教訓198
   A still tongue makes a wise head. ⇒ 教訓209
   A woman's sword is her tongue, and she does not let it rust. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(5)
   Birds are entangled by their feet, and men by their tongues. ⇒ 教訓198
   He cannot speak well that cannot hold his tongue. ⇒ 教訓208
   He that hath not silver in his purse should have silk in (or on) his tongue. ⇒ 教訓150
   The tongue always returns to the sore tooth. ⇒ 教訓259
   The tongue ever turns to the aching tooth. ⇒ 教訓259
   The tongue is not steel, yet it cuts. ⇒ 教訓188
   What the heart thinks, the tongue speaks. ⇒ 教訓194

TOOL
   A bad carpenter quarrels with his tools. ⇒ 教訓 82
   A bad workman always blames his tools. ⇒ 教訓 82
   A bad workman finds fault with his tools. ⇒ 教訓 82
   Give us the tools, and we will finish the job.[Winston Churchill] ⇒ 教訓 78
   It is ill jesting with edged tools. ⇒ 教訓122
   What is a workman without his tools? ⇒ 教訓 78

TOOTH
   An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth.[Exodus] ⇒ 教訓224
   The tongue always returns to the sore tooth. ⇒ 教訓259

TOUCH
   He that touches (or toucheth) pitch shall be defiled. ⇒ 教訓130
   If you gently touch a nettle it'll sting you for your pains. ⇒ 教訓 96
   One touch of nature makes the whole world kin. ⇒ 教訓135

TOWN
   Go into the country, to hear what news in town. ⇒ 教訓 8
   God made the country, and man made the town. ⇒ 教訓 2

TRADE
   Jack of all trades and master of none. ⇒ 教訓 84
   There are tricks in every trade. ⇒ 教訓 81
   Trade follows the flag. ⇒ 教訓  1
   Two of a trade can never agree. ⇒ 教訓 86

TRAVEL,TRAVELLER
   Bad news travels fast. ⇒ 教訓200
   Don't put tricks upon travellers. ⇒ 教訓175
   He that travels far knows much ⇒ 教訓175.
   He travels much, knows much. ⇒ 教訓175
   He travels fastest who travels alone.[Rudyard Kipling] ⇒ 教訓258
   If an ass goes a-travelling, he'll not come home a horse. ⇒ 教訓184
   It is better to travel hopefully than to arrive. ⇒ 教訓 13
   Travel broadens mind. ⇒ 教訓175
   Travel makes a wise man better, but a fool worse. ⇒ 教訓184

TREE
   A man does not plant a tree for himself; he plants it for posterity. ⇒ 教訓 246
   A tree is known by its fruit. ⇒ 教訓219
   A woman, a dog, and a walnut tree, the more you beat them the better they be. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(5)
   As the twig is bent, so grows the tree. ⇒ 教訓182
   As the twig is bent, so is the tree inclined. ⇒ 教訓182
   Great trees are good for nothing but shade. ⇒ 教訓 38
   Money does not grow on trees. ⇒ 教訓157
   Some people cannot see the wood for the trees. ⇒ 教訓 44
   Straight trees have crooked roots. ⇒ 教訓 23
   The apple doesn't fall far from the tree. ⇒ 教訓238
   The higher the tree, the greater is its fall. ⇒ 教訓 38
   You cannot shift an old tree without it dying. ⇒ 教訓 182

TRICK
   Don't put tricks upon travellers. ⇒ 教訓175
   There are tricks in every trade. ⇒ 教訓 81
   You can't teach an old dog new tricks. ⇒ 教訓182

TROUBLE
   A trouble shared is a trouble halved. ⇒ 教訓139
   Don't meet trouble half-way. ⇒ 教訓 61
   It is good to have company in trouble (or misery). ⇒ 教訓140
   Never trouble trouble till trouble troubles you. ⇒ 教訓61
   Trouble brings experience and experience brings wisdom. ⇒ 教訓 62

TROUT
   You must lose a fly to catch a trout. ⇒ 教訓 31

TRUE
   Love is the (true) reward of love. ⇒ 教訓251
   Many a true word is spoken in jest. ⇒ 教訓190
   The course of true love never did run smooth.[Shakespeare] ⇒ 教訓252
   They are rich who have true friends. ⇒ 教訓140
   True love never grows old. ⇒ 教訓 125
   What everybody says must be true. ⇒ 教訓188 
   Women's instinct is often truer than men's reasoning. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(6)

TRUST
   Trust not a woman when she weeps. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(5)

TRUTH
   A liar is not believed when he speaks the truth. ⇒ 教訓193
   A lie is halfway round the world before the truth has got its boots on. ⇒ 教訓200
   All truths are not (good) to be told. ⇒ 教訓190
   All truths must not be told. ⇒ 教訓190
   Children and fools tell the truth. ⇒ 教訓170・ ⇒ 教訓248
   Fact (or Truth) is stranger than fiction. ⇒ 教訓 47
   Half the truth can be worse than a straight lie. ⇒ 教訓161  ⇒ 教訓193
   Half the truth is often a whole lie. ⇒ 教訓161  ⇒ 教訓193
   In wine there is truth. ⇒ 教訓190
   Nothing hurts like the truth. ⇒ 教訓189
   Tell the truth and shame the devil. ⇒ 教訓189
   The greater the truth, the greater the libel. ⇒ 教訓189
   The language of truth is simple. ⇒ 教訓189
   The sting of a reproach is the truth of it. ⇒ 教訓189
   Truth breeds (or begets) hatred. ⇒ 教訓189
   Truth has no need of rhetoric. ⇒ 教訓189
   Truth is mighty and will prevail. ⇒ 教訓189
   Truth lies at the bottom of a well. ⇒ 教訓190
   Truth will come to light. ⇒ 教訓 189
   Truth will out. ⇒ 教訓 189
   Wine in, truth out. ⇒ 教訓190

TUB
   Every tub must stand on its own bottom. ⇒ 教訓249

TURN
   One good turn deserves another. ⇒ 教訓221
   One shrewd turn follows another. ⇒ 教訓222
   Turn about is a fairplay. ⇒ 教訓224


TWICE
   Don't make the same mistakes twice. ⇒ 教訓233
   Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me. ⇒ 教訓233
   He gives twice who gives quickly. ⇒ 教訓115
   If a man deceives me once, shame on him; if he deceives me twice, shame on me. ⇒ 教訓233
   Lightning never strikes twice in the same place. ⇒ 教訓 58
   Never twice without three times. ⇒ 教訓 48
   Once bitten, twice shy. ⇒ 教訓183
   Opportunity never knocks twice at any man's door. ⇒ 教訓113
   Opportunity seldom knocks twice. ⇒ 教訓113
   The same man never crossed the same river twice. ⇒ 教訓 47

TWIG
   As the twig is bent, so grows the tree. ⇒ 教訓182
   As the twig is bent, so is the tree inclined. ⇒ 教訓182
   Best to bend while it is a twig. ⇒ 教訓182


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