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WAGON
   A merry companion is a wagon in the way. ⇒ 教訓109
   Hitch your wagon to a star.[Ralph Waldo Emerson] ⇒ 教訓 92

WAIT
   All things come to him who waits. ⇒ 教訓104
   Everything comes to him who waits. ⇒ 教訓104
   Good things are worth waiting for. ⇒ 教訓104
   It is ill waiting for dead men's shoes. ⇒ 教訓 93
   They also serve who only stand and wait.[John Milton] ⇒ 教訓104
   Time and tide wait for no man. ⇒ 教訓107


WAKE
   Wake not a sleeping lion. ⇒ 教訓121

WALK
   Don't judge a man until you've walked in his boots. ⇒ 教訓214
   Learn to walk before you (can) run. ⇒ 教訓100・ ⇒ 教訓186
   We must learn to walk before We can run. ⇒ 教訓100・ ⇒ 教訓186
   You cannot make a crab walk straight. ⇒ 教訓 76

WALL
   The apples on the other side of the wall are the sweetest. ⇒ 教訓 12
   The weakest goes (or go) to the wall. ⇒ 教訓 51

WALNUT
   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)
   Walnuts and pears you plant for your heirs. ⇒ 教訓 246

WANT
   A thing you don't want is dear at any price. ⇒ 教訓157
   A wise man never wants a weapon. ⇒ 教訓172
   A woman and a ship ever want mending. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(5)
   An ill payer never wants an excuse. ⇒ 教訓 95
   For want of a nail the shoe was lost. ⇒ 教訓 34
   For want of a nail the shoe was lost; for want of a shoe the horse was lost; and for want of a horse the man (or rider) was lost. ⇒ 教訓 34
   He is rich that has few wants. ⇒ 教訓 94
   He that hath a full purse never wanted a friend. ⇒ 教訓136 ・ ⇒ 教訓150
   If you want a thing well done, do it yourself. ⇒ 教訓249
   If you want something done, ask a busy person. ⇒ 教訓 108
   Playful (or Wanton) kittens make sober cats. ⇒ 教訓180
   The less wit a man has, the less he knows that he wants it. ⇒ 教訓172
   The more you have (or get), the more you want. ⇒ 教訓 70
   The worth of a thing is best known by the want of it. ⇒ 教訓 8
   Want is the mother of industry. ⇒ 教訓 90
   Want of money, want of comfort. ⇒ 教訓157
   Waste not, want not. ⇒ 教訓157
   Woeful is the household that wants a woman. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(5)

WAR
   All is fair in love and war. ⇒ 教訓 80・ ⇒ 教訓253
   In peace prepare for war. ⇒ 教訓 64
   No war without a woman. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(6)
   Red sky at night, shepherd's delight; red sky in the morning, shepherd's warning. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(3)
   When Greek meets Greek, then comes the tug of war. ⇒ 教訓142・ ⇒ 教訓167

WASTE
   Haste makes waste. ⇒ 教訓 98
   Waste not, want not. ⇒ 教訓157

WATER
   A (or The) mill cannot grind with the water that is past. ⇒ 教訓117
   A man may lead (or take) a horse to the water but he cannot make him drink. ⇒ 教訓 91
   A storm in a glass of water ⇒ 教訓39
   Beware of a silent man (or dog) and still water. ⇒ 教訓197
   Blood is thicker than water. ⇒ 教訓 4
   Don't go near the water until you learn how to swim. ⇒ 教訓100
   Don't pour out the dirty water before you have clean. ⇒ 教訓65・ ⇒ 教訓125
   Don't throw (or empty) the baby out with the bath water. ⇒ 教訓 81
   Silent men, like still water, are deep and dangerous. ⇒ 教訓197
   Still waters run deep. ⇒ 教訓209
   Water is a boon in the desert, but the drowning man curses it. ⇒ 教訓 3
   Water seeks its own level. ⇒ 教訓67
   You can take a horse to the water, but you can't make him drink. ⇒ 教訓 91
   You cannot get water (or blood) out of stone. ⇒ 教訓 76
   You never miss the water till the well runs dry. ⇒ 教訓 8

WAY
   A little stone in the way overturns a great wain. ⇒ 教訓 33
   A merry companion is a wagon in the way. ⇒ 教訓109
   A straw shows which way the wind blows. ⇒ 教訓 41
   A willful man will have his own way. ⇒ 教訓 94
   It is a long lane (or way, or road) that has no turning. ⇒ 教訓 58
   Love will find a way. ⇒ 教訓254
   Pouring oil on the fire is not the way to quench it. ⇒ 教訓 81
   Straws show (or tell) which way the wind blows. ⇒ 教訓 41
   That's the way the ball bounces. ⇒ 教訓 57
   That's the way the cookie crumbles. ⇒ 教訓 57
   The longest (or farthest) way round is the nearest way home. ⇒ 教訓100・ ⇒ 教訓124
   The shortest way round is the longest way home. ⇒ 教訓100・ ⇒ 教訓124
   The way to a man's heart is through his stomach. ⇒ 教訓155
   There are more ways of killing a cat than by choking it with cream. ⇒ 教訓 79
   There are more ways of killing a dog than choking it with butter. ⇒ 教訓 79
   There are more ways to the wood than one. ⇒ 教訓 79
   Train up a child in the way he should go. ⇒ 教訓244
   Where there is a will, there is a way. ⇒ 教訓 89 ・ ⇒ 教訓106
   You cannot have it both ways. ⇒ 教訓 85

WEAK
   Every man has his weak side. ⇒ 教訓232
   The (or A) chain is no stronger than its weakest link. ⇒ 教訓 40
   The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak.[Matthew] ⇒ 教訓 93
   The strength of the chain is in the weakest link. ⇒ 教訓 40
   The weakest goes (or go) to the wall. ⇒ 教訓 51

WEALTH
   A fool and wealth cannot possess each other. ⇒ 教訓157
   A good wife and health is a man's best wealth. ⇒ 教訓256
   Early to bed and early to rise, make a man healthy, wealthy and wise. ⇒ 教訓115
   Health is better than wealth. ⇒ 教訓153
   Wealth makes the man. ⇒ 教訓151

WEAPON
   A wise man never wants a weapon. ⇒ 教訓172

WEATHER,WEATHERCOCK
   A woman is a weathercock. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(5)
   There is no such thing as as bad weather, only the wrong clothes. ⇒ 教訓 77

WEDDING
   One wedding brings another. ⇒ 教訓 50

WEDGE
   The thin end of the wedge is dangerous. ⇒ 教訓 33

WEED
   A man of words and not of deeds is like a garden full of weeds. ⇒ 教訓210
   Ill weeds grow apace. ⇒ 教訓159
   There is no garden without weeds. ⇒ 教訓 1

WELL
   He that fears drowning comes near no wells. ⇒教訓121
   The pitcher (or pot) goes so often to the well that it is broken at last. ⇒ 教訓 63 ・ ⇒ 教訓230
   The pitcher goes once too often to the well. ⇒ 教訓 63 ・ ⇒ 教訓230
   Truth lies at the bottom of a well. ⇒ 教訓190
   The pitcher goes to the well once too often. ⇒ 教訓 63 ・ ⇒ 教訓230
   You never miss the water till the well runs dry. ⇒ 教訓 8

WEST
   East or west, home is best. ⇒ 教訓 4
   The longer east the shorter west. ⇒ 教訓 3
   Too far east is west. ⇒ 教訓 3

WHEAT
   There is no wheat without chaff. ⇒ 教訓 24

WHEEL
   Don't speak to the man at the wheel. ⇒ 教訓142
   Laugh and the world laughs with you, weep and you weep alone.[Ella Wheeler Wilcox] ⇒ 教訓136
   The squeaking wheel gets the grease (or oil). ⇒ 教訓196
   The wheel comes full circle.[Shak.Lear] ⇒ 教訓48
   The worst wheel of the cart creaks most. ⇒ 教訓212
   There are wheels within wheels.[Ezekiel] ⇒ 教訓 22

WHIRLWIND
   Sow the wind and reap the whirlwind.[Hosea] ⇒ 教訓222
   They that sow the wind shall reap the whirlwind. ⇒ 教訓222

WHITE
   A black hen lays a white egg. ⇒ 教訓 21
   Black cows give white milk. ⇒ 教訓 21
   If the master say the cow is white the servant must not say 'tis black. ⇒ 教訓144
   Two blacks do not make a white. ⇒ 教訓163

WIFE
   A good husband makes a good wife. ⇒ 教訓129
   A good wife and health is a man's best wealth. ⇒ 教訓256
   A good wife is a good prize. ⇒ 教訓256
   A good wife makes a good husband. ⇒ 教訓129
   A man without a wife is but half a man. ⇒ 教訓256
   An obedient wife commands her husband. ⇒ 教訓147
   Choose a wife by your ear rather than by your eye. ⇒ 教訓25・ ⇒ 教訓253
   Choose a wife on a Saturday rather than on a Sunday. ⇒ 教訓 25
   Choose not a wife by the eye only. ⇒ 教訓 25
   He that hath wife and children hath given hostages to fortune.[Francis Bacon] ⇒ 教訓258
   If you would be happy for a week take a wife; if you would be happy for a month kill a pig; but if you would be happy all your life plant a garden. ⇒ 教訓257・ ⇒ 教訓 64
   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247・  ⇒ 教訓257
   The wife is the key of the house. ⇒ 教訓256
   Who is worse shod than the shoemaker's wife? ⇒ 教訓157

WIN
   Faint heart never won fair lady. ⇒ 教訓96・ ⇒ 教訓254
   Slow and steady wins the race.[Aesop]
   You can't win 'em all. ⇒ 教訓 57
   You win some (or a few), you lose some (or a few). ⇒ 教訓 57

WIND
   A little wind kindles, much puts out the fire. ⇒ 教訓 68
   A reed before the wind lives on, while mighty oaks do fall. ⇒ 教訓 38
   A straw shows which way the wind blows. ⇒ 教訓 41
   A woman's mind and winter wind change oft. ⇒ 教訓237
   God tempers the wind to the shorn lamb.[Henri Estienne] ⇒ 教訓 52
   Hoist your sail when the wind is fair. ⇒ 教訓114
   It is an ill wind that blows nobody any good. ⇒ 教訓 58
   March winds and April showers bring forth May flowers. ⇒ 教訓 58
   Sow the wind and reap the whirlwind.[Hosea] ⇒ 教訓222
   Straws show (or tell) which way the wind blows. ⇒ 教訓 41
   Straws show which way the wind blows. ⇒ 教訓 41
   They that sow the wind shall reap the whirlwind. ⇒ 教訓222
   Who spits against heaven (or the wind), it falls in his face. ⇒ 教訓222

WINE
   Don't put new wine into old bottles.[Matthew] ⇒ 教訓 67
   Else the wine will burst the skins, and the wine perishes and the skins.[Matthew] ⇒ 教訓 67
   From the sweetest wine, the tartest vinegar. ⇒ 教訓  3
   Good wine needs no bush. ⇒ 教訓 28
   In wine there is truth. ⇒ 教訓190
   Old friends and old wine are best. ⇒ 教訓140
   The sweetest wine makes the sharpest (or tartest) vinegar. ⇒ 教訓  3
   We can't put new wine in old bottles. ⇒ 教訓 67
   Wine in, truth out. ⇒ 教訓190
   You cannot know the wine by the barrel. ⇒ 教訓 25

WING
   Talk of angel and you will hear the fluttering of its wings. ⇒ 教訓187
   Time has wings. ⇒ 教訓107
   Words have wings, and cannot be called. ⇒ 教訓195

WINK
   A nod is as good as a wink to a blind horse. ⇒ 教訓 91・ ⇒ 教訓206
   A nod is as good as a wink. ⇒ 教訓206

WINTER
   A woman's mind and winter wind change oft. ⇒ 教訓237
   If winter comes , can spring be far behind? [Percy Bysshe Shelley] ⇒ 教訓 58
   The rich man has his ice in the summer and the poor man gets his in the winter. ⇒ 教訓 55

WISDOM
   Age and experience teach wisdom. ⇒ 教訓177
   Beauty and honesty (or wisdom) seldom agree. ⇒ 教訓 18
   Experience is the father of wisdom and memory the mother. ⇒ 教訓176
   Experience is the father of wisdom. ⇒ 教訓176
   Experience is the mother of wisdom (or knowledge). ⇒ 教訓176
   Flow of words is not always flow of wisdom. ⇒ 教訓209
   It is a great point of wisdom to find out one's own folly. ⇒ 教訓172
   Learn wisdom by the follies of others. ⇒ 教訓176
   Trouble brings experience and experience brings wisdom. ⇒ 教訓 62
   When an ass climbs a ladder, we may find wisdom in women. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(5)
   Wisdom is better than strength (or force). ⇒ 教訓172

WISE
   A still tongue makes a wise head. ⇒ 教訓209
   A wise head makes a close mouth. ⇒ 教訓208
   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
   A word is enough to the wise. ⇒ 教訓41・ ⇒ 教訓174
   A word to the wise is sufficient (or enough). ⇒ 教訓41・ ⇒ 教訓174
   Adversity makes a man wise. ⇒ 教訓 62
   Counsel is to be given by the wise, the remedy by the rich. ⇒ 教訓214
   Early to bed and early to rise, make a man healthy, wealthy and wise. ⇒ 教訓115
   Fools ask questions that wise men cannot answer. ⇒ 教訓 71
   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
   It is a wise father that knows his own child. ⇒ 教訓 8・ ⇒ 教訓255
   It is easy to be wise after the event. ⇒ 教訓184
   Many words to a fool, half a word to the wise. ⇒ 教訓174
   One cannot love and be wise. ⇒ 教訓 85・ ⇒ 教訓253
   Penny wise and pound foolish. ⇒ 教訓 45
   Send a wise man on an errand and say nothing unto him. ⇒ 教訓174
   Some are wise and some are otherwise. ⇒ 教訓 46
   Too wise to live long. ⇒ 教訓171
   Travel makes a wise man better, but a fool worse. ⇒ 教訓184
   Where ignorance is bliss, 'tis folly to be wise.[Thomas Gray] ⇒ 教訓168
   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

WISH
   Better to have than wish. ⇒ 教訓 5
   Hell is full of good intentions (or wishes). ⇒ 教訓 93
   Hell is full of good intentions (or wishes). ⇒ 教訓 93
   If wishes were horses, beggars would ride. ⇒ 教訓 93
   If you wish good advice, consult an old man. ⇒ 教訓204
   Many kiss the hand they wish to cut off. ⇒ 教訓 23
   The wish is father to the thought. ⇒ 教訓 95
   Wishes never can fill a sack. ⇒ 教訓 93

WIT
   An ounce of mother wit is worth a pound of learning. ⇒ 教訓183
   The less wit a man has, the less he knows that he wants it. ⇒ 教訓172

WOE, WOEFUL
   Will is the cause of woe. ⇒ 教訓 94
   Woeful is the household that wants a woman. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(5)

WOLF
   A growing youth has a wolf in his belly. ⇒ 教訓236
   Flatterers look like friends, as wolves like dogs. ⇒ 教訓 22
   It is a foolish sheep that makes the wolf his confessor. ⇒ 教訓235
   Never cry wolf. ⇒ 教訓193
   One must howl among (or with) the wolves. ⇒ 教訓 77
   Speak of the wolf and he will appear. ⇒ 教訓187
   The wolf knows what the ill heart (or beast) thinks. ⇒ 教訓166
   When the wolf comes in at the door, love creeps out of the window. ⇒ 教訓154
   Who keeps company with the wolf will learn to howl. ⇒ 教訓130

WOMAN, WOMEN
   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 woman and a ship ever want mending. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(5)
   A woman conceals what she knows not. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(5)
   A woman either loves or hates in extremes. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(5)
   A woman is a weathercock. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(5)
   A woman need but look on her apron-string to find an excuse. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(5)
   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)
   A woman's advice is no great thing, but he who won't take it is a fool. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(5)
   A woman's mind and winter wind change oft. ⇒ 教訓237
   A woman's place is in the house. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(5)
   A woman's sword is her tongue, and she does not let it rust. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(5)
   A woman's work is never done. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(5)
   Because is a woman's reason. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(5)
   Early rain and a woman's tears are soon over. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(5)
   Man, woman, and devil, are the three degrees of comparison. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(5)
   Men make houses, women make homes.  ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(5)
   No war without a woman. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(6)
   One hair of a woman draws more than a hundred yoke of oxen. ⇒ 教訓 18
   Silence is a woman's best garment. ⇒ 教訓209.
   Silence is the best ornament of a woman. ⇒ 教訓209.
   Trust not a woman when she weeps. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(5)
   When an ass climbs a ladder, we may find wisdom in women. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(5)
   When the candles are out, all women are fair. ⇒ 教訓 19
   Who has a woman has an eel by the tail. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(5)

WONDER
   A wonder lasts but nine days. ⇒ 教訓 47
   Time works wonders. ⇒ 教訓 104・ ⇒ 教訓111
   Wonders will never cease. ⇒ 教訓 46

WOOD
   Don't halloo till you are out of the wood. ⇒ 教訓 65
   Fields have eyes, and woods have ears. ⇒ 教訓199
   He has lost himself in a wood. ⇒ 教訓 43
   He is in a wood. ⇒ 教訓43
   Some people cannot see the wood for the trees. ⇒ 教訓 44
   Someone is not out of the woods yet. ⇒ 教訓 43
   There are more ways to the wood than one. ⇒ 教訓 79

WOOL
   Let not your wits go wool-gathering. ⇒ 教訓 83
   Many go out for wool and come home shorn. ⇒ 教訓 3
   Your wits are gone a wool-gathering. ⇒ 教訓 83

WORD
   A (or One) picture is worth a thousand words. ⇒ 教訓206
   A man of words and not of deeds is like a garden full of weeds. ⇒ 教訓210
   A man's word is as good as his bond. ⇒ 教訓195
   A word is enough to the wise. ⇒ 教訓41・ ⇒ 教訓174
   A word spoken is past recalling. ⇒ 教訓195
   A word to the wise is sufficient (or enough). ⇒ 教訓41・ ⇒ 教訓174
   Actions speak louder than words. ⇒ 教訓216
   Deeds are males, and words are females. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(5)
   Deeds, not words. ⇒ 教訓216
   Fair words fill not the belly. ⇒ 教訓210
   Few words are best. ⇒ 教訓209
   Fine words butter no parsnips. ⇒ 教訓210
   Flow of words is not always flow of wisdom. ⇒ 教訓209
   From word to deed is a great space. ⇒ 教訓215
   Half a word to a wise man is enough. ⇒ 教訓174
   Hard words break no bones. ⇒ 教訓211
   He who gives fair words feeds you with an empty spoon. ⇒ 教訓210
   Live by the sword, die by the sword. ⇒ 教訓222
   Many a true word is spoken in jest. ⇒ 教訓190
   Many words to a fool, half a word to the wise.《愚者には多言を弄しても賢者には一言でよい》「一を聞いて十を知る」⇒ 教訓174
   Many words, many buffets. ⇒ 教訓198
   Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me. ⇒ 教訓211
   There is a great difference between word and deed. ⇒ 教訓215
   When love is greatest, words are fewest. ⇒ 教訓209
   When the word is out it belongs to another. ⇒ 教訓195
   While the word is in your mouth, it is your own: when it is once spoken it is another's. ⇒ 教訓195
   Words cut more than swords. ⇒ 教訓188
   Words have wings, and cannot be called. ⇒ 教訓195

WORK
   A woman's work is never done. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(5)
   All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. ⇒ 教訓 3
   If ifs and ans were pots and pans there'd be no work for tinkers.[Mother Goose] ⇒ 教訓 93
   If you won't work you shan't eat.[Thessalonians] ⇒ 教訓249
   It is not work that kills, but worry. ⇒ 教訓259
   Satan always finds work for idle hands. ⇒ 教訓213
   The devil finds work for idle hands to do. ⇒ 教訓213
   The eye of a master does more work than both his hands. ⇒ 教訓141

WORKMAN
   A bad workman always blames his tools. ⇒ 教訓 82 TRUE
   A bad workman finds fault with his tools. ⇒ 教訓 82 TRUE
   What is a workman without his tools? ⇒ 教訓 78 TRUE


WORKSHOP
   An idle brain is the devil's workshop.  ⇒ 教訓213
   Idle hands are the devil's workshop.  ⇒ 教訓213

WORLD
   A lie is halfway round the world before the truth has got its boots on. ⇒ 教訓200
   God's in his heaven; all's right with the world.[R. Browning] ⇒ 教訓 67
   Half the world knows not how the other half lives. ⇒ 教訓133
   It takes all sorts to make the world. ⇒ 教訓 46
   It's a small world. ⇒ 教訓 3
   Laugh and the world laughs with you, weep and you weep alone.[Ella Wheeler Wilcox] ⇒ 教訓136
   Love makes the world go round. ⇒ 教訓251
   One half of the world does not know how the other Half lives. ⇒ 教訓133
   One touch of nature makes the whole world kin. ⇒ 教訓135
   The hand that rocks the cradle rules the world.[W. R. Wallce] ⇒教訓238
   To see a world in a grain of sand and a heaven in a wild flower.[William Blake] ⇒ 教訓 29

WORM
   An early bird catches the worm. ⇒ 教訓115
   Even a worm will turn. ⇒ 教訓 91

WORRY
   Don't worry. Be happy. ⇒ 教訓61
   It is not work that kills, but worry. ⇒ 教訓259

WORSE
   A liar is worse than a thief. ⇒ 教訓 161
   Half the truth can be worse than A straight lie. ⇒ 教訓161・  ⇒ 教訓193
   Nothing so bad but it might have been worse. ⇒ 教訓 62
   One's bark is worse than one's bite. ⇒ 教訓263
   Praise makes good men better and bad men worse. ⇒ 教訓 81
   The remedy may be worse than the disease. ⇒ 教訓 81
   The sun is never the worse for shining on a dunghill. ⇒ 教訓131
   The worse luck now, the better another time. ⇒ 教訓 58
   Travel makes a wise man better, but a fool worse. ⇒ 教訓184
   Who is worse shod than the shoemaker's wife? ⇒ 教訓157
   Worse things happen at sea. ⇒ 教訓 62

WORST
   A maiden with many wooers often chooses the worst. ⇒ 教訓84
   Corruption of the best becomes the worst. ⇒ 教訓 3
   Every man is his own worst enemy. ⇒ 教訓246
   He who chooses takes the worst. ⇒ 教訓 72 ・84
   Hope for the best and prepare for the worst. ⇒ 教訓 64
   The worst wheel of the cart creaks most. ⇒ 教訓212
   When things are at the worst they begin to mend. ⇒ 教訓 59

WORTH
   A (or One) picture is worth a thousand words. ⇒ 教訓206
   A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush. ⇒ 教訓 5
   A little help is worth a deal of pity. ⇒ 教訓210
   An hour in the morning is worth two in the evening. ⇒ 教訓115
   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
   An ounce of practice is worth a pound of precept. ⇒ 教訓214
   An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. ⇒ 教訓 5
   Don't spoil the ship for half a penny's worth of tar. ⇒ 教訓 34
   Good things are worth waiting for. ⇒ 教訓104
   If a thing's worth doing, it's worth doing well. ⇒ 教訓101
   One pair of heels is often worth two pairs of hands. ⇒ 教訓 97
   One volunteer is worth two pressed men. ⇒ 教訓 91
   The worth of a thing is best known by the want of it. ⇒ 教訓 8
   The worth of a thing is what it will bring. ⇒ 教訓 51・ ⇒ 教訓219
   Whatever is worth doing at all, is worth doing well.[Lord Chesterfield] ⇒ 教訓101

WRATH
   A soft answer turns (or turneth) away wrath.[Proverbs] ⇒ 教訓 99

WRONG
   He who is absent is always in the wrong. ⇒ 教訓 14
   If anything can go wrong, it will. ⇒ 教訓 63
   Submitting to one wrong brings on another. ⇒ 教訓162
   The absent are always in the wrong. ⇒ 教訓 14
   There is no such thing as as bad weather, only the wrong clothes. ⇒ 教訓 77
   Two wrongs do not make a right. ⇒ 教訓163

YEAR
   Better be a cock for a day than a hen for a year. ⇒ 教訓145
   It will be all the same a hundred years hence. ⇒ 教訓111
   Keep a thing seven years and you'll (always) find a use for it. ⇒ 教訓157
   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247・ ⇒ 教訓257
   Years know more than books. ⇒ 教訓177

YESTERDAY
   I was not born yesterday. ⇒ 教訓177
   Jam tomorrow and jam yesterday but never jam today.[Lewis Carroll] ⇒ 教訓7
   Today is yesterday's pupil. ⇒ 教訓176

YOUNG
   (Those) Whom the gods love die young. ⇒ 教訓 52 ・ ⇒ 教訓171
   Hang a thief when he's young, and he'll not steal when he's old. ⇒ 教訓 35
   If you lie upon roses when young, you will lie upon thorns when old. ⇒ 教訓245
   The owl thinks her own young fairest. ⇒ 教訓255
   The young will sow their wild oats. ⇒ 教訓179
   You cannot put old heads on young shoulders. ⇒ 教訓178
   Young colts will canter. ⇒ 教訓236
   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
   Young saint, old devil. ⇒ 教訓180

YOUTH
   A growing youth has a wolf in his belly. ⇒ 教訓236
   An idle youth, a needy age. ⇒ 教訓245
   Reckless youth makes rueful age. ⇒ 教訓245
   Youth and age will never agree. ⇒ 教訓178
   Youth must have its fling. ⇒ 教訓179・ ⇒ 教訓236
   Youth will (or must) be served. ⇒ 教訓179
   Youth will have its course (or swing). ⇒ 教訓179・ ⇒ 教訓236

YOUTH
   A growing youth has a wolf in his belly. ⇒ 教訓236
   An idle youth, a needy age. ⇒ 教訓245
   Reckless youth makes rueful age. ⇒ 教訓245
   Youth and age will never agree. ⇒ 教訓178
   Youth must have its fling. ⇒ 教訓179・ ⇒ 教訓236
   Youth will (or must) be served. ⇒ 教訓179
   Youth will have its course (or swing). ⇒ 教訓179・ ⇒ 教訓236

ZEAL
   Zeal without knowledge is a runaway horse. ⇒ 教訓 93・ ⇒ 教訓173


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