Afaga a tua galinha para te parir galinhos.
Afaga a tua galinha para te parir pintos.
Afanar, afanar, e nunca medrar.
Afbede er beste bod.
Afbedja är bästa bot.
Afeição cega a razão.
Afeita um cepo, parecerá mancebo.
Aferrar-se com unhas e dentes.
Aff is uk ne Åp, sogor 'ne hochdüütsche.
Aff zwee Beenen wie die Gänse.
Antwort auf die Frage, wie jemand hergekommen sei.
Affability, mildness, tenderness, and a word which I would fain bring back to its original signification of virtue, - I mean good-nature, are of daily use: they are the bread of mankind and staff of life.
Affaire à tout le monde, affaire à personne.
Affaire bien enfilée est à demi terminé.
Affaires voisines peuvent nourrir leur maître,
Affaires éloignées le mangent à coup sûr. (Proverbe juif)
Affairs are lost when one stands looking at another.
Affairs like salt fish ought to be a good while a soaking.
Affairs sleep soundly when fortune is present.
Affairs succeed by patience, and he that is hasty falleth headlong.
Affairs that are done by degrees are soon ended.
Affairs that are done by due degrees, are soon ended.
Affairs, like salt fish, ought to be a good while a soaking.
Affamé n'a pas de sens.
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Affari di Maria Cazzetta (Gli).
Affaticati per sapere e lavora per avere.
Affe bleibt Affe, auch wenn er goldenes Geschmeide trägt.
Affé di Bacco.
Affe, was hast du für schöne Jungen!
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Affect not little shifts and subterfuges to avoid the force of an argument.
Affect not to despise beauty, no one is freed from its dominion; but regard is not a pearl of price, it is fleeting as the bow in the clouds.
Affect words that are not of current use.
Michel De Montaigne
Affectation discovers sooner what one is than it makes known what one would fain appear to be.
Affectation endeavors to correct natural defects, and has always the laudable aim of pleasing, though it always misses it.
Affectation hides three times as many virtues as charity does sins.
Affectation in any part of our carriage is lighting up a candle to see our defects, and never fails to make us taken notice of, either as wanting sense or sincerity.
Affectation is a greater enemy to the face than small-pox.
Affectation is a greater enemy to the face than the small-pox.
Affectation is an awkward and forced Imitation of what should be genuine and easy, wanting the Beauty that accompanies what is natural.
Affectation is as necessary to the mind as dress is to the body.
Affectation is certain deformity; by forming themselves on fantastic models, the young begin with being ridiculous, and often end in being vicious.
Affectation is the product of falsehood.
Affectation is to be always distinguished from hypocrisy, as being the art of counterfeiting those qualities, which we might with innocence and safety, be known to want. Hypocrisy is the necessary burden of villany; affectation part of the chosen trappings of folly.
Affectation naturally counterfeits those excellences which are placed at the greatest distance from possibility of attainment, because, knowing our own defects, we eagerly endeavor to supply them with artificial excellence.
Affectation proceeds from one of these two causes, - vanity or hypocrisy; for as vanity puts us on affecting false characters, in order to purchase applause; so hypocrisy sets us on an endeavor to avoid censure, by concealing our vices under an appearance of their opposite virtues.
Affected simplicity is refined imposture.
Affected superiority mars good fellowship.
Affecter ere som traer, tit blive store af en liden saed.
Affecter la simplicité, comme c'est afficher qu'on ne l'a pas!
Anne Barratin, 1845-1911
Affecterne ere laster, om vi bruge dem ilde; dyder, om vi bruge dem vel.