A wife is a gift bestowed upon a man to reconcile him to the loss of paradise. Goethe
A wife is a luxury ... a smart accountant a necessity.
A wife is frightened of her first husband and a husband is frightened of his second wife.
A wife is like clothes and banana plant needs weeding.
A wife is not a pot, she will not break so easily.
A wife is wise aneugh wha kens her gudeman's breeks frae her ain kirtle. Scotland
A wife should be as humble as a lamb, busy as a bee, as beautiful as a bird of paradise and faithful as a turtle dove.
A wife who cannot cook puts the blame on the pots.
A wife who farts during the supper hour foretells a thunderstorm.
A wife's advice is not worth much, but woe to the husband who refuses to take it.
A wife, domestic, good, and pure, should not place all her wealth on her back.
A wife?s advice is not worth much, but woe to the husband who refuses to take it.
A wight man never wanted a weapon.
A wight man never wanted a weapon. Scotland
A wîl andern Ratten fangen und konem (kann ihm) salber kêne Moise fangen. Schlesien la] Alienos agros irrigas tuis sitientibus. la] Alienum aras fundum. la] Nonne id flagitium est te aliis consilium dare, foris sapere, tibi non poße te auxiliarier? Terenz
A wild colt may become a sober old horse.
A wild dedication of yourselves To unpathed waters, undreamed shores. Winter's Tale, Act iv. Sc, 3. Shakespeare.
A wild dog is best eaten when clubbed to death.
A wild goose may be worth a hundred pieces of gold, but you first have to spend three pieces of gold to buy an arrow.
A wild goose ne'er laid tame eggs. Scotland
A wild goose never laid a tame egg.
A wild goose never laid tame eggs (o. a tame egg).
A wild goose never reared a tame gosling.
A wild pig grunted when the snare was about to get cut.
A wilderness of sweets; for nature here Wanton'd as in her prime, and play'd at will Her virgin fancies, pouring forth more sweets; Wild above rule or art, enormous bliss. Milton
A wilfu man maun hae his way. Scotland
A wilfu man should be unco wise. Scotland
A wilful man had need be very wise.
A wilful man must have his way.
A wilfu? man should be unco wise.
A will alles han (haben), was a sieht, wie die Kinder.
A willful fault has no excuse, and deserves no pardon.
A willful man must have his way.
A willful man will have his way.
A willing helper comes without asking.
A willing helper does not wait until he is asked.
A willing horse must not be whipped.
A willing mind makes a light foot.
A willow before the wind.
A wils gar gemalt han.
A Wiltshire farmer can buy a Somersetshire squire.
A wily person does not walk on dry leaves.
A Wimmerl im Hirn haben. Wien Hitzblatter, Auswuchs, Ast. Man sagt auch ein verwimmertes Herz oder Gewissen haben. Die obige Redensart wird meist in dem Sinne gebraucht: etwas verrückt sein. Anderwärts kommt die Redensart vor: einen Wurm im Kopfe haben.
A wind can move the branches of trees but it will never move the head of a man.
A window wench, and a trotter in street, is never good to have a house to keep.
A windy day is not a day for thatching.
A windy day is not the day for thatching.
A windy day is the wrong one for thatching.
A wink is as good as a nod, to a blind man.
A wink schworze Kreide hâr, doss ma amôl sitt. Schlesien