WISECRACKER - BAVARD - CHIACCHIERONE - CORREVEIDILE
A clean glove often hides a dirty hand.A clean hand moves freely through the land.A clean hand wants no washing.A clean mouth and honest hand, will take a man through any land.A clean pig makes lean bacon.A clean thing 's kindly, quo' the wife, when she turned her sark, after a month's wear.
ScotlandA clean woman is obvious by her clothes.A clear bargain, a dear friend.A clear conscience can bear any trouble.A clear conscience fears no accusation.A clear conscience is a coat of mail.A clear conscience is a good pillow.A clear conscience is a soft pillow.A clear conscience is a sure card.
John Lyly, Euphues and His England, p. 207 (1580)A clear conscience is a wall of brass.A clear conscience is far more valuable than money.A clear conscience is like a coat of mail.A clear conscience is more valuable than wealth.A clear conscience is the greatest armor.A clear conscience shines not only in the eyes.A clear fire, a clean hearth, and the rigor of the game.
LambA clear head is desirable; but a clean heart is essential.A clear sky fears not the thunder.A clear understanding saves much quarrelling.A cleaved head no longer plots.A clemência é a chave dos corações.A clérigo feito frade, não confies tua comadre.A clérigo feito padre não confies tua comadre.A clérigo hecho de fraile, no le fíes tu comadre.A clérigo mudo, húyele el bien que tiene por seguro.A clérigo mudo, todo bien le huyo.A clérigo mudo, todo o bem lhe foge.A clérigo sandeu, parece-lhe que todo o mundo é seu.A Clerk ther was of Oxenforde also.
Geoffrey Chaucer (c. 1340-1400), Canterbury Tales. Prologue. Line 287.A clever bird gets caught by a worthless trap.A clever doctor never treats himself.A clever hawk hides its talons.A clever head but given to a fool.A clever man's inheritance is found in every country.A clever master turns even a loss into a gain.A clever person turns great troubles into little ones and little ones into none at all.A clever pig extracts a deep root.A clever speech (speaker) is pleasant to listen to.A clever woman has millions of born foes, - all stupid men.
Marie Ebner-EschenbachA clever woman often compromises her husband; a stupid woman only compromises herself.
TalleyrandA clever, ugly man every now and then is successful with the ladies; but a handsome fool is irresistible.
ThackerayA client twixt his attorney and counselor is like a goose twixt two foxes.A cloak is not made for a single shower of rain.A clôche-pied, on ne fait pas grand chemin.A clock that stands still is better than one that goes wrong.