Ŕ beau parler qui n'a cure de bien faire.
A beau parleur closes oreilles.
A beau pied sans lance.
Ŕ beau se lever tard qui a bruit de se lever matin.
A beaucoup de femmes, le mariage leur allonge la langue et leur coupe les bras.
A beaucoup de femmes,
Le mariage leur allonge la langue
Et leur coupe les bras. (Proverbe anonyme)
A beautiful bird goes from one hand to another, and a beautiful woman goes from one tongue to another.
A beautiful envelope for mortality, presenting a glittering and polished exterior, the appearance of which gives no certain indication of the real value of what is contained therein.
A beautiful eye makes silence eloquent, a kind eye makes contradiction an assent, an enraged eye makes beauty deformed. This little member gives life to every other part about us; and I believe the story of Argus implies no more than that the eye is in every part; that is to say, every other part would be mutilated were not its force represented more by the eye than even by itself.
A beautiful face fires our imagination, and we see higher virtue and intelligence in it than we can detect in its owner's head or heart when we descend to calm inspection.
A beautiful face, a beautiful character.
A beautiful form is better than a beautiful face; it gives a higher pleasure than statues or pictures; it is the finest of the fine arts.
A beautiful hand is an excellent thing in woman; it is a charm that never palls; and better than all, it is a means of fascinating that never disappears.
A beautiful literature springs from the depth and fulness of intellectual and moral life, from an energy of thought and feeling, to which nothing, as we believe, ministers so largely as enlightened religion.
A beautiful smile is to the female countenance what the sunbeam is to the landscape; it embellishes an inferior face and redeems an ugly one.
A beautiful verso, an apt remark, or a well-turned phrase, appropriately quoted, is always effective and charming.
Mme. du Deffand
A beautiful woman is the hell of the soul, the purgatory of the purse, and the paradise of the eyes.
A beautiful woman of the slums, however much she tries to be polite, cannot be a lady.
A beautiful woman without principles may be likened to those fair but rootless flowers which float in streams, driven by every breeze.
A beautiful woman, if poor, should use double circumspection; for her beauty will tempt others, her poverty herself.
A beauty never lacks troubles.
A beauty's enemy is a pimple, a wealthy man's enemy is a spark.
A beber vino, beber, nunca me venció mujer.
A bebida quer-se comida e a comida bebida.
A bebida quer-se comida, e a comida, bebida.
A beck is as good as a Dieu-guard.
A bee on a cow-turd thinks himself a king.
A bee stings the Person who teases it.
A bee was never caught in a shower.
Richard, Inwards, Weather Lore, 146
A beer salary and a champagne appetite.
A beetle on a cow-turd thinks himself a king.
A beggar can never be bankrupt.
A beggar cannot be a chooser.
A beggar can't pick and choose.
A beggar collects pieces of bread, and a wise man pieces of words.
A beggar may sing before a pick-pocket.
A beggar never gets enough of wedding feasts even as a child never gets enough of playing.
A beggar pays a benefit with a louse.
A beggar that is dumb, you know,
May challenge double pity.
Sir Walter Raleigh
A beggar through the world am I,
From place to place I wander by.
Fill up my pilgrim's scrip for me,
For Christ's sweet sake and charity.
A beggarly people,
a church and no steeple.
A beggar's purse is always empty.
A beggar's purse is bottomless.
A begyndelsen dömmes tit om enden.
A behaimeh hot a langen tsung un ken kain brocheh nit zogen. (Yiddish)
A behaimeh hot a langen tsung un ken nisht reden; der mentsh hot a kurtseh un tor nisht reden. (Yiddish)
A beheyme hot a lange tsung un ken keyn brokhe nit zogn. (Yiddish)
A bélesnek nem árt a vaj.
A beleza alheia faz sofrer a feia.
A beleza depressa acaba.