WORDS OF WISDOM
A babe is an angel whose wings decrease as his legs increase.
A bad beginning has a bad, or makes a worse, ending.
A bad bush is better than the open field.
A bad cause requires many words.
A bad child may not be thrown into the bush.
A bad day never hath a good night.
A bad dog never sees the wolf.
A bad egg.
A bad excuse is better than none.
A bad husband is better than an empty bed.
A bad Jack may have as bad a Jill.
A bad man is as much pleased as a good man is distressed to speak ill of others.
A bad man, though raised to honour, always returns to his natural course, as a dog?s tail, though warmed by the fire and rubbed with oil, retains its form.
A bad padlock invites a picklock.
A bad padlock invites picklock.
A bad peace is better than a good war.
Yiddish] A shlekhter sholem iz beser vi a guter krig.
A bad peace is even worse than war. [Whitman]
A bad penny always comes back.
A bad penny always turns up.
Yiddish] A falsheh matba'ieh farliert men nit.
A bad person is capable of doing anything bad (lit., what's in the cards).
Yiddish] Vos in der kort.
A bad reaper blames the sickle.
A bad settlement is better than a good lawsuit.
A bad shift is better than none.
A bad thing is dear at any price.
A bad thing never dies.
A bad tree does not yield young apples.
A bad wife takes advice from every one but her own husband.
A bad woman is worse than a bad man.
A bad workman blames his tools
A bad workman blames his tools.