v A bad beginning makes a bad ending.
v A bad corn promise is better than a good lawsuit.
v A bad workman quarrels with his tools.
v A bargain is a bargain.
v A beggar can never be bankrupt.
v A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.
v A black hen lays a white egg.
v A blind leader of the blind.
v A blind man would be glad to see.
v A broken friendship may be soldered, but will never be sound.
v A burden of one's own choice is not felt.
v A burnt child dreads the fire.
v A cat in gloves catches no mice.
v A city that parleys is half gotten.
v A civil denial is better than a rude grant.
v A clean fast is better than a dirty breakfast.
v A clean hand wants no washing.
v A clear conscience laughs at false accusations.
v A close mouth catches no flies.
v A cock is valiant on his own dunghill.
v A cracked bell can never sound well.
v A creaking door hangs long on its hinges.
v A curst cow has short horns.
v A danger foreseen is half avoided.
v A drop in the bucket.
v A drowning man will catch at a straw.
v A fair face may hide a foul heart.
v A fault confessed is half redressed.
v A fly in the ointment.
v A fool always rushes to the fore.
v A fool and his money are soon parted.
v A fool at forty is a fool indeed.
v A fool may ask more questions in an hour than a wise man can answer in seven years.
v A fool may throw a stone into a well which a hundred wise men cannot pull out.
v A fool's tongue runs before his wit.
v A forced kindness deserves no thanks.
v A foul morn may turn to a fair day.
v A fox is not taken twice in the same snare.
v A friend in need is a friend indeed.
v A friend is never known till needed.
v A friend to all is a friend to none.
v A friend's frown is better than a foe's smile.
v A good anvil does not fear the hammer.
v A good beginning is half the battle.
v A good beginning makes a good ending.
v A good deed is never lost.
v A good dog deserves a good bone.
v A good example is the best sermon.
v A good face is a letter of recommendation.
v A good Jack makes a good Jill.
v A good marksman may miss.
v A good name is better than riches.
v A good name is sooner lost than won.
v A good name keeps its luster in the dark.
v A good wife makes a good husband.
v A great dowry is a bed full of brambles.
v A great fortune is a great slavery.
v A great ship asks deep waters.
v A guilty conscience needs no accuser.
v A hard nut to crack.
v A heavy purse makes a light heart.
v A hedge between keeps friendship green.
v A honey tongue, a heart of gall.
v A hungry belly has no ears.
v A hungry man is an angry man.
v A Jack of all trades is master of none.
v A Joke never gains an enemy but often loses a friend.
v A lawyer never goes to law himself.
v A lazy sheep thinks its wool heavy.
v A liar is not believed when he speaks the truth.
v A lie begets a lie.
v A light purse is a heavy curse.
v A light purse makes a heavy heart.
v A little body often harbours a great soul.
v A little fire is quickly trodden out.
v A man can die but once.
v A man can do no more than he can.
v A man is known by the company he keeps.
v A man of words and not of deeds is like a garden full of weeds.
v A miserly father makes a prodigal son.
v A miss is as good as a mile.
v A new broom sweeps clean.
v A nod from a lord is a breakfast for a fool.
v A penny saved is a penny gained.
v A penny soul never came to two pence.
v A quiet conscience sleeps in thunder.
v A rolling stone gathers no moss.
v A round peg in a square hole.
v A shy cat makes a proud mouse.
v A silent fool is counted wise.
v A small leak will sink a great ship.
v A soft answer turns away wrath.
v A sound mind in a sound body.
v A stitch in time saves nine.
v A storm in a teacup.
v A tattler is worse than a thief.
v A thief knows a thief as a wolf knows a wolf.
v A thief passes for a gentleman when stealing has made him rich.
v A threatened blow is seldom given.
v A tree is known by its fruit.
v A wager is a fool's argument.
v A watched pot never boils.
v A wise man changes his mind, a fool never will.
v A wolf in sheep's clothing.
v A wonder lasts but nine days.
v A word is enough to the wise.
v A word spoken is past recalling.
v Actions speak louder than words.
v Adversity is a great schoolmaster.
v Adversity makes strange bedfellows.
v After a storm comes a calm.
v After dinner comes the reckoning.
v After dinner sit (sleep) a while, after supper walk a mile.
v After rain comes fair weather.
v After us the deluge.
v Agues come on horseback, but go away on foot.
v All are good lasses, but whence come the bad wives?
v All are not friends that speak us fair.
v All are not hunters that blow the horn.
v All are not merry that dance lightly.
v All are not saints that go to church.
v All asses wag their ears.
v All bread is not baked in one oven.
v All cats are grey in the dark (in the night).
v All covet, all lose.
v All doors open to courtesy.
v All is fish that comes to his net.
v All is not lost that is in peril.
v All is well that ends well.
v All lay load on the willing horse.
v All men can't be first.
v All men can't be masters.
v All promises are either broken or kept.
v All roads lead to Rome.
v All sugar and honey.
v All that glitters is not gold.
v All things are difficult before they are easy.
v All truths are not to be told.
v All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.
v "Almost" never killed a fly (was never hanged).
v Among the blind the one eyed man is king.
v An apple a day keeps the doctor away.
v An ass in a lion's skin.
v An ass is but an ass, though laden with gold.
v An ass loaded with gold climbs to the top of the castle.
v An empty hand is no lure for a hawk.
v An empty sack cannot stand upright.
v An empty vessel gives a greater sound than a full barrel.
v An evil chance seldom comes alone.
v An honest tale speeds best, being plainly told.
v An hour in the morning is worth two in the evening.
v An idle brain is the devil's workshop.
v An ill wound is cured, not an ill name.
v An oak is not felled at one stroke.
v An old dog barks not in vain.
v An open door may tempt a saint.
v An ounce of discretion is worth a pound of learning.
v An ox is taken by the horns and a man by the tongue.
v An unfortunate man would be drowned in a teacup.
v Anger and haste hinder good counsel.
v Any port in a storm.
v Appearances are deceitful.
v Appetite comes with eating.
v As drunk as a lord.
v As innocent as a babe unborn.
v As like as an apple to an oyster.
v As like as two peas.
v As old as the hills.
v As plain as the nose on a man's face.
v As plain as two and two make four.
v As snug as a bug in a rug .