v If there were no clouds, we should not enjoy the sun.
v If things were to be done twice all would be wise.
v If we can't as we would, we must do as we can.
v If wishes were horses, beggars might ride.
v If you agree to carry the calf, they'll make you carry the cow.
v If you cannot bite, never show your teeth.
v If you cannot have the best, make the best of what you have.
v If you dance you must pay the fiddler.
v If you run after two hares, you will catch neither.
v If you sell the cow, you sell her milk too.
v If you throw mud enough, some of it will stick.
v If you try to please all you will please none.
v If you want a thing well done, do it yourself.
v Ill-gotten gains never prosper.
v Ill-gotten, ill-spent.
v In every beginning think of the end.
v In for a penny, in for a pound.
v In the country of the blind one eyed man is a king.
v In the end things will mend.
v In the evening one may praise the day.
v Iron hand (fist) in a velvet glove.
v It is a good horse that never stumbles.
v It is a long lane that has no turning.
v It is a poor mouse that has only one hole.
v It is an ill bird that fouls its own nest.
v It is an ill wind that blows nobody good.
v It is a silly fish, that is caught twice with the same bait.
v It is easy to swim if another hoids up your chin (head).
v It is enough to make a cat laugh.
v It is good fishing in troubled waters.
v It is never too late to learn.
v It is no use crying over spilt milk.
v It is the first step that costs.
v It never rains but it pours.
v It's as broad as it's long.
v It's no use pumping a dry well.
v It's one thing to flourish and another to fight.
v It takes all sorts to make a world.
v Jackdaw in peacock's feathers.
v Jest with an ass and he will flap you in the face with his tail.
v Judge not of men and things at first sight.
v Just as the twig is bent, the tree is inclined.
v Keep a thing seven years and you will find a use for it.
v Keep your mouth shut and your ears open.
v Keep your mouth shut and your eyes open.
v Last, but not least.
v Laws catch flies, but let hornets go free.
v Learn to creep before you leap.
v Learn to say before you sing.
v Learn wisdom by the follies of others.
v Least said, soonest mended.
v Leaves without figs.
v Let bygones be bygones.
v Let every man praise the bridge he goes over.
v Let sleeping dogs lie.
v Let well (enough) alone.
v Liars need good memories.
v Lies have short legs.
v Life is but a span.
v Life is not a bed of roses.
v Life is not all cakes and ale (beer and skittles).
v Like a cat on hot bricks.
v Like a needle in a haystack.
v Like begets like.
v Like cures like.
v Like father, like son.
v Like draws to like.
v Like master, like man.
v Like mother, like daughter.
v Like parents, like children.
v Like priest, like people.
v Like teacher, like pupil.
v Little chips light great fires.
v Little knowledge is a dangerous thing.
v Little pigeons can carry great messages.
v Little pitchers have long ears.
v Little strokes fell great oaks.
v Little thieves are hanged, but great ones escape.
v Little things amuse little minds.
v Live and learn.
v Live and let live.
v Live not to eat, but eat to live.
v Long absent, soon forgotten.
v Look before you leap.
v Look before you leap, but having leapt never look back.
v Looker son see more than players.
v Lord (God, Heaven) helps those (them) who help themselves.
v Lost time is never found again.
v Love cannot be forced.
v Love in a cottage.
v Love is blind, as well as hatred.
v Love me, love my dog.
v Love will creep where it may not go.
v Make haste slowly.
v Make hay while the sun shines.
v Make or mar.
v Man proposes but God disposes.
v Many a fine dish has nothing on it.
v Many a good cow has a bad calf.
v Many a good father has but a bad son.
v Many a little makes a mickle.
v Many a true word is spoken in jest.
v Many hands make light work.
v Many men, many minds.
v Many words hurt more than swords.
v Many words will not fill a bushel.
v Marriages are made in heaven.
v Measure for measure.
v Measure thrice and cut once.
v Men may meet but mountains never.
v Mend or end (end or mend).
v Might goes before right.
v Misfortunes never come alone (singly).
v Misfortunes tell us what fortune is.
v Money begets money.
v Money has no smell.
v Money is a good servant but a bad master.
v Money often unmakes the men who make it.
v Money spent on the brain is never spent in vain.
v More haste, less speed.
v Much ado about nothing.
v Much will have more.
v Muck and money go together.
v Murder will out.
v My house is my castle.
v Name not a rope in his house that was hanged.
v Necessity is the mother of invention.
v Necessity knows no law.
v Neck or nothing.
v Need makes the old wife trot.
v Needs must when the devil drives.
v Neither fish nor flesh.
v Neither here nor there.
v Neither rhyme nor reason.
v Never cackle till your egg is laid.
v Never cast dirt into that fountain of which you have sometime drunk.
v Never do things by halves.
v Never fry a fish till it's caught.
v Never offer to teach fish to swim.
v Never put off till tomorrow what you can do (can be done) today.
v Never quit certainty for hope.
v Never too much of a good thing.
v Never try to prove what nobody doubts.