A had workman quarrels with his tools. One who does not succeed, blames something else for his failure rather than himself.
A hargain is a bargain. When an agreement has been made, it must be kept.
A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush. Do not relinquish an advantage which you already have in possession, for a superior one which is uncertain.
A burnt child dreads the fire. One will not knowingly or willingly repeat an experience which was painful or injurious to him.
A cat has nine lives. A cat is more tenacious of life than animals in general.
A constant guest is never welcome. If we visit our friends too much, they will not be glad to see us.
A false report rides post. Falsehoods are circulated among the people very rapidly.
A fault confessed is half redressed. To confess one's fault goes far towards remedying it.