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Canadian proverbs

Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.
Live and learn.
Actions speak louder than words.
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
It is a good horse that never stumbles.
The early bird catches the worm.
When the cat is away, the mice will play.
There is no place like home.
We never know the value of water till the well is dry.
Too many cooks spoil the broth.
Every cook praises his own broth.
Time and tide wait for no man.
A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.
As you make your bed, so must you lie on it.
You shall reap what you shall sow.
There is no use crying over spilt milk.
Never look a gift horse in the mouth

Canadian sayings

To call a spade a spade.
As old as the hills.
As clear as day.
To hit the nail on the head.
To kill two birds with one stone.
To take the bull by the horns.
When pigs fly.
Think before you speak.
He laughs best who laughs last.
Jack of all trades and master of none.
To put the cart before the horse.
A word for the wise.
A watched pot never boils.
To kill the goose that lays the golden eggs.
All is well that ends well.

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