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Proverbs: Better

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A good name is better than riches.

Better a thousand enemies outside the house than one inside.

Better an egg today than a hen tomorrow.

Better an open enemy than a false friend.

Better be alone than in bad company.

Better be born lucky than rich

Better be safe than sorry.

Better be the head of a dog than the tail of a lion.

Better deny at once than promise long.

Better early than late.

Better give a shilling than lend a half-crown.

Better late than never.

Better one word less than one too many.

Better to be eaten by a lion than to be eaten by a hyena.

Better two heads than one, better one head than a hundred.

Health is better than wealth.

Prevention is better than cure.

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