Things hatched in discord are not speedily terminated.
Things beyond our reach are not worth our consideration.
They understand each other, like thieves at a fair.
They marry under bad auspices who marry in the month of May.
They limit their expenditure where it is not needed, and are ever lavish of that of which they should be sparing.
They attend a funeral robed in white, and a wedding in mourning.
There's no smoke without fire. [Lat., Non est fumus absque igne.]
There is nothing to be gained by buying inferior goods.
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