Thursday, September 12, 2013

COLLECTION OF WISE SAYINGS



  • There are four things every person has more of than they know:  sins, debt, years and foes || Persian Proverb
  • Even a clock that is not going is right twice a day || Polish Proverb
  • An ounce of blood is worth more than a pound of friendship || Spanish Proverb
  • Prayer and practice is good rhyme || Scottish Proverb
  • We grow too soon old and too late smart || Dutch Proverb
  • Speak the truth but leave immediately after || Slovenian Proverb
  • Cheese, wine and a friend must be old to be good || Cuban Proverb
  • He who divides and shares is left with the best share || Mexican Proverb
  • It is better to conceal one’s knowledge than to reveal one’s ignorance || Spanish Proverb
  • A weak person goes where he is smiled at || Yiddish Proverb
  • Thinking is the essence of wisdom || Persian Proverb
  • We always return to our first loves || Native American Proverb
  • The loveliest of faces are to be seen by moonlight when one sees half with the eye and half with the fancy || Latin Proverb
  • More than we use is more than we want || Gaelic Proverb
  • You are permitted, in time of great danger, to walk with the devil until you have crossed the bridge || Bulgarian Proverb
  • As fast as laws are devised, their evasion is contrived || German Proverb
  • The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person doing it || Chinese Proverb
  • No gain is so certain as that which proceeds from the economical use of what you already have || Latin Proverb
  • Proportion your expenses to what you have, not what you expect || English Proverb
  • The future belongs to him who knows how to wait || Russian Proverb
  • In life, each of us must sometimes play the fool || Yiddish Proverb
  • To remain young while growing old is the highest blessing || German Proverb
  • Peace with a club in hand is war || Portuguese Proverb
  • Hold a true friend with both hands || Nigerian Proverb
  • Slander expires at a good woman’s door || Danish Proverb
  • He who comes for the inheritance is often made to pay for the funeral || Yiddish Proverb
  • He that seeks trouble never misses || French Proverb
  • A lion sleeps in the heart of every brave man || Turkish Proverb
  • When the heart is full the tongue will speak || Scottish Proverb
  • When a young woman grows old her vanity turns to shame || Gaelic Poverb
  • Anger is the only thing to put off until tomorrow || Czech Proverb
  • Knowledge without wisdom is a load of books on the back of an ass || Japanese Proverb
  • One cannot make soup out of beauty || Estonian Proverb
  • If you have, give; if you lack, seek || Malayan Proverb
  • A silent mouth is sweet to hear || Irish Proverb
  • No matter her past, when a chamber-maid marries a lord she becomes a lady || Latin Proverb
  • As you teach, you learn || Jewish Proverb
  • A lie travels farther than the truth || Irish Proverb
  • First mend yourself, and then mend others || Jewish Proverb

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